Health & Wellness

I have so much to share with you that I’m not even sure where to start.  This page has a lot of little tips, tricks and articles that will help you understand what really works when it comes to such things as exercise, clean eating and just life in general!  Can’t find a topic you’d like to know more about?  Just let me know!

Need to Get Centered? Just breathe…

Do you ever feel like you’re just not centered?  Or that your life is in a whirlwind and you need some down time to focus?  But how and when – you have so much going on???? I have those times too.  When I’m feeling like I’m truly wired and just need to come back down I have a few things I like to do: […]

Need to Get Centered? Just breathe…2018-03-05T18:15:39-04:00

Are there phthalates in your personal care products?

Along my chemical free journey I learned about a chemical compound called a phthalate.  Now there are many different kinds and not all have been studied but you may recognize the most common one – BPA (bisphenol A) – that’s the one a lot of manufacturers have been removing from their plastic bottles and such. […]

Are there phthalates in your personal care products?2018-02-26T15:19:05-04:00

Chemical Free Research

When I started on my journey to living chemical free in 2009 I had no idea where to even start. I didn’t realize that all of those personal care products (shampoo, conditioner, soap, face wash etc.) were so toxic! And I had grown up believing that bleach and blue window cleaner were the best ways to get things clean, fresh and safe! […]

Chemical Free Research2018-02-19T10:03:04-04:00

My favorite holiday diffuser blends

There are so many oils to choose from but I do have my favorites.  Some bring back memories - some just make me feel good - and others help me cope with the business of the season.  Let's talk holiday diffuser blends! Christmas Spirit essential oil blend - This blend conists of Orange, Cinnamon and Black Spruce and smells amazing.  It helps evoke feelings and memories tied to the joy of Christmas and simpler, more peaceful moments.  It makes me [...]

My favorite holiday diffuser blends2017-12-05T11:14:47-04:00

Oola: Work Life Balance

Is work/life balance possible? For years we've all been feeling it.  "I need to put the hours in to promote and have more out of my career.  But does my family have to suffer at the same time?"  What about time with friends?"  "I need to work so my finances are in order now and in retirement, but when do I get to have fun?" How many of you feel that way?  I have for years and have always wondered [...]

Oola: Work Life Balance2017-02-21T11:34:06-04:00

Healthy Travel Eating Tips

So we went on a little trip to Florida this week.  One of the things I hate is looking for food in the airport and around the area we stay in for healthy yet inexpensive alternatives for food.  So here are my top tips I thought I'd share with you to make your upcoming vacations easier to deal with. (Don't forget to pack your Essential Oils!) Tips For Healthy Eating On The Go: Pick a hotel that has at least [...]

Healthy Travel Eating Tips2017-02-07T20:50:48-04:00

FYI: Young Living’s Enzyme Supplements Can Help Boost Our Immune Systems and Aid in Digestion!

Did you know that immune system issues and digestion are closely linked? Most ailments stem from a compromised immune system, caused by a digestive system that has been thrown off-balance. Young Living enzymes supplements for immune support and digestion health assist our bodies in performing the complex processes of breaking down and processing what we consume. I cannot stress enough the importance of enzymes in regulating the body's systems and aiding in detoxifying the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. Digestive enzymes break down what we eat, [...]

FYI: Young Living’s Enzyme Supplements Can Help Boost Our Immune Systems and Aid in Digestion!2016-12-27T11:21:14-04:00

It’s True: Essential Oils Boost Productivity!

Did you know that essential oils can help to boost productivity?  They can support memory and boost your mood, but did you realize by doing those things, they can also boost your productivity? Are you more productive when you’re in a better mood?  I know I am!  Whenever I’m working and I’m feeling pumped, happy and healthy, I get so much more done.  So, it stands to reason that if I diffuse oils that make me feel great I’ll be more [...]

It’s True: Essential Oils Boost Productivity!2017-01-17T16:55:07-04:00

Best Essential Oils for Travel

So in a couple of weeks I’ll be headed to Dallas, TX, for our annual Young Living International Convention. I love traveling and seeing new cities, but I always check the weather before I go. Wow! It’s 100 plus degrees there every day this week. I love the heat, but this will be interesting. More important to consider than the weather or what I will pack to wear, is what oils I will take with me. Obviously I’ll pack all my YL skin [...]

Best Essential Oils for Travel2017-01-17T16:55:11-04:00

Lemon, Orange, Tangerine Essential Oils and Negative Ions

(Click image above to learn more!) Positive Ions Positive ions are produced by electronic equipment and are found in man-made environments.  They help stimulate the sympathetic nervous system, necessary for recovering, strengthening and energizing.  However, an overabundance of positive ions can contribute to stress and agitation.  These positive ions are created by lights, computer screens, cell phones and more. Negative Ions Negative ions are produced by the ocean, the forest, salt lamps and essential oils.  Getting these negative [...]

Lemon, Orange, Tangerine Essential Oils and Negative Ions2016-12-27T11:18:05-04:00