6 Videos for Relaxation and Renewal in Under Five Minutes

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I often feel the need to get away, and watching short videos sometimes is just the cure I need for writers block or the doldrums. When faced with a problem that I can’t solve, I need to take a step back, regroup, destress, and relax a bit.  Under deadline, it is not possible to take long breaks or often even leave the office, so I have found new ways to de-stress and relax, put myself in another place for a few minutes.  Videos are a great way to do this, I have a few favorites for relaxation that give me just the little break I need to recharge and get going again. In under five minutes, you can escape into another world with these videos. 

A five minute break is not much, but it will feel like a lot more if you truly enjoy it. These short videos will give you a lovely mini break, and may just help you get that extra bit of umph you need to go on working.  Take a five minute vacation in Hawaii, journey to Havasu, swim with the dolphins, get back to nature with a simple click on your computer screen.

Swim with the dolphins for a few minutes.

There is often nothing more relaxing than sitting in front of an aquarium, here is your private 3D aquarium and just over four minutes of watching tropical fish. A Fish Lover’s Mini-Paradise Beautiful piano music, a wonderful scene, this video will transport you and make you smile. 

Uplifting, motivating, beautiful and joyful–five minutes in the woods. A great five minutes for bird lovers, listen to their songs and learn a bit about the birds that are singing them through the photos and descriptions, a very nice way to enjoy a few minutes in nature, so to speak.

For all you early birds! Take a short trip to Havasu and sit by one of the Havasupai waterfalls, accompanied by some introspective music, and the fantasy of a day in the canyons of Arizona.

If you prefer something more isoteric or want to take a short nap, try this geometric shapes meditation video.

Always a classic, listen to John Lennon’s “Imagine” on pan flute and enjoy some lovely nature scenes, it always works to inspire me.

Sometimes a five minute break is all you need to bring you a bit of peace to get you through the rest of the day.  Relax, enjoy, and let us know if you have any favorite videos or music to share for relaxation and rejuvenation.

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