Going to bed feeling positive has been shown to result in a more restful night's sleep. Our GLOW signature blend is a good place to start. It contains a generous helping of warm citrus oils from the orange tree to lift the spirit and increase feelings of optimism. Add to that a helping of mood-brightening geranium, healing myrrh and anxiety-soothing litsea oil and you have the perfect thing to bring a little cheer to dark nights.
Here are three ways to GLOW yourself happy...
LIGHT A CANDLE
Low lighting help everyone in the room to relax and sends a signal to your brain that it's time to slow down and get ready to slumber. All our candles are made with high quality natural essential oils, chosen for their therapeutic benefits. The also smell pretty amazing too of course GLOW Aromatherapy Soy Candle - £38 (50hrs+ burn time)
SOAK YOUR WORRIES AWAY
TREAT YOUR SKIN
A little after dark pampering always leaves us feeling contented. Apply our After Dark Face Polish to cleansed face to gently exfoliate away dry and dead skin leaving your face smoother and softer. Complete the treatment with a few drops of our GLOW After Dark Face Oil to give skin the overnight nourishment it needs. Ideal to bring tired looking skin fully back to life. Available together in our GLOW After Dark Skin Revival set £30 from kissthemoon.com
FOUR MORE THINGS TO HELP YOU GO TO SLEEP SMILING
Breathe deeply - Three big deep breaths is the fastest and simplest way to change how you feel. Just close your eyes, breath in through your nose, feeling your lungs fill with all that fresh oxygen as you do it, hold and then breath our through your mouth. Feels better doesn't it?
Put pen to paper - Take five minutes before you turn our the light to write down the three things that make you smile and that your are grateful for that happened today. Think about the little everyday things as well as the big stuff. From a kind word from a stranger to delicious meal
Connect with a friend - Even if it is just a text to wish someone good night, a little human interaction with someone who you care about and who cares about you back is a good way to end the day. Give you other half a cuddle, phone a friend, text your Mum. Go on, they'll love it
Stretch it out - Just ten minutes of gentle yoga (or, if you prefer, just some long languid stretches) before bed are a good way to ease tension that is being held in your muscles and shake off stiffness in limbs at the end of the day. Stand up straight, pull back your shoulder blades, lift your head up high - how we hold our body impacts on how feel so stand strong and positive to give yourself an instant positivity boost