Muscles in our face can hold tension like muscles anywhere else in your body. Relax and rejuvenate your face with these three exercises that release strain and calm the mind.
When I’m feeling stressed and overwhelmed, I have a tendency to wear my feelings on my face. I scrunch up my face when I’m upset, and often clench my jaw due to stress, which can lead to cystic acne breakouts. If you have a tendency to hold tension in your face, try these three facial exercises that can be done anytime, anywhere.
BONUS TIPS: Meditate! Go out in nature. Paint! Find things that bring you joy and prioritize creating peace in your life. Strive to be present, not perfect. If you’re in search of a relaxing evening skin care routine and meditative practice, check out my 20-minute meditation and skin care routine here.
This year, Yoga Journal’s annual ambassador road trip—the Live Be Yoga Tour—is going virtual. We are calling it The Decompression. Recently, we’ve all been asked to journey inward, to take moments of pause and stillness, and to slow down, rest, and prioritize the things we value. Follow the Live Be Yoga 2020 series here, stay connected with us at @livebeyoga on social, and join the movement to find beauty in stillness.
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