Stress can sneak up slowly or all at once but when it does, it demands to be dealt with. Air, fire, water, and earth signs all have different approaches when it comes to calming down and knowing how to relax. That’s why being in tune with yourself and your zodiac sign can come in handy when knowing the best way to conquer whatever stressful issue is at hand!
Aquarius, you work yourself up in no time at all and end up never getting out of the funk you’re in. You procrastinate a problem while the deadline quickly approaches. Many of you think the problem is an easy fix so you put it off, other times it is because you do not want to deal with the repercussions or consequences that will come.
Learn to deal with your problems earlier so you can push through whatever the problem presents before the deadlines arrive. Your sign screams humanitarian, always trying to fix the world’s problems. This is both a blessing and a curse because you will fester over a problem you have no solution for. In this case, put your best effort forward to reach a solution but if it does not meet your expectation then learn to keep moving onward.
The ultimate relaxation cures for an Aquarian is to try scheduling important or stressful events, take up a new read (magazine, article, novel), attend or watch a motivational speech that they are interested in, join a club for scheduled relaxation breaks from everyday life. Air signs enjoy being around other people. Getting together with friends, family, or going to a social event will help them relax as well.
What you, Pisces, need to relax based on your Zodiac sign is to first understand that you are in your head half of the time. This takes advantage over the other signs because you understand yourself on a deep level. The disadvantage of this trait arises when your sensitive nature comes out.
The sensitive nature allows you to relate to many people’s situations/problems but also restricts you with feeling bothersome when you speak on your issues. Your fish sign causes you to never know which way to swim in a stream. With this said, you cannot keep swimming away from all your problems!
How to relax as a Pisces is engaging in activities that “Being in your head” will not cause further stressful problems. Taking a nap will allow them to daydream, their favorite. Dedicating a day to chilling inside the comfort of their home with movies or video games help Pisces take the edge off. Pisces should look into finding that one person or small group of people that they can tell their problems without judgment, people that will support and give advice.
The competition has entered the chat! Aries, you all take the cake when it comes to never fully relaxing. For you all to know how to relax, you need to take into account not everything is a competition. Learn to preserve your energy for different things and understand that you definitely cannot control every aspect of your life.
You also seem to lack dealing with your emotions when they emerge, forcing them down until they creep back even harder. Progress yourself by acknowledging emotions when they appear and accept the support of others, doing everything yourself can drain your fiery spirit.
Since Aries relaxation involves staying active, doing activities that are in their interest will relax them. The burst of energy Aries exhibits makes for a productive and relaxing time at the gym. Finding a workout exercise or class (boxing, Zumba, spin, etc) that ignites their fire is key for relieving themselves of the competitive edge.
Many Aries have the ability to pick up artistic forms of expression easily, which also helps them relax and unwind. For an at-home relaxation, Aries should grab a bag of their favorite chips/snacks, pick their top movie/show genres, sit back and spend their day beige watching t.v.
Oh, Taurus, your stubbornness may get in the way of hearing this advice but taking it may prove rewarding. Your sign is grounded and loyal, with that said, trying something new or going on an adventure is not going to relax you.
If anything, planning something new may stress you out! Take your grudges, uncertainties, irritable manner and put them to the side during your “Me Time.”
Taurus needs to employ all five senses simultaneously for them to fully relax. This earth sigh calls for an unwind alone time by turning on their prized playlist or peaceful rain forest sounds, getting cozy and comfortable in their loungewear, dimming the lights (turning on a lamp) or going somewhere peaceful to hammock, putting on their top perfume/cologne scent or lighting a candle, and divulging their taste buds. Doing all of these activities will leave a Taurus completely pampered and in a state of zen.
For you Geminis to know how to relax, you must choose one thing to focus your ever-fluctuating energy on. You will either choose to focus on relaxing or you will once again, become distracted. Many call you two-faced because of the split personality that arises at times.
Being two-faced also has it’s advantages because it opens your interest in numerous topics. Grasp this warning to not become too involved in a massive amount at one time, it can cause immediate panic! Luckily for you, your sign appreciates moving at a fast pace so relaxing will not take all day.
Gemini’s social butterfly spirit means that hanging out with friends will aid in taking the edge off. This social butterfly flourishes in exploring as well, so going on a trip to a new place will allow them to forget about their problems for some time.
Watching a documentary, popular YouTube’s, or reality t.v. will catch their attention and hold it more than a movie they’ve already seen a million times will. The sign is accomplished at starting a new project and diving in deep, releasing their inner artistic light, which not only relaxes them but relaxes others who view the art.
You are easily stressed in life, so learning how to relax is essential. Cancer, you have to notice when the stress is yours and when you are taking someone else’s stress as your own. Many of you are empaths who cannot help but feel the emotions of others, even if they never exhibit those emotions.
If the weight is not yours then brush it off and steer clear when negative energy is present. When you settle to relax do it either alone or with a small group of close friends/family, meeting new people sometimes causes anxiety for you.
The best cure for Cancers is to let the stress out when it is raw, do not hold back. Cry it out, talk about it, write it out, burn the note the feelings were written on if it’s raging that badly! Knowing the problem is acknowledged is the first step in moving forward.
