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Emotional Health & Physical Heal...

Emotional Health & Physical Health

Emotional Well-Being (Part 4)

Emotional Well-Being (Part 4)

Choose Your Mood Smell can be used beneficially in healing efforts. Scents are experienced long before words. Whether for relieving stress, stabilizing mood, improving sleep, eliminating pain, relieving nausea or improving memory and energy levels, scents can actually change nervous system biochemistry. Essential oils can facilitate a rapid emotional response in the brain and the […]

Emotional Well-Being (Part 3)

Emotional Well-Being (Part 3)

Food & Mood You all know that feeling.  That feeling of longing. . . of needing something dark brown, moist, gooey, perhaps salty or creamy (nothing beats a great homemade Macaroni & Cheese!).  Perhaps the smell of homemade bread fresh and hot, straight out of the oven.  Can you smell it? What memories does this […]

Emotional Well-Being (Part 2)

Emotional Well-Being (Part 2)

Scent Alarm So, you’re probably asking yourself, what in the hell is a scent alarm! I’m here to tell you that it’s NOT when someone passes gas and makes you run the opposite direction (although it could be)! The sense of smell is our most primal instinct and it exerts a powerful influence over our […]

Emotional Well-Being (Part 1)

Emotional Well-Being (Part 1)

Connection Between Emotional & Physical Health The body is an amazing thing. It’s responsible for releasing various chemicals in response to emotions.  The release of serotonin, dopamine, or oxytocin results in an uplifting emotion and positive sensation in the body. Whereas, an experience of stress will cause the brain to instruct the release of cortisol […]

Summertime

Summertime

Wow, I was just reviewing my site and realized I haven’t posted a darn thing since April!  I must admit, I’ve been goofing off all summer.  It’s the first summer I can think of in my adult life that I was able to take long spans of time off and travel. We went to some […]

April Essential Oil Give-a-Way

April Essential Oil Give-a-Way

I’m a little late posting this month’s give-a-way, but I’d like to introduce you to one of my all time favorite blends, Invigorating Blend. This is one I use almost daily as a perfume and it just overall makes me feel happy and the best way to describe the scent is it’s similarity to a […]

Spice up your Romance for Valentine’s...

Spice up your Romance for Valentine’s Day!

Patchouli – The Oil of Physicality Patchouli Oil supports becoming fully present in your physical body. It balances those who feel void of vitality or life and seek to escape the body through spiritual pursuits or other forms of distraction. Patchouli tempers the obsessive personality by bringing them “down” to reality and teaching them moderation. […]

Uplifting Blend – The Oil of Ch...

Uplifting Blend – The Oil of Cheer

This lovely blend of citrus and spices was formulated to assist individuals who are in need of cheering up.  It is especially helpful for those who feel heavy hearted or who have been weighed down by many challenges in life. Repeated trials over an extended period of time can have crippling effects, and may even […]

Ylang Ylang – The Oil of the In...

Ylang Ylang – The Oil of the Inner Child

Ylang Ylang is a powerful remedy for the heart.  It helps to reconnect an individual with the child self and the pure, simple ways of the heart. It encourages play and restores and childlike nature and innocence. It also assists in accessing intuition. Ylang Ylang is helpful for releasing emotional trauma from the past and […]

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