Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) December 09, 2013
The American Psychological Association (APA)'s 2011 Stress in America survey found that 22 percent of Americans report an extreme level of stress during the holiday season.
Holiday stress and anxiety can be caused by many factors, including overloaded schedules, financial challenges, inflated expectations, lack of emotional support and even changes in diet caused by holiday overindulgence.
Ascents' 100% natural clinical aromatherapy blends (http://www.shopascents.com) have been scientifically formulated to deliver fast, effective and convenient relief from holiday stress and anxiety:
-- Calm No. 34: A soothing blend that quiets and comforts during stressful times.
-- Energize No. 17: A revitalizing blend that provides a natural energy boost for holiday activities.
-- Sleep No. 91: A dreamy blend that helps prevent insomnia caused by busy days and late nights.
-- Curb No. 23: A natural appetite suppressant that calms cravings and helps prevent overindulgence in holiday treats.
Conveniently packaged in compact, easy-to-use personal diffusers, Ascents clinical aromatherapy sachets make it simple to keep natural holiday stress relief close at hand -- in the house, car or office, or in a briefcase or handbag (http://www.shopascents.com/collections/products-1).
Natural methods of treating stress and anxiety have become widely accepted. In fact, Dr. Michael F. Roizen, Chief Wellness Officer of the Cleveland Clinic, best-selling co-author (with Dr. Memhet Oz) of the "You" wellness series and a member of the Ascents medical advisory board is an adamant believer in treating stress naturally. "Therapies like meditation and relaxation techniques can teach you how to tolerate the stressful elements in your life...and how to tone down your body's physical response to stress."
Consider these additional ways to ease holiday stress and anxiety:
-- Get up and exercise: Regular aerobic activity actually leads to an increase in energy.
-- Get outdoors: Sunlight stimulates production of seratonin which can help relieve symptoms of depression.
-- Eat a balanced diet: Plan holiday party indulgences ahead of time, and keep junk food out of the house and office.
-- Get adequate sleep: Even short-term sleep deficits can affect both mood and energy level.
-- Make time for yourself: Learn to say "no" to some activities when stress starts to build.
-- Be grateful: Research shows that practicing gratitude results in an increase in positive emotions.
Alone, or when combined with other self-care measures, Ascents' clinically-backed essential oil blends deliver natural relief during this stressful time of year.
Visit http://www.shopascents.com for more information or to purchase Ascents clinical aromatherapy blends.