Do you often find yourself thinking that you need to take some time out but struggle to find the time, and when you do, you don’t know what to do or you feel selfish?
These thoughts can make it hard to take the time you need for yourself.
But we all know how important it is to take the time to relax and recharge and give ourselves some self-care, but making the time is the difficult part!
Nothing beats getting home after a long day and unwinding. However, it can be difficult to relax because we sometimes feel obligated to do everything before the end of the day. But this can leave you feeling exhausted when you finally snuggle into bed.
Finding what helps you to unwind is essential to clear your mind and shake off the daily stresses of life, whether that’s a yoga class or a good book. Scheduling some self-care is essential to your mental wellbeing.
Evening Pamper Routine
An evening pamper routine could simply be putting your feet up and having a cup of tea, or it could be re-arranging your living space because the feng shui is off! No two routines are the same and this goes for how people choose to relax. However, there are a few easy ways you can quiet the mind and bring yourself peace by using aromatherapy.
Tidy Space, Tidy Mind
Our environment can affect our mood. A tidy space can equate to a ‘tidy’ mind. That is why it can be beneficial to show yourself some kindness and straighten up your space. Make it fresh and inviting. Put everything back in its rightful place, clean your bed, tidy your clothes away and put on some fresh pyjamas.
This can instantly make you feel accomplished and at ease. The environment in which you live can have a remarkable effect on your mood, it is an extension of your energy. This can help you relax and unwind. And once you are done, you reward yourself with a good book, bath or whatever you desire and light a candle!
‘Stay scentered’ with our DE-STRESS or ESCAPE Home Aromatherapy Candles, they are a remarkably soothing blend to help you relax your shoulders, unfrown your eyebrows and enjoy your ‘me time.’
Soak in The Tub
Nothing beats a hot bath after a long day, it is the perfect comforting remedy! Show yourself some love and take a well-earned dip. This can do wonders for your body and mind. Relax and soak in the tub for 20-30 minutes for instant relaxation. The warm water will soothe your tired muscles, while instantly relaxing your mind.
The cherry on top is our DE-STRESS Shampoo and conditioner which is blended with a restorative aroma to help gently cleanse and nourish all hair types. Inhale the wonder aromas for that extra level of well-deserved TLC.
Inhale and Exhale For a Little ‘Me Time’
After a long day, you need to schedule in some well deserved ‘me time,’ you can shed the day away and recharge. You can do this by using one of our aromatherapy balms. Simply place them on your pulse points to relax and soothe your body.
You could use this time to soothe your mind by deep breathing and taking some time for yourself to inhale these aromatic scents. Shift gears from doing what you are obliged to do, to doing what brings you a sense of peace and calm.
Our grounding ESCAPE blend instantly transports you mentally to “me time”, and is a 100% natural, essential oil-based Aromatherapy Balm.
However, sometimes life can get crazy, and stress can consume the body. It is hard to shake this feeling, but our DE-STRESS balm has a remarkably soothing blend that promotes relaxation, calmness, and relief from stress. It is the ideal Stress Relief Aid for those who suffer from anxiety, nervousness, worry, jitters or regularly experience uneasiness or restlessness. Calming support to combat stressful life events, work-related stress, anxiety disorders or anyone who struggles to 'switch off' at the end of the day.
You could incorporate the process of using the aromatherapy balms into your wellbeing ritual and practice sitting with yourself to be in the present moment to escape and shed the day.
Spring Is Here!
We are finally getting lighter evenings! But this does mean that the clocks are going forward, meaning self-care will need to be on the cards more frequently. Beauty sleep will be much needed, and relaxing evening routines will be essential!