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I don’t know about you but live can be pretty stressful at times.  Being on a merry-go-round can be frightening especially when you find it hard to slow down and get off.  I often drink too much coffee, I sit on my bum too long, stare at a computer screen too long and eat things that really are not doing my body any good at all.

Those are the days when I just want to pull that duvet over my head and forget about the world.  All of these things can lead to stress.  Stress is one of the major things that can impact upon our health and our quality of life.  It can impact on our relationships, it can come between family members and it can have you running round like a mad person.  I know because that was me!


Thankfully though, there are some easy and enjoyable products out there that can help you reduce your stress levels.  Combine any of these with regular exercise, drinking water and eating right and you have a number of hacks that will see a difference in your mood quickly.


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I hope you find these products helpful, let me know below what you also use to relieve stress.



Microbiome Formula Mood+


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There are times when we need a little help by way of supplements.  Garden of Life, America’s No.1 selling nutrition brand have launched Microbiome Formula Mood+ which is a unique product with 16 clinically studied live bacteria strains to support mood and includes organic ashwagandha and organic Alaskan blueberries. Taking these each day helps to support emotional health, well-being, and help manage chronic stress.




BRYT Boost Serum

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When we feel stressed our skin can suffer and when our skin suffers we can feel down.  This boost serum from BRYT is for tired and dehydrated skin.  It is 100% natural and packed with nature’s phytonutrients – this effective overnight serum has been reformulated with Hyaluronic acid to deeply nourish, restore and boost skin of all ages.  It is perfect if your skin needs a pick-me-up!


Nibbling Teething Necklace

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This is one not just for mums but your little one too!  Mums and children and get stressed during teething which is why I am sharing this wonderful Nibbling necklace.  Designed by an ex-fashion designer and mum of 3 Emily Sunderland Sutter.  The Nibbling necklace is made from untreated natural wood, which is both ethical and environmentally friendly.  Nibbling is the ultimate must-have range of teething accessories to provide that special bond between parent and child.  You can read more on their products here.


In My Heart Bedtime Meditation Book

children's meditation

Another stress relieving gift for mother and baby!  From ‘Hygge’ to parenting, the Danish way of doing things is often widely talked about and it would appear that bedtime is no different. The Children’s Meditations in My Heart by Gitte Winter Graugaard is a collection of meditations designed to help children drift off to sleep within minutes.  It is a beautiful book from start to finish.  It’s one of those books that not only feels good to the touch but is full of love!  A fantastic gift for mother and baby to help de-stress both!


Hempz Exotic Green Tea & Asian Pear Body Mask

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We all know about restoring and balancing our body and skin, well this product is fantastic.  Hempz is a Cruelty-Free, Vegan Friendly, and Paraben free beauty range from the US, that is new to the UK. It is a very natural and luxurious range.  The Exotic Green Tea & Asian Pear Exfoliating Mud & Body Mask is enriched with 100% Pure Natural Hemp Seed Oil, and the mask hydrates and nourishes your skin, with added anti-inflammatory properties to help stimulate and condition the skin.  A truly lovely product when you need to take some self-care.


Power Ginseng

power ginseng

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Power Ginseng herbal remedy from leading supplement manufacturer Power Health helps you to respond to stress and promote relaxation, Ginseng is a powerful plant that has been used for centuries in Chinese and Korean medicine to help fight fatigue, depression and anxiety with its energy boosting properties.  It may help to reduce the effects of stress by stimulating and relaxing the nervous system, and in turn increasing blood circulation in the brain.



Bach Rescue Remedy Dropper & Bach Rescue Night Dropper



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The Original RESCUE flower essences were discovered by Dr Bach in the 1930s to provide support in times of emotional demand. Today, people across the world take comfort that RESCUE is by their side when they need to unwind.  I have to admit to using these ones on a regular basis when things get too much.  The Bach Rescue Night Dropper Rescue Night is a unique combination of the flower essences Rock Rose, Impatiens, Clematis, Star of Bethlehem, Cherry Plum (Rescue™) with White Chestnut.  All available at Boots here.


