Try and relax and You will more tense.
the harder your try, chances are you get more tense.
relaxation doesn’t come thru efforts, it happens because you understand the nature of your mind. When you make efforts to relax – you are actually working thru your mind which is the source of your tension. In order to achieve relaxation you need to go beyond mind.
Prayer, Meditation, laughter are some of the ways you can beyond mind.
Meditation is nothing but effortless effort, It is nothing but no-mind or beyond mind. The moment you understand you are not your mind then you have found the source of relaxation.