Using Essential Oils to Nourish Your Emotions

In my book Essential Oils for Happy Living, I explain that “the most important decisions we make—the ones that rule our lives and determine the outcome of our personal stories—are generally emotion based. Coming to understand your emotions will make you better equipped to improve yourself and perform better in all aspects of life.” Th...

Transforming Your Life Through Mindfulness

Life is full of distractions, but that doesn’t mean your mind needs to be distracted by worries, anxieties, and troubles that bring you out of the present and keep you from accomplishing the things that are most important to you. The practice of mindfulness is relatively simple, can be done from nearly any location once learned, and works miracles by helping...

Unplugging with Essential Oils

Making positive connections with others is vital to our emotional health and well-being. This is something most of us agree on and that scientific research has backed up for decades. In fact, a 2015 study identified a strong link between loneliness or perceived social isolation and cellular mechanisms that produce physiological changes that lead to ill...

Three Essential Oils I Never Leave the House Without

Whether I’m just running a few errands, spending the day at the office, or out and about with my kids, I always have some essential oils on hand. When it comes to treating stomachaches, headaches, skin irritations, or just plain old fatigue, there’s no better treatment than all-natural, safe, and effective essential oils. These highly concentrated, fragrant ...

5 Essentials to Getting a Good Nights Rest

Getting enough sleep is critical to maintaining health. Quality and quantity (7 to 8 hours a night) sleep improves memory, mood, productivity, and immunity, among other things. Sometimes, however, it’s difficult to get that quantity and quality of sleep. Stress, busyness, insomnia, frequent waking can all get in the way. Fortunately, there are many things yo...

Master Meditation with these Tips

Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years. Originally, it was a method used by those who desired a spiritual and intuitive connection. These days, people around the world turn to meditation for relaxation and stress management. It's an inexpensive and simple solution that often brings profound and long-lasting results. Not only does meditation ...

Essential Oils: How Much and How Often?

One day when my son was younger, he wasn't feeling very well and had to stay home from school. We had doTERRA's On Guard essential oil blend, which was developed as a protective blend. He decided that he was going to use this, so he opened the bottle up and within 1 hour, he had emptied the entire bottle! Between rubbing it on his feet, diffusing it, and tak...

3 Essential Oil Protocols for Balancing Mood

More than 17 million Americans are affected by feelings of self-doubt each year. Nearly everyone feels depressed from time to time. And there are circumstances in life that create situational mood imbalance, such as death, loss of job, poor health, difficult times, and so on. Generally, this type of issue passes after a relatively short period of time. C...

5 Tips to Kickstart Your Weight Loss

1. Don't stop moving Exercise. You knew this one was coming. So many of us hope to lose weight without exercise, but regardless of what you hear, it is impossible! Remember, food is a source of energy for us, and when we eat, we have energy that needs to be released. If we don't release that energy (through physical activity), then it will store itself i...

Where Should I Get Essential Oils?

Many people have taken the step towards using essential oils to help provide health benefits to their families. I am constantly asked where to buy the purest essential oils and which essential oil brands are the most trustworthy. While many essential oil brands exist and provide relatively good products, my many years of experience and usage have taught me w...