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Aromatherapy : the body and mind connection

Aromatherapy engages your sense of smell through the use of essential oils naturally extracted from flowers, leaves, fruit, bark, and roots, Studies show that it has true healing benefits for both physical and emotional concerns. Breathing in the scent of essential oils activates the brain’s limbic system, which, among other functions, controls your emotions. The properties of these oils also stimulate your central nervous system, which monitors your internal organs and transmits signals to your glands and muscles.   Do you know that scent is the only sense that goes straight to the cortex? Meaning the things that you see, hear, taste, touch, all these senses you have, come through your nerves and ultimately end up in your Thalamus. And Thalamus directs...

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SUR + ASMR

What is ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response)? ASMR, aka Brain-gasm, is a euphoric tingling sensation you experience in your Brain and down your spine. It gets so intense that it releases tensions, leaving a relaxed feeling throughout the entire body.   How do I experience ASMR? You personally may have felt this tingling sensation while using a scalp massager, and people purposefully trigger these feelings with sound design: Soft tones, close whispering, tapping, and personal attention all seem to lead people to an ASMR experience, and YouTube features many creative examples of this pursuit.    What do SUR’s organic essential oils have to do with ASMR? By putting you into a more relaxed and aware state of mind, SUR maybe a perfect...

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Inside the ASMR Meditation People Are Calling a Brain-gasm

One Yoga Journal editor replaced her daily meditation practice with ASMR YouTube videos for a week. Here’s what happened   What is ASMR? “O.K., I have to give you a shot; but it’ll only hurt for a second,” my little sister says to me as I lie completely still on her bed. We’re ages 4 and 6, and playing “doctor” is one of our favorite games. In a few months, she’ll decide on a career in dentistry (she’s since changed her mind), and our mock physicals will quickly morph into make-believe oral procedures. I’ll open wide in our cotton-candy-blue bathtub (“the dentist’s chair”) and she’ll count my teeth thoughtfully one by one. Rarely would you find me on the other...

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SUR Essential Oil +ASMR beginner’s user guide

ASMR, aka Brain-gasm, is a euphoric tingling sensation so intense that it releases tensions, leaving a relaxed feeling throughout the entire body. (learn more) SUR combines aromatherapy with brain-massage ASMR videos to give you a brain relaxing SPA experiences that releases stress, promotes better sleep and brings you joy and serenity. Steps for an aromatherapy enhanced ASMR experience: Be somewhere you’re comfortable, whether it be sitting or lying down, and in a secluded, quiet environment. Use a pair of headphones for listening since ASMR is strengthened when the sounds are alternated from ear to ear. Add purified water to the diffuser, add a few drops of SUR organic essential oil to the water (start with 2-3 drops and add more...

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Getting the most out of our Fan Favorite~ A Thousand Z's ASMR Sleep essential oil

Do you know that most people use ASMR to help them fall asleep? 81% use ASMR before bedtime.  The value of a good night’s sleep cannot be overstated. It is not only important for your physical health, but it is also crucial for your mental and your overall well-being. However, not everyone is enjoying a good night’s sleep. According to the American Sleep Association, around 50-70 million Americans have a sleep disorder. Around 30% of adults have reported short term insomnia while 10% have chronic insomnia. Many do not get the recommended eight hours of sleep. Lack of sleep can have serious effects on your health. Many people take a pill or use a natural sleep aid to get a good...

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