When was the last time you spent a quiet moment just doing nothing - just sitting and looking at the sea, or watching the wind blowing the tree limbs, or waves rippling on a pond, a flickering candle or children playing in the park?"
"Have a variety of interests. These interests relax the mind and lessen tension on the nervous system. People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest."
George Matthew Allen
"If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it."
"No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive."
Dr. Joyce Brothers
"Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop."
"Listen to soothing music. Pick some relaxing music devoid of lyrics. It could be sounds of ocean waves, or birds singing. Relaxation tapes or CDs can be found at most drug stores or big box consumer stores."
"If you were to take one week and calculate your percentage for: Time spent relaxing;
what would your ratio be? Would you say you had a balanced life?
"Put duties aside at least an hour before bed and perform soothing, quiet activities that will help you relax."