I created Haus of 420 after a few years of using CBD myself. I tend to be quite open about my struggles, dark thoughts and journey of healing because I think it is important to speak candidly about mental health. When you are battling a mental health condition it is an incredible lonely and often terrifying state of mind to be in and so it’s important to me to remind others that they are not alone.
After spending most of my life battling with depression and anxiety, over time self-love became my primary focus on my journey to developing a healthy relationship with myself. I was eager to feel happy, fulfilled, gratitude, just something….anything…because over 2 years of anti-depressants just hadn’t done the trick for me, I either felt doom, dread and panic or on a good day nothing at all. The trouble with battling anxiety and depression is that they work very well as a partnership, sometimes if the anxiety was flared up enough I simply couldn’t tell which was which.
It was in 2016 when my depression and anxiety was completely crippling and manifesting itself both physically and mentally that I stumbled across CBD for the first time. One Saturday afternoon I found myself wandering through a farmers market in London’s trendy Stoke Newington and was offered a taste of CBD infused coconut oil. Never one to shy away from anything natural or herbal, and intrigued by the idea of consuming cannabis legally, I accepted and was instructed keep it under my tongue for a minute before swallowing.
Then within no more than 10 minutes, I felt a noticeable physical relief that I had been so desperate for….in fact, desperate is an understatement, I was moved to tears and sat in my car for about 20 mins sobbing, and I do mean sobbing!
These were tears of relief and gratitude.
Needless to say that I have been firm believer and an advocate for cannabis and all its wonders ever since.
We all have within us triggers that often lead us straight to the self-sabotage button and in my endless efforts to rewire those triggers and direct them to instead to my self-love button and I passionately credit the use of CBD for playing a big part.
Haus of 420 was created to bring you some of my favourite ways of using CBD because promoting self-love and encouraging acts of self-care is something that I am very passionate about.
Therefore everything that we bring to you is intended to help you create a space from which to recharge and heal no matter your journey, no matter your story. We are here to remind you to take care of your entire self, mind, body & soul.
My journey is not one that I plan to ever end as I grow and evolve along this journey, I plan to bring you along and continue to expand and develop products designed to naturally improve the quality of your day to day life.
The message of Haus of 420 is more than a hashtag. Our ethos is to remind you that you are a priority and empower you to reconnect with yourself by bringing you balance and calm through our products.
“SELF-LOVE:- a regard for one’s own well being and happiness”
We understand that everybody’s journey is different and so Haus of 420 serves to help in your quest to love yourself whether you are at the start of your journey or making steps to delve a little deeper in and nurture the relationship you have already developed with yourself.
Nobody can tell you how best to do that, but there are certain practices that can help you to zone back in…
Give yourself a scalp massage
Have a long CBD soak (our PMS relief bath bombs and CBD salt soak are perfect for this, creating a relaxing home spa experience)
Put a few drops of CBD oil under your tongue and leave for 60 seconds, in that time, focus on taking some deep breaths for a moment of mindfulness through out the day
A good night’s sleep (albeit cliché, it’s magical!)
Filling your home with plants or fresh cut flowers – they’re sure to bring life and brighten up any room
Display gratitude; every morning when you wake up, smile and say thank you.
Follow us @hausof420 on Instagram and tag us in your self-care practice posts because we love hearing from you!
Love & Light always