Deep Breath: the Best Yoga Poses for Anxiety

October 10, 2020

With its unique combination of spiritual, athletic and breathing practices, yoga has now fully conquered the West. For many people, yoga offers a chance to stop and slow life down amid a hectic schedule. Yoga has definitely made it to the mainstream, with dozens of yoga studios to choose from. And it's not surprising due to its positive and profound impact on health and well-being.

We've compiled a list of the best yoga poses to combat anxiety. They are not a panacea but have been found to be helpful in countering worry and anxiousness.

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes 

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Support Optimal Health with Essential Oils

September 08, 2020

COVID-19 showed us how quickly our lives and health could be turned inside out. The pandemic may be in the rearview mirror for the most part now, but its virus variations are still challenging our physical, mental, and emotional well being. Regardless of the health challenges, there are natural ways to support your health worth your attention. One such method is by utilizing nature’s healing properties of essential oils.

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

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Self-Care Is Foundational to a Healthy and Happy Life

August 18, 2020

Self-care has many definitions. Just as people are unique and have different preferences and desires, defining self-care for ourselves is also unique. Self-nurturance is about being aware of our own needs, paying attention to, and actively choosing to nurture our needs consistently. It's vital to respond to our ever-changing lives, moment-by-moment, by caring for ourselves. Being our best in all aspects of mind, body, and spirit is crucial to our health and well-being.

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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 or [...]

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The Heartmanity Year in Review

December 19, 2019

Last year was a whirlwind year. As the retrospectives start rolling in, it doesn’t take much to floor me. Did all that really happen in 2019? 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.

Posted in Emotional Intelligence & Fitness, Habits for Health

Lavender Essential Oil: 10 Practical Uses and Benefits

November 16, 2019

I’ve been using essential oils for forty 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.  It's my favorite! 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!

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

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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. Essential oils are a safe way to better comfort and health with many benefits.

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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?

Mother's Day is a day when we remember our mothers and their impact in our lives. Each year, a tradition unfolds as we dedicate a day to our mothers. Yet, the flower industry is the one that gets the most attention. If you want to give a different and unique gift this year, try essential oils.

One of my great loves for the past 30 years has 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 [...]

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