Peace and Calming – The Off Switch for a Racing Mind

There are many nights that my mind just races as I’m trying to go to sleep.  I have the previous day’s events running through my head, and my next day’s to-do list is usually running through my mind.  Try as I might, sometimes I just can’t stop my mind from racing when I’m trying to get to sleep!

That is… until I started using Peace and Calming oil at night!!  The first night I tried it, I’ll admit I was skeptical.  I first tried to apply it topically.  I felt a definite shift in my thoughts, and I felt much calmer.  A lot of people have great results with topical application.  But for me, after about 5 minutes or so, the effect wore off.

So next I poured a drop into my hand and rubbed my palms together.  I cupped my hands over my nose and mouth and inhaled deeply 5-6 times.  Then when I laid down, I tried to keep my hands on my pillow, up by my face, while I was falling asleep.  Again, the super-calm feeling returned!

This is going to sound weird, but it’s as if I could normally see my brain waves moving up and down over and over and OVER.  But when smelling the Peace and Calming, my brain waves seemed to drop to a flat line!

So I moved my hands away so I wasn’t smelling the oil, and again my mind started racing.  But moving them back up by my face so I could inhale the oil, my mind instantly shut down.  It is by far one of the craziest sensations I have experienced with the oils!

Peace and Calming Racing Mind

Now I sleep with my bottle of Peace and Calming on my nightstand.  :)  If I know I have a lot on my mind and may have trouble falling asleep, I drop the oil into my palm and fall asleep with my hands up on my pillow.  Or if I wake up in the middle of the night with my mind in overdrive, I just grab my bottle of oil, pour a drop into my hands, and inhale.

Peace and Calming is definitely one of my favorite oils!

*Disclaimer:  The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living Essential Oils. I am not a doctor. Statements, products, and techniques mentioned have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.  Read the full disclaimer here.

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