Stressed about turkey day? You’re not alone. Food, obnoxious relatives, start of the holiday season…there’s plenty of triggers. In fact, in one study 71% of participants reported feeling some form of stress when thinking about this annual smorgasbord. Click through this slideshow to see 9 ways to reduce Thanksgiving stress.
Way too much food, obnoxious relatives, start of the holiday season…there’s plenty of stress triggers around Thanksgiving. Click through this slideshow to see 9 ways to reduce Thanksgiving stress.
1. Power of Music to Reduce Stress
According to one study , listening to music can lower your heart rate, release endorphins and improve your sense of well-being. If you’re feeling crowded on Thanksgiving, take a music break.
2. CBD PM
Pre-Thanksgiving: to feel your best on the big day, you’re going to need to have the proper amount of sleep.
Rest is Important
Rest is important for the mind and body to function properly. Make the most of your rest by adding the power of an award-winning CBD sleep formula! You need to load up on sleep before loading up on carbs!
3. Breathing Techniques
A counting practice to help find a sense of calm. Watch (or just listen) to this video from Calm…troubles may float away.
4. Delta 8 Gummies
5. Try a New Recipe - CBD Latte
CBD may improve mood, promote resilience to stress and relieve irritability.* And this CBD Latte recipe, from cbdMD, incorporates all the benefits of CBD into your brew so you can enjoy a soothing cup of self-care.
Recipe on Next Slide
CBD Latte Recipe
- 2 ounces fresh brewed espresso
- 8 ounces milk of your choice (whole, oat, etc.)
- 10 mL CBD oil in Natural (or your choice of flavor)
- Pull your espresso shots and add to a 12-ounce mug.
- Froth the milk to your liking.
- Add the milk to the espresso and stir in the CBD.
6. CBD For Pets
Don’t forget your dog or cat. If you’re hosting Thanksgiving, your pets may feel anxious with a lot of people suddenly in their space. CBD for pets can having a calming effect.
Anxious about the food you cooked for your family? Join the football game or run around the yard with the kids. Physical activity tends to be a stress reliever and your thoughts can float away from lumpy mashed potatoes.
8. Enjoy Time with Loved Ones
Life moves fast. Enjoy the time you have to spend with family and friends.
9. Post-Meal Elderberry
Overeating on Thanksgiving is sometimes part of the tradition. “The absorption of elderberry extract in the bloodstream can improve digestive health by supporting the gut microbiome.” (1) You can take in Elderberry through syrup or gummies.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. None of the products listed here are intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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