The Stress Management Strategies That Saved My Sanity

Today's world requires you to have certain stress management strategies in order to survive with a little sanity.  I have those!

I don't know about you, but I've experienced enough stress to last me several lifetimes!  It hits when you least expect it.  Did you ever have on of those "oh so perfect" days, and all the sudden, BAM!  Something horrendous happens and changes this day in your life instantly.

My "surprises from life" have led me to suffer with certain anxiety attack symptoms.  I'm sure this is a result of being unable to let go of certain situations I've had to deal with. 

I was afraid of the dark

Good grief...for the first time in my life, I was afraid of the dark.  I would be almost asleep, then suddenly come wide awake with a fear of dying.  This sudden, overwhelming fear came with heart palpitations and hot flashes.  Terrifying!

I knew I had to do something to get my life under control.  Sleep wasn't happening, so that affected everything in my life.  I couldn't concentrate at work, I was irritable, had no patience and stressed over thinking that my life was going to be like this forever.

I've spent years watching stress destroy lives

I'm a massage therapist, so I've dealt with hundreds, if not thousands of people who suffer from complications of stress.

Did you know that stress is the underlying source of just about every illness?  These are just some of the problems caused by stress:

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Lupus
  • Psoriasis
  • Shingles
  • Heart Disease
  • Insomnia
  • Chronic Pain

I did NOT want to live like this

Then, the oddest thing made me realize I was NOT going to live this way!  Somebody had posted a John Denver video on my facebook page.  I clicked on it and listened to him sing "Fly Away".  As I watched the video, I realized there were so many things I still wanted to do in my life.  Right then and there I was determined to find some stress management strategies and implement them in my life.

I searched for an anxiety disorder treatment and found some natural remedies for anxiety that I figured I'd try.  After trial and error, I've found a way to live my life normally again. 


I sleep.  I entertain my grand kids.  I cook.  I hike.   I sleep.  I ride horses.  I garden.  I sleep.

Oh...did I tell you I'm sleeping now?  Not just sleeping, but SLEEPING!  That "oh, so deep, slumbering, pillow drooling, out of this world, dead as a doornail" SLEEP!

A result of good stress management strategies!

Goodbye night fears

And no more fear of the dark.  It's not my best friend, but I don't have those anxiety disorder symptoms, anymore.  Sometimes, I cheat and use a little night light....

Want to know my secret?

I knew that in order to find good natural remedies for anxiety, I was going to have be careful.  My first stop was going to be in search of herbs for anxiety.  Sometimes, herbs can be dangerous if not used properly.

In my quest for these, I stumbled upon some incredible essential oils.  These oils are derived from parts of herbs, flowers, trees and other plants.

I found a couple of essential oil blends that sounded like they would blend right in with my stress management strategies. 

DoTerra essential oils makes 2 blends that work like a charm on anxiety attack symptoms.   The oils are great, because they are Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade.  This means they are totally pure.  No additives or chemicals.  And safe!

These 2 oils are a POWERHOUSE when it comes to stress!!!



Balance does exactly what it's name balances things in your body.  When life isn't quite what it should be, Balance gives you the feeling of "Ahhh....that's better".  It's a blend of Blue Tansy, Frankincense, Rosewood and Spruce.  Mmmm...a nice woodsy kind of smell...

Balance positively affects:

  • Anxiety
  • Hyperactivity
  • Nervousness

Serenity should be included in EVERY anxiety disorder treatment!  It's a blend of Lavender, Chamomile, Sandalwood, Marjoram, Vanilla and Ylang Ylang.  Serenity is so effective on stress, that even the Dog Whisperer uses it!  What a delightful aroma....yum...

Serenity positively affects:

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Tension

My daily stress management strategies

  • Balance in the morning:  2 drops in my left hand.  I dip one of my right fingers in it and rub it into the back of my neck at the base of my skull.
    Then I put more on my right hand and rub over my heart.
    With the rest, I rub my hands together, then cup them over my face and inhale deeply several times.
  • During the day:  I keep Serenity on me at all times.  Whenever it looks like things are going to get stressful, I apply it just like the Balance.  I use it as I need to throughout the day.
  • In the evening:  After all the kiddos are down for the night, I fill the tub with warm water and 1/2 cup Epsom Salts.  Then I add 3-4 drops of Serenity.  The epsom salts help the oils to penetrate quickly.  I soak for a little while and think about nice things.
  • Before bed:  1-2 drops of Serenity on the back of my neck, bottom of my feet and inhale.Repeat with Balance.
  • I say my prayers and read for a few minutes.  I can't read for long, because I can't keep my eyes open!

I don't wear myself out trying to find ways to go to sleep anymore

No more pacing the floor while everybody else sleeps.

No more stressing over having to get up in 2 hours.

No more experimenting with every sleep aid on the market.

All I do is rub a few drops of oil on me!  How much easier can stress management strategies get?
My life is great!

After the first month, I was able to decrease the amount of oils I used.  Now, I just use them as needed.
(Great news for my wallet!)

Easy!  Simply apply a few drops of oil a few times a day!

Convenient!  No swallowing pills or drinking potions.  Just open 2 little bottles and rub it on!

Guaranteed!  30 day money back guarantee!

Long Lasting!  This is a 2 month's supply if used correctly.  You can decrease your oils at anytime, so these 2 bottles could last for several months.


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