8 Relaxing GIFs For When Life Gets Too Real

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Ever find a GIF you just keep watching? I’ve noticed that the looping GIF can have a very relaxing effect on me. Sometimes you just need to take some time out of your day to stare at your screen. Whether it’s because life just gets overwhelming at times or you just flat out need a distraction from work, I’ve found some of my favorite GIFs that help me reach my zen. Maybe they’ll do the trick for you, as well.

If you have anxiety try taking deep breaths in sync with this. It’s so relaxing.

Eh, it’s cheaper than Xanax.

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I know what it’s gonna do, but can’t stop watching.

í know imgur likes relaxing gifs, here’s one

DMT is a hell of a drug.


I don’t know what this is, or what it’s doing, but I can’t look away.

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Tea sounds good right about now.

Come, sit with me a while…Enjoy this break from User-sub

I want to go to there.

Since there is nothing more relaxing than sitting by a fire, and since you probably refuse to leave your room, here you go Imgur

I keep waiting for those sticks to fall down.

relaxing and satisfying.

I could do this all day… at least until my fingers got all pruny.

On second thought, maybe you should kill time in a more musical manner: If You Enjoy Seemingly Incompatible Music Mashups, This Website Will Blow Your Mind