Let’s talk about lavender. There are a few different types of lavender essential oil that you can buy, but the most common form is Lavandula angustifolia, which originates from Bulgaria (or Bulgarian Lavender). It blends well with other floral essential oils, such as geranium. It also promotes restoration, which is key to improving your stress.
Imagine you are in a crisis. (Or don’t imagine–because you are in one.) And it’s terrible. Everyone around you is saying overly positive things like “it could be worse” or “at least you aren’t dying”. They are convinced you just need to look on the bright side, but you are wondering if you are living
When we are stressed, we reach for something sweet. For a little while, this makes us feel better. In fact, science proves that refined sugars and high fructose corn syrup do relieve psychological stress. The downside though is that while you are lowering your psychological stress, you are increasing physical stress in your brain. Specifically
The Stress-Free Plan for Organizing Your Home A plan for organizing and cleaning your home and updating your to-do list without the stress. Tips and resources to assist you.
Dust mites are everywhere. You can’t get rid of them. They live in our beds, our curtains, our carpet, and any place that collects dead skin or dust. Even though it’s impossible to get rid of dust mites, you can keep them down in your home with some perseverance and know-how. Dust Mite Basics I
Most people treat self-care like it’s beautiful. It’s the woman getting a facial, the mom taking a bubble bath, or the family on the beach vacation. Honestly, those activities all sound lovely and amazing. If I could get away from my life and had unlimited income, you’d bet I’d be doing one of those things.
You have heard being stressed out isn’t healthy, but you didn’t think that was YOUR problem. You have been feeling off, but you aren’t sure why. You might feel physically ill, tired, or “out of it”. Maybe you find yourself avoiding people or wanting to be alone. Or maybe you aren’t even sure what you
Do you roll your eyes at overnight transformations due to new, healthy habits such as “I lost 50 pounds in 2 weeks” or “I quit my job and made millions from blogging”? These transformations seem too good to be true because they are. Forming healthy habits doesn’t happen overnight. Anyone who tells you that is
Everyone says that getting outside, being around people, and not isolating is the answer to when you are feeling down and not yourself. It’s not bad advice for most of us. During this quarantine, we need ways to connect, feel normal, and improve our mood. But in some of the women I’ve spoken to that
Sit in a row of people and then look to your left, then to your right. Out of the three of you–the person on your left, the person on your right, and you–one of you isn’t getting enough sleep. That’s a fact according to the CDC, at least in the United States. Why do people take