Socks, Stress and Sleep

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Stop Everything And Put Some Socks On

 

Socks have been a big trend in the latest fashion seasons. Nowadays, you can’t open a magazine without reading about the once-controversial trend of wearing socks with sandals. 

 

Yet, socks in a health context… it’s probably not the kind of thing you would expect. It turns out that socks play a huge role in our physical and mental health. They can completely transform and enhance your health in ways you wouldn’t suspect. Therefore, it makes sense to advise everyone to head back to their sock drawers and pick their favorite pair. Indeed, there’s so much more to this garment than meets the eye. You don’t want to miss out on the goodness that a fresh pair of socks can deliver to your lifestyle! 

 

The essential socks you wear to avoid health issues

Anybody who is planning a long trip per plane or train is probably familiar with compression socks. Compression socks can help maintain blood circulation, even when you are sitting for several hours. They typically make long journeys more comfortable, regardless of how healthy your blood circulation is. For people who have a history of blood clots, compression socks are a must-have on long-haul flights. However, they are also essential after surgery. Indeed, you can discover more here about the health benefits of wearing compression socks. Patients tend to use them against deep vein thrombosis risks, which happens when blood clots form in inactive veins. Promoting healthy circulation will also support healing by reducing swelling, and ensuring that oxygen and nutrients can travel freely through your bloodstream. 

 

Enhancing sleep quality

Sleep issues can happen for a variety of reasons. Whether you’re too stressed to sleep or you unintentionally disrupt your sleep patterns, we’ve all encountered a difficult night. Waking up feeling tired or turning aimlessly at night without being able to fall asleep is something that everyone experiences once in a while. However, sleep deprivation can have long-lasting health issues. It can make you more vulnerable to emotional turmoil, affecting your mood and your ability to regulate your mood. But knowing the importance of sleep doesn’t mean you can fall asleep easily. Adjusting your lifestyle and bedtime routine can make a great deal of difference. But do you know what else can help?

Socks! Wearing socks can help you fall asleep quickly. Socks will ensure your body can regulate its temperature at night, which ensures your body can focus on other functions. 

 

New self-confidence

More than a fashion statement, crazy and bright socks have a unique psychological potential. Indeed, according to research, nonconformism reflects high abilities and creative competencies. Individuals who are comfortable using socks to express their personality often appear smarter, more creative. The bold choice is an individual decision to reject patterns and build your unique paths. In other words, socks can reveal a lot about our mental status and self-confidence. Who would have thought that wearing bright socks could be the way to happiness? Psychologists believe that individuals who are happy to embrace nonconformity are also more likely to have the mental strength to succeed in life. 

 

Socks are the often underestimate weapon of your health artillery. They protect your body and mind from diseases and disruption. They also provide a creative path to build your unique personality. Perhaps it’s time to make socks your everyday health boost. 

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Naturally Yours,
Elise Ho
Ph.D., D.N. Psych.
Behavioral & Mental Health Specialist

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Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho is a Holistic Health & Life Coach with a special interest in emotional health, life alignment, and energy flow.

Elise will partner with you to align your mindset, your energy, your home and your career so that you can live your life's desire with freedom and love.

Elise offers 30 years of experience and multiple certifications and degrees including a Ph.D. in Natural Health and a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Psychology.