The day’s origins are a little murky: could be a suggestion made in 1985 by a 4th grader in Iowa, could be a US version of a similar UK holiday, Slacker’s Day. What we do know is stress can be harmful to our health – physical and mental – so take some time to slow down and relax.

How can you celebrate? Carve out some time of your choosing, unplug from electronics, and settle in to your favorite way to relax. Need some ideas? We’ve got some videos for you: