BY: Majesty's Pleasure
We all know the feeling—the clock strikes 6PM on a Sunday evening and anxiety begins to swell in your body. You’re already thinking about that email you have to respond to, that meeting you have to lead, that project that you didn’t finish on Friday that is now a Monday morning problem. The Sunday Scaries are a real thing, but the end of the weekend doesn’t have to send your mind into a stress spiral. Ahead, we breakdown five actionable steps you can take to wind-down on Sunday and ease into the work week.
Whether you reach for an aromatic stress-treatment oil, light a couple of candles, or decide to sage your home, having a scent signal that it’s time to relax can be very soothing and calm an anxious mind.
Move Your Body
Anxiety is focused on the future and the worries that lie ahead; a regular exercise practice can help ground you in the present moment and shift your mindset.
Soak and Relax
Not only does a nice bath provide a sense of peace, but it also reduces inflammation and restores your skin while calming any worrying thoughts. For additional aromatherapy benefits, be sure to work a scented body oil into your routine after you rinse off.
Work in Some Pleasure
During stressful times, you want to engage in activities that make you feel good. Regardless if it’s used alone or with a partner, a vibrator can help release tension, relieve anxiety, and improve your quality of sleep