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How Natural Scent can help you manage Stress and Sleep

Hands up who has noticed some changes in their sleeping patterns lately? Yep, well you’re not alone. Constant change, and uncertainty will definitely do that to you. Whether you're not getting enough sleep, or you're sleeping in later than expected, many of us have experienced disruption in our routines. Luckily, with some small changes, you can get back on track.  How is the stress affecting my sleep cycle? The impact of the pandemic has undoubtedly been widespread, and most, if not all, of us have felt it in one way or another. If you're working from home more than you did before, you may be feeling the effects of less natural exercise and less natural sunlight. Naturally, your circadian rhythm might be...

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How to Repurpose your Candle Glass

It’s always sad when your favourite candle burns out, but we’ve there are many ways to repurpose it.  Our candles are paraffin-free so they burn completely clean, you shouldn’t have any black marks on your glass.  You can use hot soapy water for the residue if you need to. Then, it’s time to get creative… Make a new candle  Reusing the glass to make a new candle is a great way to cut down on waste, get into creative flow and save money. We give written a step by step guide on candle making. All you need to do is get a candle making kit.  Make a mini planter Okay so the obvious thing to do it to put some...

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Dear diary… how exactly is this supposed to help?

  Your Brain on Journalling Dear diary… Whatever your reasons for starting a journal, chances are it’s going to be helpful. The reported health benefits of journalling* stretch from stress and anxiety relief, to more restful sleep, healthier finances, improved fitness, and even better heart health.  Types of journal There are no rules really when it comes to journalling, but it can be good to have a sort of journal menu to choose from, depending on your mood on any given day. Gratitude journal: a simple list of 3-5 things you are grateful for. 5 step stress release: Write down the answers to these five questions: What is one thing I'm anxious about today? What is one practical thing I could do...

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4 Steps to Improving Employee Wellness While Working Remotely 

  The last few months have forced many of us to get used to new ways of living. From cultivating socially distanced relationships, to learning how to keep ourselves entertained amid shop and restaurant closures, there’s no doubt that 2020 has taken life and given it a huge shakeup. However, if we were to pick the one thing that has changed the most, it has to be the ways that we work. With so many businesses temporarily closing offices, a lot of us have had to move our teams to remote ones. And quickly. Zoom meetings in PJ bottoms have fast become the norm and the idea of actually having to wear shoes to work may feel like a distant...

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