Champneys Heavenly Days Relaxing Bubble Bath

Champneys Heavenly Days Relaxing Bubble Bath

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A well-earned pamper is a great way to unwind before bed. This deeply relaxing bath soak contains indulgent notes of lavender, geranium and calming chamomile, allowing you to create your own oasis of calm. Dim the lights, sink in and relax.  You can see what I mean by ordering yours here at Boots.


Boots Pharmaceuticals Sleepeaze Pillow Mist 

Boots Pharmaceuticals Sleepeaze Pillow Mist 

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Infused with soothing essential oils, this very fine mist creates a calming aroma and encourages relaxation at bedtime.  Stunning smell and very relaxing.  Just the thing you need after a stressful day.  You can get yours here.


Sanctuary Classic Fragranced Candle 

Boots Sanctuary Classic Fragrances Candle 

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An utterly gorgeous scent which is perfect for creating your own Sanctuary. Fragrance stimulates one of the most powerful of all our senses – an aroma can uplift us, relax & delight us. This unique, sophisticated fragrance is sparkling with notes of citrus, bergamot & jasmine, followed by a sensuous combination of vanilla, patchouli & sandalwood. There are so many stunning candles from the Sanctuary range, you can view them here.


Angela Langford Natural Organic Face Oil

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This repair and renew face oil is a must.  It is so nourishing.  This face oil contains kiwi & arctic blackcurrant, both of which contain huge doses of vitamins & antioxidants which repair, protect & moisturise your skin.  When your skin looks good you feel good too!  You really do need to try these products from Angela now, you won’t be disappointed.



Olioseptil 2 in 1 Purifying Spray


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This purifying spray is great for breathing a purer and healthier air while improving sleep (Lavender & Rosemary), relaxation (Orange & Bergamot) and vitality (Patchouli & Cinnamon). A beautiful and stunning aroma of essential oils.  Certainly recommend for improving your daily well-being.



Calm Sleep Mist Pillow Spray

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This really is a must try.  This ground-breaking new sleep aid, known as Sleep Mist, contains a relaxing scent made from a special blend of lavender and other essential oils, which users can spray on their pillow to aid sleep. Sleep Mist is Calm’s first physical product can be purchased on their website: www.calm.com/sleepmist


Traidcraft Hand Poured Candle


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This hand-poured pillar candle has been hand-poured with a frosted blue finish, just like a pillar of ice. These fair trade candles are made by hand from 100% natural palm wax and a pure cotton wick at Wax Industri, a small fair trade factory in rural Indonesia. No artificial fertilisers or pesticides are used, and it’s completely suitable for vegans. Palm wax also provides a clean, virtually dripless burn with minimum soot and smoke.  So light this fantastic candle and sit back and relax.  Nothing like spending some quality time with the ambient flame of a candle.



Orla Kiely Lavender Candle

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Calm your senses with the pure essential oils of aromatic French lavender for a soothing scent to help you relax and unwind.  Presented in a beautiful glass jar embellished with one of Orla Kiely’s signature prints, each candle is made from 100% vegetable wax and features a pure cotton wick, as well as an individual heat mat to help protect surfaces. Available here.

Natur Boutique’s Organic Lemon Grass Tea

Natur Boutique’s Organic Lemon Grass Tea
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Natur Boutique, have used high quality ingredients to make this organic lemongrass tea. With only one natural ingredient, and no fillers or additives, it is a beautiful and stunning drink with a subtle citrus flavour.  Available from Amazon.co.uk, or www.naturboutique.co.uk.

Oat Soak by The Skin Shop

Oat Soak
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Oat Soak is an excellent product for helping you soothe itchy skin before bed. Used regularly it will help soothe irritated, itchy skin and restore moisture and smoothness to dry, flaky or scaly skin. Leave Oat Soak in the bath water for up to 10 minutes before getting in, then soak in the oat water until skin feels soothed and smooth. Available from www.skinshop.co.uk



Organic Pillow Spray

sleep mist

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Nutri-Derma’s Organic Pillow Spray containing organic lavender, bergamot, lemon and rosemary. is designed to help with insomnia and other sleep problems. Lavender is renowned for its calming and sedative properties. The formulation also contains Litsea Cubeba and Bergamot also associated with relaxation and Lemon and Rosemary to promote blood circulation. Another fantastic sleep spray which you can try at www.healthy2u.co.uk





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  1. angela eagle
    February 13, 2018 / 10:39 am

    a hot bath with a good book then some stretches

  2. Lynsey Buchanan
    February 14, 2018 / 4:17 am

    I like to listen to an audio book to unwind.

