- A mug of green tea can decrease our heart rate and stress levels.
- Lavender can reduce feelings of anxiety and is sometimes referred to as an emotional anti-inflammatory.
- Lemon balm has been used for centuries as a calming herb and may improve mood and sleep quality. You can even grow it in your garden!
- Work up a good sweat! Either by movement or by sitting in a steam room, sauna or hot bath. Working up a good sweat can alter neural circuits in the brain that control cognitive function and mood, helping to decrease anxiety and negative emotions.
Feeling anxious? There are natural remedies that can help us feel less anxious, which in turn can lesson our irrational thinking. Next time your monkey mind gets out of the cage, try these methods to tame it.
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