Maybe you clicked to read this article because your 9-5 has turned into a 9-9. Maybe you think that life is just being completely unfair and you needed some tips to show it who’s boss. Or, maybe, you’re just going through a small rough patch and this post arrived in your inbox, newsfeed, or Google search and you thought “Weird, I needed this!”. Whatever brought you to this post, we hope it helps. Life can be a roller coaster–cliche? Yes. True? Also yes. For moments when stress is on the rise or occasional anxiousness takes place, below are ways to cope. From “new age” thoughts on meditating to gain purpose to listening to songs that help stimulate a calm mood, these are a few articles we found this past week that will benefit you for the upcoming one.
Ready to channel the positive energy and find new ways to improve your current state? Here we go…
Article 1: Fear Is Keeping You From Your Best Life Here’s How To Overcome It
Fear is a normal emotion that can take place over rational or irrational life events. However, it can result in feeling less-than-great and hold you back. The first way to rid any feelings of anxiousness or stress is to rid fear. Read more on how to overcome this common feeling today on MindBodyGreen in their helpful article on the topic.
Article 2: Hear The 1 Song Scientists Believe Can Reduce Anxiety By 65%
We all have that one song that can cheer us up. Music is overtly powerful, and it can be tied to old memories or can be the impetus for creating new ones. Well, now scientists have taken this knowledge of music and ventured into figuring out which song out there can chill people out. The verdict? The song Weightless by Macron Union. We gave it a listen, and while we can’t say it makes anxiety disappear, it definitely left us with a sense of ease. Read the full details of the study on PopSugar now.
Article 3: 10 Tips & A Meditation For Riding Life’s Turbulent Waters
Okay, so we may sound like a broken record at this point with all the times we mentioned the benefits of meditation, but we really believe in the cause! This article from Yoga Journal helps outline how to better overcome rough times in your life. So, for those of you who clicked through to this post because you’re in a bit of a funk, this article is for you. Read on here for a meditation and 10 helpful tips!
Article 4: Working More Than This Number of Hours A Week Can Put Your Heart In Danger
If you had to guess one of the few leading causes of stress, what would come to mind? If you thought work, you’re right. Overworking is a problem in America, and this article from Men’s Health is living proof on why it’s important to slow down, recenter, and not work as many hours–for health’s sake. Read it here.
Article 5: 5 Trips To Take When Your Burnt Out At Work
Now that you’ve reached the end of this article. We think it’s safe to say a vacation is needed in your life. What’s even better? Refinery29 gathered a list of the best places to go if you’re feeling burnt out. Check them all out here.
Two Essential Oil Blends For Your Diffuser To Help Unwind:
Using the following blends are a great way to take time for yourself and unwind from the week. The different scents can help ease your mind and free your spirits. After all, being able to take a few moments to yourself and breathe is a key way to get your body/mind aligned. (Note: These recipes don’t help minimize anxiety, if you are experiencing any of those symptoms we recommend speaking to a medical professional).
Rid Toxic Energy:
Get rid of the negative weight holding your spirit down with the freeing aromas of the following blend.
+ Myrtle 100% Pure Essential Oil (3 Drops)
+ Eucalyptus 100% Pure Essential Oil (2 Drops)
+ Lemongrass 100% Pure Essential Oil (2 Drops)
^ For a pre-made, similar blend, try our: Purify Essential Oil
Balance & Restore Spirits:
Let this blend soothe and brighten your mind and spirit with its citrus notes.
+ Tangerine 100% Pure Essential Oil (3 Drops)
+ Geranium 100% Pure Essential Oil (2 Drops)
+ Sandalwood 100% Pure Essential Oil (2 Drops)
Health & Happiness,