THE RITUAL OF CLEAN SKIN
Our lives are filled with hustle and bustle. Hurry, hurry, hurry.. Sometimes we are not even aware of this fast pace until we slow down. Our daily routine of cleaning and bathing is a lovely opportunity to find balance, to center ourselves…
Winter teaches us to slow down and go inward. Stay well this winter with a little seasonal self care. This time of year there are some very simple things we can do to stay healthy..
COMMON SCENTS COLD | FLU
To date, we have not found a cure for the common cold. And it is common. Adults will have 2-4 colds per year and children more than double that amount…
ALLERGIES + ESSENTIAL OILS
The search continues for the illusive pill that will relieve our symptoms, but not leave us spaced out or groggy. Here are some common scents things we can all do…
COLD VS FLU
Sometimes it is hard to tell. The National Institutes of Health has put together a simple chart to help you identify the difference
BEAUTY IS SKIN DEEP
No matter our facial structure or the color of our hair, healthy skin and hair are BEAUTIFUL. IT HAS ALWAYS BEEN VERY SIMPLE. There are two basic principles….
AUTISM + ESSENTIAL OILS
The diagnosis of AUTISM (ASD – autism spectrum disorder) can be overwhelming. Many young families are dealing with this….
There is so much attention on breast cancer, but not as much on BREAST health. There are things we can do to help our bodies stay strong. Don’t try to do everything….
Fatigue is one of the most common health complaints today. Here is a suggested protocol to support you while working with your healthcare provider.
How to prioritize deep self care in health, relationships and business? When we love ourselves a deep commitment to self care blossoms within us. Self care doesn’t have to be complicated. It can be as simple as choosing to nourish your body with a healthy choice for your next meal….
PMS + ESSENTIAL OILS
During a woman’s life, there are a number of natural hormonal transitions from the onset of menses, to child bearing and then the cessation of menstruation at menopause. This constant changing environment…
SCIENCE + ART OF BLENDING
I started using essential oils in the late 1970s. As a chemist, I spent a lot of time around powerful chemicals. Eventually my body said, enough, and I was no longer able to handle any chemicals…
Speak Your Truth
Many of us were raised during an era of “children should be seen and not heard”. Many of us have lost our voice and our courage to speak up, even for the little things….
Fall is a good reminder to let go of that which no longer serves me. Whether it is stuff, or thoughts, or friendships. So often we think that the issues are outside of ourselves. All of our problems are out there. If “he’ didn’t do that, I would feel fine….
HERBAL OIL INFUSIONS
FYI – Oil infusions are a lovely way to borrow the healing properties of various herbs and plants. It is a simple process….