April 3, 2010
Yoga is something that everyone in the world can do … and something that is fantastic for whenever you are stressed out … or thinking too much about something. Do you ever notice that whenever you are thinking about something or worried about something, you are super stressed?
Well, yoga is a fantastic way to clear your head and truly make sure that you are completely and totally stress-free. Yoga has been practiced all over the world and I have to say that the stretching of the muscles combine with the breathing techniques is a great way to ensure that your mind stays clear.
You want to be stress-free? Try yoga. If you don’t like it, you can stop but at least try it!
October 11, 2009
Have you ever noticed that when you are at your least stressed, you are usually socializing with your friends? Well, I noticed that too and honestly, I think that is one of the secrets! I think that the more you surround yourself with positive people, the better off you are going to be and that is why socializing is by far one of the best options whenever you are feeling really stressed out.
You should always make sure that you have a friend that you can count on and trust to pull you out of the depths and will truly make you feel better. If you find that you have friends that are very negative, you might want to consider just how good of friends they really are.
Being positive is something that you can catch and if everyone around you is positive, I can promise you will feel a heck of a lot less stressed!
September 18, 2009
So you have gained some weight – it happens to everyone and there is no sense making a big huge fuss out of it. However – if you can not lose the weight, that is something that can be extremely stressful. Believe me, I know. There are many different ways that you can lose weight, but you want to make sure that you do it as healthy as possible and that is why acupuncture is something that can help you!
There are many benefits to getting acupuncture done and weight loss is one of them. However – you want to make sure that you ask the right questions to ensure that this method is going to be the best for you. Firstly, you need to acknowledge that while many – many people have had success through acupuncture with their weight loss – it is not proven as is just a tool.
You also need to understand acupuncture in general – this is where research is going to come into play. So make sure you do that before committing!
September 7, 2009
The weather is slowly but surely changing and do you know what that means? Well – it means that a cold is right around the corner and catching a cold and getting sick is something that is so stressful that honestly … I do everything I can to prevent it. The one thing that I hate about colds or trying to prevent them is that you have to take so many drugs – well, not anymore. We are going to teach you some natural ways to boost up your immune system so you won’t have to worry about getting sick!
The first thing is taking Echinacea. This is often used in combination with golden seal. Golden seal can actually lower your blood sugar levels as well, so it should not be used if you have hypoglycemia. Garlic is another popular choice when you are trying to ward off a cold, but it also is a natural antibiotic that can fight fungi.
Finally, elderberry is something that can prevent viruses from being able to reproduce in your body and it will certainly strength up your immune system. These are just a few ways!
August 30, 2009
While most people do not associate music with any sort of therapy, it really is. Think about it – whenever you are stressed out, what is the first thing that you usually do? For me? I turn my music onto a song I know is going to cheer me up or at least match what mood I am in. Music therapy, while it might seem strange is a great way to relieve some of the stress that you might be feeling due to your job, home or even just life in general.
Music therapy can actually promote wellness, eases pain and actually helps with the expression of feelings, enhances a lot of memories and finally can truly improve your communication skills – which is something that a lot of people need right now.
Whenever you are feeling stressed out, just run yourself a bath, slip your iPod on and let the music just take you away to a place that is not stressful at all!
August 1, 2009
In this blog, we have covered a lot of different things that you can do in order to relieve your stress but one thing that I do not think that we have touched base on it acupuncture. There is probably a reason for that … I hate needles. Acupuncture is not something that I think I could ever bring myself to do if only because of my fear of needles, however, I have watched it get done in someone that is always stressed out and as soon as she had it done, her stress melted away and all of her pain was gone.
Acupuncture is something that is not only fantastic for your stress levels, but it is a great way to get rid of the pain that seems to go along with stress. Your back, shoulders and neck pain can all be relieved with acupuncture and that is something that is very comforting to know about.
Acupuncture has been practiced by the Chinese for years and years and if you go to a licensed acupuncture therapist, you should feel absolutely no pain when the needle goes in – just relief and I think I may have to give acupuncture a try. I’ll let you know what I come up with!
July 15, 2009
If there is one thing that you should do when you are stressed out, it is going to be relax. While there are many different ways to relax, one of the greatest herbs in the world to help you relax and wind down is going to be lavender. There are many different ways that you can use lavender to your benefit and that is exactly what we are going to talk about now.
One of the greatest ways to use lavender is going to be via aromatherapy; however that is not the only way. Did you know that there are many different bath products that use lavender so you can truly relax your body in the hot water with a scent that is calming? Another way to use lavender is in your food – eating things with lavender in it is a fantastic way to ensure that you are going to calm down.
Lavender is something that so many people have used in the past and continue to use. All around, it is a fantastic herb and can really help you in the long run.
July 4, 2009
There are many different ways that you can deal with your stress – however, what happens when you are really, really stressed out? How do you think that you can handle that? Well, there is something called Visualization Therapy that can really, really help you in the long run to deal with your stress and keep you very calm. What Visualization Therapy basically is, is it is a way for you to focus your mind on what you would like to happen and believing in the images that you see and feel in your head to be real.
Visualization Therapy is actually the most precise and detailed therapy out there. You need to make sure that the vision that you are seeing you can feel it, smell it, taste it and even hear it and that is very, very detailed. Your imagination really needs to be there and you need to have a deep relationship with it. While most children can easily visualize anything at all, adults are a bit harder.
So take a moment, sit down and try Visualization Therapy, it really works to lower your stress levels!
June 8, 2009
To be completely honest, aromatherapies are one of those things that everyone in the world should know about and know how to use for their own benefits. Like did you that you can use aromatherapy to relieve your stress? Well, I didn’t and now I do and that is exactly what we are going to explore in this blog! What scents will really assist you in getting rid of your stress and what you should use whenever you are feeling stressed out.
Firstly, you should know that there are actually four different treatments that you can use to relieve your stress and they are:
• Mix 1 drop each of ylang-ylang to 3 drops of grapefruit.
• Combine 3 drops of bergamot with 1 drop each of geranium and frankincense.
• Blend 3 drops of clary sage and 1 drop of lemon and 1 drop of lavender.
• Mix 1 drop of veviter with 2 drops each of Roman chamomile and lavender.
So if you are looking for a way for your stress to be relieved, you should absolutely make sure that you give one combination a try or all of them!
May 28, 2009
We all know that stress can definitely take over your entire life and to be honest, everyone in the world gets stressed out. No matter who you are, you are definitely going to at some point get stressed out and you certainly need to know how to handle it. If you are the type of person that gets stressed out a lot, there is something that you can do – self hypnosis!
Now, I know what you are thinking and honestly, while self hypnosis might have a bad rep, it is definitely one of the best ways in the world to relieve some of that stress that you might have in your body. Now, how does it work? Well, first you are going to start out in a very deeply relaxed state – that way you are releasing all of that tension in your body.
Next, you are going to consciously reduce the amount of stress that you feel. For example, you can actually hypnotize yourself to feel more confident and be less stressed out – it really is easy!