HOW TO RELAX?

 

Most People Really Don’t Know How to Relax!

How to relax? Did you ever actually learn how to relax in the way we need to? I love what it says in Exodus 14:14 “The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.” When I keep this thought in the front of my mind, it makes it easier to learn how to relax and trust that God has everything under control.

Physically I have learned how to relax by exercising regularly and also laying down when I am overly tired or stressed out, then I take a few deep breaths in through my nostrils, deep down from my stomach area, hold my breath for about 3-5 seconds, then let the air go out slowly from my mouth. Breathing like this slows down your heartbeat and brings relaxation to you almost instantly. 

The best way to relax is to be walking closely with the Lord each and every day. He will guide your steps and lead you the way you need to go, trust God and keep your eyes on Him, that is the best way I would suggest that you learn how to relax by putting your hope in God! The next time you catch yourself getting angry, try to stop and think if whatever it is getting you upset, is it worth it? This helps me learn how to relax and regroup myself! ~ Bill Greguska

 

Learn How To Relax And Not Let People Get Me Angry!

Sometimes I wish that I could go into a time machine right now and just look at myself and say, ‘Calm down. Things are gonna be fine. Things are gonna be all great. Just relax. ~’ Tristan Wilds

1 Peter 5:10 And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.

 

How To Relax?

All of us know that to be calm is a highly desired way to live life. I will admit that I do not always stay calm in every situation that I get into. Being calm does not have anything to do with being a lifeless puppet, but rather to be calm and know that worrying does not do you any good. We can trust that God will supply our needs, but not necessarily all our wants. We need to learn how to relax and trust God to be God!

A good place to start as you look at your life is how you are taking care of yourself regarding nutrition, sleep, exercise and how you see things. Take some time to evaluate your habits and make the necessary changes in order be calmer in your day-to-day life. 

A good way to physically and emotionally learn how to relax, and to be calm is to practice simple deep breathing and relaxation techniques. Click Here

 

Does Forgiveness Help You Relax?

Practice forgiveness for others and be sure you forgive yourself. Being unable to forgive compels you to discontented. Holding old grudges. Worse still, your health is will be affected by long-lived unresolved issues, and your blood pressure, heart rate, physical and spiritual health are bound to take a negative toll on your life in general physically and spiritually and emotionally, mentally. Learn to let go and learn to relax!

It is hard to live a calm life when you constantly fear or have hate in your heart. Forgiveness encourages a sense of calm because you no longer spend so much of your life holding on to resentments towards other people. God created us and knew what we would face in life; that is the why he not only taught us, but he commanded us to forgive and love one another.

 

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Take A Deep Breath And Ask God to Help You Relax!

Next time when someone angers or frustrates you, take a deep breath in and hold it for 3-5 seconds while you ask God to give you strength and wisdom to overcome whatever is upsetting to you. As you do this, you are sure to feel physically, emotionally and spiritually better for doing so. This will help you learn how to relax. You can try it right now to understand what I am saying. (if need be, repeat the deep breath 2 or 3 times or more when you need to be calm.)

Be patient. Patience is the key to peace. Impatience is the source of agitation irritation. Impatience says, “I want it now” and when that does not happen you are tempted to lose your temper and let the blood pressure rise.

 

How to Relax And Put Your Trust In God!

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When it comes to learning how to relax, I have found that when I am getting anxious or stressed that if I take a long deep breath and say a quick prayer, almost inevitably I find myself much more relaxed right away. ~ Bill Greguska

Psalm 56:11 in God I trust and am not afraid. What can man do to me?