Some of the best things in life cost us less than we might imagine. One of my favorite things is wrapping up in a warm blanket from the dryer, and you can’t beat the dryer sheet aromatherapy. It feels like a relaxing cup of hot chocolate, without the calories. This works year-round, even in the summertime when the air conditioning blows too cold.Unfortunately, the great feeling lasts about two minutes. Once the heat fades away, everything’s back to normal. For many of us, “normal” isn’t healthy or restful—not if it’s anything like this:
It can happen any moment. It’s the brief opportunity to exhale and savor our blessings. Rather than planning an expensive week-long vacation attached to a work laptop, seek out times to relax as you go. You probably have your own little ways to withdraw from the fast-paced life. What interesting or unique ways do you re-energize during the week?