The winter season can be stressful. There is an abundance of holidays that happen one right after the other, and the shorter days and colder temperatures can impact a person’s mood. When it comes to finding ways to make this time of year seem less daunting, you might want to consider burning scented candles.
Benefits of Burning Scented Candles
No matter how you envision a relaxing evening, adding scented candles can take your experience to another level. Here are some of the benefits that come with burning scented candles during the winter:
Scented candles can be used in a variety of different ways to help alleviate stress. You might consider adding them to your bathroom and burning them while you take a bubble bath. They will add to the ambiance and create an experience that will help melt your cares away.
It’s also possible to burn candles while you meditate. The scent can help you focus your mind so that you can let go of the day’s worries. Having candles burning while you watch TV can also be beneficial. The relaxing aromas will help you de-stress while you enjoy your favorite shows.
Improve Your Mood
Winter is the time of year when many people miss sunnier days or experience seasonal affective disorder (SAD). In essence, SAD is a type of depression that usually occurs when the days get shorter and colder. One of the tools you can use to help combat feeling down is lighting some winter candles as a form of aromatherapy.
It has been found that candles can remind you of positive memories. Whether it is a birthday celebration, a romantic dinner or a gathering with family or friends, lighting a candle and thinking about these moments can help improve your mood.
Promote More Restful Sleep
Taking time before bed to indulge in the soft glow from a candle can help your body prepare for a good night’s sleep. Lighting a candle that is infused with lavender and chamomile will also signal to your brain that it is time to unwind and prepare for rest.
Top Winter Candle Scents
Now that you know how beneficial candles can be during the winter, knowing which scents to get is next on your self-care list. Below are some of the best winter candles you can add to your home:
This three-wick Lavender Chamomile candle (14 oz) is ideal when you are looking to create a peaceful environment. It can help you get rid of the stresses from a long day. You can add it to any room in your home, and it will help you create a blissful, luxurious experience for an at-home spa environment.
Heavenly Coconut Crème™
The wind and snow may have you feeling down, but this Heavenly Coconut Crème™ candle can transport you to a tropical island where you have no cares or worries. You may not really be able to leave your home, but you can still get away from it all. In addition to the delicious scent of coconut, this 14-oz, three-wick candle also includes comforting vanilla and sweet sugar.
Make Winter Tolerable
You don’t have to suffer through the winter season. There are ways to make it bearable, and scented candles can help. Check out the options Vitabath® has to offer and find your top winter scent today!