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Five reasons why you need meditation in your life and how to start a simple practice now

Meditation is an approach to training the mind to quieten, to release the internal chatter. Similar to the way that fitness is an approach to training the body. When you connect to your breath, to your body, you cultivate awareness in the present moment, the only moment that exists. By anchoring awareness on the body (senses) or breath we stay embodied and present without the thoughts of the future or past sneaking in. Mindfulness meditation encourages you to observe wandering thoughts as they d...

September 17, 2019

How to reduce overwhelm and anxiety through breathing techniques

Pranayama is the control and regulation of the breath allowing Prana (life) to circulate through the nerves, cells and energetic systems of the body. When the breath holds our awareness, our mind calms. A breath awareness practice moves us into a neutral state allowing us to cleanse and purify, and our inner awareness to grow....

July 24, 2019

How to use Mala’s in Meditation to Heal the Mind, Body and Soul

Sometimes we need a simple reminder to breathe, to slow down, to be present. Mala’s, meaning garland in Sanskrit the ancient script of India, are a beautiful piece of jewellery to be worn around your neck or wrapped around your wrist. But they also serve as an amazing tool to assist with meditation. Also known as Mala beads, they act as reminders and catalysts for not only living your intention but to breathe, slow down and to be present. While traditionally Mala beads were created as a medit...

June 18, 2019

Natural Sleep Support for Kids

Not only is it incredibly important in helping them grow and develop, but as adults we need our kids to go to sleep – and sleep well – to enable us to re-charge our own grown-up batteries. There is certainly not a one-fits-all approach when it comes to the amount of sleep your child should be getting as everyone has different sleep needs. However, the Sleep Heath Foundation offers the following guidelines:...

May 2, 2019

5 Benefits of Diffuser Bracelets & How to Choose the Right Bracelet for YOU

Diffuser bracelets & jewellery are becoming increasingly popular for adults & children for the following reasons: 1. They are a portable & beautiful way to carry the scent of essential oils with you during the day.  When you apply pure essential oils topically (diluted) to your skin you may have noticed the scent doesn't last as long as an over the counter perfume, this is because the oils are making their way through your system spreading the healing therapuetic & emotional benefits of you...

February 8, 2019

New Moon Yin Yoga Flow

As we come into our new moon cycle, we are invited to slow down & set a clear intention for a new beginning. This is a beautiful time to listen to your intuition & allow new ideas to form. Tomorrow evening is the New Moon in Libra, a fabulous time to set goals for how you want to communicate & find balance in your life. Have you been working too hard? If so, aim to rest more, If you've been scattered, aim for focus.... whatever your intention, it's a time to find balance. Essential oils I love f...

October 8, 2018

Lavender Essential Oil Spotlight - So much amazingness in one little bottle!! πŸ’œ

Ah this oil! I have so much love for it - Lavender reminds me of my Grandma & emotionally this oil gets me everytime! Much like a large majority of the other Top 10 oils, DoTERRA's Lavender essential oil has endless uses for general health & wellness, hence why globally this is the most used essential oil. In today's blog I will talk about how we love to use it at home & also give you easy to follow recipes so you can make your own blends. ...

June 7, 2017

Peppermint essential oil spotlight - one of the oils with the most everyday uses!! πŸ’¦

Wow, seriously the uses for DoTERRA's Peppermint essential oil are pretty endless, so here I will share my favourite uses & then give you a link to the rest! This oil packs a serious punch! 1 drop of peppermint is equivalent to 28 cups of peppermint tea β˜•οΈ so there is some kick in each bottle & therefore should be used with care when applying topically to skin - always dilute! Peppermint essential oil is a natural anti-inflammatory & it's cooling sensation has a calming effect o...

June 7, 2017

Ice Blue Spotlight - DoTERRA's soothing & athletic blend of essential oils πŸ’™

Ice Ice Baby,....... Ice Ice Baby,....... Stop βœ‹πŸ», collaborate & listen πŸ‘‚ πŸ“», ok, so it's probably obvious, I'm slightly crazy & totally showing my age, but seriously, I can't pick up my Ice Blue blend without singing a bit of Vanilla Ice! I love sharing this blend with people because each time I do, pretty much without fail, they will say "oooh... this reminds me of....." It really does spark a different memory for everyone & for me it takes me right back to my Dad's soc...

