Uses of Essential Oils

Essential oils are used for a very wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. They can be used a single oil at a time or in complex blends depending on user experience and desired benefit. Essential oils are usually administered by one of three methods: diffused aromatically, applied topically, or taken internally as dietary…

About Essential Oils

Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant. If you have ever enjoyed the gift of a rose, a walk by a field of lavender, or the smell of fresh cut mint, you have experienced the aromatic…

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Smoothies vs. Juicing

Juicing and smoothies are very popular now days, but how do you choose? There are definitely two camps for this topic and people tend to be in one camp or the other and are about as passionate about it as they are their political party! Just like everyone else, I have my preference too. My…

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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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Finding the Perfect Mattress is Essential

I’ve been talking a lot about sleep lately but what about the Mattress? Mattresses are a very important part of a good night’s sleep. Have you priced mattresses lately? Crazy expensive!!! If you’ve been around me for a while you know that I’m pretty frugal when it comes to my purchasing of anything over $50.…

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Internalizing

Do you internalize things? Have inner chatter going on in the back of your mind about something that is bothering you? I know I do. I’m an innate problem solver. The belief that every problem can be solved with a reasonable solution is something that is hard-wired in me. When there is a problem I…

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Beautiful Nails Naturally

Nail envy… I think most girls have it at one time or another. My mom has the perfect nails. Oval, long, and natural. She rarely files,polishes or does anything to them. Me on the other hand, my nails don’t look like that at all. They are more like rectangles and they have ridges and peel…

Traveling the Essential Oils Way

Traveling the Essential Oils way It seems like every time I turn around lately I’m stepping on a plane to go teach classes or for continuing education. Essential Oils have made travel a lot easier for me so I thought I’d share some travel tips… Here is what I carry : Peppermint beadlets: Perfect when…

Surviving Holidays Gluten Free

Surviving the Holidays Gluten Free

Surviving the Holidays Gluten Free I made it through Thanksgiving staying gluten free. For those who don’t ‘do gluten free’ it might sound silly but most who’ve had to go gluten free can clearly remember each first holiday. You might be wondering why I chose to go gluten free, after all I eat a pretty…