We all know that relaxation is vital for our health. But, it’s no question that with work, family and social ties, it can be hard to make time for self-care. It’s stressful trying to keep up with all of life’s obligations, but this only makes it all the more important to take some time to de-stress and give your body and mind some much-needed TLC. We know how important it is to pamper yourself, so we’ve put together some of our top relaxation tips to help you release your worries!
A really effective way to release any stresses and worries you may be having is to take a few minutes to be really mindful and aware of your thoughts. Take some deep breaths and let your mind to wander, allow any stresses or worries to come up, write them down and release them. Letting yourself acknowledge your feelings and worries without judgement allows you to let them go, which helps you to go about life with a clear and quiet mind. There is some great advice on how to meditate and relax on the internet.
Take care of your body
Your body is your own personal vessel, it keeps you alive and able to go about your daily life, so it’s so important to take care of it! Pent up stress can really take a toll on the body, so make sure you find ways to relieve it! Running a hot bath is a great way to de-stress, relax your body and make time to use your favourite self-care products. This Amethyst Aromatherapy & Gemstone Body Polish is one of our personal favourites for relaxation as it combines crystal healing, aromatherapy and skincare to balance and nourish the body and mind.
Mask it up!
When life becomes stressful, taking care of your skin is a great way to relax. It feels like an accomplishment and it’s one less thing to worry about! It’s no secret that face masks are the ultimate key to a relaxing pamper night. Something about putting on a mask just brings that spa-like, self-care feeling to the comfort of your bathroom. One of our favourite masks is the Huangjisoo British Rose Hydrating Face Mask, made with 98% natural ingredients and loaded with hydrating rose water and added chamomile for extra relaxation.
Take your beauty sleep seriously
Sleep is incredibly important for your health and it’s time to start taking it seriously! For ultimate relaxation, make sure to stop using any electronic devices for at least 1-3 hours before bed. Always make sure your sleeping environment is clean, comfy and tidy for a stress-free sleep and move anything that may be distracting. Your bedroom should be your relaxation sanctuary! To take your beauty sleep even further, Okioki have created the Hyaluronic Acid Sleep Pillows and Eye Mask that provide a constant release of natural ingredients beneficial to your skin. The fabrics are infused with hyaluronic acid to hydrate, rejuvenate and plump the skin for a soft, velvety and youthful appearance. Serious beauty sleep!
It’s essential to take care of your body and mind and take some time to de-stress. We could all use some relaxation every now and then, so follow these tips whenever you feel like life may be getting a bit too much and you won’t regret it!