Tag: health

What if you could feel better…

I’ll never forget… those 8 excruciatingly long years living in my own version of Hell. I’ve shared my wellness journey over at our But You Don’t Look Sick post… but I hadn’t taken the time to actually spill my heart on video… until now… Seizures Mobility difficulty Cognitive difficulty Chronic weakness Chronic fatigue Chronic pain Severe,…

The Most Overlooked Secret to Boost Productivity

Business owners, executives, managers, students, and those working from home… what do they all have in common? They all need help with increasing productivity, energy, focus, inspiration, motivation, and overall wellness. Because no one who strives to truly be productive and efficient has time to deal with the afternoon slump, sleepless nights, feeling ill, or…

Ways to Help Your Mind Slow Down

What do you do when your mind just won’t stop? It’s that moment again… at the most inopportune time your mind decides to race, keeping you awake, preventing you from focusing, or completely distracting you from your mountain of “to-do list” entries. You just want to get enough done today to feel productive and accomplished,…

New Year Resolutions: I Have an Oil for That!

Have you ever spent the week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve carefully plotting out how to kick old self-destructive habits and develop new healthy habits… to become so excited about the New You that you will embrace in this New Year… only for March to suddenly appear and you’ve totally fallen off the bandwagon?…

“But You Don’t LOOK Sick”

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 eyes rolled…

Moving day? Stressed out? This will help!

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 complicated. We are…

Is Wellness a Luxury?

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… and it cost…

Remove Toxins From Your Makeup & Skin Care

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 industry spans a…

Remove Toxins from Your Perfume or Cologne

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 fragrant “smell-good?” What…

Deeply enhance your meditation and yoga practice using essential oils to help purify your air, cleanse your mat, and anoint your head

Taking Yoga to the Next Level

Yoga… it all began in India thousands of years ago, and has now become a popular form of exercise and meditation for millions of people around the world. Yoga combines meditation, breathing exercises, stretching through various postures, and deep relaxation techniques that combine to provide a holistic approach to physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing. The…

Need More Energy??

  We’ve all been there… feeling great one moment… and then you crash hard, ready for a mid-afternoon nap that your job (and kids) frown upon. Most of us aren’t able to hide away for the coveted afternoon siesta, but still find that we need more energy. If you’re still using toxic energy drinks to get through…