Exploring Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a caring, hands-on therapy which seeks to induce relaxation, to increase energy, to reduce the effects of stress and to restore lost balance to mind, body and soul thru the senses of smell, taste and touch.

Some of the health benefits of aromatherapy include its ability to reduce anxiety, ease depression, boost energy levels, speed up the healing process, eliminate headaches, boost …

Start the New Year off right by ditching the toxic ingredients commonly found in household and beauty care products

Many common household and body care products contain harmful ingredients and toxic chemicals.

Do you know what you’re putting on your skin?
Following is a list of ingredients to look out for and avoid.

Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice is the first official day of winter and marks the return of the light with longer days of sunlight. This is the time to plant new ideas, new intentions or ways of being. It’s an excellent time to review what has been working for you and what has not, so you can know what you’d like to create in your life over the next cycle (year). This is where the tradition…

Calendula for Healing

Calendula is a gentle healing herb. It has antiseptic, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and astringent actions in the body… all making it ideal for the skin. It’s also thought to help heal wounds faster as it increases the oxygen flow to the wound causing the cells to regenerate more quickly.

Natural Skin Care: why a natural self-care routine should be a top priority

Contrary to popular belief, beautiful skin doesn’t come in pretty bottles filled with hormone creams that smell of artificial fragrance. Nor does it come from chemicals designed to dry up acne, such as tetracycline or benzoyl peroxide. Truly beautiful skin comes…

Tree Meditation

There is a lot you can learn by imagining you are a tree and mimicking its movements…feel how grounded, calm, and centered you are, but also energized, focused, and with broader perspective

How to make your own Electrolyte Sports Drinks with all natural ingredients

a homemade and healthy electrolyte drink recipe – a tasty way to ensure you stay hydrated and nourish your body back to health. It’s easy, quick, and naturally refreshing. This homemade and healthy hydrating electrolyte drink is also great for the flu and stomach bugs (or a hangover.)

Honey

Honey is such a natural healing element it is just as important in the medicine cabinet as it is in the kitchen. An immune booster, it acts like a natural antibiotic, contains antiseptic properties and is chocked full of vitamins and minerals. Meaning it is very healing and excellent for nourishing the body…

Forest Bathing

Simply walking in the woods and breathing in – both metaphorically and actually – the healing aromas and energies of the trees and foliage, taking in the essence of the forest – can actually improve your health with more than just exercise. It was found that the protective odor called phytoncides exuded by the trees contained numerous healing properties. The research showed…

Moon Magic

The mysterious glowing orb of the moon has a powerful force on our energy, pulling us into an ebb and flow of personal power and connection to the universe…