Keeping Calm

Staying Calm Helps Your Immune System

As the world goes into lock down with the spread of Carona virus, it is hard not to become stressed and anxious and pulled into the whirlpool of fear it is creating . It is really important to remain calm, because fear and stress have the capacity to deplete our immune system, at a time when we need it more than ever.

 Deep Breathing

This keeps heart rate down, signalling body that all is ok. This will keep you in a rest and digest mode and cortisol levels down.  You can do this several times a day and it has immediate benefits.

Meditation is highly recommended for nervous systems support.


To play beautiful music promotes a calm, relaxed state which supports a healthy nervous system.  Playing the music that makes you feel happy and relaxed will also produce those mood-enhancing endorphins.

Oils ( oil burner or humidifier)

There is a great selection of oils to use in your house and office to provide a calm environment- lavender, clary sage, jasmine, rose,chamomile, ylang ylang, eucalyptus and tea tree, to name a few.


Any form of exercise will help clear the head and detox the body.  The naturally occurring endorphins produced boost the central nervous system, making you feel better, supporting your immune system.

A walk in nature

A walk  in a park, in nature or on the beach will do wonders for the nervous system while  breathing in that fresh air and getting a healthy dose of vitamin D which support the nervous and immune systems.

Healthy Diet

A diet high in fresh food and vegetables will help support overall health.


There are a huge range of natural supplements , vitamins and teas you can take to help support your nervous system in stressful times.

  • Vitamins:- magnesium, vitamin B complex, vitamin D, fish oil, vitamin E  and more (consult health practitioner for these).
  • Natural Supplements:- Chamomile, Ashwaghanda, Kava, St. John’s Wort, Macuna,Bacopa , Rhodiola to name a few (research and  check with health professional before taking any supplements.
  • Teas:- lavender, chamomile,passionflower, lemon balm, valerian, peppermint, Gotu kola etc.

Share The Love

So please use some of these tips to help keep yourself in a more positive calm state as it really will be supporting your nervous system thereby supporting your immune system.

Keep calm, keep positive and most of all share the love my friends as this is what we all need the most.

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