Physical Symptoms of Stress

Your body is always giving you signals and messages. Particularly about stress. The physical symptoms of stress are warning signs. These signs start out quietly and we don't really sense them. Then, they get louder and we take a pain reliever or have a glass of wine "to wind down". And we're still not connecting … Continue reading Physical Symptoms of Stress

Cooling Off With Peppermint

As much as I love hot, humid weather, even I get a bit overheated at times. Working out in the yard, playing golf, intense workouts, certain medications and even sitting on the beach all can make you feel hot and tired. Oh, and let's not forget hot flashes. And for some, just thinking about a … Continue reading Cooling Off With Peppermint

Can I Use Essential Oils Around My Pets?

The question of essential oils and pets comes around quite often for me.  It's a question that I'm a tad uncomfortable with because I'm not trained in animal aromatherapy (yes, there is such a thing). I'm trained in aromatherapy for people and during my training, my instructor said that pet aromatherapy was not her area … Continue reading Can I Use Essential Oils Around My Pets?

Are You Too Hot?

I do believe I'm the only one in my world who absolutely loves the heat. And humidity.  Ho boy. Seems like the hot weather is making us hot under the collar. Okay, I don't think it's just the hot weather causing all the feels, but I'm trying to be optimistic here. In just the last … Continue reading Are You Too Hot?

What Are You Anxiously Awaiting?

Have you ever had an "off" day where you felt anxious? There's no real reason, but you just feel a bit jittery? Sometimes, its because you're anxiously awaiting news of a birth, a possible promotion, news from your doctor or big changes that you're not sure about. Even worse, there are times when you can't … Continue reading What Are You Anxiously Awaiting?