Calm & Unwind: The Two Sides of Stress Management
Stress...we all have it. Some of it is bad and some of it is good, but it all needs to be managed. We all know negative stress can ruin our day. You wake up, ready to take on the world, and boy oh boy, does the world give you a run for your money. In the evening, as you long for a nice long sleep, you find you can’t get to sleep or stay asleep. Your mind is whirling and your body is still buzzing from the events of the day. Then you get way less sleep than you need or, and let’s call it what it is, you get crappy sleep. It’s that kind where you are up and down flipping your pillow for the cold side, going to the bathroom, ruminating on everything you weren’t focused enough on to get done and everything that’s coming for you tomorrow, and just can’t get it all to quiet down so you can drift into the sweet, sweet oblivion of restorative REM and deep sleep. But...why? Why doesn't it all just automatically shut off? You’re tired, you’re exhausted, and you’ve been dreaming of sleepy time all day. Well, there’s a biological reason for it and the cure is stress management. Let’s talk about how stress affects your body.
Your Body, on Stress
It all begins when a stress stimulus is picked up by the brain, which then activates the sympathetic branch of the nervous system which in turn dampens the parasympathetic system. The body tips off the endocrine system which then produces a flood of hormones, like cortisol, and increases your heart rate. Then the immune system is put on high alert leading to the immune system producing a bunch of chemicals that spur inflammation which compromises your immunity. At the end of the process, all three of these systems are unbalanced and the body will struggle to, roughly, put Humpty Dumpty back together again.
Now think: How many stressful situations do you experience each day? Yeah, that’s a lot of ups and downs for your body. Sometimes it can feel like as soon as you deal with one bout of stress, another is just around the corner. By the end of the day, when it’s time to rest and restore, you find you can’t quite stop your brain and body from reprocessing stress. That’s where R3SET comes in. R3SET Calm works with your body to calm your nerves and focus your day. R3SET Unwind then works to help rebalance your body, preparing you for a restful night’s sleep. Together they support stress management and boost your immunity. Knowing that, let’s get into the weeds on each of these supplements.
CALM Daytime Stress
R3SET Calm is made for daytime use, especially for those times when you anticipate stress. Unlike other supplements, Calm works on all three of the systems involved in the stress cycle: nervous, immune, and endocrine. It was created with the L-Theanine for focus and then a few ingredients that give a calming effect, including valerian root. Calm contains Vitamin D and Ahiflower to support the immune system, and natural botanicals like Sensoril, a highly purified Ashwagandha extract, to balance the endocrine system. Calm doesn’t contain caffeine or any other known stimulants, so you won’t get that jittery feeling. Another nice bonus about Calm, it has a little aromatherapy strategically added to engage the senses and start that calm feeling on contact. All together, Calm helps you manage your daytime stress and helps keep your body and mind balanced and focused so you can slay the day.
UNWIND, Unload, and Sleep Well
R3SET Unwind is your nighttime go-to. After a day of meetings, running around, and ticking items off your to-do list, you need to return to your equilibrium and get ready for a quality sleep session. The body repairs and restores itself at night, so getting a good, full seven to eight hours is critical for health. Unwind is specially formulated to prepare the body for sleep. Relaxation and calm are supported by PharmaGaba and Valerian root. Passion flower and lemon balm, which have been shown to aid in restorative sleep, relax and prepare the body without that groggy, sedated feeling. Unwind also includes the same immune system boosting natural botanicals as Calm. There’s no magic pill that will banish stress from your being, but R3SET Calm and Unwind give you the keys to stress management and stay balanced all day and night.
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