As the months get colder, our bodies ache more and our mental state begins to deteriorate. Stress can be a killer if you let it get the best of you. It has been linked to depression, heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. If you’re one who is affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder or who just is overwhelmed by the holiday season, you should consider utilizing some holistic health options. The most effective solution to stress, pain, and lethargy associated with the winter is prevention. We hope this short holistic guide helps you navigate these cold months much easier. These are the seven best holistic practices you can do in your own home.
Did you know that the constant stress and self-sacrifice of everyday life can hurt your productivity in the long run? Chronic stress simply isn’t the way our bodies are built, as they meant to function under short bursts of stress through the flight-or-fight response. But, through low levels of stress every single day, our entire body can suffer. The term “self-care” is an amazing solution to our stress problem. While it can often sound overly indulgent, it is actually extremely personalized to your needs. Better yet, when you take good care of yourself through regular self-care rituals, you can be your best self at school, work, and in your relationships.
There are reportedly more people suffering from depression than at any other time in history. While it can be great to feel more connected than ever in the modern world, it can also cause tension with the inability to focus. It’s no wonder then that the ways to seek tension relief have never been more numerous. That can bring its own issues. Perhaps you could start feeling anxious about trying to figure out how to relieve your tension. Instead of spiraling into further anxiety and frustration, try to find simple ways to add tension relief to your daily life. Check out these 10 ways you can stop tension in its tracks.