Take Some Time to Slow Down and Relax


The R.O.C.K. Club Cares About Your Physical and Mental Health 

If there is one thing that people need to do, it is to take some time to slow down and relax. We live in a busy, “in-your-face” world. The kids have school, practice, and activities. Our jobs ask more and more from us. And even our supposed relaxation times are nothing close to relaxing. Social media, 24-hour news cycles, streaming services, e-mails, and text messages all compete for our attention.   We understand the demands that today’s culture places on people. But we all need that time to unwind, unplug, relax, and allow ourselves some physical, mental, and spiritual recovery. We here at The R.O.C.K. Club in Radford, VA, care about our neighbors throughout the New River Valley. With that in mind, we want to use our blog to encourage you to slow down and relax. We also want to give you some tips on how to unplug and enjoy life.

Read a Book. Take a Walk. Just Unplug! 

Many, many people have said that this is the best time to be alive. And in a variety of ways, they are right. We can see news from the other side of the world as it happens. We can be in constant connection with anyone, anywhere, at any time. But there is also much to be said about the way our forefathers lived, too. We were not created to stare at screens, social media, and smartphones all day and night.   We need to find time to unplug, slow down, and relax. What can you do, though, to unplug in a plugged-in world? There are many things to do if you just look around. Find a quiet room and read a book. Take a walk in the woods and enjoy nature. Just sit in a relaxing chair and listen to music. Visit an art museum and take your time. Find an unplugged hobby. Constant stimulation from screens is not healthy in the long run. Go and enjoy life.

Make Sure to Spend Some Unplugged Time with God 

Here at The R.O.C.K. Club, we care about your physical and mental well-being. That is why we want to encourage you to slow down and relax. But we also care about your spiritual well-being. This is actually the most important part of your life. With that in mind, we want to encourage you to take some time, unplug, and get alone with God. You never waste time when you give it to God. But to enjoy time with God, you first have to have a relationship with God. That only comes by knowing Jesus Christ as your Savior. If you want to know more about trusting Jesus to save you, please contact our office today. We would love to talk to you about having a real relationship with God.  For more information on The R.O.C.K. Club’s Christ-centered childcare and educational programs, call us today at (540) 267-3000. Let us help you understand how you can have a real relationship with God through Jesus. We also want you to find time in your day to slow down and relax!