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The blog is a good spot to get tips, tricks and tools to help you live a natural solutions lifestyle.  I've got educational posts to help you learn more about doTERRA essential oils - how to use them, what they're good for, DIY projects and lots of recipes too.  Plus the blog is where I share my personal life experiences and life-hacks.
 
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Summertime DIYs

If you live in Colorado, like me, then you've experienced the crazy-weird weather we've had. I heard on the news that April was the windiness and most excessive wind we've ever exp...

Self-Care at Work

I left the corporate world in January 2020, so I don’t have much of a head start with the whole working from home routine, at least on a full-time basis. For about 10 years I was f...

Cold, Heat & Light Therapy

You’ve probably used a hot compress to soothe a cramp or a cold compress to decrease swelling and inflammation and we’ve all reaped the benefits of soaking up some sunshine. Today ...

Oral Hygiene

I recently went to the dentist for my 6-month check-up, and it got me thinking… Are you happy with your oral hygiene?   According to the American Dental Association (ADA) 95% of Am...

Lemon Essential Oil

It’s been a while since I did a post on a single essential oil. There are several reasons that I felt compelled to share about dōTERRA Lemon essential oil today. It’s one of the mo...

Increase Your Energy Level

Just about everything we do and think can have an impact on our energy levels – as a positive or negative. It’s human nature to gravitate towards the negative side of things, so I’...

Essential Oil Recipes for Animals

With a little common sense and the same care and attention you give yourself when using essential oils, your pets can also benefit from the power of natural solutions. In today's p...

Easter Fun & Ancient Oils

Like with any holiday there are many traditions that families develop with Easter. Whether yours is filled with the Easter Bunny and egg hunts or church services and remembrance of...

Understanding Emotions & Oils

Our emotional responses to situations provoke physical indicators that can trigger us even further. There are 8 root emotions that we'll focus on today: Anger, Fear, Guilt, Stress,...

Controlling Self-Talk

No one starts there day hoping it will be cruddy and wanting things to go wrong. But all to often we allow external circumstances (ex: traffic, work, something someone said) dictat...

Digestive Wellness Program

As you’re probably aware the digestive system is complex and has the primary function of eliminating waste from the body. It also collects and absorbs nutrients from the food and d...

Manifesting with Emotion

Ironically or maybe not (tee-hee) I wrote about The Science of Manifesting almost a year ago. For frame of reference even though this is being posted on Saturday, February 26, 2022...

Decadent Desserts

I'm not going to claim that indulging in a sugary treat is good for your health, but in moderation it's not going to undo all your hard work either. The decadent desserts on the bl...

Emotional Intimacy & Oils

Emotional intimacy refers to the security, trust, love, and connection you feel with your partner in a committed relationship. It is very important, as the lack of emotional intima...

Wellness Made Simple pt.5

We made it...simple! Welcome to the last part on living a natural solutions lifestyle. Everything you've learned in the previous 4 weeks will come into play as we discuss INFORME...

Wellness Made Simple pt.4

We're almost done! Welcome to Part 4 of a 5-part series on living a natural solutions lifestyle - the goal being to keep things simple. This week is all about how to REDUCE THE TO...

Wellness Made Simple pt.3

This week is near and dear to my heart, we're talking all about RESTING & MANAGING STRESS in Part 3 of a 5-part series on living a natural solutions lifestyle - with the goal bei...

Wellness Made Simple pt.2

Welcome to Part 2 of a five-part series on living a natural solutions lifestyle - the goal being to keep things simple.  There are 6 primary areas on living a wellness lifestyle; E...

Wellness Made Simple pt.1

I hear it all the time, "Using natural solutions is overwhelming."  I agree in one regard, there are a TON of essential oils, supplements and companies claiming to be chemical and/...

New Year Planning Tips

What another whack-a-doo year 2021 has been, in spite of all the drama we made it! HAPPY NEW YEAR! Some of us a bit more scuffed than others, but we are here nonetheless. I could...