Handling Election Day Anxiety
Election Day anxiety is a real thing especially during a pandemic. As we all exercise our right and responsibility to vote, it can sometimes come with anxiety, stress, uncertainty and strained relationships.
Below are a couple of ways to deal with anxiety as we navigate going forward:
Mentally prepare for delayed results
Read just enough to stay informed
Only receive your information from credible news sources
Take digital breaks throughout the day
Have productive conversations with those you trust and set boundaries around political conversations
Essential Oils are one of the quickest ways to deal with anxiety and stress. Essential oils present an opportunity to pause, adjust your perception and create clarity to deal with the situation. Suggested essential oils to help deal with the anxiety:
Lavender has been long realized as one of the most popular essential oils and known for its calming attributes. Lavender is great for shutting down the overactive thinking that can happen with anxiety. It's also great with helping to release positive energy from negative emotions.
Frankincense is the king of all oils for emotional healing and clearing out negative thoughts.
Cedarwood has an earthy and woodsy aroma which helps to provide a grounding experience. It's a great oil to promote a calming and relaxing effect.
Clary Sage is the oil we recommend for all women to use in balancing your hormones and emotions. Clary Sage helps to promote clarity, quiet the mind and harmonize your mood. Its been said that Clary Sage works to restore weak conditions to enable relaxation.
Bergamot is a phenomenal citrus oil to use in your diffuser to help with regulating your emotions and harmonize your mood.
Suggested uses with essential oils:
Diffuser - use 7 drops of lavender in your diffuser to promote a calming and relaxation mood.
Bath Soak -
Mix 2 cups of epsom salt
20 drops of lavender essential oil
10 drops of frankincense essential oil