Posts for Health & Wellness

Essential Oil Recipes For Muscle Pain & Tension Relief

September 12, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Muscle pain is no joke. When you don’t feel good, or are experiencing any level of pain, all you want is that quick relief remedy.  What if a special combination of plants and essential oils could offer you that much needed relief?  All-natural, safe for most people and effective. I’ll share some of my favorite recipes that I have used, or my clients have used to alleviate that muscle strain, sprain, tension, pulled muscle and overall pain.   Why Aromatherapy Can Help With Pain Relief Aromatherapy has thousands of years of histories from all cultures from Egyptians, to Greeks, Romans,... Read More

Essential Oils for Various Types of Coughs

July 21, 2018 Leave your thoughts

There are various types of coughs.  How do you know what kind you have? And how do you know which remedies will be the best to use for your particular cough?  Well, let me offer some insight to help you solve the cough remedy mystery. Before we dive into the nitty gritty of matching remedies to the various types of coughs, let’s understand the concept of “directional health”. What is Directional Health™? It is the concept of knowing which direction your ailment is headed. You will use your intellectual and gut compass to guide you on choosing remedies that turns... Read More

Essential Oils for Six Types of Headaches & Migraines

July 13, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Essential Oils for Six Types of Headaches & Migraines Everyone has experienced a headache at some point in their life.  No one like to feel pain, especially in their brain. There are six different types of headaches that require six different approaches to bring you some much needed relief. The six types of headaches are tension, hormone, sinus, vasodilative, vasoconstrictive and migraines. When you match up the right remedies to a specific headache type, you will get effective results in a timely manner.  Knowing what kind of headache you have is the first question. Let’s look at each type of... Read More

Nut & Nut-Free Aromatherapy Carrier Oils

Nut & Nut-Free Aromatherapy Carrier Oils

June 28, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Nut and Nut-Free Oils: Nourishing Your Health While Managing Allergies To understand what a is considered a nut, I searched the Wikipedia definition which states, A nut in botany is a simple dry fruit in which the ovary wall (shell) becomes increasingly hard as it matures, and where the seed remains unattached or free within the ovary wall.” So, a seed is contained within a nut, however it is not a nut. Keep in mind, not all nuts trigger allergies. It is important to assess and know which nuts you have an allergy or sensitivity to.  For example, argan oil is... 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

Speaking Your Body's Language and Translating The Signals

Speaking Your Body’s Language & Translating The Signals

March 29, 2018 Leave your thoughts

How many people listen to their body? Okay, let me rephrase that, how many people listen to their body’s everyday, whether you are having a good day or bad day? Most people only pay attention when there is an issue, imbalance, illness, discomfort or pain. It is hard to recognize the very initial stage of an imbalance, especially if you don’t know what you are looking, or “listening” for. It could be something as simple as a slight headache, gas, bloating and tired muscles. If you don’t address these subtleties, the body “screams” a little louder, and that headache, indigestion... Read More

What The Liver? An Organ of Anger & Action

What The Liver? An Organ of Anger & Action

February 16, 2018 Leave your thoughts

When you ask someone about their liver, most will say, yes, it’s in there. Well, what does it do? A lot! To be more specific, it plays a huge role in detoxifying the body.  It has over 500 functions and 11 detoxification pathways (5 in Phase 1 and 6 in Phase 2) to get the junk out and aid in immunity and digestion. Where is my liver? The liver is located to the right of the stomach, behind the ribcage, and below the diaphragm. I call this the “everything organ”. Helping with digestion, absorption, food processing, bile secretion, and blood filtering,... 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

Jasmine-The Mama Bear Essential Oil Personality

Jasmine – The Mama Bear Essential Oil Personality

January 11, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Beautiful flower with a powerful punch Don’t mess with jasmine, the essential oil that is. Think about how a mama bear protects her cubs. She is very protective, controlling of a situation and nurturing. Jasmine is a night owl. Just as most wild animals come out at night, her scent is at its strongest peak during the night. Connecting the dots, you can see how this would be a good choice for those working the nightshift to help manage the stress on the circadian rhythm. Jasmine is a beautiful scent. Intoxicating and overwhelming at times, but sensuous, nonetheless. It is heavy,... 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

Thyroid Stoplight

The Thyroid Stoplight for Mind, Body and Soul Health

December 20, 2017 Leave your thoughts

What is the thyroid’s purpose? The thyroid is a gland that regulates metabolism of carbs, thyroid hormones, proteins and fats. It has an influence on the body’s growth ability and metabolic rate (weight management). It’s best friend is the adrenals, as they work together to generate physical, mental and emotional energy, assist in weight management, regulates sleep, and many other functions. In natural health, the thyroid has been referred to as the “third ovary”, as there is a connection between thyroid function and ovarian function. A March-April 2011 study showed “Severe longstanding hypothyroidism leads to increased ovarian volume and/or cyst... Read More