Contractors Advice On Relaxation

By Robert Robillard on Contractor Advice, Uncategorized

Contractor Tips For Relaxing and Living A Healthy Lifestyle

We live in a society where multi-tasking has become the norm, many people find it difficult to actually relax.

Our bodies react the same to positive or negative stress. Prolonged stress can affect the body negatively.

The key is to learn to strengthen our resiliency and innate ability to heal ourselves.

This comes from a combination of paying attention to overall lifestyle habits such as;

  • proper nutrition,
  • exercise,
  • getting the proper amount of sleep,
  • etc.

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Relaxation isn’t a luxury – it’s a necessity. It’s the most important thing your can do to establish a balanced well being, and the benefits are many. Proper relaxation, on a regular basis, allows us to think more clearly, reduces stress, raises energy levels, speeds up healing and boosts our immune system.

A well built house starts with the foundation:

The foundation:

Are you eating healthy? Are you keeping artificial stimulants – sugar, caffeine, alcohol – under control? Are you getting good quality sleep? Are you exercising regularly?

Build Strong Walls:

Psychologists have identified the emotional needs that all human beings share – security; control; attention (giving and receiving); connection to others; status; achievement; purpose. The key to a relaxed life is to ensure that these are all being met appropriately. Audit your life to check, and think of ways to address any areas that are being neglected.

Maintain Your Investment

Find something that absorbs your attention and stimulates you in a healthy way – fitness training, yoga, sports, walking, or hobbies such as woodworking, painting, blogging or reading.

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Watching TV, besides being sluggish, physically exhausts our attention mechanisms and is not a good way to relax.

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Negative issues, difficult times, whatever situation you find yourself in ~The old adage ~ “ This too shall pass” is true.

Hang in there and keep keeping on. Don’t drag your feet!

Stay Focused, Stay Positive, Stay Safe!

~concord carpenter



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Robert Robillard

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Rob Robillard is “The Concord Carpenter” Rob is a builder, general contractor, carpenter, woodworker, and editor of Concord Carpenter and ToolBoxBuzz As a General Contractor and carpenter, Rob owns and operates Concord Carpenter LLC. A full-service remodeling and construction company. Rob is a recognized leader in home building best practices and a source for how-to information for building professionals. On this website, Rob covers all aspects of home construction, building science, home improvement, woodworking, remodeling, and some of the best product and tool reviews. Rob is in charge of our Tool and Product Review series - Concord Carpenter Videos where we post all of our tool reviews and video tutorials. Rob approaches remodeling and building construction with a pragmatic and problem-solving approach. He enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help and educate building professionals as well as DIYers on best practices in the construction and remodeling industry. He's a strong advocate for "raising the bar" in the construction trades and promoting the trades to youth. #BeAMentor #Green2Great Craftsmanship, quality, and pride guide his journey on this channel The Concord Carpenter's motto: "Well done is better than well said!" : Read more about Rob

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