How To Improve Mindfulness With Essential Oils

Mindfulness is the practice of thinking with intention.  To be mindful is to be aware of what’s happening in your life, and not be overwhelmed by it. One study showed that mindfulness meditation coupled with the use of essential oils was a viable alternative to anxiety treatments. How can you take time to be mindful …

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Five scientific reasons to practise mindfulness meditation

#mindfulinmay #happinessplan “This post was republished with permission from Elise Bialylew, Mindful in May”. Living our best life requires an investment in our health. It requires a lifelong commitment to practices that keep the mind and body replenished and nourished for the increasing demands of this world. It is of great concern that The World …

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Four ways mindfulness can help you manage the emotional roller coaster ride of motherhood

#mindfulinmay #happinessplan “This post was republished with permission from Elise Bialylew, Mindful in May”. Motherhood is an exhilarating spiritual journey of epic proportions where each day we are faced with the privilege of witnessing our most creative project flourish. That’s on a good day. On a bad day it’s an exhausting, frustrating ride where we …

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#1 way to practice gratitude

I believe that the #1 way to practice gratitude is: Journaling 🌙💗 Journaling (writing) our thoughts and reflections is a powerful tool for practicing gratitude. “Stop feeling sorry for yourself,” we are often told. And while it can be hard to avoid self-pity entirely, mentally strong people choose to exchange self-pity for gratitude. Whether you choose to …

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Seasonal sadness and essential oils for emotions

Winter in New Zealand has well & truly set in! Those frosty mornings & gloomy weather can seriously have great effects on our moods. Winter months bring shorter days, less exposure to the sun and the gloomy weather takes a toll on our bodies at a chemical level. Seasonal sadness or winter blues is experienced …

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