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- Five Peaceful Places To Take Micro-Retreats During The Workday
- How You Can Learn To Finally, Really Relax
- The Busy Person's Guide To Reducing Stress
- Why You Should Always Take A Two-Week Holiday
- What Happens To The Brain When You Meditate (And How It Benefits You)
- Top 8 Relaxing Projects To Soothe Your Overworked Mind
iOS: Anyone struggling with stress understands that even a little time to relax can help a lot, and Breathe for iPhone is an app that walks you through simple breathing exercises to help you relax, de-stress and find a little peace.
Were you disappointed yesterday when it turned out that ThinkGeek’s Star Trek White Noise generator wasn’t real? Well good news, this web app is. You can even customise your sounds however you want.
In Japan, soaking in natural hot springs is a treasured pastime that’s steeped in thousands of years of tradition, and during my stay there, I visited a few. The experience opened my eyes (and pores) to a world of good-feeling benefits, many of which (but not all) are backed by actual scientific research.
You might find it comfortable, but it’s usually best to avoid sleeping on your stomach. Fortunately, you can save yourself some neck and back pain with a well-placed pea.
Physical pain can be intimidating. Whether it’s a soreness after waking up, a sports injury or an unexpected twinge, pain can be scary if you aren’t mentally prepared to deal with it. We spoke to a few experts to learn how you can deal with — and prepare for — physical pain without feeling overwhelmed or freaked out.