Relaxing things are soothing: they make you feel calm, happy, and at ease.

Relaxing things are the opposite of things that create worry or excitement. For a lot of people, watching TV and reading are relaxing. Jumping off a building or taking part in a high-speed chase isn't relaxing at all — neither is taking a test. If something makes you feel mellow, then it's probably relaxing. It helps most people sleep if they do relaxing things first.

Definitions of relaxing
  1. adjective
    affording physical or mental rest
    synonyms: reposeful, restful
    slumberous, slumbrous
    quiet and tranquil
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    restless, uneasy
    lacking or not affording physical or mental rest
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