Tell Stress to Take a Hike!

So I’m not even going to ask how you are doing. One of the main complaints of everyone that walks into Smudge is “I’m stressed out!”.  It’s no wonder! This year is a tough one, where change is being pushed to the forefront making everyone uncomfortable, upset, and let’s just say a bit crazy. lol! So yes, there is enough stress to go around for everyone!Stress word cloud concept in red caps

There is a lot of change happening this year. You are cleaning up the crap out of your life that you have been putting off. As you continue to put it off, this year will get more and more uncomfortable, as will your life situation you need to change. Change is the process of letting go of what you don’t need, and welcoming in the new good stuff. While this is an essential step in personal growth, business growth, and progress of any kind, it still is a stressful process.

Fortunately, we know all about this process at Smudge, and we have many products and services to help you stay calm and grounded during this time of stress and change. It’s much easier to go with the flow and embrace the changes you are going through, than to keep resisting them. Inevitably they are going to happen whether you are ready or not! So here are some easy things you can do to add some peace and stability into your day.

From the time you wake up, you can begin your day with some small yet effective things 20160616_132917_1466098471783_resizedthat can add some peace and stability to your day. As you towel yourself off from your shower, dab on some essential oils. The aromatherapy properties of Lavender, Calm Yo Nerves, Mercury Retrograde, Love, and Van Van, will relax, distress, sharpen your mental focus, and cleanse and protect your auric space. Our Essential Oils, and Blends can be applied right on your skin without worrying about irritation. When stressed it’s important to breathe and not react to situations in frustration or anger. Mercury Oil enhances mental focus and helps with communication and throat chakra. You need to be patient and loving with yourself through times of change. Our minds go through the grieving process as we experience change, as loss is part of change. Use love oil to draw love to yourself and to help you with self love. Van Van is an all purpose Hoodoo conjure formula. Grounding, clearing, protection, road opening and prosperity is what Van Van is about. You can also add oils to your candle, a diffuser, or a bath.

20160616_132003_1466098474944_resizedCarrying crystals like amethyst, citrine, agate and obsidian promotes peace, tranquility, protection, happiness, good communication and grounding. Carry your crystals with you in a spirit pouch, or your pocket, or put them in your work space. Place a piece of amethyst under your pillow, or on your bedside table to help you relax and have a good nights sleep. Always remember to cleanse your crystals every few days. Place them on a window sill in the sun, on top of some salt, or on a piece of selenite to clear out any accumulated negative energy.

Beginning your day with pulling an oracle card gives you a positive focus and intent to 20160616_132239_1466098473966_resizedhold as you go through your day. Ask your spirit guides and angels for a message that you need to hear for the day. Pull your card and focus on your message of the day. You can carry the card with you and during the day you can take it out to remind you of your message from your guides. If you encounter a stressful moment during your day, you can go back to your card and remind yourself of the message and reassure yourself that God and your angels are by your side through this stressful moment.

 

20160609_110818_1465495028086_resizedWhen you get home from work and are unwinding, you can slip into some cozy clothes, and brew yourself a cup of our Luxury Tea. Our Serenity blend boosts your immune system, cleanses and promotes
inner peace. Lavender flowers is a gorgeous flowery tea that relaxes your nervous system, and settles your stomach. Our many flavors are all natural, fair trade, and are all high antioxidant and healing.  Our delicious, flavorful, high quality loose leaf teas create a warm, relaxing finish to a stressful day.

As you relax and wind down, you can add some magical ambiance to your room with one of our Blessed Herbal Affirmation candles by Coventry. These beautiful candles carry the energy of their intent, and smell heavenly. They all have a meditation to recite on the label. I always write my name and intent on the label and place it under the 20160616_132521_1466098472936_resizedcandle holder as I burn it. For whatever your need, there is a candle for it. Tranquility for inner peace, and letting go of whatever has stressed you throughout the day. Affirmation: In this moment, that belongs only to me, I release the stress of the day; first from my body, then my mind and finally from my emotions. To draw more self love, self esteem and people who truly love you into your life, a Love candle will help you with that. Love comes from an unending source, so there is plenty to go around. This candle is designed to tap into that source and align your energies to receive and accept all the love you need and desire. The Guardian Protector candle is for protection, help and guidance from your angels and guides.  It is the moments of stress and fear that leave vulnerable openings in your spirit for the extreme emotions of others to affect you. Relax and allow your Guardian Protector to remove what is harming you and strengthen you against further negative situations.

DSC00043Our Magickal Herbal Blends carry the vibration of their purpose. You can add our herbal blends to a spirit pouch with your crystals and carry them with you during your day. You can add our herbs to your bath. Our Healing blend will help you to mend emotional hurts and heal your spirit. Use the Protection blend to rid yourself of negative energy you have accumulated throughout your day, and surround yourself with spiritual protection. Use Release to unburden yourself from unwanted negativity and emotion that is holding you back from moving forward. It is also a road opener blend. Carry it with you, or add to your bath. You can also place our blends in a sachet and place under your pillow, or at your bed side. While you are sleeping, you will be surrounded by it’s healing and cleansing energy.

These are only a few of our products that can help you get through times of change and stress. Come on in and feel free to ask us any question so we can help you with your own unique needs. Everyone is on their own unique path and has their own unique needs. So stay calm, grounded and centered, as we continue through this year of finishing up and change.

 

Stress free lifestyle tips

Stress free lifestyle tips

 

 

 

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