Coping with Stress
Stressing out? Mother Nature and her natural remedies are here to help.
Nutritionist Nicola Murphy suggests Rescue Remedy for Exam Success
This high pressure exam period brings with it a number of emotional demands that can affect student’s academic performance. Some of the most common factors contributing to stress in the build up to exams are those long hours of study, revision classes, pulling all-nighters, losing your notes, deleting your documents, your laptop breaks down and early morning starts. Reach for Bach Rescue Remedy® the essence of calm and tranquility. While it won’t give all the answers it may help students to relax, get focused and feel reassured in the build up to their exams.
RESCUE Remedy is made up of a five individual flower essences that help you cope in balancing life's ups and downs.
- Rock Rose is used for terror and panic
- Impatiens addresses irritation and impatience
- Clematis is for inattentiveness and a lack of focus
- Star of Bethlehem is for shock
- Cherry Plum helps with irrational thoughts and a lack of self control
The Big Build Up
The pressure of exams can have a negative effect so when you feel overwhelmed by the work load try Bach Rescue Remedy. It will help you to deal calmly with text-book tension, the lost file, forgetting your locker keys, spilling coffee over your notes missing a lecture.
The Z Factor:
Lack of sleep really affects concentration. If you are struggling to get the recommended eight hours a night try the Rescue Remedy Night range with white chestnut. This has traditionally been used to help switch off the mind from unwanted, repetitive thoughts, so you can enjoy a restful night’s sleep. The range includes Rescue liquid melts RRP €9.95, Rescue Night Spray 10ml RRP €10.95 and Rescue Night drops 10ml RRP €7.95 all containing the original 5 Bach flower essences plus white chestnut to help you to enjoy a natural night’s sleep.
The Big Day
Just breathe if you feel your stress levels rising; relax your shoulders and take slow, deep breaths in through your nose and out through your mouth along with Rescue Remedy Drops 10ml RRP 7.95 and 20ml RRP 10.95 to relax and focus your mind. Add a few drops to your water bottle and leave it on your exam desk to keep you hydrated and panic free. Rescue remedy spray 20ml RRP 10.95 recreates the same relaxing effects as four drops of the liquid in two quick fast acting sprays and is small enough for your pocket.
If you feel your stress levels rising, try to relax your shoulders and take a few slow, deep breaths. Rescue Remedy drops 10ml RRP €7.95 and 20ml RRP €10.95 will help you to relax, get focused and get the much needed calmness that you need to excel during your exams. Simply add a few drops of Rescue Remedy as you need into your bottle of water and keep on your desk during your exams to help rehydrate and keep inner calmness. Rescue Remedy Spray 20ml RRP €10.95 recreates the same calming effects as 4 drops of the liquid in 2 quick sprays. Rescue Remedy® spray is discreet and small enough for your pocket. For those sitting exams, Rescue Remedy® spray is a fast-acting and accurate way to deliver the remedy.
Include Rescue blackcurrant pastilles RRP €7.95 and Rescue gum RRP €4.95 in your pencil case for a calming treat during your exams.
Call it a night:
When hitting the books, there comes a point in the evening when your brain can’t soak up any more information. It’s best to get an early night and take Rescue Night liquid Melts RRP €9.95 to ease you into a night of peaceful zzzs, so you’ll wake refreshed and ready for your next exam.
Ultimately, don't lose sight of the fact that there is life after exams. Things might seem intense right now, but it won't last forever. Best of luck!
Rescue Remedy range is available from health stores and pharmacies nationwide