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Top 25 Essential Oils for Military Spouses & Families

The military lifestyle. It’s not really understood until you’re knee-deep in all it entails. Stress. Abandonment. Stress. Consistent inconsistencies. Dreaming of a glimmer of stability. Stress. Love. Joy. Heartbreak. Loneliness. Did I mention stress? As a Navy Wife, I’ve personally been incredibly thankful for the little things that have helped us navigate life much more …

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DIY Summer Pedicure

Summertime wouldn’t be the same without those barefoot moments, sandals, beach time, pool time, or making memories at the lake. None of which you’ll want regular shoes for. Treat your feet to some self-care using these gorgeous-smelling DIY Pedicure recipes featuring lavender essential oil, peppermint essential oil, tea tree essential oil, and eucalyptus essential oil. …

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Essential Oils for Grief and Emotional Trauma

Losing someone close to you not only effects your mental wellbeing and emotional health, but also may impact you physically as well. Stress, grief, anger, sorrow, resentment, and feeling too hurt to forgive may actually do more damage to our bodies than we realize. Thankfully there are several aromas that we can use to help …

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With all the scary stuff going on with YouTube Kids and the MoMo challenge tormenting so many littles, use this DIY monster spray featuring essential oils to help your kiddo fight off monsters and enjoy their room with confidence

DIY Anti-Monster Spray for Kids

Nightmares, monsters, scary sounds… there are no shortage of things causing kids angst at night. And now with the crazy YouTube Kids revelations where parents have found disturbing content embedded in what should be harmless kid shows, our little ones have even more to fear. While we cut the cord on YouTube Kids and well… …

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Best DIY Spring Essential Oil Diffuser Blends

Hello Spring! What a refreshing season to bask in. Snow melting. Flowers popping up. We have some of our favorite DIY blends for spring right here, for you to enjoy! Spring Blossom DIY essential oil blend is made with jasmine, eucalyptus, and peppermint essential oils. It’s crisp, bright, and energizing. Perfect for waking your soul …

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Can you use essential oils on hair?

Recently I was asked: “Can I use essential oils in my hair?” by a friend who recently had a baby. Her question made me think back to when my first son was born, I remember all too well what it was like being 3 months postpartum when my hair fell out by the handful. I …

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Valentine Gift Guide

Whether you’re looking to fall in love with yourself, or to enhance your relationship with your significant other… you won’t want to miss out on this Valentine’s Day Gift Guide! The gift of touch… Not much is more sensual than a good massage… whether you’re taking time for self-care to slather on some intoxicating aromas, …

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Healing Through Forgiveness

Holding on to negative experiences (or suppressing them) can lead to health problems later on. Forgiveness is a powerful tool for reducing anxiety, depression, and stress levels… just like forgiveness can enhance heart health, immune systems, as well as physical and mental capabilities. We found a great routine for forgiving others through ho’oponopono and augmenting …

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Baby Powder Alternatives

Have you heard the news about Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder being contaminated with asbestos??  “Reuters reviewed internal documents indicating the company knew its baby powder was sometimes tainted with asbestos, a known carcinogen, but kept that information from regulators and the public, thereby letting its customers sprinkle asbestos on their bodies–and on their babies–for decades.” …

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Chapped, dry skin? Try this!

Dry skin is no joke… especially in the winter time when there is less moisture in the air. Don’t you hate when your feet feel like sandpaper?? Feeling the need to keep socks on at night just so you don’t scratch your legs in your sleep… that never-ending itching… nothing seems to help… Perhaps it’s …

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Is Your Laundry Toxic?

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 be a mind …

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Supporting Your Strong-Willed Child’s Emotions

Do you have strong-willed child emotions running rampant in your home? The thought is often enough to make any mother cringe. I don’t know how your family is, but my boy is fantastic at displaying his wide array of intense emotions in what may often seems to be the most lawless way possible. Fear Nervousness Anger …

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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 …

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CBD Safety & Alternatives

Being an active advocate within the essential oil world, I’ve had numerous questions recently from my readers and friends asking for my thoughts on CBD, whether or not it is an essential oil, what my thoughts are about how it is made, what my thoughts are over the legal controversy polarizing the US, and if …

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DIY Geranium Facial Mask

Self-care… its one of those things we do to show our bodies how much we care. Our bodies do a lot for us, and taking the time to periodically do little things to make us feel good and cared for is the key to living happier and healthier. And just like Grandma’s homemade cookies always …

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