Working from home can be extremely difficult and distracting for many people. Some need to take care of kids and pets, while others are just generally thrown off from their daily routines. This can cause an overall lack of focus and unfortunately, motivation. It is easy to get stuck in lazy habits when you are confined to one space. No one wants to feel unmotivated, drowsy, tired and absent-minded all day long. Fortunately, there are many essential oils that can help capture our attention and boost our morale. Essential oils can capture a relaxing, yet energizing atmosphere, putting our minds at ease while helping us feel present. Below are some of the best essential oils that you can use to pull you out of that procrastination bubble!
Ylang Ylang: The Essential Life describes Ylang Ylang as being known for bringing upon equilibrium and confidence in one’s self. Ylang Ylang has a beautiful floral scent which promotes relaxation by helping to lower our stress and anxiety, heart rate and blood pressure. With what is going on in the world, it is easy to get over anxious and worrisome, add a few drops of this oil to your diffuser to help calm those fears.
Peppermint: Peppermint is one of the most versatile and popular essential oil. I personally love it because it mixes so well with other oils. Upnature wrote about the effects Peppermint has on a persons exercise performance and ability. Peppermint is widely known to improve our focus and fight fatigue. My personal favorite diy recipe is Peppermint mixed with Lemon and Tea Tree for an all around clean and steady environment.
Bergamot: With its sweet and uplifting aroma, bergamot has great mood boosting attributes. ACHS describes Bergamot as being a “bright , clean and happy note”. A general mood boost can go extremely far in terms of getting tasks done timely and efficiently. Bergamot is also known to reduce anxiety, making it easier for you to have confidence in what you are working on.