What does a change of seasons look like in another environment, in another country? Are you curious? Depending on where you live, you may see things that remind you of home, similar but different. Getting a glimpse of another climate can be stimulating, relaxing and mind-opening all at once! Any one of those reasons can […]
How (and why) to make an easy Foot Soak with essential oils now
Five reasons why you should make a foot soak with essential oils as a part of your self-care now: You only need 3 or 4 gallons/15 liters of water max It takes less time to fill up a bucket/basin than a bathtub It only takes a few drops of essential oils to make it special. […]
Scents of Spring: Bergamot, Chamomile, Yarrow to Lift Your Spirit
Do you associate a particular scent with this change of season? Is something fragrant outside your window that heralds Spring? Here are three scents that could help you optimize Spring: Bergamot (a bitter orange you might be familiar with from Earl Gray tea), chamomile and yarrow. These essential oils can help you stay “in the flow.” The […]
I Was Attacked by Wind!
One of the minor dangers of seasonal transitions is being under-dressed and getting chilled, then catching a cold. Or worse, being under-dressed, sweating upon exertion, then becoming chilled, and catching a cold. Or you were sitting in a draft. Or someone behind you sneezed and they were in a contagious state. These are examples of […]