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Five tips to conquer stress

A while ago I wrote about how you can recognise stress in your body when you are under constant pressure. Not great, but what can you do about it? All that work needs to be done, and it won’t get any less by leaving it as it is… right? Right. Still, here are five ideas to get a little breathing space and reduce your stress levels.

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No bathing suits – and other sauna myths

I am a big sauna fan. I love it: no phone for a day, away from everything, relaxing in comfortable heat, read a book, have some coffee, actually talk to people. What’s not to like?

Still, a lot of people don’t want to or don’t dare to go to a sauna. And I do recommend a day of relaxing to everyone! I can understand the most common reasons for not going, but they are usually not entirely correct. So, today I want to bust a few sauna myths. And hope that more people will relax for a day.

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Aromatherapy 101: Basics

What memories do you have when you smell a freshly baked apple pie? Or bread, or freshly mowed grass in the summer? Everyone has fond memories of some smells – or bad ones. With those feelings, associated with smells, you can also do a lot of different things. Laying old fears to rest, or recall feelings of relaxation and wellness with a nice scent. That is what aromatherapy is all about.

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5 signs of high stress level

We all have a busy day sometimes. But if you are very busy every day, and are busy for weeks or months at a time, it can get too much. It is really important to keep paying attention to your stress level and recognise when you are having too much, for too long. Here are five signs to look for.

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