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Using Aromatherapy for Stress, Anxiety, Focus and Sleep

We’ve talked before about ways to calm our anxiety, but today I’m going to tell you a little bit more about using scents and aromatherapy to help set your mood. You’ve probably heard or seen people talking about essential oils, which seems to be a big new trend! It’s important to note that researchers have differing opinions on whether aromatherapy works. Depression and anxiety are real, and serious, mental health concerns and if you believe that you are suffering from either of these to the detriment of living your best life you should talk to your doctor. Essential oils and diffusers are readily available for purchase from your favorite online retailer, or stores like Target. Ones of the home, the...

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Beat the isolation blues with our 14-day spring cleaning guide

We at Absolute Green sincerely hope that you and your loved ones are keeping well, in these uncertain and unsettling times. Self-care is always important, but right now, especially, we hope that you’re looking after your health, both physical and mental. We also recognize that we can all use a little distraction from what’s going on around us, and that many of us are self-isolating and might have some extra time to take care of our home environment. So, what better time than now to create a full on, day by day, 2 week spring cleaning guide! Day 1: Declutter your closets Start your spring cleaning by lightening your load. Go through your clothes and your kids’ clothes and shoes....

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Managing Anxiety During Trying Times

There are times when all the news you read or hear all seems to be bad. The world can seem overwhelming and our hearts and brains need a break to recharge, and refocus. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by what’s going on around us, we’ve got some great ideas to help you get control of your feelings, and realign your thoughts to manage anxiety. 1. Meditation I really can’t recommend this enough for dealing with stress, improving focus and learning to control your thoughts (good or bad). Taking the time to meditate has proven to help manage stress, reduce anxiety, promote emotional healing and more. If you’ve never done it before, there are likely guided meditation groups in your area that...

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7 of the Dirtiest Surfaces in Your Home, and How to Clean them Naturally

Over the winter months when cold & flu season is rampant, you may not even be considering some of the dirtiest, germiest surfaces in your home, office and car. Today we’re sharing some of the dirtiest surfaces in your life and some tips on how to clean them naturally. 1. Your phone, tablet & keyboard You’re touching them all day, and you’re probably not wiping them down enough. To disinfect your phone or tablet safely and naturally, create a solution of equal parts isopropyl alcohol and water, wet a cloth with it and wipe it clean. Don’t spray anything directly on your devices, because you don’t want it to drip into the ports or speakers. Use this same solution to...

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