The Ways You Unwind After Work

Read on to see what our readers are doing at the end of the day to relax.

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We asked you: What’s your favorite way to relax after a hard day at work? 500 of our Facebook fans responded with their routine. Most of you are exhausted and want to just eat then fall into bed while listening to music. Read on to see what everyone else is doing at the end of the day:

Sleeping: 17%

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Listening to music: 15%

Reading (Book, magazine, etc.): 8 %

Eating: 7%

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Drinking a hot beverage: 7%

Spending time with family or friends: 6%

Showering/bathing: 5%

Exercising: 4% (Jogging, walking, biking, swimming, yoga)

Watching T.V.: 4%

On the computer/internet: 4%

Watching movies: 3%

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Having a cocktail/beer/wine: 2%

Playing guitar or singing: 2%


  • Not one person said cooking; where is all the food coming from?
  • No one said cleaning was a relaxing activity.
  • The most popular food answer was ice cream
  • We are surprised that so few of you choose to workout at the end of day. Are you exercising in the morning?

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest