STRESS AWARENESS MONTH
Tomorrow is April 1st, which means we are one day away from National Stress Awareness Month. Most of us experience stress and anxiety, so its important for everyone to understand that keeping it at bay is crucial to reaching optimum health and wellness.
Why? Not only does it effect our mental health, but you can read all about just some of the devastating effects that stress can have on the body as well here.
Here are just some of the things that have been shown to reduce stress and anxiety - naturally.
Ashwaganda has been shown to aid in regulating the body’s reaction to stress. it has also been shown to improve focus and provide a natural energy boost!
Despite magnesium being a vital nutrient for many different functions in the body, it is one of the most common deficiencies. Magnesium helps to keep anxiety at bay, and relaxes the muscles and the nervous system. You can read more about the benefits of magnesium here.
Consuming anti-inflammatory foods have been shown to stabilize the body’s reaction to stress. Examples of anti-inflammatory foods include the following:
Lavender has been shown to have calming effects, which helps to reduce anxiety symptoms. You can use it topically by applying a few drops to to your wrists or temples, or diffuse it in an essential oil diffuser.
Like lavender, chamomile also promotes relaxation and can also be applied topically or used in a diffuser.
A combination of a healthy diet, sleep schedule, exercise regime and overall lifestyle are the keys to a healthy mind and body.
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