Whether it's on the front porch with a good book and a glass of wine or enjoying a much needed massage or facial - There's plenty of ways to slow down, unwind and relax!


We all need a break from the fast-paced and often hectic lifestyles we live. Taking time to recuperate and rejuvenate our tired minds and bodies may help prevent many health risks.

Too much work can make us sick, run down, tired and that’s just wrong.

One of my favorite things to do to unwind is take a walk around the neighborhood with my wife and daughter. Sure, it's not exactly taking a load off and kicking my feet up, but it's relaxing to me in my own right and it gives me much needed family time with the girls.

Sometimes when the kid is down for a nap during the summer, I'll make my way to the deck with a cold beer and the radio to listen to the Twins game. Once in a while I'll even fall asleep and wake up to Charlee calling my name from inside. It's days like that I love the most now that I'm a dad.

What is your favorite way to relax?

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