iTovi Review

Nicole/ October 15, 2018

If you’ve been around the essential oil community long enough, I’m sure you’ve heard of the Zyto or iTovi scans that scan for bioimpedances to help you know which oils your body could use the most based on your individual markers. It seems like these scans have almost a cult-like following. Could

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Personal Development and Essential Oils

Nicole/ October 4, 2018

  I have to laugh at the thought that we really do have an oil for everything. Essential oils and emotions go together like smoothies and dark chocolate. They complement each other nicely, as essential oils are able to influence and balance emotions. Personal development also plays an important part of keeping

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“But You Don’t LOOK Sick”

Nicole/ October 3, 2018

If there was one phrase that I most often heard during my twenties, it would be: “but you don’t look sick.” To anyone with unexplained, undiagnosed, autoimmune or “hidden” health problems, this phrase is in and of itself cringe-worthy. No, I didn’t look sick. Not until my face went pale while my

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Moving day? Stressed out? This will help!

Nicole/ September 29, 2018

Moving. You would think someone who has spent most her life moving would have a system to help keep things organized and keep the stress minimal. While enlisted in the Navy, I picked up even more efficient systems for moving. Then… I married a military man and our moves became much more

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Is Wellness a Luxury?

Nicole/ September 28, 2018

Have you seen the headlines? “Wellness is the new luxury.” What do you think? Is it true? Or did you just have a massive eye-roll? My experience losing my health and income Looking back at my 20s… I was fit. I was healthy. I was physically unstoppable. Then my health fell out…

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Why I Use Essential Oils

Nicole/ September 27, 2018

Other than smelling amazing, essential oils have many properties that help you feel better without any nasty or toxic chemical additives that potentially could produce annoying or dangerous side effects. Why I use essential oils: I’ve used essential oils for most of my life to help me overcome everything from nausea to

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10 Phrases That Keep You From Being Happy

Nicole/ September 26, 2018

There is a lot of talk and activism throughout the internet about bullying. Bullying can be devastating! But what do you do if you’re the one bullying yourself? How you talk to yourself matters! In fact, it matters more than how other people talk to you. Yes… How you talk to yourself

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Remove Toxins From Your Makeup & Skin Care

Nicole/ September 24, 2018

Makeup. Face wash. Soap. Lotion. Exfoliators. Makeup remover. Acne treatments. Sunscreen. Moisturizer. Serums. What do they all have in common? Extremely loose regulations with little government oversight that allow companies to use many toxic ingredients and ingredients without safety data while manufacturing your makeup and skin care. Federal law regulating the cosmetic

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Remove Toxins from Your Perfume or Cologne

Nicole/ September 23, 2018

Perfume and cologne are everywhere. From sprays to lotions to cosmetics to roll on bottles, everything in the personal care market seems to have fragrance. And why not? Everyone loves to smell good and use products that smell good (at least everyone who I’ve ever met). But what exactly is in that

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Is Your Laundry Toxic?

Nicole/ September 20, 2018

Our laundry. Washing it should make us feel clean and fresh to start a new day or bring about happiness when we snuggle up in some fresh linens while reading a good book or watching a movie. That warm and fuzzy feeling that comes from donning clean clothes and linens should not

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Remove Toxins From Your Kitchen

Nicole/ September 19, 2018

In my last post I wrote a brief introduction about toxins in the home. Unless you have begun learning how to navigate ingredients lists (and the lack thereof), chances are there are toxins in your home that are preventing you from maximizing your wellness. Through this series, I’m hoping to make the

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Cleaning Without Chemicals

Nicole/ September 18, 2018

I’ve written a series about household toxins, and now have a 30-day Healthy Home, Happy Life Course available too that outlines some of the most common chemicals to watch out for and ways to replace the harmful chemicals with either purchased or DIY options. Items in your home that you trust to keep

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Is Your Home Toxic?

Nicole/ September 17, 2018

If you purchase your cleaning and personal care products from the local or chain department or drug store and don’t pay attention to the ingredients label and what each item is and what those individual and mixed items can do to your body, chances are, you have a toxic home. Although your

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DIY Fall Diffuser Essential Oil Blends

Nicole/ September 13, 2018

While it isn’t yet commonly known, it is no secret that candles can cause some serious health issues because of the toxic chemicals used to create them. If you haven’t looked through how candles can be toxic to your and your family’s health, please head over to my Before You Buy Another

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Are citrus oils harmful to your teeth?

Nicole/ September 11, 2018

You see it all over the internet.. crazy oil users talking about ingesting oils… brushing their teeth with oils… cooking with oils… all sorts of crazy things… The most popular: adding lemon essential oil to a glass of water each morning! I do cringe with that one because so few people dilute

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