(HealthDay News) -- To be healthier mentally, emotionally and physically, take time each day to relax.
The American Heart Association suggests these relaxing tips:
- Don't just veg out in front of the TV; engage in relaxation techniques that help clear your mind.
- Try yoga or tai chi, which include slow, mindful movements to help you relax.
- Practice meditation.
- Practice deep breathing techniques by sitting comfortably, eyes closed, envisioning yourself in a peaceful place while taking long, slow, deep breaths.
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