While most people are braving crowded coffee shops and bustling barista counters for their morning pick-me-up, caffeine spikes eventually drop, leading to fatigue and even insomnia. What can you do to maintain a positive flow of energy throughout the day without exhausting your adrenals?
There’s a natural solution derived from plants that you’ve likely heard of by now called aromatherapy. You may think the scents of essential oils can’t have profound health benefits, but you’ll be surprised to disocver that certain oils help to stimulate creativity, awaken you, and relieve stress. For instance, bergamot is a bright, clean, citrusy scent known to boost one’s mood. Essential oils are 100 percent natural, too — they’re comprised of pure oils derived from flowers and other plants. This graphic below explains the numerous healing qualities of essential oils, how to incorporate them at work and how aromatherapy can help you get through the work day a little bit easier. Got a favorite scent? Let us know in the comments below.