Summer's end approaches, and with it comes the much anticipated new school year. For those of us who's lives revolve around the school district calendar, the weeks leading up to the new school year is packed with more resolutions than New Year's Eve itself. Students, teachers, and parents alike are preparing to make this the best year yet-and Upward Spiral is excited to help!
We have many ways to help you get the most out of the school year that have nothing to do with late night runs to Starbucks. One of the simplest ways to start the year with an Upward Spiral is Aromatherapy! Have you ever walked into a shop or a home and suddenly had an incredibly specific memory of a time or place where you have smelled that exact smell? By employing aromatherapy techniques, we will show you how to use that natural tendency to boost your retention during study sessions!
It begins with selecting the proper essential oil for the task. What oil should be used? There are a number of scents which work well, so many that we would need another post to explore them! Instead, we have selected specific oils to form a unique blend of our own. The aptly named...Study Buddy!
It's our special blend of oils that are known for stimulating the brain and focusing the mind--without the jittery effects associated with caffeine. Simply use the blend in a diffuser or inhaler while studying, and bring it with you to class! The oil will help bring your mind into the same state of focus as it was during your study session, helping you to recall and focus on the information you need.
There are also many other single oils that can help with energy and focus as well. These include:
- Black Pepper
But how can aromatherapy be used in the middle of a test? Since teachers don't typically allow students to break out a diffuser in the middle of exam day, we have a couple solutions right here in the store. Personal inhalers and aromatherapy pendants are great for taking a few deep breaths of aroma without nearby classmates being disturbed. Their portability means you can keep your Study Buddy blend with you for that pop quiz, or spontaneous study groups.
Essential oils make a great gift (for yourself, or a friend!) and will help you manifest your own back to school goals. Take advantage of our back to school sale of 10% off store wide and 15% off for teachers, August 1st-8th only!