–by Jessica Bennett
Did you know that stress is the number one cause of dis-ease?
Here are some tips to start reducing stress naturally while feeling balanced and grounded.
- Meditation: Start with small goals for mediation such as 5 minutes a day of calm, deep breathing and slowly work yourself up to 20 minutes or more. By taking a few minutes each morning to meditate (instead of checking your Facebook!) you will be able to start your day with a clear mind. I find guided meditations are a lot easier to do and have attached this link.
- Aromatherapy: Inhaling certain scents, such as lavender, cypress and rosemary, can cause an immediate stress relief effects. Smells can stimulate the limbic system, which in turn releases chemicals that affect the brain, promoting feelings of relaxation, calmness, love and excitement.
- Reiki: This form of energy healing reduces stress and anxiety and encourages relaxation. Reiki works holistically on the whole body, mind and spirit by activating the natural balance of the body and promoting emotional and physical well-being.
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