Emotional Wellbeing


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Feeling Stressed? Check Out These 6 Products to Help

Stress. It happens to all of us, and it can certainly put a significant strain on the state of our mental health. It’s described as our body’s response to danger or threat, but sometimes you might not even realize what you are worried about. In this article, we’ll talk about six products that can help you ease and manage your stress. Sound interesting? Then keep on reading!


Coloring in books 

You might have seen an increase in adult coloring in books lately, but it’s for a reason! Coloring can have a very relaxing effect for many individuals and can be used to reduce stress and anxiety. It’s said to help you enter the same state as meditating, and allows your mind to enter a state of rest and peacefulness. Check out how to make your own coloring book to get started!


Weighted blankets

Weighted blankets have become increasingly popular this past year and for a good reason. The amount of beads present helps your body enter a state of rest so that you can relax and slow down your breathing. It’s excellent for stress and anxiety and can also help individuals with insomnia who struggle to fall asleep at night. It’s a win-win!



While there is always some debate about the effects of marijuana and cannabis, it has been proven to reduce stress and anxiety significantly. Before you think about it, you should always consider the risks first, and do your research. Since there are different strains and different ways to consume the product, you want to find what is best for you. From smoking it, to cooking it and drinking canna tea, the options are endless.


Essential oil diffuser

Just like candles, essential oils are a fantastic way to reduce stress, as they emit scents that can help our body relax. Oil diffusers work by filling them up with water and adding a few drops of your favorite oil. Just a small amount goes a long way, and they can even let off calming lights as well. Try lavender, peppermint, or lemon scents to get yourself started.


Blue-light glasses

If you find yourself in front of electronic screens a lot during the day, you may notice that you get very anxious and stressed after a while. This is because the blue light that is emitted acts as a stimulant in our brains. Blue-light glasses block out most of this light so that you don’t feel so tired after looking at screens all day. They are an excellent investment for individuals that work on computers.


Portable massager

Sometimes we just need to release all of that tension built up in our body and what better way to do that than with a hand-held massager. These handy devices can be stored in your bag so that you can unwind anywhere at any time. From neck massagers to ones for the scalp. Your options are endless.


And that’s it! Hopefully, by using a few of these products, eating healthily, and exercising daily, you’ll be able to get your life on track, and say goodbye to stress! If you still notice that you are getting anxious or concerned all the time, it might be best to seek your local doctor or GP’s advice. Just remember that you are not alone and that you can get through this.


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