50 Ways to Relax Without Spending Money



Whether it’s exotic holidays or timesaving takeaways, paying to relax or ease the pressure of our daily routine means big business for those who are on the receiving end — and money misery for those of us who just want an easy life. When you’re stuck in a rut, it can take a major jolt to remind you of the old cliché: the best things in life are free.

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and that needn’t just apply to your diet, but also to your soul. Yes, making your own coffee can be rewarding and cheap, and eating food you prepare for yourself saves money whilst putting you in charge of your own nutritional intake. But rushing through the rest of your morning routine can quickly derail your good intentions. Get up in good time and resist the urge to hit that snooze button. Do some stretches to wake up your body and put you in control — after all, endorphins are free!

This mindful approach to your pre-work routine can put you in good stead for the rest of the day. Whether you’re at your desk, feeling lost in your lunch hour, or struggling with the commute home, you can apply similar low-cost solutions to feeling better about your surroundings. That means eating healthy, being respectful towards your own body, and making time to do things properly. For a raft of specific tips on how to excel at these strategies and feel better day-to-day without breaking the bank, check out the list of 50 proven relaxation tips in this excellent new infographic.




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