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The “grounding” of essential oils

January 22, 2020

How often do you open a bottle of essential oil, enjoy it in all its splendor, but never think about all that went into making it for you?  If you’re like us, it’s probably most of the time–or even all the time. It’s like our food. We go to the grocery store, pick up what […]

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January 15, 2020

“A Sufi holy man was asked what forgiveness is. He replied: ‘It is the fragrance that flowers give when they are crushed.’” Unknown People wrong us all the time. It is a fact of life that we will be hurt by others. We have a choice in this hurt. We can hold onto anger, resentment, […]

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Carrier oils vs. essential oils: What’s the difference?

January 14, 2020

Recently, I (Mandy) spoke with a woman who has a brand of natural personal products who told me that she uses essential oils in all her products.  When I asked her what essential oils she uses, she said confidently, “Rosehip!” I slumped my shoulders and shook my head (ok, not really) but I was definitely […]

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3 Things to Know About Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January 8, 2020

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in the United States. Here are three things to know about it that will help you be an effective advocate in your sphere of influence: What It Is: January was first declared Human Trafficking Prevention Month by presidential proclamation in 2010, and has been so every […]

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The Essentials of Essential Oils

January 8, 2020

We’re here to demystify essential oils for you–to tell you about them in simple layman’s terms so that you can be confident in what they are, how they help you, and how to best employ them to live your best natural life! We are Amanda May-Fitzgerald,RA and Denise Radcliffe, two highly trained aromatherapists, and we […]

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Hope for the New Year

December 20, 2019

Happy New Year! If researchers are correct, about 60% of us have made some type of resolution for the new year, but only 8% of us will actually follow-through. Eeek! Why is it that, despite the fact that we know based on past experience that we will probably not follow through on our resolutions, we […]