5 Stress-Relieving Stretches to Unwind With Tonight

Wine and chocolate are excellent stress relievers. We can’t deny that. But when your day was more than just overflowing inbox problems, you may want to upgrade your post-work wind-down plan. Stretching relieves the stress that builds up in our bodies (think stiff necks and achy backs) while also calming the mind—basically, it’s the perfect Monday evening activity. And you can do it right at home (in between bites of chocolate and sips of pinot, if you wish).

Scroll through for five stretches your body will thank you for!