5 ways to un­wind

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Make re­lax­ation a part of your ev­ery­day life

Run a bath Light a scented can­dle, add sooth­ing es­sen­tial oils, play re­lax­ing mu­sic and treat your­self to a long, re­viv­ing soak.

try med­i­ta­tion Have a look at headspace.com or down­load the free app. It’s de­scribed as ‘gym mem­ber­ship for the mind’ and of­fers 10-minute med­i­ta­tions.

Get colour­ing Try the lat­est craze for colour­ing-in, which is re­puted to be art ther­apy and a great way to re­lax. Visit the Style at Home blog at cushienum­ber.co.uk

where you can down­load a se­lec­tion of free colour­ing-in sheets from The Cath Kid­ston Colour­ing Book (£10, Quadrille).

chill out to mu­sic Al­pha brain waves are pro­duced when we’re in a re­laxed state so look up al­pha wave med­i­ta­tion mu­sic on Youtube, which has a spe­cific fre­quency that’s de­signed to help you to un­wind.

bake a cake A cre­ative ac­tiv­ity such as mak­ing jam, bak­ing a cake or work­ing on a craft pro­ject is the per­fect way to give your mind a rest, los­ing your­self in your own thoughts.

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