Today I talked about four ways to reduce stress for students going back to school on Fox 2 News in St. Louis. Below are video of the segment and more details on what I recommended.
Aromatherapy from KINDSoap (available at the KINDSoap Webster Groves boutique and at kindsoap.com):
- Goodnight Kisses Lavender Lip Treatment
- Shea Luxe and Lavender Natural Perfume Oils
- Shower Steamers
- Essential Oil Blends
- Aromatherapy Necklaces
2. Creative Hobbies: Scrapbooking
Creative hobbies reduce stress, promote mindfulness, improve brain function and creativity. Scrapbooking has also been found to promote connection with the people you’re scrapbooking about.
Clique Kits Monthly Scrapbooking Kits ($25-$33/month, available at cliquekits.com): We design our kits with the highest quality premium products focusing on one carefully selected coordinating designer collection each month making it faster and easier to achieve fabulous results, from the box to layouts. Our kits may change with the trends and the latest products, but will always follow a formula ensuring that they will usable no matter what skill level, format, or style of scrapbooking or paper crafting they are used for. Our all-in-one-monthly-box philosophy allows for you to decide how to use products and maximizes creativity without limits. Everything we do as a company stems from the desire that we have to meet our own expectations of excellence. The kits we sell to the Clique are the same kits we use for our own scrapbooking, and we would not have it any other way.
HP Sprocket: Wirelessly print 2″ x 3” photos from your smartphone on a portable printer that fits in the palm of your hand. Make time with friends more memorable with instantly shareable 2 x 3″ snapshots or stickers. Available in white, red and black ($130 for the printer and $10 for 20 sheets of photo paper, available at store.hp.com).
Thirty-One Home Organizers promote peace of mind by de-cluttering a student’s room (available at mythirtyone.com):
- Mini Storage Bin in Dancing Diamond
- Fold N File in Dancing Diamond
- Double Duty Caddy in Chevron Charm
- Hang-it Pocket Organizer in Dancing Diamond
- Your Way Cube in Dancing Diamond
- Your Way Rectangle in Dancing Diamond
4. Healthy Eating
Junk food has been linked to greater risk of suffering from depression so make it easier for them to eat healthier.
Thirty One Thermal Totes make it easier for students to eat fresh, whole, healthy foods (available at mythirtyone.com):
- Cool Clip Thermal Pouch ($15)
- Quick Cinch Thermal ($38)