Calming teas to ease the day
This week’s blog is dedicated to a much needed topic. We will be discussing how you can be calm and mindful for a healthier, better life. We will also include our top five calming herbal infusions to ease your busy weekday routine. So how do we destress ourselves? How do we be mindful? Let us uncover this together today.
Why is stress bad for your health?
It’s human nature to experience some amount of stress in our daily life. So, our body is naturally adapted to stress. But, just like anything else, too much stress can be detrimental to your body, mind, and health. Prolonged stress can lead to a number of health problems like heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, as well as mental disorders such as anxiety and depression.
If you are struggling to manage your stress speak to someone close to you and/or a health professional to get help.
Tips-On-Tea guide to destress
With all the stress that accumulates in our body we don’t even know if we properly inhale and exhale. Our minds are always occupied with something or the other, Here are some tips we at Tipson recommend you try to relax your mind and soul.
Take a Stroll
Exercise has a direct effect against stress, the physical activity helps pump up the production of endorphins that are mood-lifters and natural painkillers. As the workout wears you, you release all your anxieties and stress.
You don’t need a strict workout regimen to achieve peace of mind. That is by far from anything we want you to know. Whether it is a ten minute walk around your office or walking home from the bus stop, anything that helps you to move your body and be active can be a great way to refresh! You just have to get your muscles moving and inhale a dose of fresh air, this is a very good start.
Practice good Breathing
Take slow deep breaths and slowly exhale when you start to do this there’s no stopping you trust us when we say it is very relaxing. As you breathe out you release all of your doubts and worries and it is very mollifying too, it helps you maintain a calm positive attitude if consistently done.
Breathing exercises: Very Well Mind
Listen to music
Music is very harmonious to the listener no matter what the type is, because we each have genres we like according to our personalities. It has the power to draw us into our imaginative worlds, which help us to soothe our soul. Music is by far one of the best ways to heal yourself from stress, what’s even better is that it is not a very hard thing to do. You can listen to music while you jog, on the bus, on your way home, even when you do your chores, there are so many ways music can accompany you and relieve you from your stress.
How to be mindful?
Being mindful is actually very easy, it is the simple act of being present in the moment. It means to be conscious by not letting out your feelings. Some thoughts should not be shared and kept to yourself as this can be an act of being judgemental in some cases. A person who is mindful will understand people’s judgemental attitudes and behaviours by looking into reasons why this is happening while also willing to accept it. While meditation and yoga are great ways to achieve mindfulness, people also look up to herbal remedies. Herbs are natural stress relievers with a profusion of health benefits by its side.
Top 5 Tipson herbal blends to calm yourself
Ashwagandha takes the crown when it comes to potent adaptogens with its well-known abilities to reduce stress and anxiety. This is due to Sitoindoside and acyl steryl glucoside chemical compounds found in the Aswagandha herb. This robust herb also helps fight off depression and enhance brain functioning to keep you active and alert.
When all you need is a good sleep to reset, this is the tea you should turn to. It’s no secret that Chamomile is a calming elixir with loads of calming properties. Not to mention the natural sedative properties of Chamomile can help you with insomnia which often follows stress. On the other hand, a compound named Curcumin contained in Turmeric also enhances our serotonin levels, also known as the happy hormones in our body that can help lift our mood!
Tulsi also known as holy basil, is packed with adaptogens, making it a natural stress reliever. Its antidepressant and antianxiety properties are so strong that some studies suggest that it has properties similar to common antidepressant and antianxiety medication such as diazepam. Tulsi has been a staple calming ingredient in Ayurvedic medicine as well. It is shown that having a cup of Tulsi tea is considered as calming as yoga or meditation in Ayurvedic communities.
This might be something you may have not heard before. Moringa helps to reduce your stress levels by lowering your blood pressure over time. This is thanks to a compound called isothiocyanate. The great thing about this is, it brings long term results so you can depend on it to train your body to be more calm overtime.
Sometimes when you are stressed out, all you need might be a good night’s sleep. But, when your mind is cluttered with thoughts it might be difficult to get some sound sleep or sleep uninterrupted. That’s when our Sleep Well Herbal Infusion can come to the rescue. This blend with thoroughly researched ingredients is designed to make sure that you get sound sleep so that you are well-rested to take on the day. All owing to some of the healing ingredients like lemongrass which contains antioxidant properties that fight off free radicals and oxidants, relieving you from oxidative stress. Oxidative stress is a key agent for chronic diseases like cancer, diabetics, and severe inflammation.
On the other hand Ginseng in this herbal infusion is a stress-relieving miracle! By keeping our body in a homeostasis state this potent root suppresses any activity that allows you to be stressed while also reducing the potential risk of anxiety and stress.