\When it comes to transforming your life, tea may not be the first thing that comes to mind. When people finally come to the decision that it’s time to start improving their way of life, they tend to make hasty decisions. These decisions can include jumping into a demanding exercise routine, or starting a strict diet plan. The problem is, however, that the changes they make are so dramatic that more often than not, they give up on their self-help routine in less than a weeks’ time. Studies have proven over and over again, that adding a simple cup of tea to your daily routine can turn your whole day around; and even benefit your health greatly in the long run. A cup of tea can help you lose weight, be healthy, and put you in an all around great mood if you know what you’re doing! Here are some tea basics for you to get started. Find out what teas work best for you, and soon you’ll be mixing up your own aromatic creations.
When you want to feel Happy: Citrus blended teas have been known to boost your mood and turn your frown upside-down! When you’re hating the world, just brew yourself a cup (or two) of lemon or orange infused tea and notice your balance quickly become restored.
When you’re feeling Angry, nothing beats a cup of sweet chai tea. It’s decadence and depth of flavor will transport you straight to your happy place and your taste buds will thank you for this delectable treat!
When you are feeling Anxious, simply taking a deep breath of Jasmine’s soothing aroma which can slow your heart rate and have an extremely sedative effect. Jasmine tea is highly recommended by doctors for those suffering from chronic anxiety and has an innate ability to target your nervous system and mood.
When you’re Bored and desperately need to boost your creativity, green tea is always the way to go! Studies have shown that two cups of green tea per day can raise alertness, attention span, and even enhance work performance…and it’s so yummy too!
When You’re Just Too Hyper, and it’s time to catch some Zzz’s, insomniacs around the world are praising chamomile tea for it’s tranquilizing results. It is commonly found in most brands of bedtime teas. A fun fact is that you can easily make it yourself by drying out chamomile flowers and brewing them at home.
When you’re Sick in bed, Ginger tea is your best friend. It will help you out by providing a speedy recovery and get you back on your feet in no time. Experts say that it will relieve nausea almost instantly, reduce inflammation for aching joints and muscles, and helps to strengthen your overall immunity due to the high levels of antioxidants in ginger. Many people drink ginger tea to help prevent cancer.
When you feel like Partying, you probably start the night off with a beer or maybe a round of shots with your friends, But have you ever been on meds or antibiotics that prevent you from consuming alcohol? Well, here’s the solution, say hello to Guayusa tea! The newest of “natural energy fads”, which is supposed to give you a long lasting, “better-than-coffee” energy, and is completely natural… Say no more, right?