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So finally it is the right time to relax!

Apr 01, 2021 - Oktawian Jurczykowski

Various types of guides related to achieving relaxation are very popular in the Internet and other media. This is not only related to the stress caused by Covid-19, as its source goes back much further in history. It seems that this is mainly due to the Stress Culture that prevails in Western societies – the pursuit of a career, mortgage loans, society pressure to achieve success in life…

The objects related to achieving relaxation are very interesting – various strange looking instruments and spiked balls. When you look at them closely, they start to look really disturbing. And there is a certain moment when the burning need to relax becomes a source of stress in itself.