Picture this. Bright blue skies, clear waters, lush trees, and luminescent sunlight. When you are in the dead of winter, these images of warmer weather seem incredibly far off. Although warm weather will be here in no time, there are certain things that you can do in order to be rid of the winter blues and to prepare for the warm weather that is just around the corner.
In addition to smelling great, doTERRA essential oils can aide in improving your mood and lifting your spirits during the cold months. Indeed, essential oils have been used for centuries to relieve tension and to alleviate depressive feelings. These benefits make essential oils a secret weapon that is an absolute necessity for the dark and dreary winter months.
The “Head in the Cloud” blend is the most effective concoction to help ease your winter blues. To start, locate a 7-ounce bottle that has a misting nozzle. Add 5 ounces of distilled water to the bottle, 10 drops of grapefruit essential oil, 10 drops of bergamot essential oil, as well as 10 drops of wild orange essential oil. After adding everything in, gently shake the bottle. Now comes the fun part! Spray liberally, particularly during the dry winter months when those feelings of winter blues set in.
In addition to utilizing your “Head in the Clouds” essential oil blend as often as necessary, also consider applying a few additional strategies in order to boost your energy during the winter months. One key preventative activity to ward off the winter blues is exercise. Indeed, even mild exercise such as a leisurely walk, can help reduce negative seasonal affect. Another strategy is to increase the intake of essential vitamins through eating more fruits and vegetables. Reaching for that apple, rather than a chocolate bar, goes a long way in improving your mood and overall health this winter! Finally, consider exploring some winter hobbies and activities. There are plenty of fun activities such as skiing, horseshoeing, snowmobiling, or ice skating, that will get your adrenalin going.
Try to make the most out of the winter months by staying positive, active, and keeping your “Head in the Cloud” blend handy. Before you know it, those rays of bright sunshine will be peeking through the clouds, and the snow will surely melt.