Personal growth is so important. Especially now when so much of the world feels chaotic and out of control. Here’s a look into how to create healthy habits and stick to those New Year’s resolutions with Lost Range CBD.

It’s true, we can be creatures of habit. We all have our own little patterns that, whether big or small, healthy or unhealthy, form the routines that shape our daily lives. When it comes to your well-being and living a healthier, happier lifestyle, a structured and organized New Year’s resolution accompanied by CBD could just be the key to better health and wellness that finally sticks. So how can you merge your CBD-curiosity with New Year’s resolutions and make them habits for life? After all, when your body and mind are in better shape, so is your will power.

Why Incorporate CBD Into Your New Year’s Wellness Resolutions?

When it comes to wellness, it’s important to consider the whole body as a system with multiple dimensions of well-being. The National Wellness Institute identifies the following six dimensions of wellness: emotional, intellectual, occupational, physical health, social and spiritual well-being.

When these dimensions are in balance, we experience optimal wellness. The multidimensional biological system within your body responsible for keeping this balanced state of well-being is called the endocannabinoid system (ECS). CBD, a non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis plants, naturally supports the ECS and helps it perform at its best. The ECS is responsible for sending signals to the body that regulate a broad range of vital functions every day. The system’s primary function is to maintain bodily homeostasis — biological harmony in response to changes in the environment.

When your ECS is thrown out of balance, it may disrupt the proper functioning of:

  • Digestive processes
  • Sleep patterns
  • Pain regulation
  • Mood checks and balances
  • Immune responses

Consequently, many conditions that can occur in both the brain and the body may be linked to an ECS that isn’t balanced. CBD helps ensure that your entire system is running at optimal capacity.

A person with a weakened endocannabinoid system could benefit from regular CBD ingestions. The endocannabinoid system describes the body’s natural cannabis-like molecules, which were first discovered in the 1990s. It produces endocannabinoids that attach to neurotransmitters throughout the body in an effort to maintain the health and wellbeing of both the body and the mind.

Endocannabinoids help the body remain healthy when subjected to changes in the environment. But if there’s a shortage of endocannabinoids, the body’s homeostasis is thrown off balance, thereby weakening the immune system. This is what leads to disruptions in people’s moods, appetites, and sleep habits; consequently, these symptoms are prone to cause depression, anxiety, and physical disorders that can reduce a person’s quality of life.

Many individuals who have incorporated CBD into their ongoing wellness routine find that taking CBD when they wake up, before and after exercising, and before they go to bed makes them feel more efficient in every aspect of their life. From CBD essential oils, salves and bath products to tinctures and even beauty products, there’s a CBD solution that can fit your new and improved routine and can complement your unique New Year’s resolution goals.

Resolution #1. Be More Active

CBD initially drew scientific interest due to its anticonvulsant properties but increasing evidence of other therapeutic effects has attracted the attention of additional clinical and non-clinical populations, including athletes. There is evidence to suggest that CBD causes changes in immune cell function, which helps your body’s immune system to better cope with injury post-exercise. However, it is unclear how this might then affect inflammatory markers in the blood and performance, particularly muscle strength and movement. One promising study demonstrated improvements in muscle strength and coordination, as well as reductions in tissue degeneration using a high CBD dose.

When it comes to increasing your strength for day to day activities, workload, or family life, you could benefit from forming, and then maintaining a healthy routine by adding CBD oil as one of your daily supplements.

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Whether there is a specific condition you’re aiming to treat with CBD oil, or you are just looking to maintain optimal balance in your body, our Full Spectrum CBD oil may be the perfect daily regimen.

Resolution #2: Enhancing Your Sport

CBD for athletes has become a popular topic in locker rooms and gyms as a much safer alternative to medications because of its non-toxic (No High) and non-addictive nature.

The damage to the human body from competition and exercise comes in various forms. From the oxidation of cells, to the subtle tearing of the muscles, your body is put to the test with any sport you are passionate about.

The antioxidant properties of cannabinoids can help prevent this oxidation, and their analgesic and anti-inflammatory characteristics have been proven to assist with the soreness and pain of overexertion. And if it allows us to reduce consumption of NSAIDS, opioids and potentially harmful OTC medications, those are even bigger victories. For example, golf players and other athletes alike have reported CBD helps their bodies recover and allows them to play round after round, day after day. Whether you’re sore from the day before or fighting off the sluggishness that comes with aging, CBD is said to help to restore your body to have you ready to play your chosen sport more frequently.

