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15 Ways To Be An Effective Aromatherapist

August 15, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Aromatherapy is such a broad term these days. So many people have essential oils, diffusers and some form of carrier oils or bases.  When you talk about aromatherapy, most people nowadays will say, “oh, my favorite smell or scent is …”.  Or they might say, “I love essential oils because it helped me with…”.  This is so exciting.  When I wrote my first business plan in 2002, one of my mission statements was to be a part of the community that makes aromatherapy a household name.  Today, it is more than a household name. How exciting, right?   What Kind... Read More

Becoming an Aromapreneur

Becoming an Aromapreneur™: Business Development & Growth Tips

June 28, 2018 Leave your thoughts

What is an Aromapreneur™? An Aromapreneur™ is a trailblazer. A visionary. One who provides solutions for current problems as well as unforeseen problems that that could affect one’s daily life. A person who can develop a vision of sharing aromatherapy, coupled with the mission of bringing greater awareness in the field and development of aromatics can be an effective Aromapreneur™. Empowering others with knowledge and skills to increase their value and pursue their own aromatic journey along with the inspiration to pay those lessons forward to future generations. Are you an Aromapreneur™? Do you want to become an Aromapreneur™?  The... Read More

Grapefruit Essential Oil Benefits: A Mover & Shaker Oil

Grapefruit Essential Oil Benefits: A Mover & Shaker Oil

June 6, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Ah, the smell of grapefruit is refreshing and uplifting.  One of my all-time favorite aromatherapy combinations is grapefruit mixed with peppermint essential oil.  It smells like cotton candy to me (minus the heavy sugary scent). It reminds me of run, refuels my spirit and invigorates my soul. Grapefruit has a distinct flavor to it, which gives you an early indicator that it is unique, bitter and firm in its aroma, yet sweet and rejuvenating. Grapefruit, being a citrus oil, is most notes as being a mood elevator. However, it does so much more for the body. It is a key... Read More

The YOUvement™: Get Moving Inside and Out

The YOUvement™: Get Moving Inside and Out

June 5, 2018 Leave your thoughts

What is the YOUvement™? It is about YOU creating movement in YOUr life. When you connect to your inner self, accept and appreciate you for who you are, its time to take yourself “on the road” and get moving. Put your personal plan into action. Don’t have one yet? Here is a great place to start – create your Personal Milemarker™ Map. This is helpful when you feel stuck or trapped by your circumstances. Got your plan? Now, let’s keep you moving. Think about areas in your life, personally, professionally, physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually where you are stuck. What... Read More

Scent Defenders: Heighten Awareness and Minimize Personal Attack Invasion

May 3, 2018 Leave your thoughts

How do you protect yourself when you  feel attacked? It certainly is not a good feeling when you allow someone to invade your personal and mental space. You give them power when you do this. You open yourself up to receive their personal attack and negativity. Keep in mind, everyone is at a different place in their healing process in life. Some have not learned the skill to work through their grief, anger, fear and bitterness. Others are in the midst of healing, and may experience emotional diarrhea (emotions all over the place). And others have learned how to use... Read More

Lemongrass: An Essential Oil with Sass

May 1, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Lemongrass essential oil has a distinct lemony-herby scent that makes you feel like you are walking in the middle of an herb garden. You can spot it anywhere, visually and sensorial.  In the aromatherapy world, it is most noted to support the immune, lymphatic and circulatory systems.  It is also a common oil added to insect repellents, deodorants and other personal care products.  It is a refreshing, yet striking scent to penetrate the senses and elicit a response, pretty quickly.   What the Lemongrass Plant Characteristics Tell Us Lemongrass has a powerful, sweet and herbaceous aroma, that commands the air... Read More

Finding your aromatic WHY

Finding Your Aromatic WHY in Life & Business

April 30, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Many people have a hard time separating their individuality from their professional occupation. Over time you lose your personal identity and forget what make you happy, what drives and motivates you and the how-to skills to do something about it. Finding your aromatic WHY in your personal life, separate from your professional life is important to regaining your-self identity. This helps you feel empowered to embrace your uniqueness and special qualities. Aromatherapy can help you do both – be an individual as well as a professional.   Which Aromatherapy Personality Am I? To start the process of rediscovering you, get... Read More

Scentillect™ of Essential Oils – The For Scenterpretation™ of What Aromas Mean?

March 1, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Scentillect™ for Scenterpretation™ of essential oils. Using your Scent Intelligence to interpret and translate Scent Messages, making you a Scent Whisperer™. What does all of this mean?  Your scents have a certain level of innate, instinctual and habitual intelligence. When you smell a certain scent, your response or reaction is telling you something about yourself, as well as about that particular oil. It may connect on a level that empowers you to be ready to embark on the journey of unveiling and dealing with deep, buried emotional issues. It may also bring up a defense within you, indicating you may... Read More

Helichrysum - The Deep Wound Healer

Helichrysum – The Deep Wound Healer

February 28, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Helichrysum, the “wound healer”, is one of my absolutely favorite essential oils! It is a powerful healer of the mind, body and soul, especially when the wounds are deep. Think of PTSD, traumatic situations, severe and/or chronic cognitive deficits and scarring on the skin. Its heavy, hay-like floral, yet herby-earthy and green scent can hydrate and nourish skin, while penetrating and warming the depths of emotional scars.   Helichryum Plant Signatures Helichrysum is a shrub that grows a little more than three feet high, with slender, leaf-like stems and a cluster of golden-yellow flowers that have a spongy appearance. The... Read More

Making HeartScents for Love, Rejection & Broken Heartedness

Making HeartScents for Love, Rejection & Broken Heartedness

February 9, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Everyone loves to feel loved. And everyone really wants to make others feel loved.  It is when ego and pride step in that we begin to critique, judge and evaluate other people and situations.  When we do that, that type of judgment can make someone feel unloved, rejected, unworthy and inferior.  Can’t we all lift up everyone else, instead of tear them down?  What happened to helping other help themselves? If you have experienced a trauma, either personally or watched someone else get traumatized, there needs to be some healing of the heart. This healing can help restore kindness, appreciation,... Read More

Scents to Conquer Abandonment Issues

Scents to Conquer Abandonment Issues

January 19, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Why me? Why do I feel alone? Deserted? Abandoned? Many sources can trigger these feelings of abandonment. There could be relationship split, a death of a loved one or pet, job loss, an ending or change to a role or loss of a body part or limb. Abandonment is experienced differently depending on the person and situation. However, you are not completely alone. There are some common denominator emotions experienced by all who feel abandoned. Lonely Rejected Deserted Betrayed Unloved Forgotten Worthless or feeling I am not good enough Something is wrong with me When you are used to having... Read More

The Joy Organ - Pancreas

The Joy Organ – Pancreas

January 11, 2018 1 Comment

The Joyous Pancreas When you think about of the pancreas, what comes to mind? Most people would say, blood sugar. That is correct. The pancreas regulates blood sugar balance. However, it does so much more. Having an emotional healing brain, the first thought that comes to my mind is, joy and the sweetness in life. When someone is deprived of enjoyment, happiness and laughter, the physical organ that takes “the hit” is the pancreas.  Blood sugar is related to food sugars.  Food sugars are related to comfort and joy. It makes us feel better, even if it is temporary. Thus,... Read More