June 7, 2017

Melaleuca (Tea Tree) essential oil spotlight 🌿

DoTERRA's tea tree essential oil is so pure & fabulous - With 12 times the power of a phenol, Australian Aborigines have used Tea Tree for centuries, crushing the leaves straight from the tree & inhaling the aroma for colds & illnesses. I however, have a massive love/hate relationship with tea tree essential oil - it is seriously AMAZING & I use it daily..... but even after 18 months of using this daily on my face, I still just can't love the smell! But DoTERRA's tea tree essenti...

May 31, 2017

DoTERRA's digestive blend - Digestzen, the tummy tamer πŸ’›

DoTERRA's tummy tamer blend, Digestzen is so fabulous for anything digestive related, whether it be indigestion, reflux, morning sickness, a hangover or travel/motion sickness this oil will have you covered! But just to throw a curve ball amongst the mix, it is also AMAZING for sinus issues πŸ‘ƒ Read on to see how you can easily use this blend at home for you & your family....

May 31, 2017

Oregano Essential Oil Spotlight 🌿 - The 'HOT' oil πŸ”₯

When I opened my first starter kit that I bought from DoTERRA, I was looking through all the oils & thought to myself..... why on earth is Oregano in the top 10 used oils?? πŸ’­πŸ€” I seriously thought I'd never use it... how wrong I was!! This oil is AMAZING! And believe me when I say it's a HOT oil, this is an oil you want to use with care & clearly mark on your blends. I once had a roller of Clove oil beside my bed (to help wean my son off breastfeeding) & Oregano (that I was us...

May 30, 2017

How my love affair with doTERRA started......... with Frank πŸ’›

Frankincense, the king of oils, the oil that was once regarded as more precious than gold, the oil with so many healing & emotional benefits that it would take a book, not a post to capture them all. Frank is my daily mood balancer, my go to oil, my when in doubt, get the Frank out! πŸ’›πŸ’«...

May 25, 2017

It's all about the BREATH.... 🌬Easy Air Respiratory Blend Spotlight

For us as a family... stumbling across this oil has been pretty life changing! BIG statement! I know! But here's why........Both my husband & I are asthmatics, plus Dan, bless him (and he'll love me sharing this once again...πŸ˜‰) is a snorer 😴apparently so am I, but I don't believe it for a second!!! πŸ˜‡ Anyhow, in this post I'll share how introducing DoTERRA's blend Easy Air + a diffuser into our lives, has helped us manage our asthma in a natural way & tame the snore as well help ...

May 24, 2017

Winter Wellness with DoTERRA's On Gaurd Protective Blend

I have another weird & wonderful confession....... yep another one! πŸ™„ Ever since I was a child I have had a snotty / congested nose, actually throughout my whole corporate career I would say atleast once a day someone on the other end of the phone would say 'oh you poor thing, you have a cold' or think my name was Irene instead of Renee because of my congestion...... like seriously..... πŸ™„πŸ™„πŸ‘ƒ!!!! Anyhow....... so as a result, I have a massive issue with snot..... any form of it &...

May 18, 2017

Lemon Essential Oil Spotlight πŸ‹

Lemon πŸ‹ is such an AMAZING & versatile essential oil! We literally have bottles of this scattered around our house (luckily it's the cheapest of all the essential oils DoTERRA sells πŸ˜‰) See below for all the ways /reasons we love to use this:...

May 16, 2017

How do I buy Doterra's essential oils?

This is a question I get asked multiple times a day - how do I actually get started with using doTERRA's essential oils? Or... I am overwhelmed with all the info - can you make it simpler? Well.... this blog is me trying.... so how do you purchase doTERRA's essential oils? ...

May 2, 2017

Stress, Essential oils for the eyes & the walking dead......

If you had asked me last weekend if I was stressed, I would have said yes, but in a super fun way....... although everything I've been working towards/wanting for the last few years has decided to present itself all in one month, it's everything that I love, nothing that I'm willing to let go of & I'm just riding the journey wave..... so life is busy, but awesome!!! If you ask me now if I'm stressed, I would say all of the above, but Yep, I'm stressed & it's manifesting itself in hideous...

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