How to De-Stress After Work

After a long, hectic day at work, finding time to actively relax is incredibly important for reducing stress, improving mental health, increasing productivity, bettering sleep quality and protecting against burnout.

Here are a few quick, easy ways to calm a busy mind, stretch out your body, and find a moment for yourself, so that you can boost your health and enjoy your evening.

Try a quick meditation

Just 10 minutes of meditation is proven to lower your stress hormones.

10 Minutes To De-Stress After Work
Meditation
10 mins

10 Minutes To De-Stress After Work

with Jess (Wood) Baccanello

Unwind, de-stress and disconnect from the busyness of your day with this soothing meditation designed to help you forget about what’s come before so that you can relax into the evening ahead.

Read More
Reconnect With Yourself
Meditation
15 mins

Reconnect With Yourself

with Aisha Carrington

Fill up your cup, slow down, and take a break from the fast pace of life with this 15-minute practice. Remind yourself that you matter as you make space to listen to your thoughts, take care of your emotional health and wrap yourself in a bubble of love and sunshine, even when it feels like a dark, cloudy day.

Read More
Your Time To Rest
Meditation
15 mins

Your Time To Rest

with Aisha Carrington

Get comfortable, close your eyes, sink into this deep meditation, and switch off from the busyness of life. The perfect practice to give back to yourself and focus on your emotional wellbeing.

Read More
Feel Calm & Nourished
Meditation
20 mins

Feel Calm & Nourished

with Aisha Carrington

Bring a sense of ease, gratitude and presence into your mind and body with this gentle meditation. With the simple affirmations: ‘I am present in this moment. I am relaxing each part of my body. I am blessed, loved and supported. I allow myself to let go’

Read More

Try a short breathwork practice

Slow down your breathing, tune in to your body, and activate your parasympathetic nervous system, the rest and digest state.

De-Stress Breathwork
Meditation
15 mins

De-Stress Breathwork

with James Dowler

This practice uses the technique of slowing the exhale right down. In doing so, the slowing down branch of the nervous system is activated and a feeling of relaxation and calm sweeps through the body.

Read More
10 Minutes To Release Stress
Meditation
10 mins

10 Minutes To Release Stress

with Cordelia Simpson

A soothing breathwork practice with Cordelia Simpson to help you unwind and create a sense of calm positivity.

Read More
Slow Down Breathwork
Meditation
15 mins

Slow Down Breathwork

with James Dowler

Feeling stressed? This short breathwork will help you take some time to slow down. Using box breathing - designed to balance the nervous system and still the mind.

Read More

Do a gentle yoga class

Stretch your body and calm your mind while you move from frantic and busy to grounded and peaceful.

De-Stress In 10
Yoga
10 mins

De-Stress In 10

with Lisa Hood

This is great for anyone who feels like they have tension in their back or shoulders. With an upper body focus, Lisa leads you through this quick flow to help you wring out any stress you may have and feel great. Ideal also for winding down before bed.

Read More
Gentle Nourishing Flow
Yoga
20 mins

Gentle Nourishing Flow

with Cordelia Simpson

Need a speedy yoga practice that will leave you feeling nourished and grounded? This is the class for you.

Read More
Go-To Grounding Flow
Yoga
20 mins

Go-To Grounding Flow

with Ella Mills

This is a great flow if you need a moment of calm to reconnect with your body and to ground yourself. Ella helps you open up and stretch out your whole body, focusing on your breath and how each part of your body feels to create a sense of calm and connection - the perfect start or break in your day.

Read More

Delicious Ways to Feel Better

Discover simple tools for a healthier life

Become a Deliciously Ella member today