Home remedies for stress work great!
Home remedies for stress
help bring peace in your life.
Many things bring on stress. But it is
not only about the things going on outside us; it is just as much about
the things going on inside us, from our food that causes all kinds of
chemical, hormonal and biological reactions in our bodies.
Toxins, too much salt and caffeine that
dehydrate us and processed foods that cause severe swings in blood
sugar levels. Then there are our thoughts, lack of sleep and a failure
to take the time to relax the mind. Last but far from least is
forgetting that we even have a spirit, much less taking the time to
properly nourish it with spiritual practices of our choice.
Learn Natures secrets
for relaxation and stress relief!
Home remedies for stress #1: Consume 1000 milligrams of Vitamin
C each day. You should get most of this through eating food
high in this vitamin such as broccoli, lemons and onions to name a few,
(please be aware that cooking these things removes the vitamin C).
Supplement to get the rest. Among other things, this powerful
antioxidant helps maintain good blood pressure.
- Home remedies for stress #2: 300 milligrams of Ginseng
aids against stress by helping the body to naturally balance stress
hormones as well as increasing blood flow which carries oxygen and
nutrients throughout the body. You should rest one week a month from
- Home remedies for stress #3: You need to drink in ounces, half
your body weight. So if you are 150 lbs you should drink 75 ounces of
water which is a little more than 2 liters. Oxygenated mineral water is
best if you can get it. Dehydration is a major cause of a build up of
toxins in the body, and many other biological functions get out of
- Home remedies for stress #4: Think meditation is a bunch of
"who-ha" for crazy people and monks? Meditation
has been clinically shown in Harvard studies to cause the "relaxation
response" and short circuit stress.
- Home remedies for stress #5: Add some Aromatherapy
to the mix and you will be well on your way to a relaxed filled life.
Try some lavender oil in your bath water for a relaxing bath, put a
little dab under your pillow for a relaxing nights sleep or place some
on your forehead while meditating. Also try ten minutes of deep
breathing before meditation.
- Home remedies for stress #6: The worship
of God in one form or another has been around since the beginning
of human kind. The knowledge that there is an order and purpose to life
and a force greater than ourselves is very comforting during difficult
times and invigorating during good times. Developing a relationship
with God, (or what ever name you are comfortable using), does not have
to be what you think it is or what you learned as a child.
There are as
many ways to have a relationship with God as their are people and
cultures, you just need to find the one that works for you. But
ignoring, denying, or avoiding, will just set you up for a life of
frustration and stress.
- Home remedies for stress #7: Food
for relief! Most of us have experienced being moody and getting
some comfort food and soon feeling relief. The only problem with this
cycle is it promotes having these highs and lows. Learning to eat more
healthy carbohydrates can help relieve feelings of stress, but in a way
that is good for the body. Try a baked potato instead of chips or
fries. Also some fruits are useful like bananas. Rice
vinegar is known in Japan to help relieve fatigue among it`s many
- Home remedies for stress #8: Chamomile tea is well known as a
relaxant. Enjoy this tea daily. A good time is shortly before bed.
- Home remedies for stress #9: Get married. Several studies have
shown that those in successful marriages have less incidence of stress.
Some cultures and spiritual practices still promote arranged marriages
as these are often seen as more lasting then love marriages.
The reason is that in love marriages, that are so common in the west,
are based on self centered desires rather then being focused on
sacrifice for the marriage.
Being married to an American husband he has
helped me understand how strongly Americans feel about the so called
Love Marriage. He has explained to me that most Americans feel arranged
marriages are just crazy. But arranged marriages have been around since
the beginning. As in all marriages if you think only about what you
want then of course it wont work. But for those who see it as a
spiritual fulfillment to God`s
original purpose of creation, sacrificing through compromise with
one another builds strong, lasting, loving marriages.
It is very
popular now to talk about meeting your soul-mate. Young people in Japan
talk about it just as much as those in America and elsewhere. But then
we don`t include God in the choosing of that mate... so how can it
truly be a soul-mate? A loving marriage whether by love marriage or
arranged by a spiritual leader can help relieve stress and give one
piece of mind if it is a marriage based on mutual compromise, love and
Remember that illness of any
kind is an imbalance of body, mind and
spirit. To regain that balance we recommend eating more fruits,
vegetables, grains, fish and sea vegetables. Meditate and do daily deep
breathing and find a spiritual faith of your choosing.
A journey of a thousand miles
begins with the first step. Make the
home remedies on this site your first step to lasting health.