How I Like to Relax!

Life can get super busy. Especially in college and being an athlete, there’s always a lot on my plate. While I love juggling everything, sometimes I need to relax and have a little time to myself. These are my favorite ways to do so!


I love reading. I can lose myself in a good novel and forget everything around me while reading about the characters. The best books I have ever read have been the ones that make me feel the emotions of the characters. It’s so relaxing for me to be transcended to a different world and see how their story unfolds. I’ve read over twenty books this summer and it was one of the more relaxing summers I’ve had!

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When I’m not in season for volleyball and playing over twelve hours a week, I like to have my nails painted perfectly. During season, I usually paint my nails myself so I don’t mind if it chips while playing. But when I truly want to relax, I like getting a mani-pedi. It’s so nice to feel pampered! Pedicures are great, too.

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Very simple and very relaxing! It’s a great way to catch up on rest and let my body recover from everything. As much as I have on my plate, I usually try to get around eight hours of sleep a night. If I don’t get a solid eight during the night, I try to make up for the lost time with a nap! I always feel refreshed and rested, which is when I feel the most relaxed.

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Another easy fix to getting some me time! I’m currently on the last season of Drop Dead Diva and I’m so excited to see how it ends. When I just want something on in the background, I usually put on FriendsThe Office, and Parks and Rec. I’ve seen every episode of these shows, so I don’t mind if I’m not completely paying attention to the plot while I do homework or browse social media on my phone.

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Face Mask/Full Pamper Routine

Sometimes a girl just needs to put on a face mask and do the whole body routine! I always feel so relaxed after shaving, exfoliating, putting on lotion, and doing my skin care routine. Rodan + Fields has an amazing Daily Cleansing Face Mask that I love. Contact me to find out how you can save 10% and get free shipping! There’s nothing like having refreshed skin.

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These are my favorite ways to completely feel relaxed! Comment down below if you do any of these things during your downtime. Thank you so much for reading!