Santa Clara University

Wellness Center

Ways To Relax

WAYS TO RELAX

  • Keep a journal, diary, or dream notebook
  • Play with young children
  • Go to the park
  • Listen to quiet music
  • Practice yoga
  • Run, jog
  • Take long walks
  • Eat healthy food
  • Enjoy an aerobic sport
  • Get a massage
  • Ride a bike, skateboard, rollarblade for fun
  • Use a hot tub or sauna
  • Garden
  • Do a hobby or craft you enjoy
  • Read a book for pleasure
  • Draw
  • Spend time in nature
  • Meditate
  • Take a nap
  • Sunbathe
  • Go hiking
  • Attend a concert or theater show
  • Play a musical instrument
  • Do martial arts
  • Deep breath
  • Take a long drive
  • Sing
  • Dance
  • Walk or play with animals
  • Cook
  • Play a sport for fun
  • Fingerpaint
  • Stretch
 
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