Fighting Holiday Stress,
One Bath at a Time
by Suzanne Madron
“The holidays are quickly approaching, and with them comes our old friend stress. Let’s face it, between the onslaught of angry crowds pushing their way through giant chain stores, to gridlocked traffic during holiday travel and visits from family we may or may not have seen all year (and the guilt trip for not having visited enough), stress is the human race’s gift that keeps on giving, and it’s nondiscriminatory. Stress doesn’t care what religion you are, what your background is, or even how you got stressed. It just is.
This holiday season, don’t stress out about what to give your friends who happen to be neo-christian-pagan-judeo-muslim-buddhists and who are also hardcore vegan. The big picture is this: Everyone over the age of toddler loves a good bath on occasion, so let’s focus on that. What goes great with a bath? Bath salts. Why bath salts instead of a bubble bath, you ask? Because Epsom salts happen to be awesome at relaxing those stress-tightened, gift wrapping-sore muscles.
So here’s what you’ll need to make something everyone will appreciate this holiday season, and if you’ve got essential oils left from our last few SEARCH Magazine projects, you’re already ahead of the game (see? less stress already!)...” to read the full article, download the free eCopy of SEARCH Magazine‘s Winter Issue.