Mental & Emotional Health Posts & Resources

Top 12 Essential Oils for Any Occasion

August 30, 2022 Leave your thoughts

12 Essential Oils for any Occasion There are so many essential oils available now. How do you choose which ones are absolutely necessary to keep on hand, that will give you the most, versatile benefit? Here are my top 12 must have essential oils that I keep in my house at all times.  The first five of them are the ones I always travel with. See which ones connect with you the most, then add it to your aromatherapy kit.  Your top twelve may differ from mine, and that’s okay.  It’s about assessing your particular needs, defining your purpose and... Read More

Dilution Guidelines Using Essential Oils

Dilution Guidelines Using Essential Oils

October 22, 2021 Leave your thoughts

Dilution Guidelines Using Essential Oils When using essential oils, you also need to consider appropriate dilution ratios and application methods. That is considering all aspects that can be affected by your formulation – physically, mentally, emotionally, energetically, spiritually and environmentally. Here are some easy to questions to ask to help you determine a proper dilution ratio blend. Physically – how will the body respond or react? Mentally – will the blend support balancing thoughts, or stir them up to much causing “action step paralysis”? Emotionally – will the blend help balance emotions or cause them to be more chaotic and... Read More

What is Cognitive Aromatherapy and Why is it Important?

What is Cognitive Aromatherapy and Why is it Important?

December 31, 2020 Leave your thoughts

What is Cognitive Aromatherapy? Cognitive aromatherapy is the use of essential oils and botanicals for mental and emotional health, optimal brain and neurotransmitter functions. It focuses on bridging gut-brain communications to ignite, transmit and deliver neurotransmissions in an accurate, efficient and effect way. Mental health is an issue that plagues our society today. There are so many culprits, but bottom line, neurotransmitter messages are being affected, and its slowing down cognitive efficiency. These deficits can cause some people to have paralyzing fear, debilitating anxiety and overwhelming depression. Cognitive aromatherapy seeks to empower, inspire and motivate mental and emotional movement. It... Read More

Mindset Reset Habits

Mindset Reset Habits

September 18, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Mindset & Health Coach Jennifer Pressimone shares helpful & valuable tips and strategies for you to create and develop healthy habits…easily & effectively.  Learn how you can reset & rebound from unhealthy thoughts, habits, actions and behaviors to increase your productivity & focus. Here are resourceful and effective time hacks to help you set a healthy routine and rebound if you get out of your routine. Creating a rebound reboot strategy for yourself can help you quickly get back on track if you get distracted. Why is this important? Because the longer you stay out of your routine, the easier... Read More

Scar Reducing Essential Oils

7 Scar Reducing Essential Oils

September 8, 2020 Leave your thoughts

7 Scar Reducing Essential Oils When most people think of scars, they think of physical scars, that you can see with the human eye.  It is an unwanted discoloration of the skin, sometimes in a very obvious spot like the face, leg, hand or neck. Our goal is to find a remedy that can minimize the appearance of such scars.   Skin Support Wouldn’t it be great to not only reduce scar visibility, but also enhance the overall function of the skin (our largest eliminative organ) while working on our emotions at the same time? Essential oils are very powerful... Read More

Your Mind Matters: Turning it Into Your Best Asset

May 20, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Help My Mind & Brain with aromatherapy and herbs Our mind is incredibly powerful. It inspires, empowers and encourages us when it is healthy, active and nourished.  We can think clearly, be witty and spontaneous, creative, innovative problem-solving and we feel like we can conquer and accomplish anything. It serves as our best asset as no one else thinks like you. The ideas you dream of, the way you tackle a problem and create a solution, the ambitions, personality and dedication you possess. However, when it is taxed, stressed, undernourished and abused, it can be our worse enemy. Emotions will... Read More

Citrus Essential Oils Comparison Chart Guide

February 4, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Why are Citrus Essential Oils so Important? Citrus essential oils are top notes. They typically come at you quick, then dissipate within a short period of time. So, if their scent doesn’t linger, why are they so important? Can they help that fast? The answer is yes. Even when a scent doesn’t linger, science shows us that just one whiff can fill the olfactory receptor sites to cause the brain to engage, activate and trigger action throughout the entire body and brain. They are important because they are our “cheerleaders”. Our “flashlight”. Our “activators”. They activate the mind and body... Read More

5 Brain Boosting Essential Oil Recipes to Increase Productivity

January 16, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Essential Oil Recipes to Increase Productivity Aromatherapy can enhance cognitive functions, in all areas of the brain and gut. Science shows it powerful effects for enhancing memory recall, learning new tasks, cognitive response time, analytical thinking and problem-solving. Memories triggered by scent have stronger emotional connections, therefore appear more intense than other memory triggers such as sight, sound or touch (source).  When you have faster and accurate cognitive functions, it will enhance and accellerate productivity, stamina and endurance. This is helpful for work projects and performance, as well as daily personal tasks. Let’s face it, we are in a multi-tasking,... Read More

Bay Laurel Significance With Nerves and Victory

Bay Laurel Significance With Nerves & Victory

January 15, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Bay Laurel Essential Oil, Laurus nobilis Bay laurel is probably most recognized for its use in the Olympic Games as a symbol of victory. It has a sweet yet dry, warming, floral-ish scent with ever so light hints of spice. It is a very strong scent, so 1 drop in an aromatherapy blend can go a long way. Too much can overtake and overpower a blend. A good balance would be 1 drop bay laurel to 3 drops of a citrus note, 2 drops of a floral note, and 1-2 drops of a base note. Physically, bay laurel can calm... Read More

10 Important Health Medicinal Mushrooms

December 9, 2019 Leave your thoughts

The Power of Medicinal Mushroom First, let me say that medicinal mushrooms are not the same as the button mushrooms in the produce aisle of the grocery store. Or the ones growing in the cow pastures near your house. Quality is important. Medicinal mushrooms have been used for centuries for a variety of health issues including boosting immunity, strengthening the brain and balancing blood sugar. More recent evidence based science confirms and expands on the health benefits these medicinal mushrooms can offer us. Taken before bed, they have been shown to enhance a restful sleep. In physical, mental and emotional... Read More

Anxiety, Depression & Stress, Oh My! Aromatherapy to the Rescue!

Anxiety, Depression & Stress, Oh My! 11 Essential Oils to the Rescue!

October 1, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Essential Oils for Anxiety, Depression & Stress…Aromatherapy to the Rescue! One of the most popular searches in aromatherapy is “essential oils for anxiety”. That confirms what we already know, that there are millions of people who suffer from anxiety, depression and stress. Statistics show millions, and that is just the ones diagnosed with anxiety and depression. We are fast paced, technologically advanced society who tries to get so much done in a short period of time. Obviously, this places physical, mental and emotional stress on a person, causing them to feel overwhelmed and overtaxed. You feel like you are carrying... Read More

7 Aromatherapy Recipes for Women’s Health: Head, Heart & Gut

September 27, 2019 Leave your thoughts

7 Aromatherapy Recipes for Women’s Health: Head, Heart & Gut Women, we certainly are rockstars, aren’t we? We navigate through our daily responsibilities as a caretaker, leader, emotional warrior and peacemaker. If we are so awesome, why do we put ourselves last on our list of things to do? Why do we not take more time to nourish ourselves? Why are we not first on our list? That changes now. Let’s support each other. Encourage each other. Inspire each other to take care of our physical, mental and emotional needs. After all, everyone depends on us. Ok, great. You are... Read More