Life can be overwhelming at times. We all have problems and struggles we face, and the stress of daily tasks can sometimes be too much too handle. At The IC, we want you to know the importance of your mental, physical and emotional health.

It’s okay to take a break, charge your batteries and mentally prepare yourself for the rest of the day. Here are 50 ways to do just that.

  1. Take a bath50 Ways to Take A Break
  2. Listen to music
  3. Take a nap
  4. Go to a body of water
  5. Watch the stars
  6. Watch the clouds
  7. Light a candle
  8. Rest your legs up on a wall
  9. Let out a sigh
  10. Fly a kite
  11. Sit in nature
  12. Write a letter
  13. Move twice as slowly
  14. Learn something new
  15. Listen to guided relaxation
  16. Read a book
  17. Take deep belly breaths
  18. Meditate
  19. Call a friend
  20. Meander around town
  21. Write in a journal
  22. Notice your body
  23. Buy some flowers
  24. Find a relaxing scent
  25. Walk outside
  26. Go for a run
  27. Take a bike ride
  28. Create your own coffee break
  29. Pet a furry creature
  30. View some art
  31. Eat a meal in silence
  32. Turn off all electronics
  33. Go to a park
  34. Examine an everyday object with fresh eyes
  35. Drive somewhere new
  36. Go to a park
  37. Go to a farmer’s market
  38. Read or watch something funny
  39. Color with crayons
  40. Make some music
  41. Climb a tree
  42. Let go of something
  43. Forgive someone
  44. Engage in small acts of kindness
  45. Do some gentle stretches
  46. Write a quick poem
  47. Read poetry
  48. Put on some music and dance
  49. Give thanks
  50. Paint on a surface other than paper