What Does True Relaxation Feel Like?
We’re told constantly that we live in a fast-paced world that thrives on progress and stress. So much so, we often forget how to relax or don’t even know where to begin.
The truth is, relaxation looks different for everybody. Some people find peace by taking a few deep, focused breaths. For others, focusing on the breath might actually make them anxious. There’s no recipe for relaxation, only sensations that you personally respond positively to.
A good place to start would be asking yourself what activities you find peace or pleasure doing. These activities might make it feel like time doesn’t exist or you get a sensation of “being in the zone”. Creative hobbies like painting or crafts tend to be very relaxing for many people, allowing them to focus on the task at hand and stay present in the moment.
You might need to do a little digging to discover what activities make you experience relaxation, and self-exploration will help you get there. The staff at Diamond Mountain Retreat Center can help you on your self-discovery path and help you reach a state of relaxation.