diy all purpose cleaner

3-Ingredient DIY Natural All-Purpose Cleaner with Essential Oils

When I think about the one area that I am constantly cleaning, it’s my kitchen counters. Since my kitchen spray is something I come in contact with everyday, it made sense to try a DIY all purpose cleaner as a natural alternative. At first I started buying Mrs. Meyer’s Kitchen Spray. I don’t mind it, but it still contains synthetics and I can’t guarantee the purity and potency of the essential oils that are in it.

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diy breath spray

DIY Breath Spray

How many times have you been standing there talking with someone and have been super paranoid about your coffee breath. AHH, this does happen to me because I have a slight obsession with coffee!

A lot of times we reach for chewing gum or breath mints, but do you know what is in those? SUGAR! The bulk of all breath mints are comprised of some form of sugar or sugar substitute. Then they use something called a ‘binder’ to hold it all together. A binder can be anything from gelatin (which is extracted from the skin, bones, and connective tissues of animals such as domesticated cattle, chicken, pigs, and fish) to corn syrup.

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weight loss routine

How to use doTERRA Slim and Sassy In Your Weight Loss Routine

Lots of people have recently expressed interest in the Slim and Sassy Metabolic Blend from doTERRA so I put this together so you know how to incorporate it into your weight loss routine.

Slim and Sassy is a combination of 5 essential oils which, when combined, may promote a healthy body that can efficiently lose excess weight. This oil is safe to ingest, due to the quality and purity standards that doTERRA provides.

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essential oils for grief

Essential Oils For Grief, Transitioning and Letting Go

Grief is a natural response to the loss of something or someone to which we have formed a bond or an attachment. It can also be the feeling of sorrow we experience with change we feel in a familiar pattern or behavior.

Usually death comes to mind when we think about grief, but in reality, we can have grief over many things – loss of a job, loss of a beloved pet, loss of friendships, moving to a new city, etc. The book entitled Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst is a classic reference on these topics.

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essential oil diffuser recipes

Essential Oil Diffuser Recipes

I get asked this a lot… ‘What are the best combinations for my diffuser?!’ I’ve been testing a bunch of essential oil diffuser recipes and here’s what I LOVE:

  •  Elevation – This is my absolute favorite oil to put in the diffuser in the morning. The combination of euphoric scents helps elevate mood, promote feelings of confidence and gives you that extra boost of energy in the morning. Get ready to jump out of bed and say ‘Rise and Shine!’

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