Tag Archives: essential oils

50 Simple Ways to Start a Daily Self-Care Practice

Got hygge?! (Funny enough, in Denmark and Norway it’s pronounced “hoo-ga”)   Self-care, self-love, self-support, self-nurturing or hygge… whatever you want to call it, it’s one of the greatest investments you can make for your physical, mental and emotional health & wellbeing.    Because when you nurture yourself, you’re better equipped to help others. But, self-care isn’t all about rewarding yourself at the end of a hard day or stressful week. It’s about engaging in something that is self-supportive and looks after your own needs first.   “Self-care isn’t selfish. It’s mandatory. Fuel your soul so you can give your best to your people. We need…

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Do You Need Better Sleep? Here are 6 Ways to “Biohack” Your Sleep

When was the last time you woke up without an alarm, refreshed and didn’t need a big bucket of coffee to get going in the morning? There’s no question that we all want better sleep! But, with all of the distractions, and stresses of daily life-it’s a wonder how any of us sleep at all…ever! I blame it on today’s culture of “we’ve got to rise and grind!” in order to succeed-where we’re in a constant state of digital stimulation, hustle and bustle. Truth is, not getting enough sleep impacts our brain health and memory long term, and even our…

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Corn…Shaping Up To Be The New Gluten?

Like gluten, corn – and its many derivatives are in everything. No joke – EVERYTHING.   From packaged foods to dairy products and chewing gum. It’s even in so many of your favourite household, health and beauty products — nooo, not my toothpaste, aspirin, perfume, shampoo, and makeup?!    Ever get a hint of popcorn when you lick an envelope to seal it? Yep, corn’s in the adhesive strip too. (told you it was in literally EVERYTHING!)   Just take a look at the ingredient list of most packaged or processed foods, and you’ll surely recognize a few sources of it: cornstarch, corn oil, and the often-vilified –…

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Essential Oils 101: All the Basics You Need to Know!

The power of essential oils (EO’s) is real – have YOU made them part of your everyday life yet?   We’re going to lay out all of the basics so you can get on this one bandwagon that’s here for the long haul. And when you learn about the history of EO’s, you’ll know that they’re not even new. In fact, EO’s have been around for centuries!   Some essential oils come from seeds while many others are extracted from the leaves of the plant. Because EO’s are so highly concentrated, it takes a tremendous amount of plant to produce just one…

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