Stressed? How to Make a Warming Mustard Bath to Soothe & Calm! by Donna John

6 years ago

Negative emotions often cause people to eat when they are bored, angry or already full, says Dr. Susan Albers. Dr. Albers recommends a mustard soak to increase mindfulness, which can lead to reduced stress, better food choices and improved emotional intelligence. “A mustard soak helps relax and detox your body as well as soothe tired or torn muscles – two issues that often lead to emotional eating,” she says.

You’ll need:

  • 1/4 cup mustard seed power
  • 1/4 cup Epsom salt
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 6 drops of your favorite essential oil

Here's how to do it:

  1. Combine all of the ingredients. 
  2. Pour the mixture into a hot bath.
Eat, Drink & Be Mindful
Eat, Drink & Be Mindful $17
A new tool for dealing with the age-old problem of mindless overeating. The Dr. Susan Albers uses this workbook with clients in her Mindful Eating Support Groups. The book is a collection of more than seventy worksheets she has created.
50 More Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food
50 More Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food $10
Learn how to soothe yourself without food by using mindfulness strategies.
Hoosier Hill Farm Mustard Powder
Hoosier Hill Farm Mustard Powder $11
A 1-pound container of premium mustard seed powder.
White Mountain Epsom Salt
White Mountain Epsom Salt $12
Rediscover the benefits of Epsom salt! 2 3-pound containers
Arm & Hammer Baking Soda
Arm & Hammer Baking Soda $17
A natural and gentle cleaner. The 13.5-pound bag has a re-sealable pouch.
Essential Oil Gift Set
Essential Oil Gift Set $14
Set containers 100-percent pure therapeutic grade oils in lavender, sweet orange, tea tree, peppermint, eucalyptus, and lemongrass.

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Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
OMG, I need this right now. And, every night, LOL! Thanks for sharing, Donna John!

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