How to Incorporate Cannabis Into Your Wellness Routine

By Macey Wolfer

Life can get chaotic and lead us to need a self-care routine. The best way to both prepare for and cope with the stress of life is to have a wellness routine in order. Cannabis can help. Here are some easy ways cannabis can help with your wellness routine!

Start your morning right with CBD 

Not everyone can do the wake and bake. This is especially true if you have a job to attend. That doesn’t mean you can’t self-soothe and start your morning right with CBD. 

One way to kickstart your morning routine is to add a little CBD to your morning coffee or shake. Just add a couple of drops of CBD tincture into your drink and continue with your morning. Or, add a CBD tablet to your morning supplement routine to start your day off right. 

Boost your workouts with cannabis or CBD

The verdict is still out on whether cannabis helps or hurts athletic performance. But if you’re just trying to get in the habit of working out and moving your body, cannabis might be able to help. 

Some people like to take CBD before workouts because it has promising anti-inflammatory effects and may help with recovery. It’s also non-intoxicating and won’t have detrimental effects on mental performance. 

Other people like to use cannabis before exercising. Some people take dabs before working out, while others like to just do a micro-dose of THC to improve their energy. It is entirely dependent on the individual. Some people like to be high while working out, others can’t fathom working out after toking up. 

Meditate after a long day, with cannabis

Many people forget the importance of meditation. If you’re working on a wellness routine, taking some time out of your day to meditate and come to terms with your thoughts is crucial. 

Relaxing and sitting through your thoughts can be a challenge, though. Some people find smoking cannabis before meditating to be a beneficial experience. 

Strains like Blue Dream are cerebral and relaxing which can be perfect for meditation. Rather than just coming home and smoking weed after work, you can be more intentional with your post-work routine. Meditating is a great way to incorporate cannabis into a wellness routine. 

Boost your skincare routine with cannabis and CBD

One important aspect of a wellness routine is maintaining healthy skin. Cannabis and CBD products can help with that. 

You can use a variety of CBD and THC skin topicals to boost your skincare routine. Because THC and CBD are both anti-inflammatories, they are beneficial for reducing skin inflammation and impurities. 

Use a topical balm to moisturize daily, especially during the cold winter months. You’ll notice your skin feeling more nourished and healthy in no time. 

Get a better night’s sleep with cannabis 

Some people use cannabis to improve their sleep. This can be accomplished with tinctures, pills, edibles, or by smoking cannabis. 

Not everyone enjoys falling asleep high or the grogginess that may come with that. That’s why many other people turn to CBD for a better night’s sleep. Not only does CBD have the potential to relax users and calm anxious thoughts that keep people awake, but it may also signal anandamide, a compound responsible for regulating sleep among other processes. 

You can mix and match with your cannabis products to find the right fit for a good night’s sleep. This may mean pure CBD, regular cannabis flower, or an optimal blend of CBD and THC. Whatever you end up using, you’ll probably find yourself sleeping better. 

Final thoughts 

As more states legalize the plant, cannabis is losing its stigma. Users are no longer just “stoners” but wellness-oriented people looking to enhance their lives. Cannabis and CBD are useful tools for self-care and wellness routines. 

Everybody is different so the right way to use cannabis for your health and wellness will depend on many factors. We’re lucky to be in a state with access to legal cannabis and cannabis products to enhance the lives of others.

Macey Wolfer

Macey is passionate about music, animals, and the vast potential of cannabis.

*All information, content, and material of this website is for informational purposes only and are not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified physician or healthcare provider.

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February 25, 2020

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