5 Super-Easy Ways To Stress Less

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5 Super-Easy Ways To Stress Less
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“If you are always stressed, or a worrier, you need to have some tools,” says Dr Simone Laubscher PhD. “Your brain needs to be like a beach, where negative thoughts can come, and you have the choice of whether they can pitch a tent and camp there, or if you can send them out. It’s really important to switch off, have a little bit of disconnect and do things you love.”

Squeeze a stress ball. The simple mechanical action of squeezing reduces stress and massages the various acupressure points in the hands.

Yawn widely. It helps relax tension in the jaw, and assists your brain and body to release chemicals, like dopamine, nitric oxide, serotonin, amino acids and oxytocin, that help the body to cope with stress.

Breathe in essential oils.  Apply calming orange, rose, ylang ylang or lavender to a tissue and sniff throughout the day. For a true sensory overload, add a few drops to the floor of your shower or bath for an all immersing and soothing body steam.

Drink tea. OurSLEEP WELLE Fortified Calming Tea is a natural blend of herbs including skullcap, valerian root and hops. Effective during the day when you need a moment of stillness and calm, or just before bed for a good night's sleep.

Boost your immune system. Stress can trigger illness, so focus in on strengthening your immune system with a daily dose of THE SUPER ELIXIR bioavailable greens. One of its star actives is the combination of shiitake and maitake mushrooms. A super antioxidant source and immune-boosting powerhouse, it zooms in on areas that suffer oxidative stress, like bone marrow and seminal fluid.