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Relax, Unwind, Chill Out – Realise Your Potential!

Do you want to find ways to release your potential, as well as re-energising your batteries? Do you want to relax and unwind at the same time? Well, look no further, it is all there for you, the only decision you need to take is when and where.

Does the thought of getting up in the morning when your body clock is ready, eating when you are hungry, and most of all, not having to rush around from one priority to another, inspire you? Think about it – you have all the time in the world. No tight deadlines, no last minute urgent things to do, your time is your own.

Taking time out, getting away from it all, is a necessity from time to time, rather than a luxury. Even a couple of days away from your normal routine can be all you need to top up your energy bank. Lock yourself away, somewhere far away from your normal duties and responsibilities. Sleep, rest up, take a good selection of reading matter. Cosy up with a real log fire or woodburner, close the curtains and just switch off.

The benefits  far outweigh anything else. You can choose quietness and solitude, or entertainment and companionship. You can switch on the tv, watch box sets on netflix, visit the theatre, cinema, or local pub, the list is endless. Or just read, meditate, be still and relax. It doesn’t matter which you choose, as long as it feels right for you.

Music – you can find whatever music you are looking for on apps such as Spotify, Pandora or Shazam. Sometimes having music on in the background helps you to reach those places of relaxation a lot quicker.

What is really interesting is that when you do switch off from your normal routine, you get moments of clarity, inspiration and well being. Sometimes this really does help you to make life-changing decisions.  Because you have given yourself more time, your head is not as full with the more mundane everyday things. You may even find yourself once more full of hope and anticipation for the future, and things to come. Rather than being down beaten, worn out and exhausted, when you don’t have to rush around with the day job, you find yourself re-thinking about other areas in your life. Important areas.  You start to look at different aspects of your life, and begin to add up what is really important to you.

Why don’t you give it a go?  Take a couple of days out of your normal routine, give it a try and see what happens ?

I hope you find these tips helpful. It would be good to hear what you think about my ideas, and anything else you have come up with. Tell me what you think by posting your comments below. Why don’t you Share this with your friends and family by clicking the Facebook icon or following us on Twitter?

About the Author: Carole Langman works behind the scenes at Bowerland Cottage Holidays and Devon Dogs as the Business Manager. Her office is always a hive of activity, and with the vast amounts of work Carole has, we never really know how she gets through it all! To unwind, she loves gardening, hikes around Bowerland, travelling and writing.

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