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To soothe aches and pains, thoroughly rub a small amount in your problematic areas as needed. For headaches and migraines, apply a small amount to your temples, forehead and back of your neck.

Resolution #3: Getting Better Sleep

Researchers discovered that your endocannabinoid system plays a role in maintaining certain body functions, such as mood, appetite, sleep, and regulating circadian rhythms. Within the endocannabinoid system is a network of cannabinoid receptors in the brain and central nervous system.The two primary receptors identified are CB1 and CB2.

Cannabinoids attach to these cells and have various effects. As far as how they may affect sleep, some research indicates that the cannabinoid CBD may interact with specific receptors, potentially affecting the sleep/wake cycle

Additionally, CBD may also decrease anxiety and pain, which can both interfere with restful sleep. By reducing certain symptoms, it’s also possible that sleep may improve.

CBD-infused baths can lead to total body relaxation, pain relief, muscle recovery, skin nourishment, resulting in a really good night’s sleep. Dr. NavNirat Nibber ND., a medical advisor and brand education manager for Advanced Orthomolecular Research in Canada, adds the science to back this up.

“Epsom salt baths have long been used as a way to absorb magnesium through the skin to help relax and ease tired and sore muscles,” she explains. “Similarly, researchers seem to be exploring the immediate and localized benefits that come from transdermal absorption (absorption through the skin) with CBD. Since transdermal absorption is thought to be more localized, anti-inflammatory benefits associated with CBD will likely be felt at the site of absorption through the skin.”

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Our salts combine earth’s most sought after restorative minerals with our infused blend of nature’s finest anti-inflammatory herbs, essential oils and CBD isolate. To achieve optimal relaxation, add 1 cup of Lost Range bath salts to a warm bath and soak for 10+ minutes.

Resolution #4: Spend More Time Outdoors

Growing in popularity over the last few years, and this year especially, more people have been turning to CBD for its therapeutic properties. For those of us who have turned to the outdoors as our best method of social distancing and anxiety management, CBD could be the extra little addition you are seeking.

2022 is the year of the outdoor enthusiast, with more and more people turning to nature for an escape. CBD can provide a boosted way to enjoy the outdoors and embrace your love for nature. Many are now turning to CBD for protection from the elements.

As you can probably guess, CBD lip balm takes regular balms and chapsticks to another level. They contain a combination of CBD and soothing natural ingredients – allowing users to experience the beneficial effects of CBD in the form of a balm.

CBD has anti-inflammatory qualities that may help to soothe chapped skin. Much like beeswax – the dermatologist-recommended ingredient to heal chapped lips – CBD is another great option for hydration. Well-made CBD oil lip balm will seal moisture in the lips, thus preventing them from becoming flaky or dry. (CBD lip balm can work even in freezing temperatures or excessively dry conditions).

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Whether you find yourself bundled up in the snowy mountains or chillin out on the sandy beaches, our best selling CBD Lip Balm is the perfect product for your backpack or beach bag. Equipped with an all natural SPF to assist you in protecting your lips from the harshness of both the sun and the wind, our CBD Lip Balm provides relief from dry, cracked lips as a soothing moisturizer anywhere you go.

Resolution #5: Cook More

As one of the top New Year resolutions, some studies suggest that people who cook more often, rather than get take-out, have an overall healthier diet. These studies also show that restaurant meals typically contain higher amounts of sodium, saturated fat, total fat, and overall calories than home-cooked meals.

Convenience food is typically high in chemical additives, hormones, sugar, salt, unhealthy fat, and calories, all of which can adversely affect your brain and outlook. It can leave you feeling tired, bloated, and irritable, and exacerbate symptoms of depression, stress, and anxiety. It’s time to ditch this method of nourishment. While we are at it, incorporating CBD as part of your new and improved toolkit for your food and drink consumption can take it to the next level.

Making your own CBD recipes is easy and simple. If you’re just getting started with cooking recipes with CBD oil, we suggest that you make smaller batches at first! Without further ado, here are a couple recipes that are both easy and healthy to make at home!

  • CBD Pesto Pasta With Spicy Shrimp

If you’re a fan of pasta and seafood, this recipe will help you get the best of both worlds. It’s a healthy, delicious, and refreshing meal that combines lots of healthy unsaturated fats, high-quality proteins, complex carbs, and some CBD-infused green pesto.

