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Peppermint

1. Have a screensaver displaying beautiful, ‘natural’ scenery such as waterfalls, sunrises, lakes, mountain ranges etc (Viewing natural scenery is known to reduce stress and balance mind and body).

2. Simply walk outside for a minute or two and breathe in some fresh air, get some natural light [sunlight] through your eyes, and if practical, take your shoes (and socks) off and ‘earth’ yourself. (Earthing is being shown to be one of the greatest, natural rejuvenators and directly balances many of our most common health ailments).

Does your energy regularly sag? Do you find yourself reaching for a cup of coffee or sugary soft drink each afternoon, instead try some peppermint. The distinct smell and taste of peppermint has been known throughout many traditions including Ayurveda, to stimulate the brain, helping it to ‘spark up and focus’. Peppermint stimulates alertness and performance, particularly with respect to jobs that involve more details tasks.