Monday, January 28, 2013

We All Need To Relax Sometimes...

We all need to relax sometimes. Last night, I enjoyed an evening of relaxation, and it was exactly what I needed...
  • First, a thirty minute yoga routine...nothing strenuous...just some breathing exercises and mild, stretching asanas to relax the neck, shoulders, and back, followed by fifteen minutes of meditation to relax the mind, and a cup of peppermint tea with organic raw honey to relax the tummy.
  • Next, a steamy bubble-bath, complete with scented candles, Ravel's Daphnis et Chloe, a moisturizing facial mask, and a slathering of my favorite body butter.
  • Then, a light dinner of homemade vegetable soup with shaved parmesan, sesame rice crackers and a perfectly ripened pear.
And finally, I was off to bed with a good book. I'm reading David Lebovitz's Living The Sweet Life In Paris. Stress level = Zero. Doux!



  1. I've spent over a week in another town, in the hospital with my sister. She had open heart surgery. Yesterday was my birthday and I'm back home. I did just that...nothing. I relaxed. Boy, did I ever need to relax! Hope all is well with you Carol.

  2. Happy belated birthday Ruthe! Hope your sister is doing well after her surgery. Yes, sometimes doing nothing is just the best thing to do. I'm good...ready for Spring and flip-flops! C