Guest Post – Ways to Reduce Stress & Live Healthier


Today’s guest post comes from Zara Lewis, a contributing blogger for High Style Life and full time mama of two little ones. She is sharing with us ways that can help us relax and recharge for our every day lives. I hope you find them helpful!

Do you feel stressed out, pretty much exhausted, and sometimes even very weak? If your answer is yes, that may mean that you are starting to burn out because of all the obligations and tasks you have to accomplish, but there is simply no time for everything. Your organism inevitably suffers because of that, but there are ways to fix that. Stay with us and find out how to treat yourself naturally in order to give your body what it deserves.

Connecting with Nature


Spending time in nature and connecting with it is beyond important nowadays, when people live so fast, trying to cope with everyday problems. Finding your inner peace is crucial, and this can be done in the best possible way by connecting with nature. It will help you explore yourself and focus on the settings around you. Take off your shoes, walk in the grass barefoot, and you will feel immediate relief. Go hiking on a sunny day, and that will make you feel relaxed and at peace.

Get Physical


Physical activity is an absolute must, particularly because it will keep you fit and your skin perfect. It increases blood circulation and exerts hormone-balancing effects, which helps in getting rid of toxins, provides nutrition to skin cells, and controls stress. If you are not a gym person, even yoga can be very helpful – it will perfect your posture, improve flexibility, and build muscle strength, while improving your spiritual and emotional health.

Get Enough Rest


If you don’t get enough rest, you won’t have enough energy to keep up with everyday tasks, which will inevitably lead to exhaustion and burnout. A good sleep will keep your energy levels high, so it is crucial to get as much as possible of it. Also, your body will renew, regenerate, and rebuild cellular tissue while you are getting rest, so don’t forget to do yourself a favour when it comes to that.

Home Remedies as the Key to Success


Switching from conventional to all-natural skincare can be very tough for many women, however, it becomes perfectly fine as soon as they master some of the simplest home remedies recipes. It seems that natural options are undoubtedly much cheaper and they often work better. Use coconut oil instead of makeup remover, a mix of brown sugar and olive oil as a scrub, or a mix of brewer’s yeast, lemon juice, and water for the most amazing acne treatment ever. Nature has so much to offer, and it is totally up to you whether you will use its advantages or not!

Natural Beauty Products


Treat your body in the right way by choosing natural or even organic products instead of regular ones. The reasons for this are numerous, and the most important one is the fact that natural lifestyle is actually one more step towards your health and overall well-being. What is great about such products (my favorites are Ultraceuticals, Dr. Hauschka, and One Love Organics)  is the fact that they are appropriate for all skin types, including sensitive one. This is true because all the toxic substances and chemicals are excluded from their production, which is why these are good both for our health and for the environment. Going green is definitely a good way to go!


Eat Right


Eliminate foods that will make your blood sugar levels go crazy – especially those made from white sugar and white flower. Get rid of everything that creates inflammation and puffiness in your body – alcohol, caffeine, spicy foods, and saturated fats should be replaced with fresh fruits and vegetables, proteins, and healthy fats. Besides that, we cannot emphasize enough the importance of sufficient water intake. A minimum of 8 glasses of it per day is absolutely obligatory if you want your skin to be luminous and healthy. Besides that, water boosts your metabolism, which will help you lose some extra pounds faster.


Your body deserves to be treated with respect – so is there better way to do it than doing it naturally? We don’t think so! Living closely connected to nature can be only an advantage in a hectic world we live in, so give your best and live according to it. Your body will be grateful for that.

What is your favorite way to de-stress? Share with us in the comments below 🙂

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