Everyone Matters

So here we are.  In the most interesting times in my lifetime, that’s for sure.  As a child of a World War 11 Veteran, I would often hear from both mum and dad about living during those critical times in history.  We often laughed about a mere family stoush being our World War 111.  But this is not a time for laughing.  And although this is not a war as such...

What it takes - on the path to living a life of Love and Joyfulness

Most head through life on auto-pilot, with the assumption that circumstances happen, in what we now know to be the victim mentality.  It's not until we are faced with a catalyst for change - and the saying that "when the student is ready, the teacher appears" allows the right person to appear that leads us on the path to enlightenment. The very reason we hav...

First New Moon of 2020 - I Feel You

The First New Moon of 2020 – the new decade To know that this one truly is potent…. I rise, my daily practices accompanied by the feeling of the energy – head spinning like a bad case of vertigo.  My cards for the day –                                 The Universe is always conspiring to support me, guide me and lead me                    compassionately tow...

The importance of Self Love

The difference between Self Love and accepting all of who we are; and that of Self Loathing and not respecting nor treating our bodies with Love is a contentious debate. On the one hand, we have the side that says “eat that piece of cake” or “take it easy and rest on the couch” as if denying of such acts  is done with only the thought of outside appearances ...

Just one drop

Just One Drop   I’ve experienced it… I’ve witnessed it.     Irrespective of the circumstance, or what is being felt at the time, Mother Nature already had it taken care of.  From the Sun and Vitamin D, to the ocean and its Vitamin Sea (I like to refer to that as Mother Nature’s heartbeat), or the plant medicine, or the crystals and the energy.   We have had ...

Lest We Forget

Tomorrow morning, I will rise early.  Along with my man, we will head into join in the Anzac Dawn Service at Anzac Square here in Brisbane.  And every year, I sit with so much respect for every one of those young men and women and animals that through a deeper love for our country and everyone that lived/lives here they gave their all for.  There is no glori...

The Outward Facing Life

The Outward Facing Life Over the past few months, and now again with this Super Full Moon we have just experienced overnight, I have had so many thoughts about the role that forgiveness plays and how it is that people are able to live a ‘normal’ life. On one hand, we have the individuals forgiving those that may have contributed to hurt or pain in their live...

Healthy Can Be Simple - Unpack

Healthy can be simple Our family had an eventful 2004. From weddings to life endings and many things in between.  Life with teens, especially active teens plus full time work were what kept me extremely busy.  My work in the natural health space also took me, or us as a family, to Melbourne for the annual conference and we drove down, meaning that we had the...

Guide to Taking Care of Your Oil Diffusers

Diffusing essential oils is one of the easiest yet most effective ways for you to experience the aromatic benefits of your favorite essential oil. Over time, your diffuser will develop an oil buildup that potentially can prevent it from working properly, so it is important to understand how to use and take care of it. Here are a few tips that will help you h...

Reed Diffuser

If you are looking for a fun and decorative way to diffuse essential oils, then you will love this DIY reed diffuser. This easy diffuser is great to have at home, in the office, at school, or anywhere you would like the aroma and benefits of essential oils. Ingredients ¼ cup Fractionated Coconut Oil 15 drops favorite essential oils Reed diffuser sticks Note:...

Using the dōTERRA On Guard® Sanitizing Mist

The doTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist is the perfect addition to the well-loved doTERRA On Guard collection. It is infused with the doTERRA On Guard Protective Blend you’ve grown to love. In addition, the active ingredient in doTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist kills 99.9 percent of germs and bacteria. The doTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist will help protect your ...

dōTERRA On Guard® Pancakes

Submitted by: Carmella Papaleo, California Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 1 cup oatmeal 1 cup flour ¼ cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup plain greek yogurt ¾ cup milk 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 drop Cinnamon Bark essential oil ½ cup chopped walnuts, optional ¼ cup canola oil 2–4 drops of doTERRA On Guard Protective Blend (depending...