National Relaxation Day | August 15
Tue Aug 15th

National Relaxation Day


On August 15th, National Relaxation Day encourages us to relax and unwind. It's a day to remember ourselves and take a moment to relax.

National Relaxation Day is a significant date because we all need a break from the fast-paced and often rushed lifestyles we live. Many health risks can be avoided as well as taking time to recover and restore our exhausted minds and bodies. Overload, run-down, exhausted, and miserable, as the day's founder said, and that's just wrong.

But he was correct! Stress has been shown to be both physically and mentally damaging to our health. Most doctors will agree that finding ways to relax and reducing stress will improve overall wellbeing.

What is your favorite relaxation hobby?

  • Reading a book
  • Fishing with a friend is a fun pastime
  • A picnic in the park
  • Walking along the beach walking along the shoreline
  • Taking a drive in the country is a thrill
  • Spa
  • Golfing
  • Photography
  • A movie
  • Window shopping
  • Lunch with friends
  • Drinks with friends
  • Watching sports
  • Swimming

These are just a few of the many potential relaxation techniques you may want to use to celebrate this holiday.

How to celebrate national relaxation day

Take a deep breath, unwind while watching your favorite TV show, or simply find a quiet spot in a park and enjoy the summer breeze. Use #NationalRelaxationDay to post on social media and spread the word.

We also have 8 More Chill Ways to Relax, which you may find helpful.

History has shown that national relaxation day was the first national relaxation day in the United States

Sean Moeller, a fourth-grader, founded National Relaxation Day in 1985 as a fourth-grader. People should not do anything of real value in a Des Moines Register interview with Valerie Monson. Releasing does not include cleaning and real jobs.

Relaxation FAQ

Q. How can I reduce anxiety at work?

A. The American Psychological Association has compiled a series of tips for reducing anxiety at work. It's also important to know what causes our anxiety similar to how we stress our personal lives. Once we know what those triggers are, we can devise ways to minimize our stress response. We now know what those triggers are. Taking deep breaths, stretching, reducing our workloads, or even speaking to our boss can all raise the types and amount of anxiety at work. We can learn to relax more easily in turn.

Q. What is the most relaxing job in the United States? Q. What is the most relaxing career in the United States?

A. We're pretty sure you can rule out President of the United States. However, doing something you love improves your job satisfaction. For example, working in a setting that is less demanding to you will be less stressful. If you don't like the outdoors but you spend the majority of your workday outdoors, you may find your job more challenging than someone who loves the outdoors. So, it's a matter of perspective.