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Five Ways To Unwind After A Business Meeting

03 November 2016


Five Ways To Unwind After A Business Meeting

Long hard days spent in gruelling business meetings and early-morning starts for said meeting can have a negative affect on your body and mind. A day of meetings can leave you feeling stressed out and exhausted, leaving your ‘me time’ outside of work left just for dealing with the stressful day you’ve just endured. Don’t allow a business meeting to let you forget the old adage, ‘work hard, play harder’. Instead follow our five ways to unwind after a business meeting, they will leave you feeling energised and refreshed. Ready for playtime with your loved ones.

Do A Gym Work Out

If you’re the type of person who hates sitting down and chilling and would rather by active after a long day at the office, the gym is a great way for you unwind after a business meeting. Physical exercise will release endorphins and help you feel happier and energetic after a long day and put you in a positive mood for the rest of the evening. After all, we weren’t meant to spend 8 hours a day sat at a desk, so take an hour to get active. A light gym workout will make you feel fantastic and will be beneficial if you are socialising with friends and family afterwards.

Relax With Meditation

A great way to unwind after a business meeting is to simply take some time out to sit and breathe in silence. After all, you’ve probably not had a minute of quiet all day. Meditating is a wonderful practice to learn to reduce stress, provide clarity, beat anxiety and improve concentration. Do you need any more reasons? Practising meditation doesn’t take long. Spend 10 to 20 minutes after your business meeting being mindful. Sit in a quiet place where you won’t be disturbed and just concentrate on your breathing, allowing your thoughts to just drain away. If you feel a thought entering your head, just focus on breathing in and out until it goes away. You’ll feel tranquil and calm afterwards.

Take A Long Hot Bath

After a day of stressful meetings, the first thing you will want to do is get our of your work clothes and wash any reminder of the office away. Book the next hour at least out for yourself, light some aromatherapy candles and run a hot bath with some relaxing bubble bath. Soaking in a hot bath in candle light after a long day has an instant calming effect. Play some calming music in the background and just get lost in your thoughts as you allow the tensions of the day to release. A perfect way to unwind after a business meeting.

Go For A Walk

The fresh air of the great outdoors is a natural healer. So when you’ve had a long hard day in the office, head outside and walk as you feel your stresses slip away and get lost in your own thoughts. Walking is believed to bring a sense of calm, it might be to do with the natural surroundings you can enjoy a walk. Walking brings many benefits to the mind and body, from boosting creativity to enhancing your mood and self-esteem.

Get A Massage

What better way to relieve yourself of stress than to be pampered by an expert masseuse. Head to our spa and choose a relaxing massage such as a stress-relieving full body. Then lie down and allow the masseuse to ease the knots and tension in your muscles. It’s perfect way to enjoy some down time so cleanse your mind and body with some holistic therapy. It is believed that a massage supports healing and boosts your mood and energy. You will leave the spa feeling refreshed, relaxed and ready to take on the world again. We hope our ways to unwind after a business meeting have left you feeling calm and relaxed. If you have more business meetings coming up, why not let us take as much stress away as possible and allow us to plan it for you. Take a look at our meeting and conferences page here.

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