Articles and Links, Diet, Disease and Illness, doTERRA, Essential Oils, Exercise, Holistic Practices, Meditation, Tips for Fitness Professionals, Yoga

April/May 2015 Articles and Recipes

I'm finally getting back into the swing of things. It's slow and sometimes I'm not going to get to blogging, but I'm trying to get back to this as often as I possibly can! I really love writing and sharing all the wonderful information I learn each month along the way! A few small tips… Continue reading April/May 2015 Articles and Recipes

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Articles and Links, Disease and Illness, doTERRA, Essential Oils, Holistic Practices, Personal Experience

Essential Oils: How to Use Them Safely (and Where to Go If You Want to Become an Aromatherapist)

There are a lot of opinions out there on how to use essential oils (EO's). So many, in fact, that it can leave you scratching your head wondering what way to go. Companies like doTERRA, for whom I sell, claim that many of their products can be applied directly to the skin without dilution, or… Continue reading Essential Oils: How to Use Them Safely (and Where to Go If You Want to Become an Aromatherapist)

Articles and Links, Babies and Children, doTERRA, Essential Oils, Holistic Practices, Self-Help

Essential Oils: Why Use Them?

Last month, I discussed what essential oils are. This month, I wanted to briefly touch on why you might consider using them. Before I do, I'd like to reiterate what I've said many times before: I'm not a doctor, and therefore I cannot diagnose, treat, cure, and/or prevent any disease. My intention is to discuss… Continue reading Essential Oils: Why Use Them?

Articles and Links, Book Review, Diet, Disease and Illness, doTERRA, Essential Oils, Exercise, Health and Cooking, Holistic Practices, Pilates, Recipes, Self-Help, Tips for Fitness Professionals, Yoga

January 2015 Articles and Recipes

I hope this year has been a terrific one already. January is drawing to a close (already?!) but not before I leave you with this month's articles and recipes. Enjoy them, and may you find many ways to apply them to your new lifestyle habits! Articles Yoga-inspired Dynamic Warm-up 20-minute Calorie-burning HIIT Workout Little Black Dress… Continue reading January 2015 Articles and Recipes

doTERRA, Essential Oils, Health and Cooking, Holistic Practices, Recipes

Essential Oils: What Are They?

I've decided to start posting monthly on essential oils, what they are, why I chose to become a doTERRA wellness advocate, and specifics on oils in addition to letting you all know the monthly specials doTERRA offers. My goal is primarily to educate, but should you choose to make a purchase through my website, I… Continue reading Essential Oils: What Are They?

Articles and Links, Diet, Disease and Illness, doTERRA, Essential Oils, Exercise, Health and Cooking

November 2014 Articles and Recipes, Plus doTERRA December Deals

I know this is coming a few days late. It is December, after all. Thanksgiving holiday sneaked up on me, and with it, a sick household. So my good intentions to get this out around Thanksgiving came to nothing.   Be that as it may, I hope that you find these links useful for the… Continue reading November 2014 Articles and Recipes, Plus doTERRA December Deals

Babies and Children, doTERRA, Essential Oils

What to Expect When You’re Expecting #2 (and They Are Close Together), Plus doTERRA Specials

So I've been busy as a bee in October trying to get moved and enjoying a vacation, but all the while pondering what it's like to be a pregnant mom with a one-year-old. First off, let me say that this first year has been an absolute blast. My husband and I are so very happy,… Continue reading What to Expect When You’re Expecting #2 (and They Are Close Together), Plus doTERRA Specials

Articles and Links, Diet, Disease and Illness, doTERRA, Exercise, Health and Cooking, Holistic Practices, Pilates, Recipes, Yoga

September 2014 Articles and Recipes

Somehow last week ran away from me before I had a chance to even think about blogging! I got to Saturday and realized that everything I'd meant to do didn't happen...except housework. So I suppose I did something productive.   Well, I'll get to last week's topic next week, but in the meantime, I hope… Continue reading September 2014 Articles and Recipes

Announcements, Babies and Children, Book Review, doTERRA, Essential Oils, Holistic Practices

Baby-led Weaning, AKA Baby-led Solids (Plus Sept. doTERRA Specials)

I apologize for not putting out a post last week. I got clobbered with a sinus cold, which on top of being (seemingly) perpetually sick (again) this pregnancy and a teething infant will knock anyone flat on their back. However, through the use of essential oils (lemon, peppermint, and ginger mainly), I managed to defeat… Continue reading Baby-led Weaning, AKA Baby-led Solids (Plus Sept. doTERRA Specials)

doTERRA, Essential Oils, Holistic Practices

Essential Oil Safety While Pregnant

Essential oils have become hot in the last few years. They're cropping up in all sorts of ways, with a myriad of uses described in blogs, on websites, etc. Sometimes, the countless suggested uses are enough to have one's head spinning, and it always seems that each suggestion is a harmless way to use the oils.… Continue reading Essential Oil Safety While Pregnant