Winter isn’t for all of us and often brings the blues, so instead of singing along, we’re learning how to kick it with these natural remedies to stimulate your happiness.
Aromatherapy dates back 6000 years of treating depression, anxiety and even skin conditions.
The “smell” receptors in your nose communicate with the parts of your brain that connects to emotions and memories. When you breathe in essential oil molecules, some researchers believe they stimulate these parts of your brain and influence physical, emotional, and mental health. Other researchers think that molecules from essential oils may interact in the blood with hormones or enzymes.
4. Acupuncture Therapy
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Scientists and doctors are still studying how exactly acupuncture works, but it does, so they keep doing it.
A practitioner inserts needles into the skin at points of the body that corresponds with specific organs. Research suggests the needles may activate natural painkillers in the brain; in traditional Chinese medicine, the process is believed to improve functioning by correcting energy blocks or imbalances in the organs. Whatever it is, we’ll still do it.
3. Flotation Therapy
Floating is the newest fad, but the results have proven it’s staying.
Sensory deprivation cuts off all the senses from the mind, removing it from the stressful situations that most of us face each day. Without distractions, the mind can enter a state of deep relaxation and meditation. Research shows how this state can actually be medicinal, as it has tremendous potential to reduce stress.
2. Pamper Therapy
While this isn’t a traditional form of therapy, there is huge value in taking a moment to take care of yourself regularly.
Pampering is essential in building self esteem and self confidence, reducing your stress and anxiety and has many benefits to physical, emotional, mental and spiritual needs. Soothing touch can be powerfully restorative and healing and looking good makes you feel good.
1. Intravenus Vitamin Therapy (IV Therapy)
A lack of nutrition can create serious complications for the body and therefore, mental health, resulting in anxiety, stress, ulcers, bloating, excess stomach acid, etc.
IVs of vitamins and nutrients has better results of getting into your blood stream way better than when taken orally. When you’er body is working at its full potential, it can fight off diseases and give you energy, which helps with your mental health.