Organizing for Christmas!

It is really hard to believe that Thanksgiving was just 4 days ago, and Christmas is a little over 3 weeks away AND I’m not ready … at least with my shopping.  I have purchased a few gifts so far but have still a whole lot more to go.  I usually know my menu, but I’m not fully decided on…

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Weekly Drops of Wisdom — doTerra Vetiver Essential Oil

This week I want to spotlight dōTERRA Vetiver essential oil. It’s starting to feel like fall here in New England. As it starts to get chilly, it’s important to keep your immune system strong. dōTERRA Vetiver is great for boosting the immune system. Add 1-2 drops of dōTERRA Vetiver essential oil to tea or other hot drinks to strengthen the…

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Six Layers of Fear – Be Own Your Health Advocate!

Recently, I was with a friend who was sharing a story of something that happened to her medically and it was very frightening. She went for her annual mammogram and shortly after that received a letter saying there were some questionable findings and she needed to go for further diagnostic testing. That was all the information she received. (First layer…

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Essential Oils and Our Nervous System

Our nervous system can seem complex to understand let alone understand how to live a balanced life.  Because of all the traumas in my life … from adolescence to adulthood, I have lived in my sympathetic nervous system.  That fight or flight mode.  Living in the sympathetic system is great when you need it.  But continually living there is not…

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Food and Imbalanced Emotions!

Has stress, anxiety or depression been part of your life for so long that it almost has become your friend?  It’s with you throughout the day but somewhat unnoticed.  But at night when you are asleep and all is quiet, it seems to pop its ugly head.  You’ve tried therapy, supplements and even Essential Oils.  You vowed you don’t want…

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You Have the Greatest Power Given to Man!

Do you know that you have the greatest power given to man and that is the power of choice! Sometimes there are circumstances in our lives that cause us to believe we do not have a choice.  We have to accept the circumstance and situation as it is and we have no power to change.  That is a lie ……

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CBD For Pets

We cannot forget the health of our furry friends.  Great article by Honest Paws! CBD has been making front news lately. Yes, CBD as in cannabidiol! The industry keeps growing and developing into different markets. We continue to see hemp and it’s calming extract everywhere since Congress decriminalized the harmless strain of cannabis in December. CBD’s growth in cosmetics, foods,…

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The Home Organizing Tool Kit

  When the seasons change, it seems that we have motivational changes either to our home or our health.  But when the Spring season comes, I find that most people have that motivation to tackle organizing projects in their home.  The windows open up more for that fresh air, we do “spring” cleaning and make the decision to tackle those…

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Traditional vs Holistic/Functional Medicine

Not too long ago, I was in the Hospital tending the needs of my soon to be 90 year old mom.  I brought her to the ER because I thought she might have an UTI, which would explain her confusion, and a possible mini stroke.  After spending some time in the ER, she was admitted into the Hospital and preceded…

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The Danger of Habits

“Habit is a vain and treacherous goddess. She lets nothing disrupt her rule.  She smothers one desire after another: the desire to travel, the desire for a better job or a new love.  She stops us from living as we would like, because habit prevents us from asking ourselves whether we continue to enjoy doing what we do.”  From the…

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