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In honor of National Relaxation Day, we’re getting serious about stress relief. When people talk about relaxation, it often seems like something that we aren’t always able to fit into our busy schedules. In reality, relaxation can be one of the healthiest things to incorporate into your everyday life.Daily stress can take a toll on both physical and mental health. Studies show that various forms of relaxation can help reduce many chronic health concerns as well as restore energy and encourage a more positive sense of self. Some popular relaxation techniques include:
Dr. Mina Lee Ryu, MD, FACP, Internist in Internal Medicine at NorthShore working in internal medicine, lists some of the many benefits of making relaxation a part of your daily routine:
How do you incorporate relaxation into your daily routine?