Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Cypress

If you are in need of an energy boost to get everything done in your day, try dōTERRA’s Cypress essential oil. When used aromatically or topically Cypress essential oil promotes vitality and is energizing. Diffuse in the morning or apply to the back of the neck to give you a motivational boost to get a difficult task completed. Fill your ...

Are You Being Good to Your Gut? (FREE Digestion Guide Attached!)

As we get older, we need to trust our gut. Really. There’s a difference between good gut feelings and painful ones, such as heart burn, indigestion and constipation. During this time of life, your body’s need for certain nutrients goes up...but, perhaps you’ve noticed, your tolerance for certain foods goes down. Did you know that the digestive tract is considered our second brain!? 90% of the bodies seratonin and 70% of our immune systems are produced in our gut! The keys to eating are two words: smaller and slower. But before we can truly u...

6 Reasons to use Eucalyptus Oil

People often ask, “What are the benefits of Eucalyptus oil?” If you haven’t experienced the tranquil yet refreshing aroma of Eucalyptus, you’ll love what this cleansing, relaxing, and soothing essential oil can do for you. Need more reasons to use Euca...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Cinnamon Bark

You may be noticing the seasonal changes that have been occurring. The days are getting shorter, the air is crisp, and pumpkin flavored drinks are back! A sweet and spicy essential oil that pairs well with the fall season is dōTERRA’s Cinnamon Bark oil. An unknown fact about Cinnamon Bark essential oil is that it is extracted from the bark of a tropical tree. This essential oil has many beneficial components, it can maintain a healthy immune function, it is naturally cleansing, when diffused it can naturally repel insec...

5 Kinds of Relaxation

Five Kinds of Relaxation 1) Daily Meditation: Be mindful and be aware of your thoughts. Learn to become more sensitive to your internal workings by adapting a daily meditation practice. 2) Relaxation Exercises: Try yoga, meditation or even a walk ...

Weekly Drops of Wisdom ~ Lemon

Did you know that Lemon is dōTERRA’s top-selling essential oil? That’s right! The cleansing, purifying, and invigorating properties of Lemon make it one of the most versatile oils. Do you need a little something to pick you up throughout your day? Due to the chemical makeup of dōTERRA Lemon, it has been shown to help improve mood with an energizing and invigorating aroma. If you want to diffuse Lemon oil, use three to four drops in the essential oil diffuser of your choice. To learn more about dōTERRA Lemon, visit out spotlight blog here .

Stress Busters You Can't Pass Up!

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” – Lou Holtz Stress – we’ve all felt it. While the extrinsic effects of stress vary by the individual, stress impacts the body. Specifically, stress impacts how your body responds to the aging process. Stress ages the heart and can lead to high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ 5 Ways to Use Rosemary

5 Ways to Use Rosemary Oil Are you wondering how you can use Rosemary oil? While some think Rosemary is only useful for cooking, this herbal, energizing oil has uses that extend far beyond the kitchen. Keep reading to learn five easy ways to use Rosemary essential oil. Use Rosemary oil for hair. Cooking with Rosemary oil. Diffuse Rosemary oil for an energizing midday pick-me-up. Use Rosemary oil to refresh and rejuvenate. Take Rosemary oil for internal benefits.* 1. Use Rosemary oil for hair. If your hair is feeling lackluster, give it some shine with a little help from Rosemary oil. Known to promote a he...

Ditch and Switch ~ Candles

Coming back from vacation left me motivated to reassess our finances and trim unnecessary expenses. You know, those automatic ones that you sign up for here and there that nickel and dime you to death?💸 Or picking up specials that boast quantity, without the quality? 🤑🕯 Tak...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Neroli

I hope you all had a great summer and enjoyed the time with family. Life can get stressful with your family’s fall schedule changes. dōTERRA Neroli Touch is here to help you out! Neroli is steam-distilled from the small white flowers of the bitter orange tree making it part of the same family as Orange and Petitgrain. Neroli oil has a wide variety of uses which means that your whole family can benefit from it! dōTERRA Neroli Touch can be a great addition to your everyday collection! It instills relaxation, uplifts mood, reduces feelings of anxiousness, and promotes overall well-being. Applied topically, Neroli can be used to...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Copaiba

Are back-to-school preparations bringing your family anxious feelings? The woody scent of dōTERRA’s Copaiba essential oil can help calm any *anxious feelings you may be experiencing. Leaving you feeling free of any worry as you drop the little ones off for school. Derived from the resin of the Copaiba tree, native Brazilians used it in traditional health practices. dōTERRA Copaiba oil can support much of the body including, the cardiovascul...