  3. Sharon Herbert
    February 15, 2018 / 12:55 pm

    I drink Cammomile Tea and use Lavendar Oil in my Oil Burner to help me relax and destress

  4. diana haymze
    February 16, 2018 / 2:22 pm

    Unique blog !

  5. Leila Benhamida
    February 18, 2018 / 10:34 am

    With a lovely warm bath with some oil of Monoi in it, a little scent from Tahiti.

  6. Oli Marshall
    February 18, 2018 / 10:35 am

    Oh, I do love baths with natural soothing salts and, then, relaxing by the fire with a green tea in one hand and a good book in another. I do this most evenings as, I am not very good with stress and this “ritual” helps me to unwind and to keep going.

  7. Deborah Mackenzie
    February 18, 2018 / 2:06 pm

    I normally play a hidden object game and listen to podcasts.

  8. Kim Draper
    February 18, 2018 / 4:19 pm

    Candles, a bubble bath and a good book.

  9. Yolanda Davis
    February 18, 2018 / 4:29 pm

    I read and drink a white choc hot chocolate

  10. cheryl hadfield
    February 18, 2018 / 7:59 pm

    candles and relaxing in front of the tv

  11. James Donovan
    February 18, 2018 / 9:44 pm

    I like to take a nice hot bath

  12. Tami
    February 19, 2018 / 12:46 am

    I love using essential oils, candles, and my journal to relieve stress! 🙂

  13. Donna S
    February 19, 2018 / 1:14 pm

    I take my dog out for a walk.

  14. Helen Thurston
    February 19, 2018 / 6:02 pm

    Warm bath with lavender and geranium essential oils.

  15. Ren Taylor
    February 19, 2018 / 8:57 pm

    Camomile tea…a bath….a good book !

  16. Emily Clark
    February 19, 2018 / 9:00 pm

    Watch Youtube vids and have a cuppa 🙂

  17. Suzanne Jackson
    February 19, 2018 / 9:03 pm

    Nice hot bubble bath and a glass of wine

  18. Pam Hubbard
    February 19, 2018 / 9:10 pm

    a long hot bath xx

  19. laura banks
    February 19, 2018 / 9:18 pm

    chilling in the bath reading a magazine

  20. Emma Wright
    February 19, 2018 / 9:42 pm

    A good book, my comfy bed & lavender pillow mist

  21. Marycarol
    February 19, 2018 / 10:06 pm

    A nice bath or a good book x

  22. Ritchie Dee
    February 19, 2018 / 10:07 pm

    I take the dog for a walk

  23. Karen Barrett
    February 19, 2018 / 10:44 pm

    I go and sit outside in the wood barn, no people, a brew and just sit quietly

  24. Dean T
    February 20, 2018 / 12:53 am

    I eat copious amounts of chocolate or I play some games to unwind, either works for me

  25. Solange
    February 20, 2018 / 4:41 am

    A good book and a hot bubble bath.

  26. Tracy Nixon
    February 20, 2018 / 6:45 am

    A long hot bubbly bath!

  27. Cherry Edwards
    February 20, 2018 / 7:45 am

    Watching films because they completely absorb my whirling thoughts and help me switch off.

  28. Ellie Wood
    February 20, 2018 / 7:49 am

    A long hot bath and a good gin and tonic!

  29. Jenny Barker
    February 20, 2018 / 9:28 am

    cup of hot chocolate and a book

  30. Pamela Gossage
    February 20, 2018 / 9:30 am

    A hot bubbly bath with a mug of milky coffee

  31. Louise Reeks
    February 20, 2018 / 9:34 am

    I like to have nice warm bubble bath with candles with my relaxing music on

  32. February 20, 2018 / 10:07 am

    I have a meditation app on my phone that I love – it really helps me to relax and unwind, especially if I’ve had a really stressful day.

