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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We All Need to Apply Self-Care!

When I work with clients, I highly recommend that they take time for “self-care.”  I may meet with a client who said they didn’t do any of my homework and actually the day they thought they would do it, they rested instead.  There is this sense of guilt in admitting it to me.  My response is, “Great!  I’m glad you…

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Hidden Chemicals in Your Food

Sometimes something that is bad has a purpose of showing you something good.  Let me explain. About 23 years ago my now 24-year-old son, Joseph, was 18 months old.  He developed night terrors.  I thought perhaps he had an ear infection and that is why he would wake up screaming after being asleep for a while.  So I brought him…

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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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Safe and Natural Home Cleaners!

Last month I did a Blog Post about using Air Fresheners, I thought I’d follow up with that Blog Post by having the next Health topic be about the cleaning products we use in our home. Many, if not most, household cleaners contain toxic chemicals.  These chemicals can cause major and even minor health concerns.  We are all bio-individuals and…

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Do You Use Glad Plug-Ins or a Febreze Air Fresheners?

So many people love to smell a fragrance in their home.  There is nothing like the smell of cloves, ginger and cinnamon in the fall; or the smell of pine in the winter.  Even the fragrance of fresh lemon or wild orange in the summer can be lovely.  We love to have those fragrances fill our homes and our hearts….

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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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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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Adrenal Fatigue – What to Do?

Adrenal Fatigue is something you may or may not be able to determine you have without the guidance of a physician … and preferably a Find a Functional Medicine Practitioner. Your adrenal glands are located above your kidneys and produce hormones that control your immune system, regulate your metabolic system and help maintain your blood pressure.  They also secrete cortisol…

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Getting Started with Essential Oils

After working as a Professional Organizer for the past 5 years, I am finding that there are so many factors that are affecting people’s health … not just the clutter they are living or working in. What we eat, what we use for cleaning products in our homes and what medications we take need to be high priority in our…

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