In today’s world, more and more is demanded of us every day. Many of us work one or two jobs, some take classes, are moms and dads, doing chores, and just trying to squeeze in time to take that spinning class. It’s no wonder there are so many drinks and supplements that promise to boost energy levels!
With springtime, comes the dreaded ‘allergy season’ and sometimes we need a little help from our favorite essential oils to help us to combat the sniffles, headaches and dry skin. With a health conscious routine, you can be proactive about these common feelings of congestion and respiratory irritation that come along with the months of March, April and May. We can also help prepare our bodies for the summer, so we can enter beach season happy and healthy. We’ve put together a list of oils that will help to put a little “spring” literally into your step.
Nearly 7% of the adult population has experienced depression. Additionally, anxiety affects even more Americans, with 18% reporting they have experienced a prevalence of symptoms in the past year. According to the latest data, depression and anxiety in the U.S. costs society roughly $210 billion on a yearly basis. While we can tangibly quantify the costs of these conditions with dollars and cents, it is no secret that there are many other costs associated with these ailments. So, what can we do at home to mitigate the symptoms and hopefully see these numbers decrease?
Even though we all know that we need a good night’s sleep, one in three adults in the U.S. don’t, according to a study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention released in early 2016. While most of us have good intentions to get to bed on time, bad habits before, during, and while you sleep are negatively impacting how you catch some zzz’s.
We can all benefit from essential oils year round, but did you know that some essential oils are extremely helpful to our bodies in the winter? Our skin, immune system, and minds are all affected by the colder weather and these essential oils can help combat some of the sicknesses and added stress that goes hand in hand with these chilly months.
With our everyday responsibilities, stress can build up until we feel as though we may bubble over. Yoga is an amazing daily option for stress release, and a way to avoid that overwhelmed feeling in our lives. Through continued practice of yoga, we can reduce stress, anxiety, headaches, indigestion issues, and help to promote an overall healthy lifestyle. We have curated a list of poses that you can easily do before, after, or in the middle your busy day to help you remember to just breathe in and out.