3 Instant Relaxation Exercises for Busy People
Take a break and de-stress with these instant relaxation exercises.
Stress can wreck havoc on your energy levels, your emotions, and your health. While you can't avoid stress, you can practice relaxation and deal with stress more effectively.
On this page you will learn three instant relaxation exercises - Full Breath Technique, Easy 5-4-3-2-1 Technique, and I am Relaxed Technique.
The most effective relaxation is simply being in the present moment. See, the only thing you really have is the present moment.
This is when you are truly alive and relaxed. In the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not here, your personal power, your peace is in the present moment.
And that's what instant relaxation exercises on this page are all based on. They are based on you being in the present moment, paying full attention to your surroundings, your body, or your breath.
If you don't have time for relaxation or meditation, try these instant relaxation exercises. They are simple - yet powerful.
Full Breath Instant Relaxation
This quick relaxation can be done sitting, standing, or lying down. This technique focuses on the power of your full breath to induce deep relaxation and feelings of calm. This is how it is done:
Easy 5-4-3-2-1 Technique
Great technique for when you are feeling overwhelmed, out of control, and need something to calm you down on the spot. It can be done sitting or standing.
Here is how it's done:
"I am Relaxed" Instant Relaxation Exercise
With this exercise, you combine the relaxing power of breathing with an affirmation "I am Relaxed". This has two instant benefits: 1. through your breath you quiet your body and 2. with the affirmation you quiet your mind. You can do this standing, sitting, or lying down. To do this relaxation exercise:
While these are instant relaxation exercises, the more you practice them, the more relaxed you will feel.
If you need more ideas for instant relaxation exercises, continue reading here.
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