Anxiety refers to a combination of worried thoughts and physical changes such as increased heart rate, upset stomach, shaking, tension, or insomnia. Stress, such as that caused by anxiety, can affect our energy and our health. Continuing our series of DIY Healing guides, this blog offers strategies for calming anxiety.
Feeling stressed? The solution you need could be right outside—literally. A study recently published in Mind, a quarterly peer-reviewed journal, found that 95% of participants experienced mood improvements after spending time in nature. Energy Matters, LLC. explores how this works and why.
Your blood plays the important role of carrying vital oxygen and nutrients throughout your body. It nurtures cellular health while also eliminating waste and contaminates. Cleansing these toxins from your blood is essential to keeping your body healthy and preventing disease. There are many substances that encourage blood purification. One of our favorites is likely already in your kitchen cupboard— black pepper.
Grounding is self-centering and allowing any nonserving energy or tension to leave your body. The nice thing about grounding is that it can be performed anywhere and takes just a few minutes. Find a focal point and focus all of your energy while taking a few slow, calming breaths. Then, practice this imagery exercise.