Begging for Emotional Attention

"The Human being works as an integrated unit of body and mind, and to take care of one is to take care of the other." -Valerie Ann Worwood Shopping for groceries, I walked past a woman who gave me pause -- impeccably dressed, hair coiffed, nails polished with red glitter, the whole nine yards. But … Continue reading Begging for Emotional Attention

Tame Your Victim Archetype with Essential Oils

When we let negative thoughts control us, it’s like walking into a prison cell, slamming the door, and throwing away the key. When we are tired, overstressed, hungry, or ill, negative thoughts bar us from hope and health. We become a victim. How we speak to ourselves and others plays a major role in our … Continue reading Tame Your Victim Archetype with Essential Oils

Managing our Moods with Essential Oil Blends

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” -Rumi How often do we check our weather apps to see if we need a raincoat, gloves, or a cotton shirt? How often do we look at the radar before we start our day, and how often does that affect whether … Continue reading Managing our Moods with Essential Oil Blends

Focus and Intention – How Rosemary helps the Athlete and the Student

“Rosemary reinforces the heart and empowers the mind to help boost the confidence and morale of those who lack faith in their own potential.” - Gabriel Mojay Intention and focus are key to athletic and scholarly success. Athletes need mental focus and physical stamina, and students require alert minds and longer attention spans to absorb … Continue reading Focus and Intention – How Rosemary helps the Athlete and the Student

Putting Things in Present Perspective with Patchouli Essential Oil

Healing occurs best when the mind is calm. If a person is fearful or anxious, it may be difficult for medicine to work effectively. Soothing a mother in active labor was one of my favorite opportunities to use the gifts I learned as a nurse midwife. Women who previously have had difficult births or who … Continue reading Putting Things in Present Perspective with Patchouli Essential Oil