Treat Mom on Mother's Day with Essential Oils

April 24, 2020

One of my favorite daily comforts and joys are essential oils. They are natural and healthy while also filling a room with nature's most magnificent fragrances. Many essential oils are also medicinal and have antiviral properties so they are a perfect gift for Mother's Day this year.

Aromatherapy and the natural remedies that support holistic health are a huge benefit to whoever you are giving to! We hope you enjoy how we've gathered our favorite oils for you. Now, it's possible to give a bouquet in a bottle!

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Infuse Your Morning Routine with These Uplifting Habits

April 14, 2020

When life is full of uncertainty, what suffers most is your routine. With schools closed, sporting and social events canceled, and work now transferred to your home office; everything is topsy turvy. It's time to readjust and create new routines that support you during this unexpected cycle.

Routines can make us more efficient, reduce our stress level, and benefit our overall mental and physical health. With the coronavirus affecting people on a global scale, we've had to adapt to a new lifestyle that we didn’t see coming and definitely didn’t ask for. Whether you live by yourself [...]

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Lavender Essential Oil: 10 Practical Uses and Benefits

November 16, 2019

I’ve been using essential oils for 40 years, long before essential oils became widespread. Despite the variety of essential oils available on the market these days, I always come back to one: lavender essential oil.

Lavender is both my favorite oil and my favorite fragrance. I’ve used lavender essential oil for everything from treating bee stings to bringing down fevers when my kids were young to clearing the air of doggie smells!

That’s precisely why I love lavender essential oil so much: it’s so versatile! To showcase its benefits to you, here are ten uses for lavender oil that are easy [...]

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Summer Guide to Essential Oils

June 05, 2018

Summer is finally here in Montana! With warmer weather, it's a great time to pull out the essential oils. There's nothing better than Mother Earth to guide you to health and wellness.

Enjoy this simple guide to utilize your favorite fragrances this summer for pleasure, health, or to eliminate pesky bugs.

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Know the Difference between Healthy vs Chronic Stress

May 22, 2018

When stress hits, the human body responds. The reaction is fast—we adapt without even making a conscious decision most of the time. We humans are hard-wired for survival. Knowing when chronic stress has taken hold of you is critical.

Think about coping with stressors in your daily life, especially with the most recent threat to our health with Covid-19. Children at home, work deadlines, getting dinner done, taxes! Most of us are probably more stressed about getting enough sleep and making enough money than any human in other eras were.

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Make Mother's Day Special with Essential Oils

May 08, 2018

Have you ever been stumped when it came to finding your mother something special for Mother's Day?

One of my great loves for the past 30 years have been essential oils because they are natural and healthy while also filling a room with nature's most magnificent fragrances. Mothers are very important to us, so we wanted to create something special for you.

Our goal is to make it easy to find a gift that honors your mother and honors our environment.

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Eliminate Clutter and Tackle that Spring Clean-Up for Good

April 12, 2018

A clean house or office, free from clutter and perfectly organized—isn’t that the dream?

There are thousands of resources out there with techniques for organizing, tips for decluttering, or a process for cleaning your closet. The list runs the gamut from “150+ Things to Throw Away Today” to “30 Ways to Instantly Declutter” and “The 4-Pile Strategy for Simplifying Your Closet.”

I have another idea: clutter is a mindset.

Posted in Emotional Intelligence & Fitness, Habits for Health

Five Amazing Essential Oils to Get You Motivated

January 09, 2018

Brain fogginess is a terrible plague on productivity. You know that feeling that not all your circuits are firing? Thoughts feel vague, the right words are elusive, reaction times slow and your motivation levels slump into the doldrums.

What’s the solution for mental fatigue? More coffee...maybe. But there are more sustainable, natural substances that won’t leave you with that jittery buzz, caffeine withdrawal or an energetic nosedive.

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The Heartmanity Year in Review

December 28, 2017

2017 was a whirlwind year. As the retrospectives start rolling in, it doesn’t take much to floor me. Did all that really happen in 2017? Has it only been one year?

Author José Saramago wrote this about Time: “You never know beforehand what people are capable of, you have to wait, give it time, it's time that rules, time is our gambling partner on the other side of the table and it holds all the cards of the deck in its hand, we have to guess the winning cards of life, our lives.”

You never know what a year is capable of.

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A Simple Way to Stay Sane During the Holidays

December 01, 2017

You know that whirring-through-space feeling the holidays tends to bring? Everything tumbling around, moving overly fast, twisted out of the normal routine and amplified by familial turbulence. It’s enough to make you wish for some powerful, calming potion you serve your family (and yourself).

Not wine.

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