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6 Relaxation Hacks For People Who Hate Meditating

Relaxation as an alternative

There are plenty of ways to achieve relaxation without sitting cross-legged on the floor. They’re all rooted in a technique called “the distraction method.”

The method consists of doing basic activities can help you take a step back from your anxiety.  You may be able to relax, regroup and perhaps reexamine the issue that was causing your anxiety from a much more levelheaded place.

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6 Relaxation Hacks For People Who Hate Meditating

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Activities to calm your brain

  1. Arts and crafts, including but not limited to coloring, pottery and knitting.
  2. All varieties of yoga.
  3. Go for a walk. Notice how your breath feels. Notice your feet walking.
  4. Singing, humming and whistling.
  5. Free-writing before bed.
  6. Cooking is filled with basic tasks that let you focus on all sorts of sights, smells, tastes and textures.

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Alternative forms of meditation
  • Listen to Music.
  • Dance Like Nobody’s Watching.
  • Draw From Observation. By drawing, you’ll be using your sight perception to get out of your head and into the moment.
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