- This article was originally published in 2021 and has since been updated.
When you’re a busy mom, finding time to relax can seem like an impossible task. But, it’s important. If we don’t take the time to unwind, stress will take over our lives. These are some relaxation practices worth trying, and which you might enjoy!
Playing Board Games
Remember those good old days of playing Monopoly and Scrabble with your friends? You can still do that with your kids. A South Jersey family created their own board game to encourage more family bonding. You can also have a go at making your own! Who knows, it might become the next big thing and help you cut down on screen time!
Learning to Juggle
Apparently, juggling actually grows your brain networks and improves hand-eye coordination. Talk about a great workout for the brain! Why not have a go? Who knows, you might become the ultimate juggling queen and impress everyone at parties.
Learning a New Dance Move
Dancing is not just a great way to exercise, but it also lets you listen to your favorite tunes whilst staying in shape. All that dancing may turn you into a TikTok celebrity with a killer dance video!
According to the experts, yoga is not just a way to stay healthy physically, but mentally too. It helps with stress relief, reducing chronic pain, and improving flexibility. Practising yoga is like a mini vacation for my mind. It can help you sleep better at night, your body will feel more relaxed, and your joints will thank you for it.
Summer, is the perfect time to go berry picking. Put those fruits to good use by making your own jam. You’ll wonder why you ever bought jam from the store? Making it at home is quick, easy, and tastes amazing with freshly baked bread. Plus, it saves some extra cash.
Updating Your Vision Board
As you grow and change as a person, your vision board needs to keep up too. You can use Canva to create one. Sites such as Unsplash, Pexels, and Pixabay have awesome images. Having a vision board can help you stay positive, envision a better future, and focus on the goals that truly matter to you.
These relaxation practices are worth a try. Taking some time for yourself is crucial for your sanity. So, go ahead and give them a go. You deserve it!