Takes about 48 hours to activate relaxation Relaxation. Joy. A grueling pace in real life leaves an after taste that requires a few days to cleanse. And like clockwork, the relaxation and joy begins flowing freely. PS. Six days concluded with an empty in-box. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.