Emotional Holidays

We all have preconceived ideas of what the best holiday looks like. We all have ways we enjoy spending them. Some of us avoid the holidays and don't like them as much as others. We delay, stall and grumble about the stores because it is our comfort zone. Some are planning holidays well before seasons… Continue reading Emotional Holidays

Old Man’s Pepper

Yarrow has many fun and interesting nicknames such as Old Man's Pepper, Soldier's Woundwort, Knight's Milfoil, and Devil's Nettle. Many of these names come from the purpose for which the plant was used in the times when natural medicine was the only medicine available. Most notably it is said yarrow is what Achilles used to… Continue reading Old Man’s Pepper

My Love-Hate Relationship with Exercise

This month, I've been alongside you all the way in working out this self-love thing. It's something I need in my own life and honestly it just seemed a lot more meaningful to me than a New Year's Resolution that I know I would never keep.It seems though whenever January rolls around it has this… Continue reading My Love-Hate Relationship with Exercise

Are Your Practicing Self-Care or Self-Survival?

Maybe it's the rebellious soul that I have but honestly, I think the general lack of caring about self-care when things aren't going well in life is because of the mainstream popularity of the buzzword "self-care."I know when I'm having stressful day or just a plain bad day, the last thing on my mind is… Continue reading Are Your Practicing Self-Care or Self-Survival?

The Melissa Challenge

The Melissa Challenge is an ideal way to support your emotional health needs if you are suffering from the January blues.  Melissa is a natural support oil that when incorporated into our daily health routine gives our bodies a much needed immunity boost and supports our emotional system to negate feelings that are deflating and… Continue reading The Melissa Challenge