Joy

When I decided to devote the month of March to Leadership, I wasn’t really sure what path we’d journey down together and I hope you’ve enjoyed it. I just spent a week at the essential oils Leadership Retreat. If you aren’t familiar, it is an every year event. The company I work for invites the…

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Keep the Fourth Fun

Keep the Fourth Fun Everything about the Fourth of July excites me! From the parade to the booths to the fireworks! Here are some tips to keep the Fourth fun! Hot… can you say hot and outside all day? Peppermint is my friend. I mix one part Peppermint with three parts Fractionated Coconut Oil and apply…

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Lose the stress with Manuka Touch

Stress is something we all experience and a lot of us experience it on the daily. It could be something big like a tax bill you didn’t expect or something little like running out of something you need as you’re making dinner. No matter what form it comes in, Manuka touch can help. You may…

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Mold Busters

Mold is kind of like an iceberg. You only see 10% of the mold and the other 90% of the mold is below the surface. Mold is incredibly difficult to get rid of – particularly in your house. It is often misleading because most often people turn to bleach which makes it appear to go away.…

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My StrengthsFinder aha moment

Have you heard of StrengthsFinder? StrengthsFinder 2.0 is an assessment designed to discover your innate talents (aka strengths).  Then you take those strengths, discover more about them and focus on developing those talents. I admit, I’d heard of the assessment. I just brushed it off as yet another one of those tests. Then I went…

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Never Thought I Would Say “I Survived A Plane Crash”

I never thought I’d add plane crash survivor to my resume, but in July I did. If you saw on the news about the float plane crash in Alaska with 11 survivors… I was on that plane. I am incredibly thankful to be alive and still have moments where I can’t believe I’m still here.…

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New Year… Make it your year

It’s that time of year again… New Year’s Resolutions. Truth is, I just hate them. Most of the time they are just wishes that never come true. So writing a bunch of wishes down on some sticky notes doesn’t appeal to me but I do like to use the New Year as a reset button.…

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Petitgrain the Hidden Treasure

With all the pictures of lovely green fruit you’d think Petitgrain came from the rind of the fruit like grapefruit or lemon but it actually comes from the leaves and twigs. Petitgrain is a hidden treasure that is often overshadowed by its beautiful sister Neroli and even called poor man’s Neroli. I’m stunned the versatility…

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