Improve Your Motivation + Drive With This Simple Trick

Do you feel imposter syndrome? How about comparing yourself to others? Or lose inspiration in things you usually love? You are missing your passion, my friend! It happens to me, comparison sneaks in, next comes judgment, and it ends up shutting me down, sucking the life out of me and replacing it with shame. It's a vicious cycle and often I'm falling into ...

Keep Bugs At Bay - All Natural Bug Spray

Summer means great weather, BBQs, and endless mosquito bites - but you can keep the bugs at bay with an all-natural bug spray! You've seen the reports about registered pesticides like DEET and Permethrin (you may have even seen the damage they can cause first hand, as I have seen with a plastic watch melted and ruined from bug spray containing DEET), both...

All Natural Stain Buster Recipe

*Updated on July 3rd, 2019 with my new favorite new all-natural stain buster!* I am always looking to remove more chemicals from my home, from air fresheners to kitchen cleaners. It was just a matter of time until I found a way to clean up my fabric stain remover! And I get to include my favorite things - essential oils! Not only do they help budge tho...

Help Stop Seasonal Threats in Their Tracks

The search for the cure for the common cold is on-going for pharmaceutical, Ayurvedic, and many other forms of medicine around the world - yet no one has found it yet! Each of these practices has things that can help. Pharmaceutical companies have created pills and nasal sprays, Ayurvedic medicine aims to prevent such a seasonal issue from ever occurring, b...

Overcome Obstacles With This Motivational Mantra

You know how you sometimes feel when you introduce something foreign into your life and everything seems to unravel? Something as simple as cold weather - “No, it's cold out... I do not want to move this morning.” or "It's so hot, I can't function in this!: You come up with any excuse as to why you can not do “it.” “Ahhh, she is sick, I will cuddle all da...

Are Essential Oils Safe For Babies?

Even when I was blurry eyed, exhausted, and couldn't remember the last time I had taken a shower, I absolutely adored my babies. I truly wish I could’ve had a dozen or more. But then they turn five, get busy in life, and start to negotiate. So it’s safer to have smaller numbers. I always wanted the best for my babies; the softest diapers, the coziest blanke...

What To Do When An Opportunity Passes You By

Don’t you hate it when you miss an opportunity? I am talking about the opportunity that would have changed the trajectory of your existence. I am not sure about you, but I have learned my mind must be open to receive the intuitive calls that come or I'm not even open to an opportunity that could change my life. I have come to find when I am quiet, I hear. ...

Top 3 Essential Oils For Beach Feet Ready!

I talk a lot about applying essential oils to the bottom of my feet, but I don't often talk about essential oils specifically for your feet! With summer coming up quickly, sandals are being pulled out, people are walking around barefoot, and you might be a little embarrassed about what was brewing in your cozy socks and shoes all winter. Don't despair! Her...

Take On A New Season With Arborvitae Essential Oil

I love to watch the changing of the seasons here in Vermont, but sometimes the change going on in nature, partnered with the chaos that can build at home leaves me in kind of a funk. Do you know what I'm talking about? It's in these times of the year I find my patience is short, my goals seem impossible to reach, and I feel like I'm drowning in to-do lists....

Diffusing Essential Oils 101

You've likely heard about diffusing essential oils, you may have even seen recipes on your Instagram feed or perhaps seen diffusers in the marketplace or at your local Target. Did you know that diffusing essential oils is often the first way someone uses essential oils? It's true. It's the first place they clean up because it seems simple enough to ...

Dare To Love Yourself

Daring to be brave and not perfect is the greatest gift one can give themselves. When was the last time you looked yourself in the mirror and said, “I love you” and you did it without crying? In a world that silences young women, keeps wise women from opening their mouths with their sage-seasoned soul responses, and that celebrates child beauty...

Bring Sunshine to A Rainy Day

Create joy from the scents that surround you with my Happy Day Diffuser Blend! April is in full bloom here in Vermont and across the U.S. and although my favorite season is winter, the joy of a sunny day is simply irresistible! But, not every day in April is full of sun (especially with late-season storms up north!) and when I want that cheer in my home wh...

Find The Good In Each Day With This Trick

Bring light and calm into your life with roman chamomile essential oil. In a world of self-critical "everything," there is a need for creating something different; something conscious... We look to nourish ourselves with healthy foods, but our thoughts must be a part of that equation as well. Mastering our minds lights the path to goodness in our...

Spring into A New Season Renewed

Spring is a time to step into creation. New season, new lives, new opportunities. Winter has always been a time to hunker down and rest. For me, winter is a time to plan and prepare for what is to come in the spring; it is a time to reflect and create a vision. I love teaching people how to take control of their bodies and their health. Those of you who h...

Do You Apply The Golden Rule With Yourself?

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” #thegoldenrule Most of the time we do not apply the golden rule to ourselves. We treat ourselves not only poorly, but cruelly, in a way that we would never even consider treating someone else! Why is it that when there is a rainbow of life awaiting us every day, finding joy in it doesn't co...

Unlock Life's Direction With Inspiration Inducing Essential Oils

Let life show you where you should be heading through intention and direction. In 2018, life showed my gifts to be clarity, vision, truth, and grace. All I had to do was ask and then allow them to unfold in my life. I saw these gifts come to light through my routines, which are vital for me to function. I have found that I am more productive when I star...

Renew Life With Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon purifies things seen and unseen, inside and outside, in all places, and sometimes you travel halfway around the world to be reminded of that. I had the amazing opportunity to visit Morocco this past year. I felt renewed and nourished. I got great sleep and an incredible vibe from 12 amazing women. All in all, I had the opportunity to clear my mind an...

Baby Friendly Essential Oil Rollerballs

You already love essential oils and want to use them with your children, but how can you do so safely? Specifically, how can you make essential oil rollerballs baby friendly? It's easy! All you need to do is add a carrier oil! I always recommend shelf stable fractionated coconut oil, but you can also use sweet almond oil or jojoba oil. Fill a 5ml rollerba...

You're Missing The Gratitude Factor

Looking at life and living full of gratitude allows you to accept those things that you have no control over and appreciate the life you're living. I have been doing an exercise since September when I realized I was ungrateful for the one thing that allowed so much goodness into my life. It has caused me to grow and I can see that gratitude is definitel...

Finding Calm In The Chaos of Life

In October I had the opportunity to visit Marrakesh and upon leaving I took a deep breath in. The smells of jasmine, rose, and spice filled my mind with gratitude for the stillness that I’d been able to experience while there on retreat. The whole trip gave me moments of peace, a time to reset and prepare for the next chapter and connected me more deeply wi...