February 8, 2023

Being a 9 to 5 worker from Monday to Friday can be very stressful and demanding. 

After the close of work on friday, one would usually look forward to being able to relax at home finally after a stressful week. But, still that nagging reminder that you’re to resume work on Monday can be very distasteful especially when the weekend seems to rush by in a blur.

How do you make the most of your weekend in order to be able to destress, relax and prepare for the next week ahead? 

Find out how below:

  1. Sleep and rest: Sleep is an essential physiological requirement and an important factor in relieving stress. It is important for you to spend a lot of time resting or sleeping during the weekend because you wouldn’t have much of that opportunity during the weekdays.
  2. Spend time doing something you love: This could be a hobby of one such as reading a book, watching a movie, avoiding social media, chatting with friends, visiting a new place etc. Engaging in a hobby can be a stress relief for some people.
  3. Go for a massage: This is another important factor in relieving stress for some people. Having a spa massage on our body could considerably ease the tension from our body by removing the aches, tenderness and pain caused by a result of the previous weeks’ work.
  4. Tidy up your home and environment: Having a clean home and environment has been known to significantly improve one’s physical and mental health. Arranging your home and tidying it tends to invigorate one and encourage a positive mental vibe thereby relieving one of the burden of staying in a dirty environment.
  5. Eat a Nice Meal: It is important for one to consume a tasty and healthy meal if their aim is to relieve stress. Eating a nice meal can significantly improve one’s mood and make them happy. The meal should be tasty and nutritious paired with a nice drink.

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