One-Minute Stress Tips

No need to wait for that beach vacation to reduce stress.  Prevention Magazine asked experts for their quickest way to relieve stress in their January issue.  I wanted to share it with you.  Pull out a calming photograph. Whether it’s a beach scene, your adorable dog, or those cute kids, looking at something that makes…

Instant Ways To Lift Your Mood

Take some deep breaths and remind yourself there is something wonderful ahead for you.  Imagine what it might be. Sing a happy song.  You’ll chuckle at your talent. Remind yourself how worse things could be.  Your outlook changes when you put things into perspective. Curl up on the sofa with your dog and watch a…

Natural Cleaning Spray

Many household cleaners contain toxic chemicals.  These chemicals may cause short-term and long-term health problems when you use them.  Children are often more vulnerable to chemical exposure and certain chemicals may interfere with the health of their immune system.  According to the EPA a typical home may be up to 500% more polluted than the…

Learning to Relax

I’m the proud owner of Shih Tzu dogs.  I like to think I’ve learned a lot over the years as a dog parent.  Shih Tzus were originally bred to lay at the feet of  Monks during meditation.  What I love so much about my dogs is after a brisk walk or run in the yard,…

Aromatherapy Bath Benefits

After a weary day at work-feeling worn out, stressed, and in need of relaxation – unwind and pamper yourself in a steaming aromatherapy bath. Bathing can be a highly relaxing experience, and adding essential oils to your bath water increases the benefits tenfold.  As you bath, you breathe in the oil’s rich, aromatic vapors, which…

Aromatherapy and Good Sleep

A lot of people are skeptical about aromatherapy benefits.  That’s why I tell customers who inquire about a product to try it.  If it doesn’t meet your satisfaction, you can trade it for another product at the same value.  So, when I get a couple of comments about the powerful benefits people experience when using…

Aromatherapy Benefits

Aromatherapy is just one way we can learn to heal ourselves.  The key to living a good life is to nourish and balance ourselves on all levels, including eating a balanced diet and drinking pure water and choosing a form of exercise.  Learning to use Aromatherapy to improve wellness in body, mind and spirit is…

Keep A Journal

One of the most direct means for contacting the psyche is with a pen and paper.  Writing helps you see through confusion and brings your challenges back into perspective. You can write in your journal on your best days, like when you want record of how brilliant you are.  You can also write when things…

The Incredible Egg

We just launched  “The Candle Project”,  and our glass candles will light up lives with just five words.  One of the candles say, “See the ordinary as extraordinary”.  I think the ordinary egg can be an extraordinary meal.  Why am I writing about eggs?  Because, I want to share ideas on how a good life…

Lavender, a wellness oil.

Essential oils are an emerging category of natural wellness products that provide a natural alternative for health care.  A growing body of clinical research has demonstrated the value of Lavender Oil. Here are a just a few things Lavender essential oil can do to help you improve your wellness: • Calms emotions • Helps induce…