There are days when you feel like you need an army of people to accomplish all the things on your to-do list. Sometimes, after a long day of work, we just need to take a break to replenish our energy.
A day off from work, an out of town trip, a cheat day meal, and getting in the flow with your hobby are some of the ways one can feel refreshed.
However, when you’re stuck at your desk and none of the above can’t be considered as options, why not take a breather by listening to these soothing sounds while you read our favorite list of relax quotes.
Put yourself first
No matter how busy your schedule gets, having time for yourself to relax is a must. You can’t pour from an empty cup, so refill yourself first by taking a rest.
Give yourself a spa day or go to your favorite salon and get a massage or a new look! It does not only give you the rest and relaxation that you need, but it also makes you feel inspired to get back to work again.
“It’s a good idea always to do something relaxing prior to making an important decision in your life.”―Paulo Coelho
“Time passes so fast. Make time to be still.”―Lailah Gifty Akita
“Relaxing brings weakness when done by a muscle; but brings strength, when done by a person.”―Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Some days your body and mind just need some well-earned recharge. This is not a setback, this a well earned relax and take your life back.”―Christine E. Szymanski
“He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul’s estate.”―Henry David Thoreau
“Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.”―John De Paola
“No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you’d be more productive.”―Dr. Joyce Brothers
“The more relaxed you can get, the better you’ll do.”―Isaac Mizrahi
“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.”―Ovid
“I’m on a very tight schedule, of not getting anything done” Anonymous
Learn to let go
In work and in life, things will not always go as planned. Nevertheless, you shouldn’t be discouraged. Take some time off, and try again. You can go to the beach, the forest, or even climb a mountain; a change in scenery and surroundings will instantly make you feel better.
If time is limited, take a break from work and watch these videos of nature to somehow feel as if you are out there. In addition, read through this list of quotes about relaxing from writers, singers, psychologists, and motivational speakers.
“For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.”―Lily Tomlin
“Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.”―A.A. Milne
“Only 8% of our worries will come to pass. 92% of our worry is wasted. DON’T PANIC”― Mark Gorman
“Turn the page, your heroine is still there, breathe, relax, life is beautiful: you’re in a book!”―Gabrielle Dubois
“Some situations are beyond control. So relax and have faith that things will work out fine. Let go and let life happen.”―Avijeet Das
“Letting go is a way to allow room for peace & happiness. The last of the grudge and pain will drain you physically & emotionally -it will give more peace set closer to your nervous system. You will use more energy than you can possibly imagine by holding a grudge, just let go”―Shaneika Marie
“Take the next 24 hours and just relax knowing that everything is okay. Let go of the stress and worry for one day and see what happens.”―Mike Basevic
“Taking time out each day to relax and renew is essential to living well.”―Judith Hanson Lasater
“Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.”―Bryant McGill
“Give your stress wings and let it fly away.”―Terri Guillemets
Let out a laugh
More often, stress is felt when you feel regret about something you did or did not do. Whether you made a mistake or not, smiling or better yet, laughing can bring changes to your day more so, your life. Stressed out from work? Take a break and watch funny clips on the internet.
Keep a book filled with funny experiences or jokes of people; you can easily pick it up on your desk when everything is a little too overwhelming. Another thing you can do is read through this smile, giggle, and laugh-inducing quotes, which you probably need.
“I take showers to think.”―J.R. Rim
“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”―Charles M. Shultz
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”–Dr. Seuss
“Work. Don’t Think. Relax.”―Ray Bradbury
“Life is always better with beer.”―Robert Black
“The best spa- IGNORE IGNORE IGNORE”―Deeksha Arora
“Step outside for a while – calm your mind. It is better to hug a tree than to bang your head against a wall continually”―Rasheed Ogunlaru
“Universe doesn’t even know that you exist, so relax!”―Carl William Brown
“Everything will work again if you unplug it for a few moments. Even you” – Anne Lamott
These relaxing quotes might seem unimportant, but they are a good start to a more relaxed life. Reading quotes about how important rest and relaxation is will remind you of it, and hopefully, eventually, you’ll do it too.
Another step you can do to lower your stress level and achieve relaxation is by having a daily stress-relieving practice to help you recharge your batteries whenever you need.