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Why I Don’t Offer Reiki or Energy Healing as a Service

I got my third Reiki attunement from very dear friends back in 2016. These friends are powerful energy workers and healers, and I’m happy that we See Each Other in matters both mundane and spiritual. That’s an uncommon friendship feature, when you stop and really think about it. However, none of us offer our energy healing services to [ keep reading ]

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O.U.R. Rescue: Ending the Horror of Child Sex Trafficking

Sometimes, reality is so harsh we’d rather not face it. This might be a difficult topic to read about….but I want to share a story of hope that you and I can help create, just by investing in our own wellness. There’s a lot of great charities in the world, but dĹŤTERRA’s Healing Hands Foundation [ keep reading ]

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doTERRA’s testing on foreskin?? Here’s the deal.

It’s time to make something clear about doTERRA’s testing practices. I’m seeing half a story being passed around, and people are jumping to vilify doTERRA before they consider all the facts. Recently, this study on Frankincense essential oil and this one on Lemongrass essential oil were released, and the ‘crunchy’ part of the internet got outraged. They [ keep reading ]

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The Best Supplements on the Planet are from an “Essential Oil” Company

Who knew you could get the most effective nutritional supplements in the world from dĹŤTERRA – a company that’s known primarily for selling essential oils?? I admit it, I was a major skeptic….but they have a money-back guarantee, and I was desperate for real change. WELL – I am so eager to get my next [ keep reading ]

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Why I Decided to Join dĹŤTERRA

Well, if you want the short answer–it’s because they’re an amazing company with pure and natural products that work! If you want to learn about how and why I ended up choosing dĹŤTERRA, you can start with my blogs: Here’s the story of how I left another major oils company. Here’s why it took me almost 8 [ keep reading ]

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Turmeric Essential Oil, Curcurmin, and Absorption Issues

Do you use Turmeric powder, turmeric capsules…or maybe…Turmeric essential oil? Why Turmeric essential oil? Isn’t it better fresh, or in capsules? Actually, no. Maybe you’re already familiar with the health benefits of turmeric, or maybe you’ve heard of it as a potent anti-inflammatory. Turmeric is well-researched, and its active ingredient, curcumin, has been found to have [ keep reading ]

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“I’ll be my child’s ONLY teacher!” Are you sure that’s a good thing?

Unschooling is not for everyone, and it can take a LONG time to get it. Like, years. It’s not something you can read a book and some blogs and go, OK, I got it! For me, unschooling has been an inseparable part of my approach to parenting, as well as part of my self-healing process [ keep reading ]

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The Problem with “I Was Spanked and I’m Fine”

Before we begin, I’d like to remark that it is 2018 in the most information-saturated society in the history of the known world. I can’t believe we still need to have this conversation. However, new studies show that the more frequently children are spanked, the more likely they are to defy their parents; experience anti-social [ keep reading ]

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Reducing Toxic Load, when “Everything is Toxic”

Reducing toxic load is a “new” concept, so some folks think it’s unnecessary – but our world is WAY more toxic now than it was even 50 or 100 years ago. My dad is 80 and can’t understand why we worry about toxins in our personal care products, our food, our clothing, and our home [ keep reading ]

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The doTERRA kids’ collection – gentle, kid-friendly blends!

dĹŤTERRA’s outdone themselves with this adorable kids’ kit! Prediluted, simple rollerball blends that have names kids will easily remember and enjoy using. This collection is a complete and ready-made “whole body” essential oil toolbox to empower parents and children alike. Their silicone caps with carabiners let kids take them anywhere, and the flashcard set and easy names [ keep reading ]