We sometimes don’t realize how much our mood can affect us. It can make our day go from good to bad or vice versa. It can make us pep and ready to take on the day, or it can cause tension in the body and make the rest of the day seem like a chore. Ensuring you’re in a happy, healthy mood is essential to gain a good outlook on your day and keeping your body up and running in today’s world.
Aroma therapy is theorize to stimulate and alter a person’s mood and physical well-being. The process uses natural oils from a variety of plants and back. Aroma therapy can be accomplished by smell or by soaking in oils through the skin. Chamomile has been known to relief a person of stress, anxiety, grief, and agitation. Jasmine is often used for self-esteem and fatigue, and peppermint is for general mood lifting. Many spas offer this service, but if you prefer to administer your own aroma therapy, stores such as Whole Foods Market and The Body Shop have essential oils and aroma therapy kits.
Massages are one of the best ways to relieve tension and relax the body’s muscles. Some spas offer massages that focus on specific areas and others offer a full body massage. To enhance the therapeutic experience, oils are often administered on the body for an additional aroma therapeutic experience. For the legs and shoulders you could do this yourself, but a professional knows the right spots to hit and the right techniques to administer to give you the release your body needs.
How much sleep you get can affect the outcome of your day. If you get adequate rest you can have an energized, productive, and overall good day. That’s only if you get truly good sleep. Many people don’t realize that although you may get 8 hours of sleep, your body may be restless during the night, and you’re not actually getting the amount of sleep you think you are. There are many sleep treatments offered by spas that are administered through massage, body wraps, aroma therapy, and/ or acupuncture.
You maybe rolling your eyes at this, but acupuncture has shown to cure illnesses, injurie, and even moods. The traditional use of acupuncture is to balance the flow of energy and life force. A trained acupuncturist knows what pressure points in the body to press and place the needle in order to lift your mood, relieve stress, or help with depression. Many skeptical people have used acupuncture as a last resort and were amazed at how well it worked.
Manicure and Pedicure
Sometimes just taking care of yourself can be a mood booster. Opt for a mani-pedi as an extra little pamper treat for yourself. You will get a relaxing hand and foot massage, and you can pick a bright nail color to compliment the new uplifting mood you are in. Maybe you can get a new pair of shoes or a new ring to compliment your new nail color.
Being in a bad mood is not good for our mind or body. It can prevent us from enjoying our day or performing basic activities. Spas are a place of relaxation, and it is full of licensed professional who know techniques that will improve your mind, body, and spirit. You don’t always have to rely on a spa to improve your mood; you can administer your own aroma therapy, ask your partner to give you a massage, or take a yoga class.