Even though animals don’t have to work in an office from morning until night, and they don’t have human problems, they know what stress is and they know how to cope with it. They take relaxing baths, meditate in the sun, take their favorite plush toys to bed, and know a couple of other smart ways to fight pressure and fatigue.
Here at Bright Side we’ve found for you these 20 wise animals that have found their zen, and they are ready to help you find yours.
Take a relaxing hot bath to calm down your nerves.
In fact, any bath you can find will do.
Lie with your legs up for a while. It will help you fall asleep.
Cats confirm this method too.
Sleep like no one’s watching.
Think of the happiest moment of your day.
But don’t think too much.
Go hiking. Breathe in fresh air and enjoy the rustling of leaves in the trees.
Take a short nap in a quiet and comfortable place.
Let someone else worry. You are a water lily floating on top of a quiet pond.
Drink some chamomile tea, but beware of its incredible soothing effect.
Enjoy the warm rays of the sun whenever you can.
Curl up in your favorite blanket and forget about everything. At least for a while.
Spend more time outdoors.
When the sleep is taking over, don’t resist it. Surrender.
When life gets tough, just give yourself a minute to switch off the stress and think about your goals and dreams.
When you hear your alarm buzzing, stay in bed for a few more minutes. The world can wait.
Find your favorite plush that you took to bed when you were a little kid. Who said this won’t work for an adult?
Remember, there’s always somebody you can rely on.
Say it out loud: life is beautiful, and every second of it is worth living.
Which of these relaxation techniques would you like to try next time you feel stressed?
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