Essential Oils and Empaths

Dad told me that is was ok to have strong feelings. “Feelings are fickle,” he said. “Sometimes they are like loud booms of sound coming from your gut, and other times they are like whispers in your throat.” He understood me. All Dad had to do was wink and hold my hand to let me … Continue reading Essential Oils and Empaths

Nurturing with essential oils during emotional pain: The Victim archetype

Riding on the bus made me very anxious. Would it stop right in front of my home, or would it miss my stop and ride on? I wasn’t sure the bus driver even knew where to stop. After all, I was afraid to walk too far next to the big road that ran by my … Continue reading Nurturing with essential oils during emotional pain: The Victim archetype

From Excitement to Exhaustion, Essential Oil Blends are for You

Clapping and cheering in a crowd of over 450 teens with a few adults mixed in is both exciting and exhausting. I am with my husband who works on staff that runs a 4-week intensive business camp. The energy is high and by the end of the day he is drained but still has a … Continue reading From Excitement to Exhaustion, Essential Oil Blends are for You

Comforting the Comforter with Essential Oils

Looking in the rear view at my 7-year-old son, he sat in his car seat staring out the window. His grandpa had just died two weeks ago, and he had something to say about life and death. “Don’t you know, Mom, it’s so much easier to die than it is to be born.” Startled, I … Continue reading Comforting the Comforter with Essential Oils

Giving of your essence rather than your excess

The Prostitute Archetype Have you ever compromised your emotional well being to please another person? Do you suppress self-care and self-rest for the happiness of others? How often do you sell out to please others at the expense of yourself? Guess what? We all do it -- this is a common human challenge for those … Continue reading Giving of your essence rather than your excess