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Amazing Ways To De-Stress For Less

There are a lot of people in this world who would say that they can’t necessarily afford to relax or have a day off, which doesn’t really make sense, since relaxing is free, you don’t need to pay for anything just to relax. This is because most people consider relax as something like an out-of-town trip, or a day at the spa.

Relaxation is not just for resting from work, it is also for fun. Having fun can help the mind and the body relax at the same time, which they totally deserve especially if you’ve been working all week. If you work five to six days a week, then make sure to have at least a day for yourself to actually relax. Don’t think of it as if it is some kind of a getaway where you need to spend a lot of money. Relaxing once a week is perfect for your body, mind, and soul because you wouldn’t have to deal with stress. So here are some amazing ways to de-stress for less.

AMAZING TIP: Stay away from social media on your day off so that you wouldn’t get affected by any distractions, because you deserve peace and relaxation.


If you enjoy being outside, then feel free to take a break and spend a few hours outdoors. There are tons of things to do without actually breaking your bank, you can go for a run, which can help your body have the exercise it needs and at the same time you’re actually breathing fresh air that you absolutely love and is of course healthy for you.

It is also ideal to have a picnic at your local park with your family and play with the kids.

“I do not really like vacations. I much prefer an occasional day off when I do not feel like working. When I am confronted with a whole week in which I have nothing to do but enjoy myself I don’t know where to begin. To me, enjoyment comes fleetingly and unheralded; I cannot determinedly enjoy myself for a whole week at a time.” Robertson Davies


• Watch a movie

Relaxing indoors doesn’t have to be boring. There are a lot of things you can do without spending a lot of money. One of them is by watching your favorite films, you can easily subscribe to Netflix to access your favorite films or get your own copy. Get comfy and get some pizza or popcorn for a perfect relaxing movie day.

• Read a book

If you happen to love peace and silence when relaxing, then you must love reading. Nothing beats having your favorite book, as you sit comfortably while sipping your choice of drink. It is indeed extremely relaxing and will definitely make you feel like staying like that all day.

• Listen to music

Another thing you can do is to jam into your favorite type of music, you can do this while being productive like cleaning up your house, doing the laundry, tidying up your closet, doing the dishes, and more. It can surely be fun while doing chores.


This has got to be the most common way to relax on your day off. Nothing beats a nice warm bath with a great glass of wine. You could add some relaxing music in the background or get your favorite book and read it while you’re in there, you literally don’t need to spend so much money on this.

“It is very important that we re-learn the art of resting and relaxing. Not only does it prevent the onset of Money illnesses that develop through chronic tension and worrying, it allows us to clear our mind, focus and find creative solutions to problems.” Thich Nhat Hanh


Last but definitely not the least, is by making your favorite dish. It doesn’t matter if it is some kind of a stew, or a salad or a mouth-watering dessert, it is your day so spoil yourself because you deserve it. This is also a good way to unwind especially if you happen to love cooking, since it is surely not something you get to often do because you’re busy with your job.

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