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7 Ways You Need to Use Essential Oils for School You’ve got your backpack ready, pencils sharpened, and lunch packed. Just don’t forget the essential oils. They are such a powerful tool for back to school. Whether your kids are running out the door to catch the bus, you homeschool them, or you’re headed back to class yourself this handy little guide will be a lifesaver. 1. Wake Up Happy I love diffusing essential oils first thing in the morning while everyone gets ready for the day. Breathing in certain aromatic compounds can have a huge effect on your mind and mood. These are our 3 favourite blends to diffuse for a happy start to the day: Peppermint + Wild Orange: a.k.a. “The Get Stuff Done Blend.” The energizing properties of these two oils are great to help your kids wake up, stayRead More
Your body’s largest detoxification organ is the skin. Learning how to easily dry brush will help you remove dead skin cells, stimulate the lymphatic system, and flush toxins.Read More
Essential Oils for Babies & Children If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you know essential oils are a big part of our wellness regime. Now that Jackson is 18 months, I’ve seen how much essential oils have helped us from the newborn to toddler stage. It's very safe to use essential oils for babies and children - when used correctly. These natural compounds are very potent, so only small amounts are needed on our tiny humans. Don’t forget to download my FREE guide Essential Oils for Children to get an extended version of this blog. You’ll also get an easy dilution chart, plus diffuser blends and rollerball recipes! Let’s go over a few quick safety precautions, first. Only use 100% pure essential oils that are free of all contaminants. I only use and trust doterra on my family. Learn more,Read More
6 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Colds & Flus With colds and flus running rampant this season, I wanted to share with you my top tips for naturally recovering from a cold or flu. Remember these are natural options you can safely do at home, but always check in with your Naturopathic Doctor or Family Doctor when you’re sick. If your symptoms worsen or you have a high fever, go to the ER. The typical medical treatment is to just wait the sickness out. The symptoms, however, are not so fun. Whenever someone in our house gets sick, these are the steps we take to quickly recover. Because let's be serious, feeling crappy is the worst. #1 Rest This is your excuse to relax. Watch a movie, catch up on your favourite show, read, or just sleep. Your body needs to be using allRead More
3 Ways to Get Rid of a Cold or Flu Fast Let's face it, being sick just plain sucks. I used to get sick all the time and be out of commission for 7-10 days. Every year I found myself on a perpetual course of antibiotics that ended up wreaking havoc on my body - especially my gut. Keep in mind, there is a time and place for antibiotics. They can be potentially life-saving in regards to a serious bacterial infection. But, they aren’t needed for every sniffle that comes your way. Now that I’ve changed my diet and boosted my immune system, I rarely get sick. The few days I do catch a cold or flu, I’m back on my feet within a day or two after following this protocol. #1 Keep Food Simple The ol’ saying “eat to keep your strength”Read More
Essential Oils for Emotional Wellbeing Most people are familiar with using essential oils aromatically. They have beautiful and potent aromas that can fill the room. But, they can be used for more than just making your atmosphere smell pretty. Essential oils can have a profound positive impact on your emotions and mental health. Keep in mind, not all essential oils are created equally. If you'd like to learn more about the only essential oils I trust and use on my family, click here. How Scents Affect Us When we smell essential oils, this happens through our olfactory system. As you inhale the aromatic compounds of an essential oil, the molecules travel through the olfactory system and affect the brain through receptor sites. One of these receptor sites is the limbic system, which is often called the "emotional brain." The limbic system in your brainRead More
Most people know you can use essential oils aromatically. And while diffusing essential oils can have a profound positive impact on your mood, they can actually be used in a wide variety of applications. Here’s a few of my favourite ways on how to use essential oils in every day life.Read More