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5 Ways to Reduce Your Anxiety

Updated: May 22, 2020

The Advanced Spiritual Institute Bird

We know right now can we an extremely stressful time and we wanted to share our favourite ways to de-stress and come back to centre! It's okay to feel off-balance, but creating a self-care routine is one way to help you overcome this trying period of time.

Salt Baths

Salt and Water have long been revered as energetically cleansing. This classic combination is a powerful way to take care of yourself on a spiritual and emotional level. We recommend a nice warm bath with Epsom, Sea Salt or Himalayan salt and a dash of essential oil for 20 minutes. This is a great way to clear emotions and stress from our aura. Remember to drink water before and after your bath and soak for 20 minutes to release negative energy and debris from your physical and energetic body.

Essential Oils

Essential oils are compound extracts from plants and flowers and come in a variety of different scents. Diffuse these scents in your flat, bedroom, or bath and notice the difference. We've listed a few of our favourites below!

  • Lavender: used to relieve stress and anxiety, also provides restful sleep.

  • Sandalwood: calm your nerves and help with focus

  • Lemon: many individuals find this oil to be a mood BOOSTER!

  • Peppermint: Increase mental focus and alleviate fatigue


Start and end your day with a clean slate by meditating even if for 5 minutes. Meditation allows us to focus on the present moment and strengthens our ability to detach from all thoughts and emotions. OR join us Tuesdays and Thursdays for a free meditation led by the founder of the Advanced Spiritual Institue.


No matter what your skill level is, art dramatically improves your mood and stress levels. Whether you want to use a colouring book or engage in a new creative activity, Art is scientifically proven to enhance relaxation and stress-reducing hormones.

Movement & Dance

Movement enhances the production of natural feel-good hormones and chemicals (serotonin and dopamine) Whether you put on your favourite song and dance in the kitchen or includes a daily stretch routine will greatly improve your overall mood and mental health!

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