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Top Ten Tips for a Strong Immune System

I’m a Mum who is passionate about creating a healthy and happy environment for my family, especially during such challenging times! Wellness starts at home and there are so many simple strategies to support our resilience to any threats to our wellbeing. Here are some top tips that I hope you find helpful!. 1. Hand Washing Hand washing is vital ...

 The Importance of a Healthy Digestive System

Your digestive system is much more than just your stomach; from when you very first put food into your mouth, your body is working hard to break down and absorb the nutrients it needs to function properly. Every part of the system from your oesophegus to your pancreas are interlinked and need to work in harmony, ensuring you absorb the valuable nutrition for...

Can Essential oils increase productivity and sales for your business?

Aromatherapy uses aromatic essential oils and the power of scent to improve health holistically. Its popularity has grown considerably in recent years, and combined with the trend to move to more environmentally friendly, naturally sourced products in our homes, essential oils and their incredible health properties and scents have now become part of everyday...

Why do we need supplements and what is LifeLongVitality? 

The healthiest way to provide your body with the essential nutrients it needs to function properly is through a healthy diet and lifestyle, however with today's busy lives and severely depleted soils, many of us often struggle to get the vital daily nutrition our bodies need. Also if you have a more restricted diet due to following a weight management plan, ...

How essential oils can save you money and benefit your health

Do you ever stop to think about how much you spend on household cleaners, your skincare products, and your perfumes? And if all those chemicals are both necessary and good for you as well? As an essential oils advocate, I thought it would be interesting to compare the costs and benefits of commercial products against those made with more natural ingredients....

The top three essential oils you need: 99 ways to use Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint

There are so many amazing essential oils out there, but knowing which ones to start with can be confusing! If this sounds familiar, then you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to introduce you to the three most popular essential oils from doTERRA that I always recommend; the Beginners Trio Kit of lavender, lemon and peppermint . I&rs...

How to use essential oils safely for children

As many of you know, I’m a passionate advocate of dōTERRA essential oils for the incredible natural benefits they can bring to our lives. My husband, two young children, and I have all been using them for over seven years, both aromatically, topically and internally. During this time I’ve had quite a lot of queries about how to use oils w...

10 Ways To Start Living A Happier Life

Today’s blog has been inspired by three things: the start of a new year, a Meetup talk on happiness with Sarah Perrit from the Happiness Gap, and a New Scientist magazine article I read recently. They’ve all inspired me to think about what I love in my life , and to build on the steps I implemented last year for a happier and healthier l...

Five steps to Winter Wellness with essential oils

The nights are getting darker and colder, the stress levels are rising, and all those seasonal bugs are just around the corner. Have you considered some natural solutions to support you and help you stay well this winter? If you would like to know what works for my family and me, and many others, then read on. I’ve written previously abou...

Getting Started with Essential Oils – The Top 10

So you have been hearing a lot lately about essential oils and you are keen to give them a try but not sure where to start! There are SO many oils and it can be overwhelming if you are a complete novice. When I started nearly seven years ago I knew very little about essential oils other than that Lavender was calming and Tea Tree was good for healing. ...

Copaiba essential oil – uses and benefits

Copaiba essential oil is creating some excitement in the doTERRA essential oil community. Historically it has had many uses, from an additive in glazing for pottery, to use in cosmetics and in folk medicine to aid respiratory, digestive, urinary, cardiovascular health, and immune systems. The indigenous American Indians used to apply it on both their newborn...

Perfume vs Purefume – why should you make the switch to pure essential oils?

“That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” according to Shakespeare, but was he right? Fragrance is a powerful thing. Throughout history perfume has been used for, and associated with, many things. It can remind us of events and people in our lives, it can uplift us, motivate us and give us confidence. Many of us h...

Feeling good with doTERRA’s AromaTouch® Technique

Have you ever been for a massage and come away feeling OK but perhaps not as fully relaxed or recharged as you had hoped? Or maybe you wish your therapist had used different oils? How good would it feel to be able to have a massage in your own home , at any time of your choosing , with some fabulous essential oils that are sure to make you feel good? Maybe...

My top Essential Oils to take away on holiday

Even though the sun is coming out in the UK at last, the school summer holiday season will be here before we know it. Are you looking forward to a family holiday away to relax, have fun, and spend time together? If you are, then why not consider taking some summertime essential oils with you, for minor injuries and ailments that happen even at the best of t...

Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils

Now that the Spring Equinox has passed, the mornings and evenings are both getting lighter as spring has truly arrived. Maybe you’ve been thinking it’s high time for a declutter and clean to give both your home and mind a fresh start. But just how do you get going? Here are a few tips to help. Create a checklist for each area of the house – to he...

Diffusers vs. commercial air fresheners – why should you make the switch?

Our sense of smell is one of our most powerful senses, and some scents are more positively associated in our minds than others. So what do we do when we want to make our homes and workplaces smell nice or mask unpleasant odours? In many cases, we automatically reach for an aerosol or plug-in air freshener to release a quick burst of something more fragrant ...

Making your dreams a reality – your dōTERRA business opportunity

Have you ever thought how wonderful it would be to work from home - or anywhere else in the world? To do something that you love and believe in ? To be able to spend quality time with your loved ones? And to be part of the most amazing community of caring, loving and like-minded people? Sound familiar? And then did you sigh and go back to whatever you were...

Running and Essential Oils

This is Mike, Tanya's husband. Anyone who knows me will know that one of my enduring passions is running. A couple of months ago I presented at my first dōTERRA class. As I tell Tanya all the time, I don’t know very much about essential oils, but I do use them when I go running – so I talked about that. I have been running for about 15 years and have compl...

New Year, New You, ten simple steps to a Healthier Happier You!

So Christmas is over, the New Year is looming, you have good intentions for kick starting the year with some New Year’s resolutions but you are stuck to the couch, and your jeans are too tight after too much turkey and Christmas pudding. I have been there many, many times, so this year I am determined to make some powerful positive changes that I&rsqu...

Essential Oils and Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

Are you one of those people who gets excited about Christmas shopping? Are you feeling calm about all of the events and parties you have coming up over the coming weeks? Or are you, like me, starting to panic and thinking ‘How am I going to fit everything in? When and where and what am I going to get everyone for Christmas?' This year I’ve dec...