Ingredients For CBD Raw Pesto & Shrimp Pasta

  • ½ cup fresh parsley
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 medium garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp 1000mg Full-Spectrum CBD Oil
  • A pinch of salt and black pepper to taste
  • 8 oz uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 lb asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1-2 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
Instructions:

  1. For the pesto: rinse off the leafy greens under cold water and place all the pesto ingredients in a food processor. Blend until the pesto becomes a smooth sauce.
  2. Scoop the pesto sauce with a spoon and transfer it to a small bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator.
  3. For the shrimp pasta: in a large pot, boil water over medium heat and add the uncooked penne pasta. Cook according to package directions.
  4. Grab a large saucepan and heat butter along with olive oil over medium heat until fully melted.
  5. Dip both sides of the shrimp in the previously ground red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper before adding them to the pan. Once added, squeeze in the lemon juice and cook until the shrimp turns pink on each side.
  6. Wash the asparagus and cut into 2-inch blocks. Add the asparagus to the pasta for the last 3 minutes of cooking time. Drain and set aside.
  7. Once your shrimp have been thoroughly cooked, add the pasta and asparagus to the pan. Saute for about a minute and remove from heat.
  8. Mix in 6–8 tablespoons of pesto. Add cherry tomatoes, fresh basil leaves, and top the meal with shaved Parmesan cheese.

 

  • Grilled Apricot, Watermelon & Arugula CBD Summer Salad

The best way to indulge in summer ingredients is to turn them into a refreshing salad. Since most of us don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen in the full sun, this recipe is not only delicious but also effortless. It uses CBD oil isolate to create an almost instantaneous and delicious salad dressing.

Ingredients For Salad & CBD-infused honey balsamic dressing:

  • 4 cups arugula
  • ½ medium watermelon, cubed
  • 2-3 small-sized apricots, sliced into sixths
  • ¼ red onion, chopped
  • A handful of mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Feta cheese
Instructions:

  1. Preheat a grill pan over medium heat.
  2. Brush apricots lightly with olive oil and place them on a grill pan.
  3. Cook for 1–2 per side just enough to caramelize the apricots. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Place the watermelon, mint and onion in a bowl and set aside as well.
  5. For the vinegar, whisk together balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and honey along with 0.25 grams of the isolate powder. Mix until well combined and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Grab a salad bowl and add the arugula, mint, and red onion. Pour the desired amount of dressing to the bowl and toss well. You can use a tablespoon to measure out the dressing.
  7. Transfer the salad to plates and top with grilled apricots, cubed watermelon, and a sprinkle of feta cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

When you put fresh ingredients together yourself, you have total control over what is going in your food. That can make a world of difference to your overall health and wellness. Whether it be baking, tossing a salad together, or making pesto pasta, adding CBD can be an easy, quick and fun added ingredient that can combat cramps, anxiety, or trouble sleeping. Call this a win-win.

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Whether there is a specific condition you’re aiming to treat with CBD oil, or you are just looking to maintain optimal balance in your body, our Isolate CBD oil may be the perfect product for you. 30mL dropper bottle made with a few simple, natural ingredients. Isolate CBD Oil Tinctures offered in Natural or Peppermint flavoring.

Resolution #6: Save Money 

The main goal of every resolution is to save more for the future. Because let’s face it, after the past 2 years, who knows what lies ahead? Like pretty much all New Year’s Resolutions, committing to save more money is easier said than done. When purchasing a product, searching the market for better value will help get you there quicker. This is where researching your CBD brand comes in handy.

Our Hemp CBD products are derived right here in Colorado. The hemp is grown under the Colorado sun by local farmers who ensure a pure product. The hemp is also extracted here in Colorado and those extracts are then used in our small batch, handmade hemp CBD products. Our products are a true full circle product supporting an array of local Colorado grown small businesses. Buy any one of our high-potency products to make money go further (we are 20-30% cheaper than equivalent strengths on the market).

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Final Thoughts

Following through with a New Year’s resolution can be tough, but it isn’t impossible. Many of these ideas overlap so it’s possible to make a resolution that hits on more than just one of these dimensions.

Remember, just like goals, wellness is an ongoing, daily journey — not a destination. Consistency is key, and you get the most out of CBD when you incorporate it into your wellness routine and take it every day.

Whether there is a specific condition you’re aiming to treat with CBD oil, or you are just looking to maintain optimal balance in your body, we use only the best CBD in our small batch products — helping our customers experience and enjoy all the benefits that CBD has to offer. Seed-to-sale guarantee, all of our final products are produced in the mountains of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. After rigorous third-party lab testing, you can rest assured your CBD is natural, clean and pure – made with care and love from us to you.

If you would like to know more about our products and brand, our staff is always at your service for any questions. Contact us here today.


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