ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA

Time for an essential oil profile: Angelica (Angelica archangelica) The name means “angelic archangel” and this is a good representation of this oil. It has a glorious scent that unites high and low. Angelica has a long tradition as a medicinal and flavor enhancer in indigenous cultures such as the Same-culture in northern Scandinavia. TheContinue reading “ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA”

SELF DEFINITION

I have listened to so many kids who say they don’t like who they are. They come from all walks of life; some have wonderful home-lives, others come from a hellish existence, still they all feel the same – it’s part of becoming who you are, part of growing up. As I said before, youContinue reading “SELF DEFINITION”

SENSUAL FRAGRANCES

Fragrances have through time been associated with sensuality, love and passion. Humanity has forever looked for the scents which are aphrodisiac in nature, turning people’s heads, making them breathless with desire. Essential oils are amongst these scents; since ancient times have they been used to induce passion and love. Scents as widely removed as cloverContinue reading “SENSUAL FRAGRANCES”

GIVING BIRTH WITH ESSENTIAL OILS

This is the (shortened) story of how I gave birth to my last child at home. It was a beautiful September day and I had worked during the day, giving aromatherapy treatments. In the afternoon my body told me “stop and go home”, so I did. I pottered around the house, cooked dinner for myContinue reading “GIVING BIRTH WITH ESSENTIAL OILS”

CHILDREN

Children live and act from their hearts until they are told differently. A child is forever telling their world around them of their love; little physical gestures, a picture, doing a chore unasked… The list is long. If you pay attention to this, and see the child and her efforts, she will stay loving andContinue reading “CHILDREN”

INTENTION BUILDS BRIDGES

Intention is the moving force of everything we do. It is the force that builds the bridge between where we are and where we are going. We might have a mental idea of what we want to create, but if it doesn’t fit with the intention, things will go wrong or they will not happen.Continue reading “INTENTION BUILDS BRIDGES”

INTENTION IS THE KEY

This is a follow-up to non-violent communication.  In all communication intention is always the key. Intention can help to keep you away from anger and other emotional outbursts.  What do you want to say? What is your need? Intention will make you much clearer both for yourself and the person you are speaking to. HereContinue reading “INTENTION IS THE KEY”