Rocking Chair / August 17, 2017 / Shawn Patel
My first memory of rocking chairs is when I used to travel down to my Grandparents house for a visit. We would sit in the living room, rock back and forth and catch up on what had been happening in our lives since that last time were together. It was a relaxing, special time that I will always remember. We weren't worried about schedules, places to be, or what chores needed to be done. We just took a few minutes to step away from the stress of everything and enjoy our time together. Grandma had her rocking chair, and Grandpa has his. They also had one for the grandkids and my brothers and I always fought over who got to sit in it. It was your classic style chair for rocking just like the adult ones, only smaller. We felt just like grown-ups, rocking right along with them. The rocking motion was rhythmic and soothing, seeming to have a calming effect on any child who sat in it.
The best way to rest, relax, and rejuvenate yourself is sitting in a rocking chair at your home. This is merely a regular activity that most of us perform and are quite familiar with, but it has astonishing beneficial effects for our body. The list of positive effects to our body is long, and the benefits are some that we may never think of. The ailments that most of us suffer from can be greatly minimized by partaking in the back and forth motion of a rocking chair. It may be hard to believe, but it is true. The gentle rocking motion that the body undergoes as we follow the movement of the chair nourishes and revitalizes our bodies' cells and also increases circulation. Whether you are suffering from sleepless nights or hypertension, a regular sitting at the chair at a continuous rate for 20 minutes a day will help a great deal in easing these ailments.
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