ESSENTIAL OILS AS MOOD-ENHANCERS

One of the most useful aspects of essential oils is the mood-enhancing properties. Every oil will create some kind of feeling in you.  To realize why this happens you need to know a bit about how the essential oils work through our olfactory system: (Following is taken from Wikipedia – text & picture; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olfactory_system) <<InContinue reading “ESSENTIAL OILS AS MOOD-ENHANCERS”

ESSENTIAL OIL QUALITY – Ravensara/Ravintsara

I wrote in an earlier post about an essential oil I picked up: Ravintsara (cinnamomum camphora). I couldn’t really get this oil out of my head so I have been doing some research. As usual there is plenty of misunderstandings between different oils, popular names, botanical names and the chemical properties. What continues to confuseContinue reading “ESSENTIAL OIL QUALITY – Ravensara/Ravintsara”

AROMATHERAPY AND HORSES

This is Jade. She is 34 years old and she did her last mounted-game competition when she was 30. I told you in my last post that I work with horses. Apart from basic groundwork, natural horsemanship style, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_horsemanship I also work with essential oils. Sometimes in combination with training to help keep the horseContinue reading “AROMATHERAPY AND HORSES”

BEING PRESENT

Being present or being in the now, is something I have been working on for very long, and it is really not that easy. We think we are present most of the time, but we actually hardly ever are. As I already mentioned in another posting; we judge everything based on something we already know,Continue reading “BEING PRESENT”

FOODS continued…

I was astonished to see the movie link in my last post is unavailable due to “terms of use violation”. Hmm, interesting. So I will post you another little film here instead, can’t enough stress the importance of nutrition. A connection is made between additives and ADD in children. ADD has increased enormously over theContinue reading “FOODS continued…”

FOOD

We need to take a look at how and what we are eating.  So many people are overweight and obese, have problems with; concentration, sleep, hormones, digestion, emotions…the list goes on forever. I have been watching this development for a long time and it took me some time to realize that much of it isContinue reading “FOOD”

THANK YOU

Thank you people for such nice feed-back on my post yesterday,  I was – again – reminded of the rewards that come when I step past my comfort zone. I received quite a few comments, ideas and questions that led me to believe that there is a great need for communication out there. So lastContinue reading “THANK YOU”