Take a few minutes today to relax. You deserve it!
Here are some quick ways to relax your body and mind:
- Deep breaths: Inhale through your nose for 3 seconds, pause, and exhale through your mouth for 3 seconds. Feel your stomach move as you breathe. Repeat this five times.
- Release tension: Often, when we are stressed, we hold that stress in our body. Starting at your forehead, tense your muscles, then slowly release them. Work your way down through your muscles.
- Do a brain dump: Take 5 minutes or less and write down everything that is in your mind. This can help you visualize what’s going on and prioritize thoughts and tasks that are most important.
Positive effects to relaxing
- Healthier heart
- Less stress
- Improved brain function
- Improved outlook on life
Professional resources for improved well-being in the legal industry:
Striking the right balance between work and home
How technology has changed one firm and work-life balance a reality
4 essentials to help you master work/life balance
Mind your gaps — are you making well-being a priority?
Mental health in the legal industry
How to protect your personal well-being in the legal working environment
Why sleep is essential for attorneys’ well-being and performance
The importance of a morning routine
The power of gratitude in the workplace
Go ahead – give yourself a break.