How to Be a Pure Food Addict

“Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.” – Michael Pollan What are pure foods? Put simply, pure foods are REAL foods – foods that are grown, not manufactured. Pure foods have not been processed or modified and they do not contain unnecessary additives or preservatives. Think fresh fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds, legumes, lean meat and fish. Eating pure foods helps reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes and even some types of cancer. Since they are whole, natural foods, pure foods contain more vitamins, minerals and nutrients than pac...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Rosemary

Trying to relax? Let the renewing properties of Rosemary oil soothe your body and soul at the end of a long day by creating a relaxing essential oil bath. Adding essential oils to a warm bath can promote a calming, relaxing environment that allows you to take a break—both mentally and physically. Combine Rosemary, Frankincense , and Epsom salt into your bath for a rejuvenating experience when you are in need of a little “me time.” For more information on dōTERRA Rosemary, please visit the education blog here .

Weekly Drop of Wisdom~ Best Hair DIY's

Benefit from the natural properties of essential oils by incorporating them into your hair care routine. dōTERRA offers many DIYs for your hair. These recipes are moisturizing, detangling, repairing, cleansing, and wonderfully scented. They hold your hair in place, offer texture, and are protecting. If you are looking for natural alternatives to your hair products, essential oils are the perfect option.” For the full list of essential oil hair DIYs read here .

Inflammation ~ You're On Fire!

Inflammation, which literally means “on fire,” is one of the main causes of premature aging. Controlling inflammation (“-itis” illnesses) is the key to healthy aging. The right balance of inflammation protects and heals the body. Of cou...

Skills For Handling Distress Tolerance ~ Pt. 2

Distress Tolerance may not be a fun topic, but it is one that can be invaluable to everyone! The second area we are going to cover in our series is ACCEPTS. ACCEPTS stands for Activities, Contributing, Comparisons, Emotions, Push Away, Thoughts & Sensation. These are all tips to help you distract from the emotion until you are calmer and can begin to address the problem. Just like in the previous post , you don't need to necessarily use all of them, but having a couple of ideas in your back pocket are so helpful! Activities ...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Helichrysum

This week we are spotlighting dōTERRA Helichrysum essential oil, known as the Immortal or Everlasting Flower. Helichrysum promotes Skin cell regeneration to help reduce aging spots, fine lines, and wrinkles. Help boost your metabolism by taking two drops of Helichrysum essential oil internally. Due to its chemical components, Helichrysum has calming and soothing properties. Massage Helichrysum onto the back of the neck too for a soothing sensation. This essential oil is perfect for days when you have been out in the sun too long. dōTERRA Helichrysum soothes and calms skin that has been irritated by too much sun exposure. Learn about all of the dōTERRA Helichrysum benefits by reading the Product Spotlight page here.

6 Skills For Handling Distress Tolerance (Pt. 1)

In today's world stress and overwhelm are a common feeling that many of us encounter. One of the tools that we used when our daughter was early in her treatment was something called DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy). This was a game changer for our family and is really an invaluable tool for anyone navigating today's pressures. There are six skills to learn and I'm going to briefly introduce you to each of them over the course...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Wintergreen

Are you tired of stinky shoes after sports practice, yard work, or exercise? Freshen that scent with dōTERRA Wintergreen! Wintergreen essential oil has a prominent scent that is sweet, minty, refreshing, and energetic. This aroma can be both uplifting and stimulating to the senses. After a long day, take some time to relax, and pamper yourself with a Wintergreen bath. Add 1–2 drops of Wintergreen oil to warm bath water and enjoy the soothing sensations of Wintergreen essential oil. The Wintergreen oil will help to soothe the body, and its aroma will have a positive and uplifting effect on the mind. To enjoy all the benefits of dōTERRA Wintergreen, please visit the spotlight page here .

Quality Solutions for Getting a Good Nights Sleep

Put simply, we need more quality sleep. Sleep is a holiday for the body, a time when every system has a chance to relax and repair itself. Think about how much time we spend scrutinizing what we do during the day. Now think about how often do you give your overnight recharge that same attention. I’d be willing to bet you spend a fraction of the time thinking about your rest and sleep. Of course, what you do with your body and brain throughout the day influences how well your body and brain sleep at night. If you put a lot of junk food and junk thoughts into your body during the day, ...