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grief

The year 2021 has been a very hard for many people and a lot of lives were lost due to Covid. I know there is a lot of grief around the world right now. I also know there has been an enormous influx of gender confused children and young adolescents around the world. I have […]

Cedarwood

  Cedarwood is one of those ancient woods mentioned in the Bible. It is considered one of the strongest, durable and most beautiful trees – fit for a king. We read that king David and King Solomon used cedarwood to built their houses as well as the temple. It is no wonder then that the […]

Myrrh essential oil uses and benefits

Myrrh essential oil was and still is used by many cultures around the world. We read about myrrh in the Bible in various places. In fact, it is mentioned 152 times in the Bible. It was one of the gifts that the wise men gave to the Messiah. The Jews used Myrrh as part of […]

How to use essential oils for inflammation

Inflammation is quite the buzzword these days and you have also probably seen a lot of blogs and recipes about the benefits of using essential oils for inflammation. I have not written an article about inflammation yet because there is more to it. The question really is how to use essential oils for inflammation. First […]

Essential oil diffuser

Diffusing essential oils have become a very popular. It is a very quick and effective way to use essential oils for their benefits. You can now find diffusers in the grocery shop as well as your local hardware shop. It is worth it to just look into what is the difference between certain diffusers and […]

Lemon essential oil - uses and benefits

Lemon essential oil is one of my favorite oils to use for many reasons. It has such a fresh, uplifting smell. It is a very common essential oil, therefore it is easy to find. Lemon oil is made from the rind of the lemon and that is why it is also not too expensive. Definitely […]

emotions connected to organs

In Ancient Chinese medicine it is believed that each emotion is associated with an organ. When it is out of balance, it will have specific symptoms. The body keeps the score literally. So our emotions can actually make us sick. Emotions are very much part of our us and we all experience an array of […]

Cardamom- uses and benefits

Cardamom makes me think of a really good Chai or a yummy curry dish. There is actually a lot of benefits hidden in those little pods, Cardamom or cardamon essential oil is made from those pods or seeds Cardomon have been used for centuries in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. Cardamom was used by Egyptians […]

What can I do - ADHD

I have been dealing with my wandering mind, my inability to focus and my procrastination my entire life and I know there is a label for that. It is called ADHD.  For me  it was not  necessary such a big problem in school because there was scaffolding in place in the form of teachers and […]

depression

It is Mental health awareness month and believe you me I am very aware of the impact that mental health can have on people and their families. It sometimes feels as if depression is contagious and when a number of family members are battling with depression you will need some strategies for yourself as the […]