The combination of cooler months coupled with a pandemic has the ability to make us feel a little down at times. Stress of work stability, lack of human interaction, constantly being stuck indoors and not-knowing what will happen next can play a crucial role in our health. There has never been a more important time for self-care.
Thankfully, our team at dindi naturals recognises the importance of self-care and how natural remedies can reduce our stress levels and improve our mood to help during tough times. Here are our top 5 easy ways to introduce more natural remedies into our day:
Natural Pick Me Ups
If you are in need of a pick me up, why not try some aromatherapy? With a vast range of essential oils here at dindi, we recommend reaching for lavender because of its proven benefits in providing relief from anxiety and stress. lavender is also known to promote a relaxing atmosphere for amore restful sleep. For those suffering from ongoing pain, lavender is also known to provide mild joint and muscle relief.
Other mood boosting essential oils include peppermint, jasmine, cinnamon, ylang ylang, Lemongrass and a favourite here at dindi is our fresh australia blend.
Take a natural bubble bath
There is nothing that a warm bath can’t fix. The soothing warmth surrounding our muscles improves our circulation, the mood lighting relaxes our mind and the romance of that book you’re currently immersed in can do wonders for your mind.
Take it one step further by bathing in a blanket of natural bubbles with our unique, gentle and relaxing plant-based formula. We’ve added shea butter and glycerin to keep skin moisturised, calendula extract to soothe and soften, and lavender to help calm and comfort.
Soak in Bath Salts
If bubbles aren’t your thing, bath salts are a great alternative. With health-promoting benefits to help sooth, hydrate and detoxify the body, bath salts have been a popular addition to one’s daily routine for many years.
If you’re new to bath salts, here at dindi we hand make a range of beautiful bath salts available in a range of scents with calm flower being one of the most popular ones. With hints of lemongrass, geranium and lavender, combined with coconut milk, it is sure to provide you a relaxing and moisturising bathing experience.
Change Your Hand Sanitiser
During this pandemic and especially during lockdown times, it's become instinct to use hand sanitiser in our daily routines, and some days it's a constant reminder of the stress the pandemic is inflicting on us both mentally and physically. But switching to a naturally derived sanistiser made from organic sugarcane alcohol, like our natural lemon myrtle hand sanitiser, can make a difference to your mindset while also keeping your hands feeling clean and moisturised.
Giving to Others in Need
Knowing that a loved one or someone in your community is experiencing more suffering than ourselves can play heavy on our hearts and minds. A simple way to help release our mindset is to let them know you are thinking of them and there for them. However, it doesn't need to be a big - it could be as simple as gifting one of handmade soaps or giving a gift voucher. A simple gesture can be worth its weight in gold.
This pandemic affects us all in different ways, but simple changes in your routine can make a huge difference. So, if you're looking to introduce more natural remedies into your routine, we are here for you. Our range of products are available both online and in our Yarck and Mornington retail stores - let's hope this pandemic is on its last legs!
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