Lavender is not just your grandmother’s scent. The lure of Lavender includes a myriad of effective uses that make our lives easier – especially those who are ultra sensitive to their intimate environments.
Sage has been used for thousands of years as a medium for spiritual cleansing of an area or place. It is said to bring about purification and cleansing of our life patterns, particularly those patterns that defeat oneself. It is a fact that Sage contains antiseptic properties so that when you smudge, you’re truly, in every scientific sense, cleansing the air of unwanted bacteria in addition to the spiritual cleansing effect.
I believe the answer is different for each individual, but I also suggest that there are common threads of activities in which we can all participate and benefit. Keep in mind that less is more and don’t overwhelm yourself with a sudden change in your daily routine. Instead, make little changes over a period of time that are specifically tuned into YOU
The most obvious benefit of gardening is the sun. It is a natural mood elevator, loaded with the original Vitamin D. Lack of sunlight might cause Seasonal Affective Disorder in people causing both depression and anxiety so get out there in the sun and relieve your stress, feel better and be relaxed.