When it comes to mornings, it can be easier to run around and get things in a muddle. Rather than starting the day with a steady head and taking things on more efficiently.
Using these relaxation techniques for your morning and you can set off to a great start – relaxed in your mind, body & soul. Ready to take on what the day ahead brings your way.
4 Relaxation Techniques For Your Morning
This is by far the most effective relaxation technique I use. If you find yourself procrastinating and simply overthinking, it’s a good idea to scoop your senses back into the present moment.
Here are a few steps:
- Wherever you are, as long as you are not driving or handling heavy machinery – take a look around
- Notice what’s going on around you, even if you may be at home and nothing seems to be happening, then look at some objects that catch your eye
- Now, listen. What do you hear? A car passing by, children playing, birds singing? Listen to one sound, then pick up another, and another and so on
- Lastly, feel what’s around you and on you i.e the clothes touching your skin and the air on your face and hands. Notice that when you breathe in the air is cold and when you breathe out the air is warm
This is great in the morning as it means you can leave your house or lead your day being fully aware.
You may have heard of this one before as a go-to relaxation technique. But many people assume you have to sit completely still for a long period of time to get any effects, but this is not the truth.
Start meditation, if you don’t already, by doing the relaxation technique in ten-minute sessions. Doesn’t seem long enough? For starts it’s all about how you handle time with yourself and if you can sit there without thinking too much for ten minutes. Test yourself! You never know if you’re a natural at meditation until you try.
Here are a few of my previous articles that can help you get started:
- 4 Steps To Perfecting Your Morning Meditation Routine
- Discovering Open Eye Meditation: Beginner Steps
- Vipassana Meditation: 4 Steps To Start