Holistic Aromatherapy – Using Essential Oils to Achieve Balance

Using aromatherapy to balance your whole being will not only affect the health of your   body, mind, and spirit, it will undoubtedly affect the health of your business as well. When you experience renewed vigor and harmony within, it’s hard for your career to not reflect the results, too. Back Compress 4 drops Black PepperContinue reading “Holistic Aromatherapy – Using Essential Oils to Achieve Balance”

Essential Oils Safety Guide – Know Your Contraindications

Avoid Completely –Any essential oil for which you do not have information. –Bitter almond, boldo leaf, buchu, yellow camphor, brown camphor, sassafras, calamus, horseradish, mugwort, mustard, pennyroyal, rue, savin, savory, tansy, thuja, wormseed, wormwood. Avoid With Pregnancy –Aniseed, basil, birch, wintergreen, cedarwood, clary sage, cypress, geranium, sweet fennel, jasmine, juniper berry, sweet marjoram, myrrh, peppermint,Continue reading “Essential Oils Safety Guide – Know Your Contraindications”

Free to be Happy – Flower Essences Ease the Mind and Rejuvenate the Spirit

Homeopathy is a wellness practice based on the idea that like cures like. For example, if you were experiencing symptoms of a sinus infection, you would take a remedy that contains traces of a particular substance that, when taken at full strength, mimics your symptoms. However, the remedy is so diluted it will simply signalContinue reading “Free to be Happy – Flower Essences Ease the Mind and Rejuvenate the Spirit”

Lavender—A Floral Medicine Chest

Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) essential oil is a one-stop medicine chest. Numerous studies indicate that when combined with massage, lavender’s familiar scent reduces anxiety, fatigue, and stress and balances hormones, increases the immune response, lowers blood pressure, and relieves pain. Home Remedies To utilize lavender’s healing benefits at home, mix five to 10 drops of lavenderContinue reading “Lavender—A Floral Medicine Chest”

Herbs & Aromatherapy as Anti-Inflammatories – Easing Aches and Pains

For soreness, aches and pains associated with exercise, some people use muscle rubs (often medicinal-smelling), aspirin or other over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers, while others just tough it out. These remedies can be quite costly, as well as having unpleasant side effects. Fortunately, these are not the only options. Herbs and their volatile aromatic oils —Continue reading “Herbs & Aromatherapy as Anti-Inflammatories – Easing Aches and Pains”

30 THINGS TO STOP DOING TO YOURSELF

When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you. As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”  Nothing could be closer to the truth.  But before you can begin this processContinue reading “30 THINGS TO STOP DOING TO YOURSELF”

30 THINGS TO START DOING FOR YOURSELF

Remember today, for it is the beginning. Today marks the start of a brave new future. Our previous article, 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself, was well received by most of our readers, but several of you suggested that we follow it up with a list of things to start doing.  In one reader’sContinue reading “30 THINGS TO START DOING FOR YOURSELF”

Are you positive? How and why affirmations work

“An affirmation opens the door. It’s a beginning point on the path to change.” – Louise Hay I talk to myself a lot. Most of the time I do it in my head, but some times I will do it out loud. The latter is usually only in the company of my dog. I’m notContinue reading “Are you positive? How and why affirmations work”

Dharma Medicine – Insight Bodywork

While developing a somatic healing practice, I found meditation and Buddhist teachings gave me incredible support in developing a logical approach to health and healing. The result? Insight BodyworkTM, a young branch on the well-established tree of Dharma Medicine. Dharma Medicine is the liberation teachings laid out by the Buddha some 2,500 years ago. InContinue reading “Dharma Medicine – Insight Bodywork”

101 Ways to be Happy

Do you want to be happy? Of course you do, who doesn’t?!  Here are 101 easy ways to achieve a better, happier life! It’s not things that make us happy but our experiences. Travel can have a profound effect on us by taking us out of our comfort zones and opening our eyes to someContinue reading “101 Ways to be Happy”