5 Ways To Practice Self-Care

Since August 2015, I’ve been on a bit of a sabbatical, thanks to some complications from my celiac disease. Because my doctors requested that I stop working full-time for a year in order to heal, I’ve spent the last nine months trying to take better care of myself, destress and really choose my schedule, including self-care. I’m being very deliberate about what I do (and what I don’t do) and often, little rituals of self-care... Read More

Obsessed: de Mamiel Altitude Oil

  I have this thing with essential oil blends. I want them all. I want to smell every single iteration and combination of botanical aromatics out there. It’s an obsession, a passion—and for good reason. Aromatherapy does more to shift my mood, mindset and physical wellbeing than almost anything I know, and it does it in a few heartbeats. Not many treatments can boast such instantaneous results. There’s a reason that aromatherapy affects... Read More

Happy Friday Deal from Lotus Wei!

Happy very exciting Friday, everyone! It’s Lotus Wei’s day, and they have some new goodies. Longtime readers of the site—and certainly anyone who knows me personally—knows I’m a flower essence junkie. I have mists on my desk at the office. I carry perfume and elixirs in my handbag at all times. Next to the bed there’s always a spray and an oil. I’ve often said that the world would be a better place if we all took... Read More

Happy Friday Deal from Essence of Vali! Extended Another Week!

  Happy May Day! To celebrate this traditional spring holiday, we have a Friday Deal from our longtime favorite Essence of Vali. If you’re newer to the site you may not know about this amazing aromatherapy brand. We first discovered it when researching the book, and we’ve been using it religiously ever since—not least of all to help us sleep. It’s been mentioned in more Morning Routines than we can count, and now’s your chance... Read More

3 Essential Oils for Enhancing Meditation

It’s been nearly 2 weeks since we began our Meditation Challenge (tomorrow is the last day!). We hope you’ve been following along and enjoying this challenge. We’ve highlighted some tips an effort to help you build a practice that feels attainable and rewarding. For me personally, using essential oils in my practice has made getting into the habit of meditating daily much easier. Hope Gillerman, our Meditation Challenge sponsor, had some wonderful... Read More

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