essential oils

What’s Your Personal Credo?

It’s said that, “If you stand for nothing, you’ll fall for anything”. To me, it’s absolutely imperative to cultivate a set of beliefs, values, and ideals that resonate deeply in your gut, heart, and mind. Because your personal credo is where authenticity begins, integrity lives, and a fulfilling life is possible.   Developing my own…

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Ginger Essential Oil: Snap Out of It!

Ginger essential oil feels like an enthusiastic cheerleader with a little bounce to her step and Colgate smile. Whenever my gut feels queasy with fear and self-doubt, she throws a zinger of a tumbling pass, sticks it perfectly, gets in my face and challenges me with “Whatchya got, girl?”. Challenge on!   Ginger is that…

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Vetiver Essential Oil – Your Truth Serum

Vetiver essential oil feels persistent and unapologetic. Some people love it at first sniff but, to me, it’s an in-your-face kind of aroma that insists you: Get grounded in your purpose Move from a place that’s rooted in authenticity Take responsibility for your life choices   Vetiver essential oil demands that you dig deep into your…

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Chemical Attraction & Red Flags

I’ve been in a polyamorous relationship with essential oils (EOs) since about 2002. Polyamorous because not just one EO can satisfy my physical and emotional needs. So I’ve been following my nose and pure chemical attraction to guide my aromatic experiences. And while I’ve fully absorbed myself in every sensual encounter, I never let it…

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My Polyamorous Relationship With Essential Oils

It begins with curiosity. What do you do when you’ve got a passion for holistic healing modalities, an acute sense of smell, a rabid obsession with natural scents, and a pure aversion to synthetic ones? You take your schnoz on an aromatic love fest by enrolling in Aromatherapy school! Yes, I’m studying to become a…

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