Beat Stress and Stay Cucumber Cool

Written by Estate Jewelry International

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- Stop and think about a situation or place that makes you happy. This is rather like a recess or time out. By thinking pleasant thoughts your stress level can be dramatically lowered. - Slow down. Rushing can cause your stress levels to rise. Plan your appointements and commitments so that you have ample time to get from point a to b. Start your day by leisurely getting dressed and applying your makeup. This will setrepparttar tone for your day and help keep you de-stressed. - Vitamins can be a great help in reducing stress. Take a multi-vitamin daily. Have B Stress vitamins on hand for those very busy or stressful days. Eat foods high in magnesium, Vitamin C, and B5. - Reduce your caffeine intake. - Seek calmness. Ifrepparttar 138301 living room feels chaotic and stressful then take five minutes and remove yourself to somewhere tranquil and peaceful. It could be a deck, your bedroom, or your front lawn. - Music is a wonderful stress reliever. Put on your favourite cd and sit still and listen for at least 15 minutes, 1/2 hour is even better. Playing music while you accomplish your tasks can also reduce stress. - Carry your favorite bottle of essential oil in your purse. When stress feels like its about to getrepparttar 138302 better of you. Openrepparttar 138303 cap and inhale deeply. Camomile and lavender are universal stress busters but you can choose any calming oil that appeals to you. - Breath deep - breathe up fromrepparttar 138304 bottom of your feet through your body and up to your third eye [between your eyebrows]. When you inhale imagine your body melting away. Deep breathing can stop stress in it's tracks.

Don't let stress wither you, stay cool as a cucumber and beatrepparttar 138305 heat. When ever things are beginning to feel overwhelming, stop and take care of yourself using these helpful tips.

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For Women: Why Ice Is Nice

Written by Louise Roach

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Family first aid and home emergencies – If you have children or an accident-prone husband, an ice pack inrepparttar freezer is a necessity. Consideredrepparttar 138188 first line of treatment to use for bumps, bruises, sprains, black eyes, strains or minor burns, ice therapy is a must for home emergencies.

Reduce swelling after surgery – Whether it’s cosmetic, reconstructive, or joint replacement – all will result in postoperative swelling and bruising. Ice therapy is recommend by most doctors to decrease inflammation and bruising after surgery.

Reduce puffy eyes – Not enough sleep? Allergies? Ice therapy relieves puffy, swollen eyes with a little TLC.

Cool minor burns and treat insect bites – Like to garden, but hate sunburn and bugs bites? Summer sun and pesky bugs won’t getrepparttar 138189 best of you when you use ice therapy. Wrap an ice pack in a towel for a cold compress to gently cool sunburned skin. (But don’t use on skin that has blistered – seek medical attention for damaged skin.) Takerepparttar 138190 sting out of bug bites, by using an ice massage directly onrepparttar 138191 bite for 5 to 10 minutes. It will numb pain, relieve some ofrepparttar 138192 itching, and reduce swollen bumps caused byrepparttar 138193 bite.

Let ice be nice to you!

Disclaimer: This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Always consult with your physician inrepparttar 138194 event of a serious injury.

Louise Roach is a health editor and marketing specialist. She helps others find pain relief through the use of SnowPack Cold Therapy products. Ms. Roach has recently developed a take-with-you ice therapy kit for women, with a percentage of the proceeds being donated to the Women’s Information Network Against Breast Cancer. Learn more about the benefits of cold therapy at

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