It’s bedtime. You start to wind down your day. You put your comfy PJs on and get cozy in bed… yet your mind just can’t shut off. You start thinking of all the things you have to do tomorrow, that email you forgot to send, that errand you forgot to run…
Sound familiar? While insomnia is a sleep disorder that affects millions of people worldwide, sometimes bad habits can also prevent us from getting the rest we need. This not only throws off our physical health, but our mental state too, leading to general fogginess, mood swings and anxiety.
So what can we do to ease into a better night of sleep? Here are three tips to get your body and mind ready for rest:
Let’s face it, the amount of time we spend on our computers and phones can be detrimental to our physical health. Doctors are coining phrases like “Texting Tendonitis” and “Phone Thumb” to describe the aches in our hands and joints from our modern means of communicating. Multiple studies are showing that our posture while hunched over our laptops all day is causing all kinds of neck, back and shoulder woes. Our bodies are simply overworked and strained from our tech way of life.
Since our way of life is here to stay, it’s essential that we try to limit the consequences however we can. Here are a few self-care tips for preventing and healing the common aches and pains from our tech-obsessed lifestyle.
Do you travel a lot? Here are three travel essentials you may not have thought to pack.
TAKE VITAMIN C WITH YOU: Vitamin C helps relieve sunburns and heat rash almost immediately by helping the skin purge its trapped sweat. Make sure you keep enough in your suitcase to be able to pop 1000mg for 2-3 days.
Do you need help healing from a particular issue? Here are several emotional healing exercises to help you begin your journey to wholeness.
ACCEPTANCE CHANT: This one seems obvious, but a lack of acceptance about a pressing issue will always stunt healing. Acceptance usually feels very final, which is why we like to prolong this stage. Try chanting aloud “I accept ________” followed by the thing you need to be healed from.
Did you know you could use Hempathy before your workout to improve your performance? Here are three helpful tips.
YOGA: Before a hot yoga session, we’d suggest applying Hempathy on your hips, calves, core and forearms. Our healing formula helps you move deeper into tough positions. CBD hemp extract also helps you focus on your breathing.