In order to stay healthy, enjoy life and to sustain strong long-term results in your business, you have to make some time to relax.
In a world that’s driven by productivity, it’s easy to forget to relax or in some cases even feel guilty when you do, but when you realise that consistent rest is directly linked to consistent results, you’ll start seeing the value in allowing yourself time to wind down.
My methods of relaxation are a little bit unusual.
I meditate twice a day, sometimes more depending on what is going on in my life. I think it’s always important to know where your base line is because sometimes we can get away from it through the activities and stresses in life which is why I love to reset.
Meditation for me is a great way to get back to my centre.
Now is going to sound strange but I really love weapons training. I guess for some people it’s the equivalent of hitting a bag which is what I used to enjoy doing.
I was a fighter for 20 odd years and I still train when I can but unfortunately due to life and injuries I can’t hit bags like I used to – I can still hit the pads but I can’t smash out the heavy bags to defrag and destress… So instead I play with weapons. Obviously in a very controlled environment but among the many benefits, as you can imagine, dealing with weapons requires you to get very clear and very present.
And the other way I like to relax is by watching movies.
I have literally watched more movies than any other human being I know. I love consuming content. So, for me one of the ultimate ways for me to spend time recharging is to sit on the couch, by myself and just watch Netflix or movies.
I’m curious, what things do you do to relax that allows you to recharge and restore so you can keep performing at a high level?
Hit me back in the comments below.