According to the Mental Health Foundation, 74%  of us have felt so stressed they have felt overwhelmed. Stress can have a huge impact on our health so it’s always good for us to take some time out and see where we can reduce stress in our lives. We’ve asked Alice Kinsella, our brand ambassador and elite gymnast to give us her top tips on how to relax.

Alice-Kinsella-drinking-Sleep-Infusion

Everyone will go through stressful periods of their lives  (coronavirus anyone?!) and it’s really important that we take time out to relax as stress can have a really negative impact on bodies. Taking time out to relax can calm your mind and can help you feel happier. It’s also beneficial for your body as when you  relax, your muscles may be less tense and more flexible.

There are lots of ways to relax. Some ways are designed to relax your mind and some to relax your body. But because of the way the mind and body are connected, many relaxation methods work on both the mind and the body. When I’m feeling stressed, these are the things I do to help me relax.

  1. Deep breaths – this really helps calm me down. 
  2. Warm bath – warm water, soapy suds,  good book – what’s not to love?
  3. Listening to relaxing music
  4. Meditation – this is a hard one at first but it really helps me if I’m feeling stressed. 
  5. Have a warm cup of tea. Take time out to enjoy it, don’t rush the experience. 
  6. Journaling – writing down my worries can calm me down. 
  7. Yoga – there are lots of online classes if you can’t or don’t want to go to one physically. 
  8. Take a walk, go outside and appreciate nature around you. 
  9. Have a massage.

I really hope this blog helps you. Enjoy relaxing!

Alice Kinsella Walking
Alice Kinsella

Alice Kinsella

Alice is one of the UK’s most exciting up-and-coming artistic gymnasts. She was the first British woman to win Gold on the beam at the European Championships, and has consistently performed on a global scale to achieve podium finishes. A promising career lies ahead, with her sights set on the World Championships and Olympics. Read more from Alice>

At Ahmad Tea we recognise that access to clean water is a fundamental human right and as the temperature rises, the time to act is…

28.10.21 CONTINUE READING
Galerie du Thé- Ahmad Tea new luxury tea brand

Unveiling a new range of rare luxury artisan teas from the world's most sought after tea gardens.

29.09.21 CONTINUE READING
International elite gymnast Alice Kinsella

Celebrating Alice Kinsella’s bronze at Tokyo 2020 we take a look at her career so far by numbers.

07.09.21 CONTINUE READING
Tokyo-Skyline Photo by ian on Unsplash

As our global brand ambassador and elite gymnast, Alice Kinsella, prepares for the biggest challenge of her career so far, we take a look some…

23.07.21 CONTINUE READING
Alice Kinsella – How To Stay Positive

For an elite gymnast, staying positive is essential. Our brand ambassador Alice explains how she stays motivated and driven.

29.06.21 CONTINUE READING
Natural-Benefits-Alice-Kins

Our brand ambassador and elite gymnast - Alice Kinsella took time out of her training schedule to explain why she loves the Natural Benefits.

01.06.21 CONTINUE READING
Ehical-Tea-Partnership Jorunal

On International Tea Day, we thought it a great opportunity to catch up with ETP Executive Director, Jenny Costelloe, who explained her organisation's work in…

21.05.21 CONTINUE READING
Jan Heath Teabag Painting

A different form of tea artistry - we caught up with UK artist Jan Heath whose paintings on teabags were featured by news around the…

27.04.21 CONTINUE READING
Alice Kinsella Kindness

We asked Alice Kinsella, our brand ambassador and elite gymnast, why spreading kindness matters to her.

25.03.21 CONTINUE READING

Explore our exclusive range of teas!

DISCOVER MORE