5 tips for staying on course just before the summer holidays

Summer is here and the holidays aren't far away. L'Occitane has some easy tips to help you stay focussed before the break.
By Mélissa Darré

Tip no. 1: Use essential oils to stimulate your body and mind

Want to be full of energy from the moment you wake up? Applied to your wrists, the nape of your neck and your lower back, Aromachologie Revitalising Roll-on's delicate blend will help you be ready for anything. The invigorating blend of orange, grapefruit, mint, lemon and rosemary will delight your senses and jump-start your day. Use this portable roll-on whenever and wherever you need a boost.

Tip no. 2: Recharge your batteries with a healthy snack

You don't have to rely on coffee to fend off fatigue during the day. Caffeine is a short-term stimulant that only increases the sense of fatigue once its effects have worn off. Choose a high-energy snack instead. Packed with vitamins, fresh fruit is the perfect summer snack. Rich in magnesium and omega-3, nuts such as almonds are also a great option

Tip no. 3: Get rid of stress with relaxation techniques

Between work issues and personal challenges, stress can exhaust you. Taking several breaks during the day, even short ones, is key for maintaining your cool. A relaxing hand massage with Shea Butter Hand Cream ? An hour of yoga to re-centre yourself? A breathing exercise using Aromachologie Relaxing Essential Oil Blend to de-stress? You're positively spoilt for choice.

Tip no. 4: A detox water pick-me-up

As the temperature rises, good hydration becomes even more essential to stay on form. Instead of choosing carbonated or sugary drinks, discover refreshing infusions. Called detox water, infusions are fruit, vegetables and/or aromatic herbs blended into ice water. A combination that's both refreshing and tasty, they give your body a kick-start full of vitamins and minerals.

Tip no. 5: Recover with sleep

The more tired you are, the more you need to make sure to get enough sleep. Whether a 20 minute nap or a full 7 hour night, sleep is the best remedy for restoring mind and body. There's nothing like sleep, with its positive effects on mood and overall well-being, to improve your mental and physical abilities. To help you fall asleep, discover Aromachologie Relaxing Pillow Mist for a calm and restful night.

5 tips for staying on course just before the summer holidays
5 tips for staying on course just before the summer holidays

L'Occitane has some easy tips to help you stay focussed before the break

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