After a long day, you’re ready to come home, unwind, and relax. However, based on your horoscope, one person’s method of turning down might be different from another’s. Here’s the best way to relax based on your zodiac sign.
Much of your energy goes into others around you, so it makes sense that you’d want some alone time when you get home. Give yourself a moment of silence, no matter how long. Your mind will wander, which is healthy, considering you are task-oriented throughout the day.
Your day is full of noise, so being able to drown everything out with some peace and quiet is the best for Aquarius. A nice warm bath can help with this. Doodling is another great way to make the most of your downtime and can also help with focusing as you detach from a busy schedule.
Pisces is naturally intuitive when it comes to handling their emotions. This is a strong attribute to have when looking for the best way to relax. Connecting with nature is a great outlet, so a walk around a park or neighborhood after work is healthy.
When you get home, a hot shower is the best setting for either crying from a difficult day or clearing your mind from a stressful one. Even better is the opportunity to swim or float if you’ve got a pool nearby. You deserve peace at this moment.
Out of all of the zodiac signs, you’ll have the most trouble finding the best way to relax, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Even as an intense sign, your best way of unwinding is working on a personal project that takes your mind off of your day.
You’ll find joy in something that challenges you, whether it’s training for a marathon or focusing your energy on building a bookshelf for your room. So long as it takes your mind off of a busy day, these are healthy forms of relaxation.
As a Taurus, you take pleasure in more intimate settings. Having a movie marathon with a loved one is your way to relax. Pouring your energy into someone even by hearing about their day or venting about yours is a healthy means of communicating.
Other great settings include a romantic dinner date at home or a sleepover with friends. Small doses of social interaction can be a great way to cut out some of the pressures you’re facing in life.
You’ve had a busy day with being a social butterfly, and you’re itching for some alone time. However, you’re not the type to let the evening go to waste by doing nothing. You’re naturally curious, so taking your mind off of stress by learning something new is your way to relax.
There’s a reason why Geminis are so great at small talk. Increasing your repertoire of information is how you choose to unwind. Whether it’s watching a new documentary or reading a new book, your newfound knowledge is your means of escaping a hectic day.
You love giving gifts to others, but isn’t it time to give back to yourself? If you’re looking for a way to relax after a hard day, then you need to treat yourself. Pour yourself a glass of wine and opt for a spa treatment when you get home.
As a Cancer, it’s important that you find some time to meditate. You spend all day leading with your heart, and that can take a toll on you. It’s important to also reconnect your mind with your body to process your emotions.
It’s understandable that you’re always on the go, but you’re still human. Leos need to take some time to slow down to avoid burning out. Your downtime is important for your mental health.
If you opt for staying in bed, you’ll usually want someone to cuddle with. If you’re alone, fear not. Despite your need to be around other people, you can still find a way to relax and connect with others by spending some time on social media. Mindless scrolling and DMs can still give you the chance to unwind while avoiding some serious FOMO.
Your setting will determine your means of relaxing. Setting up a safe space in your house to unwind will benefit you in the long run. Decorating your room and bathroom is a good place to start. However, a favorite spot at a park, an art gallery, or a serene library is also best for you if you’re looking to get out of the house.
You’re not one to clear your mind, but you definitely welcome distractions to at least escape a situation for a little while. The better the distractions, the more relaxed you will be.
Let’s face it. You absolutely hate being alone. Yet, your way to relax doesn’t have to be lonely. Yoga classes will maintain that balance you strive so hard to keep in your life. Also, eating alone at a restaurant or sipping a hot drink at a cafe are also viable options. You can still be around other people while giving yourself the alone time needed to unwind.
Like Leos, taking some time to mindlessly wander through social media can also be good for you. You’ll still feel like you’re connected to others, but not at the expense of feeling cut off from the world.
Even creative geniuses need time for relaxation. Your way to relax doesn’t have to be dull, though. Scorpios love being challenged. Working on an artistic project is a great way of handling intense emotions from the day.
Haven’t picked up that violin in a while? Do it. Still need to work on that poetry book? Get to it. You unwind best when you harness your experiences and channel them creatively. Feel free to play some moody music while you do this.
No matter how hard you’ve tried, you can’t seem to find any peace being at home bored. It’s because you belong out in the world, on a grand adventure. You find ways to relax in the outdoors and in nature. That is just the Sagittarius way.
Whether it’s with friends or by yourself, taking some time to disconnect is beneficial for your mental health. Leave your cell phone and social media behind. This time for you is crucial and the problems of the world will still be there when you return.
While most people find the idea of a to-do list to be stressful, you can’t function without them. Your life is on a schedule and you have goals and tasks to get to. Without overwhelming yourself, making lists that are reasonable and short-term can give you a feeling of accomplishment, leading to a calm state of mind.
Your way to relax is by accomplishing things you’ve put off, especially if it’s a hands-on activity. Let your mind wander while you focus on things you’ve neglected and you can still cross it off of your to-do list.
Make sure you follow your zodiac sign when it comes to relaxing. What are some things you enjoy doing to unwind? Leave a comment below!
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Scott Hill is a former middle school educator and current poet with multiple self-published collections. He has a degree in English Literature and Psychology from the University of Houston and resides nearby where he can be seen tending to plants at his job, snuggling with his dog on the sofa, or spending time with loved ones. He enjoys whiskey and wine nights and loves writing about other poets, personal life experiences, mental health, food, and sometimes Taylor Swift. Feel free to follow him on Instagram @scotthillpoetry!