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 […]

grief

Recently I have been bothered by these little flying spots and wiggly bits in my vision, called floaters. They are quite annoying so I did a bit of research into what cause them and if anything can be done about them. Are there any natural ways to get rid of them and can I use […]

mothers day

Mother’s Day is indeed a day that stirs up emotions in everyone because we all have one. Not a single human being does not have a mother. Where you are on this spectrum of emotions depends on your specific circumstances and the people in your life. Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate all that […]

Struggling to say my transgender child's new name

As a parent new on this journey to the unknown, I am finding that I am really struggling to say my transgender child’s new name. Part of it is the fact that I did not choose that name for my child. No, seventeen years ago when I was pregnant with that child, we were told […]