  33. ali thorpe
    February 20, 2018 / 11:55 am

    I do yoga and take baths 🙂

  34. mike
    February 20, 2018 / 12:12 pm

    I might candles and put on a movie

  35. Karen R
    February 20, 2018 / 1:33 pm

    Just to be on my own, so I can browse the internet, or watch some old tv programme in peace and quiet

  36. Rhia P
    February 20, 2018 / 3:21 pm

    I’m all about a long bath…. healthier than pouring a glass of wine every night! 😉

  37. leanne weir
    February 20, 2018 / 3:48 pm

    Chocolate, more chocolate and then a bit more chocolate

  38. Lisa Parker
    February 20, 2018 / 4:35 pm

    I usually put on my headphones, listen to some chill out music and do my colouring books, x

  39. Emma
    February 20, 2018 / 6:16 pm

    I spray some lavender scent on my pillows before bed!

  40. Justine Hughes
    February 20, 2018 / 8:14 pm

    A long hot bath with some bubbles or a bath bomb, and a good book.

  41. Jo Carroll
    February 20, 2018 / 8:54 pm

    I’m wound so tightly…I’d probably fall apart if I came loose? 😉

  42. Frances Sunshine Hopkins
    February 21, 2018 / 8:57 am

    By sitting in the front of the fire with a cuppa tea

  43. terri kelly
    February 21, 2018 / 7:30 pm

    snuggles on the sofa and watching trash on the telly with ice-cream 🙂

    • admin
      February 22, 2018 / 11:30 am

      oh that sounds lovely 🙂

  44. Lisa Wilkinson
    February 21, 2018 / 9:59 pm

    I like to get under a blanket with a good book

  45. February 22, 2018 / 10:44 am

    A big weekend lie-in, reading a book and eating breakfast in bed!

  46. Ann Marie Gould
    February 22, 2018 / 4:47 pm

    i love a hot bubble bath with a good book and a cup of tea

  47. Gary Topley
    February 22, 2018 / 4:49 pm

    Meditating, thankyou for the competition x

  48. Rich Tyler
    February 22, 2018 / 6:55 pm

    Red wine!!!

  49. simon tutthill
    February 22, 2018 / 8:20 pm

    for me it has to be a lovely relaxing bath

  50. Toni Arnott
    February 23, 2018 / 2:48 pm

    doing yoga in the evening

    • admin
      February 23, 2018 / 3:02 pm

      Yes agree yoga is great for relaxing.

  51. Alison Johnson
    February 23, 2018 / 3:52 pm

    I do cross-stitch which really relaxes me.

  52. Debbie W
    February 24, 2018 / 7:15 pm

    I like to curl up in bed or under the sofa with a good book (and maybe some chocolate).

  53. Iris
    February 24, 2018 / 9:02 pm

    I find a gym class helps me to get rid of some stress in the mornings and or at night to relax a bubble bath with a good book

  54. February 25, 2018 / 10:53 am

    I like to exercise in the fresh air, and in the evening, a warm milky drink before bed and a book

  55. Carolynn Woodland
    February 25, 2018 / 10:59 am

    Nice long soak in a bubble bath

  56. Tunde Toth
    February 25, 2018 / 11:53 am

    I destress in the gym pushing myself at a spinning class or run it out. I find gardening very relaxing, potting around, planning next year`s tulip beds, feeding the birds etc.

    February 25, 2018 / 12:44 pm

    Soak in a hot bubble bath with radox

  58. Alica
    February 25, 2018 / 1:27 pm

    I find a good book to get lost in always helps me 🙂

  59. Andrea Fletcher
    February 25, 2018 / 1:38 pm

    A good book and a cup of coffee.

  60. Angeline Beech
    February 25, 2018 / 2:14 pm

    I put on some relaxing string music and then I write. I don’t write anything in particular, just whatever comes to mind.

  61. Jade Pawley
    February 26, 2018 / 7:30 pm

    I love reading a good book that I can get lost in!

