Golf and Essential Oils: Formulas for Weekend Warriors

“Mistakes are part of the game. It’s how well you recover from them, that’s the mark of a great player.” – Alice Cooper If you’re a golf addict like me, the work week may not always be advantageous to playing 9 holes, so you try to jam as many holes into a short weekend as … Continue reading Golf and Essential Oils: Formulas for Weekend Warriors

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

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