I used to try all kinds of diets to ease my cyclical acne, then I learned about the connection between stress, eating, and acne. Now my acne is under control and I enjoy my food so much more. Here are my favorite tips to lower stress before you eat.
Winter is upon us which also means cold season is here. I have many tricks I like to use to get over a cold quickly, which includes drinking homemade elderberry tea and eating tons of cooked mushrooms. These forms of nourishment help my body fight off infection, but they don't do much to ease the symptoms. For the stuffy nose and sore throat, I love to do a daily steam.
It is easy to clog our mind with restless thoughts, anxious feelings or worry about what the future might bring. We go through the day reacting to what it throws at us, forgetting to live in the present. If this sounds like you, you can ease into managing your stress better by practicing some de-stressing techniques.
My weekly masking ritual to me is not just about taking care of my skin, but it is about taking care of myself. I find it hard to take the time to treat myself and decompress properly. Masking is all about treating and nourishing yourself. Every week, several times a week.