Use Aromatherapy to Stay Sane During the Holidays

Spending more than you wanted, agonizing over event planning, dealing with overcrowded stores and heavy traffic, entertaining guests…the stress of the holidays can be overwhelming. Perhaps we also miss someone who won’t be present this time. With all the negatives, we forget to enjoy this once-a-year season.

No matter what the cause, staying calm during the holidays isn’t easy. It’s time to pull out the essential oils and take the edge off. It’s easiest if you have a diffuser already. Plug it in, add a few drops of bergamot and lavender, then take a deep breath. You’ll feel more relaxed and positive.


Next, if you need an extra burst of energy, try ginger and lemon. Orange, sandalwood, and peppermint can boost productivity, too. Then to clear out the mental cobwebs, use cinnamon or frankincense.

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