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    Anxiety and Oils

    I’m an oiler. I was introduced to oils years ago to replace fragrances and candles in my house. I added them to household cleaners and used them in diffusers. I slowly, very slowly, started learning about oils and some of the therapeutic qualities that they have. I started researching and adding oils to a holistic lifestyle and was so pleasantly surprised when I found out they WORKED for me!! Read on to see how they can work for you TOO!! I’m not a doctor or an aromatherapist. All information shared is what I’ve picked up along the way. I am no stranger to email lists and learn a lot from…

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    Oils for Minimalists: Essential Oils You Need for DIY Recipes

    Does the thought of getting started using essential oils stress you out? I can completely relate. Using oils came slowly for me, but now, they are such a part of my life that I can’t even imagine living without them! I wanted to give you a little information about some oils that will help you realize that you CAN get started using oils slowly and a little bit at a time. **Keep in mind that when I talk about therapeutic properties of oils, I specifically am talking about Young Living essential oils. I personally have changed my life so that I minimize toxins that I take into my body. With…

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    My Favorite Things – Spring Edition

    It’s springtime and that means a fresh start for everyone! I thought it’s time to let you know about a few things that I’m LOVING right now. Without further ado, here we go! Reusable Water Bottles – I love glass or stainless steel water bottles. Stainless is my favorite because it is extremely durable and can withstand my clumsiness. I add a drop or two of Lemon Vitality oil and raw Apple Cider Vinegar to my water, which you can totally do in a stainless steel water bottle. Also, no yucky plastics – seriously get rid of that junk! AND you are creating less waste when drinking from a reusable…

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    Top 10 Oils You NEED…and what to do with them

    Essential oils have been a HUGE part of my life in the past few years. I use them for all different parts of my life – health and wellness, supporting my body systems, replacing household products, and replacing beauty products. I truly use oils all day long. I decided that maybe I should give a list of MY top 10 oils. These are oils I reach for every day. Here we go!! Lemon:  Put a drop of lemon vitality in your water to give it a citrus-y boost! Add a couple of drops of Lemon Vitality in your pancake, cake, or waffles. Lemon in the diffuser smells great! Support skin…

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    How I Use Oils Every Day – A Simple Routine

    I LOVE my oils!! In fact, I love each and every produce from Young Living that I use.  But I’ll start with the oils. I want to let you know what oils I use daily and how I use them. I think that is the most confusing part of starting an oily life – where to start!! So, here’s an example of my day – start to finish – with my oily little loves: 6:00 – Wake Up!! It’s always too early… scrape my tongue, put on my yoga clothes. Grab a scent to inhale – lately it’s been Lemongrass. I put a drop in my hands, rub them together…

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    Spring Cleaning Checklist

    It’s that time of year! I start getting antsy and need to get things clean. I work full-time outside of my home, so it just never seems like enough time. This means that basically, I need to be extremely organized in my cleaning, and it does take some time, because I don’t want to do it all in one day! I can share some tips and tricks with you. Start at the top and work your way down. This applies to your house as well as each room. If you have a 2-story house, start upstairs and work your way down. I also have a little checklist you can download…

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