Other ways to decompress is bringing out your baking skills, emotions are the perfect recipe for baking. Cancers are also ones for nostalgia, pulling out the DVD player and watching movies they were raised on will bring peace to them.
The world is your runway Leo’s! Finding how to relax is a search for the quickest cure when it comes to your sign. One benefit you have is a hustling side, this gives your mind the ability to attack the problem ASAP.
Sometimes the quickest solution isn’t always the best option, which is why when relaxing you need to slow down, put the pride aside and install a bit of patience. People will not see you as less than adequate if they see you stress, they know you’ll be at the top of your game again in no time!
Leo’s must take a time out in their daily schedule to drift into relaxation. This sign brushes nonsense off easily so when they are stressed, it is due to important issues. They need to limit their phone time and source a new form of entertainment. This new entertainment could be watching t.v, going to a concert, going to an amusement park, or seeing a play.
Many enjoy creating things, especially for others. Seeing the joy in their loved one’s faces fills them with happiness and relieves stress almost immediately.
Look here perfectionist, please do not tear apart this message for you and rewrite it to sound better. Your attention to detail is unmatched in the workplace and keeps others on their toes. This poses a problem when it comes to chilling, you’re relaxing meaning tasks that are not finished do not get touched.
You’re constantly thinking about everything you have to check off at work, school, or in your life plan (that is detailed with colored pens and highlighter.) To relax, you need to know that most of the time you excel in all areas of life, but if you do not then let it go (it’s not meant to be.)
Virgo relaxation is being one with nature or being one with a place that brings them peace. This can be a library, museum, hiking trail, lake/ocean, etc. Straying from familiarity causes their brain to enter into analyze mode, which is the opposite of calm. Many Virgos enjoy workouts that involve pursuing their inner self such as yoga and Pilates.
Oh no, did something tip your scales out of balance? Before you tense up and get frazzled. Look at your blueprints, what is the best perspective to take on the situation, if it can help you come to a solution, choose that perspective.
Your confusion causes stress so if something doesn’t make sense and you don’t have the answers, just write it down and come back to it when time is available. Learn to say no to plans when you’re exhausted or already busy.
How to relax now Libras ask? Libras first require a nap to clear the mind, when they wake their vision will be clear. Next, hoping in a long hot shower or bath is in order. After this, the options are endless for they like to “Go with the flow.” Libras find peace in beauty, meaning design, crafting, decorating, or going to an art show/gallery will calm their mind. They must veer from tough decisions when detoxing from stress.
Low key is your middle name, Scorpio. You all live more of an adventurous life despite popular belief. Highly motivated to seizing what you want by any means possible labels you as power-hungry. No rush for you though, you’ll acquire it once you’re ready.
People generally see you as lacking emotion. Those who know you well recognize that you feel all those emotions, just on a much deeper level than most. This has the same effect with stress, you grow detached and sometimes angry.
Problematic moments in a Scorpios life causes them to deal with it in silence and solitude. Leave a Scorpio in this state, unless they ask for help, for concluding on their own is more rewarding for them. When their emotions make way, accepting them and allowing them to flow is essential to carry on.
Adventures and surprises keep this sign enthralled by life and gives them a freeing feeling. Planning a trip will give their mind an outlet to imagine. Also looking at their future goals relaxes them.
You’ve always been known for telling it like it is and keeping your chill in most situations. Sagittarius, most people never see you rise your voice nor do they see you cause drama. So when you’re stressed, it’s personal. If someone betrayed your trust, they are only getting forgiven on your terms. Your fire sign gets irritated when people are not seeing your point of view or when people force circumstances on you unwillingly.
You also have a heart that seeks to find happiness, so when situations bring you down, you must look to your optimistic side and grasp a brighter future.
Knowing how to relax for Sagittarius means not changing their blunt nature for anyone among staying true to their forward-thinking personality. This sign loves to tell stories about their lives or about stories they hear, which means documentaries pique their interest and fascinate them. So finding good documentaries or intriguing reads will relax a Sagittarius for some time.
The Sagittarius sign adapts and manages to new situations easily, so shaking up their routine for an adventure or a new journey makes for the returning Sagittarius chill.
You practical and loyal Capricorns keep this earth grounded. Your practicality and loyalty are your double-edged sword, in times you hold people close who are not good for your growth and bring down your passionate spirit.
Your practicality causes you to put achievement high on your list of priorities, this can cause you to become a workaholic without even recognizing it. This all leads to your own ball of stress eventually. Fortunately for your sign, maintaining patience comes easy. Patience helps your mind stay on track and allows you to make a decision based on your best interest. You also encompass self-control that other signs kill to possess.
Taking a whole day to relax proves unpractical in a Capricorn’s mind, with that said, they should split the day between relaxing and working on their to-do tasks. They need to stay out of drama because once they’re invested in a juicy story, it’s difficult for them not to want an update, which results in a tense Capricorn.
They wish for a good time but let their responsibilities usually keep them from entertaining the idea, Capricorns clear the schedule for the day or night and go out with close friends and family for an enjoyable evening!
No matter what sign you were born under, taking time to relax is a necessity for the human mind and body. Getting things done holds important to many of us and relaxing should never be viewed negatively, even if your sign fights that. Always remember that your sign carries elements about yourself that can help you through many situations in life.
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