For lots of reasons right now, most of us are feeling anxious or stressed.
We are learning new ways of dealing with our lives. Juggling children with working from home, losing jobs, living on top of each other, isolated, worried about loved ones or facing real danger every day.
So it is not surprising if anxiety is quietly gnawing away somewhere inside you.
The good news is that there are some simple tools to help.
If you are feeling stressed or irritable, try one of these breathing tricks to find some calm. Breath work has long been recognised in yoga, in child birth and other situations as a way to reduce panic and calm physical stress reactions.
Continue reading 3 quick de-stress tricks
Which oils to choose when you are feeling anxious
We have all felt anxious at times. Life events like preparing for an interview or going to the dentist can leave us feeling jittery and tense just thinking about it. Many other ordinary daily events can have the same effect too, such as meeting new people, feeling doubt about a decision or facing something out of your comfort zone.
There are a number of tools available to help manage the effect of life stressors and aromatherapy is one of them. I would love to share with you some of the essential oils that can be useful for helping calm anxiety, and how to use them.