Essentially You: Empowering You On Your Health & Wellness Journey With Safe, Natural & Effective Solutions
081: How To Get in Control of Your Moods So They're Not in Control of You w/ Sara Chana Silverstein
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- Herbs you should consider to boost your mood, energy, appetite and more
- Using random acts of kindness to lower your cortisol and blood pressure
- Creating subconscious connections through smell and memory
- Analyzing the patterns in your flares of emotions to become one step ahead of yourself
- Planning ahead with herbs and essential oils to incorporate them into your daily life
By this point, most of us are aware of the intrinsic connection between aroma, essential oils and how it affects our mood. But did you know that you can harness the healing power of essential oils and herbal remedies to increase the happiness in your life and start making your mood work for you?
Sara Chana Silverstein is a fellow essential oil expert, as well as a Master Herbalist RH (AHG), Classical Homeopath and International board-certified lactation/breastfeeding consultant (IBCLC), and author of the new book Moodtopia. Sara Chana literally wrote the book on how to get control of your moods so that they are not in control of you, and she is here to share her expertise with us today.
It really is so simple to get your mood back on track and lower your stress levels with some inexpensive and easy natural solutions. Sara Chana shares her favorite herbal remedies for stress, sleep and everything in between, how to plan ahead and use essential oils proactively, and ways to become a master of self-awareness and your emotions. Sara Chana believes in the transformative nature of random acts of kindness, the power of using color, and many other simple natural tools to help lift your gloominess and change the way that you feel.
With a few small changes and the right perspective, you can begin to see a massive improvement in the way you feel and your outlook on life. Why go through life feeling burdened by your mood when you can do something about it and start living the life you want to live. Get ready to get back into the driver's seat and start controlling how you respond to the world again.
How do essential oils and herbs help you lift your mood when feeling down? Let us know in the comments on the episode page!Quotes:
“Pharmaceuticals can save peoples lives for sure, and some of the psychotropic meds are amazing. But for the typical person, I just knew that herbs were going to help them in a way that is even deeper than pharmaceuticals.” (9:51)
“In the hospital, I literally had a spray bottle, my little essential oil bottles, and it really kind of saved my life.” (13:48)
“You can take some oils and herbs ahead of time, and that's my goal. Now there are herbs and essential oils that will help you when you are in that moment of exacerbation, but I always like to try and be one step ahead.” (21:29)
“When I use herbs and essential oils, they are not magic pills. They work beautifully but they are one of a part of a system of getting to that point.” (37:02)
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