Health Tip: Relax Daily

(HealthDay News) -- To be healthier mentally, emotionally and physically, take time each day to relax.

The American Heart Association suggests these relaxing tips:

  • Don't just veg out in front of the TV; engage in relaxation techniques that help clear your mind.
  • Try yoga or tai chi, which include slow, mindful movements to help you relax.
  • Practice meditation.
  • Practice deep breathing techniques by sitting comfortably, eyes closed, envisioning yourself in a peaceful place while taking long, slow, deep breaths.