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.
With the holidays quickly approaching, you most certainly have a long list of friends and family to shop for and little time to shop. Holiday shopping can cause some serious stress, so we are here to help! Our team has curated a list of gifts that we know are sure to soothe the receiver’s senses and help ensure a calm and stress free holiday season for you as well as for the recipient. We can’t promise you that you won’t see an item or two that you want to buy for yourself! Don’t worry, we won’t tell.
Finals are a stressful time whether you are a freshman or a well-seasoned senior. With late (sometimes sleepless) nights, our bodies are simply exhausted and this is inevitably reflected in our test scores. Finals are inescapably hard on the mind, but they do not need to be stressful. Here are some ideas to keep your body well rested and your noggin sharp.
Have you ever found yourself plugging in your headphones and hitting play on your favorite album when getting ready to work on a project? Turned on a sound track of ocean waves to help you get to sleep? Or even noticed your mood lift when listening to upbeat music on your drive to work?
Settling into Fall brings new scents and flavors. This season we’ll be skipping the pumpkin spice lattes and heading for these herbs and plants that will spice up our Autumn.