If life seems more rushed than ever before, it is high time you took a few moments off of your stressful work cycle to enjoy a little time for yourself. In today’s fast paced world, we embark upon new challenges every day and the stress on our shoulder keeps on dragging us down. Concentrating on work becomes tougher as the load upsurges— ultimately leading us to the point where we go on tilt.
The best way to protect you from collapsing under heavy work load is to find a little break in between the work to enjoy reading a book, watching a movie or listening to some relaxing music; just to keep your stress levels in check.
Read a Book
Reading a book is the most immersive experience of all. It helps you relieve stress as well as give you the ability to imagine yourself in somewhere completely new. Here’s a few recommendations from different genres— The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami, Blankets by Craig Thompson, American Gods by Neil Gaiman, etc.
Watch a Movie
If reading books or novels is not your thing, you can opt for watching a movie to spend your leisure time. Some good picks for the time would include Wonder Woman, Guardian of the Galaxy 2, Spiderman Homecoming and The Mummy and Transformers 5. If you want to spend some quality time with your child or your younger siblings, then go for an animation movie such as Despicable Me 3.
Listen to Music
If time is of the essence and you have only a few moments to spare out of your busy schedule, then take advantage of all the good music recently released and hitting the top charts. Music strikes a specific part of our brain and helps decreasing the levels of stress hormones. You can check out the top charts to find the genre of music that suits to serve the purpose of bringing down your stress level best.