In today’s modern world, stress, anxiety and depression are daily occurrences. Whether you’re experiencing stress from work pressures, parenting or isolation, stress and anxiety are becoming common household buzz words. Our tried-and-tested quick fixes to reduce daily stress, anxiety and mild depression will give you the head start you need.
Conventional medicine often relies on medication to lower neurotransmitters in the brain. But functional medicine or alternative medicine proves the effectiveness of healthy eating habits and natural modalities in reducing stress in our day to day lives. Below are some natural modalities to a stress-free life.
Modernized Chinese modalities for stress and anxiety
Cupping therapy is an ancient practice that spans both East and West. Cupping was birthed around 1550 BC and is still widely used today as a therapy for health promotion and for approaching a variety of diseases with holistic health. It is a well-recognised traditional method for managing a range of medical conditions including stress and anxiety release.
The Bellabaci hand-squeezable silicone massage Cups are available in a variety of sizes to enhance circulation and expel toxins from the body, relieve pain and discomfort in the neck, shoulders and back and reduce inflammation and tension. They offer an easy, non-invasive at-home do-it-yourself massage for the face, neck, stomach and shoulders to instantly calm a busy mind and anxiety stomach.
Reduce Daily Stress & Anxiety with Aromatherapy
At Bellabaci we’ve been making hand-crafted aromatherapy wellness oils to target specific body systems for over 15 years. Although there are many, we’ve selected our top 5 best essential oils to reduce daily stress and anxiety:
Lavender: lavender has been proven to restore the nervous system by lowering blood pressure and heart rate. It can help to calm an anxious stomach. Massage the Bellabaci BYE BYE BELLY BLUES wellness oil twice daily on the stomach area and feel instant relief.
Ylang Ylang: Ylang Ylang can help release negative emotions, reducing daily stress and acting as a natural anxiety and depression remedy. Try the STRESS NO MORE feel-good body oil.
Jasmine: In China, Jasmine has been traditionally used to clear the respiratory system. It instantly relaxes nervous tension. Now you can enjoy complete body relaxation with the latest in aromatherapy innovation, try SOULFOOD INNER-PEACE.
St Johns Wort: is best known for lowering depression, mild anxiety and easing sleep problems. This powerful herb is available in Pure Concentrated formula in our DEEP RELAX PURE COMPLEX
Bergamot: Bergamot essential oil improves blood circulation, stimulates hormonal secretions and digestive health, bringing balance to the body. Try it in SOULFOOD HURT-LESS and comfort tired body and emotions.
Finally, we need to show kindness to our bodies by eating nutrient-rich, healthy foods such as fruits, vegetables and nuts and showing empathy to others around us. Every individual on this planet has their own set of daily stresses and frustrations, if we can support one another then we can tackle and reduce lifestyle stress together.