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Massage / body oil is so misunderstood...

Massage / body oil is so misunderstood...

Massage / body oil is so misunderstood.Many people stay away from it cause they don't want to feel greasy. Fair enough. Greasy mineral based oils aren't fun to use and they don't absorb into the skin as well as some natural oils do. I've always stuck by Sweet Almond oil. Its hands down the most versatile and easily absorbed oil that can be effectively used by most skin types.If you have nut all…
Exercise is not a dirty word!

Exercise is not a dirty word!

Exercise is not a dirty word. It has been proven to reduce stress and help with relaxation. Stress comes in many ways. According to Harvard mental symptoms of stress range from worry and irritability to restlessness and insomnia, anger and hostility, or sensations of dread, foreboding, and even panic. Mental stress can result in physical symptoms such as tense muscles, headaches, neck…
How to prevent burnout!

How to prevent burnout!

The end of the year is sadly synonymous with burnout, exhaustion, anxiety and stress.  According to multiple resources, the signs and symptoms of burnout may include: Increased errors, fatigue, irritability, increased frustration, apathy, insomnia, substance abuse, high blood pressure, exhaustion, anger and more. So, what can you do to prevent burnout? Especially if you're a high achiever…
Behind the Scenes // FAQs

Behind the Scenes // FAQs

For all you curious folk, here's a few answers to questions I get asked frequently....(like a LOT LOT)!YES, my entire range is handmade. Every product is blended and poured into bottles by hand. Every label is placed by hand. My family and friends can testify to this, especially if I've asked them to pop over and help when it's become too much for me.YES, I use pure, PURE essential oils in my…
Broken records + Stress

Broken records + Stress

This morning a mistake I made years ago came to mind...a few years ago thinking about this situation would have sent me into a spiral...a dark warren of regret and helplessness.But I pressed STOP on that thought and quickly made up my mind to change my mind.Ruminating or thinking about a negative experience over and over again tends to intensify the emotional and psychological distress caused by t…
Aromatherapy + Your Emotions

Aromatherapy + Your Emotions

Tired of being angry?Did you know that every time you're angry, you do harm to your physical body?I've always been interested in the physiological changes associated with emotion. For example, what happens on the inside when we stress, are jealous, hate or are bitter.As humans, we were not created to remain in negative states for prolonged periods of time. The more I research this area the more I…