Are you feeling as though you have the lockdown blues? I know there have been many moments throughout lockdown where I have. My mood has been completely up and down, particularly as of late. From going stir crazy, and staring at the same four walls as I have done for the past 10 weeks now, to my frustrations about not being able to see my nearest and dearest, lockdown is a hard time for us all.
VIVA chats to Courtney Jackson, the founder of CanCalm CBD, to get the lowdown on her new product, hailed for reducing anxiety and depression. And with CBD popping up in headlines more and more as of late, I knew we needed to get some answers.
So, Courtney what exactly is CBD?
It is from the cannabis plant. No, you can’t get high on it. The reason being that THC, the main psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, is removed. All that’s left is the stuff that’s friends with your body’s natural endocrine system; Cannabidol. So, you may not get the ‘high’, but you’ll potentially feel on top of the world.
Do you have any tips for those, like myself, who find themselves struggling sometimes in lockdown?
Just breathe… These feelings of uncertainty are NORMAL…
We are all afraid of the unknown, it’s in our nature.
Every so often we may all have or need a ‘duvet’ day… *or few days… and we don’t leave the house, but we don’t think anything of it… it’s just one of those days!
But now, since we have been TOLD to stay at home, save lives and protect the NHS, we are all feeling maybe a sense of fear, possible rebellion? and uncertainty.
Working from home for some people may be suitable, beneficial even, but for others pushes them extremely out of their comfort zone.
I’ve stopped checking the news as often and watching all the latest briefings because I do find it quite anxiety inducing.
So what can help stop your COVANXIETY? (The new term for Covid Anxiety I believe?) In general health anxiety. Which is what I studied for my dissertation in Psychology at University.
We are finding that lots of our new customers are suffering from Covid-19 related anxiety “Covanxiety”.
They are finding that it calms their racing minds and also relieve symptoms of insomnia.
For the few who missed the wellness wave the first time round CBD is a non psychoactive derivative from the cannabis plant. It does NOT contain THC and does NOT get you high. It is completely and utterly legal.
SO what would you personally recommend?
If your suffering from the occasional “blip” of anxiety our CBD Cocoa melts are great as they are strong and can be taken as and when, so before sleep, or during that initial rush of seemingly overwhelming feelings of anxiety.
If you are someone who suffers with a constant general feeling of anxiety, then our CBD Capsules once or twice a day can relieve these negative feelings, or alternatively just a few drops morning and evening or micro dosing throughout the day with our Raw or Refined CBD oils could work for you.
Cancalm CBD has your back and can support your wellness journey through this pandemic, it could really help shift that negative, anxiety inducing lockdown low
Cancalm® cannabis oils contain only CBD-rich ingredients from high quality Hemp plants manufactured and processed in the UK and with no psychoactive properties. Meticulously refined, the flavour is of the highest quality. And just one or two drops beneath the tongue could help calm your mind, providing the focus you need to live the life you deserve.
Potential benefits derived from using CanCalm CBD products could include:
Respite from anxiety, depression
Alleviation of cancer-related symptoms
Improved skin conditions
Credible medical research articles are increasing and personally shared experiences from consumers themselves (ie; Moi !) explaining the potential and proven benefits of CBD oil and exactly why it works.
To find out more about Courtney and to order CanCalm CBD online, simply head to her website cancalmcbd.com