  62. Jessica Hutton
    February 28, 2018 / 9:36 pm

    I like to go on long walks with my dogs and also read with a cup of tea xx

  63. Elizabeth Cooke
    March 1, 2018 / 8:14 pm

    I listen to my ipod, I have a range of playlists I’ve made that I choose from depending what I feel like

  64. Elisabeth Ries
    March 3, 2018 / 10:03 pm

    Light some candles and have a relaxing read before bed.

  65. Ema J Lowe
    March 7, 2018 / 4:26 pm

    I take a nice big cuppa with me to the bath and just lay there relaxing with just the mirror lights on. The most important thing is to lock the door, so no little people join me.

  66. Diana Shepherd
    March 8, 2018 / 7:20 pm

    I have a nice bubble bath, then into bathrobe and snuggle up with my throwover, hot choc and good tv infront of the open fire.

  67. March 9, 2018 / 8:23 am

    Bubble baths or cuddles 💕

  68. Dean Willoughby
    March 9, 2018 / 4:17 pm

    Use Bach Remedy Rescue instants or bath and a good read

  69. Victoria Phillips
    March 16, 2018 / 2:43 pm

    A hot bath and a glass of wine

  70. Katie b
    March 17, 2018 / 4:13 pm

    To destress I like to read and I spend far to much time at the pub!

  71. madeline connolly
    March 20, 2018 / 12:17 pm

    a nice hot path

  72. Katie Harmer
    March 21, 2018 / 2:35 am

    I relieve stress and unwind by meditating. I have been meditating for more than 25 years and it really helps to calm yourself down, relax and de-stress. I cannot recommend it enough. I tend to do guided meditation so you have a journey to go on. It has helped me to deal with chronic illness and chronic pain.

  73. Kevin Johnson
    March 23, 2018 / 12:49 am

    I love to read a good book while listening to some Country music.

  74. Jane
    March 25, 2018 / 5:08 am

    Shower, bed and radio 4

  75. Sarah Wilson
    March 27, 2018 / 11:01 am

    A hot bath, and my kindle!

  76. Laura Cooper
    March 27, 2018 / 6:49 pm

    I find crafting a really good way to destress.

  77. Lesley Prestage
    March 28, 2018 / 10:34 am

    Bath with my favourite oil, candle and book – bliss!

  78. Allison Sherwood
    March 29, 2018 / 7:20 am

    I like to take a gentle walk with my little dog, then home to read a good book for a while.

  79. Patricia Avery
    March 29, 2018 / 10:44 am

    On the sofa, feet up, Soothing Classic FM playing in the background indulging my passion for reading:) Drinking cappuccino made by hubby is always a bonus!

  80. Natalie Henderson
    March 29, 2018 / 1:09 pm

    Curled up on the sofa with some soothing chamomile tea

  81. Maria Knight
    March 29, 2018 / 6:18 pm

    I love to get lost in a good book!

  82. angela sandhu
    March 29, 2018 / 8:13 pm

    read a book

  83. Emma Davison
    March 29, 2018 / 8:23 pm

    A good book, cup of tea, and a scented candle.

  84. ellie spider
    March 29, 2018 / 10:57 pm

    long soak in the bath and a good book – also fresh bedding and pjs somehow make me feel less stressed too

    March 30, 2018 / 12:10 am

    Usually I like to go on long walks in the nearby countryside.

  86. Ian Murray
    March 30, 2018 / 7:22 am

    a relaxing bath.

  87. Laura Avery
    March 30, 2018 / 11:44 am

    Bah, book, bottle of wine face mask and a pamper!

  88. Danielle Graves
    March 30, 2018 / 11:55 am

    I put my favourite music on and dance all my worries away

  89. sharon martin
    March 30, 2018 / 2:06 pm

    i like to de-stress by colouring or reading a good book

  90. Lindsey Kent
    March 30, 2018 / 4:30 pm

    A lovely hot drink and a good book whilst wrapped up in a cosy blanket – perfect!

  91. Natalie Crossan
    March 30, 2018 / 7:47 pm

    Send the kids to Grandmas and drink wine! x

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