Uplifting Scents And Winter Warmers

It’s that time of year when the clocks to go back, which means shorter days are fast approaching. Our previousblog post talked about adapting your skincare and making changes to your beauty routine for the autumn season, now we’re suggesting what to do for a happy, healthy mind.

Natural Mood Boosters

With the darker days and less light to boost our mood we need to find alternative ways to stay upbeat during autumn and winter. Smell is an important sense that connects with the body on many levels, and essential oils influence our state of mind, helping to boost our sense of wellbeing. Essential oils are a perfect remedy to help counteract the effects of autumn with their emotional benefits.

Enjoy a warm uplifting bath, just the tonic to rebalance, and adapt to the new season.  A good winter blend is the Organic Surge Spiced Lily Foaming Bath which contains organic patchouli and clove-bud essential oils.

Clove-bud essential oil stimulates the mind and lifts depression, aids digestion, relieves pain in arthritis and rheumatism and eases respiratory problems.

Patchouli essential oil unwinds the mind and relaxes the body, and lifts your spirits through its calming and soothing sensual aroma.

Embrace Brighter Colours

Just because the weather is darker, don’t let that influence your wardrobe. There are plenty of bright winter knits to help keep your mood upbeat.

One of the on trend colours for fashion and also beauty this season is cobalt blue. Blue is known to be a peaceful, tranquil colour to calm the mind and body.

Move It

It may be difficult to get up in the mornings but it’s still important to exercise daily.

Warm up with a walk and get the natural endorphins working! The best time to get out is during your lunch hour and work up to your lunch. Just 20-30 minutes a day will really help to improve your outlook and bring in a positive mood. You’ll also get a daily dose of natural light.

There’s also activities like Bikram Yoga which is the perfect way to warm up and work up a sweat for a healthy, happy, autumn. The hot practice works every part of the body, to give all the internal organs, veins, ligaments and muscles everything they need to maintain optimum health.

Live Life Better this Autumn

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