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ClaryCalm
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Hold the phone! Hormonal support is on the way babe... ClaryCalm to the rescue! Designed to provide a calming, soothing effect during the course of a woman’s menstrual cycle, ClaryCalm is known as a cooling essential oil blend when used topically, with a floral, yet herbaceous scent. Whether you need cooling effects for the skin, or help balancing your emotions, ClaryCalm is the perfect companion in times of discomfort and extra need.

Heightened emotions are commonly part of a woman’s menstrual cycle, but many times unbalanced emotions simply come as a part of life. The calming aroma of ClaryCalm can both soothe and balance heightened emotions when applied topically. Whether you are experiencing a disruption or lack of balance in your emotions due to your menstrual cycle, finals week, a recent family tragedy, or any of life’s stressors, consider using the aroma of ClaryCalm to soothe unsettled emotions by applying it topically. You can apply a drop of ClaryCalm to your hand, rub the palms together and inhale the scent of ClaryCalm for 30 seconds or more when you need to center your emotions and regain composure. Remember—ClaryCalm can help balance your mood throughout the month, not just during menstruation.

The cooling effect of ClaryCalm can be helpful when the body gets too hot. When you start feeling flushed or warm, apply ClaryCalm topically to the skin for a cooling, soothing effect. The doTERRA ClaryCalm blend comes in a convenient roll-on bottle, so when your body feels a little too toasty, you can simply roll the oil over your skin for a cooling sensation that will help you settle and cool down.

Although ClaryCalm helps create a soothing abdomen massage during menstruation, applying the oil to other areas can also help you experience the cool, soft sensation that ClaryCalm has to offer. When applying topically, consider rubbing the oil on the back of your neck, on your temples, or even on the bottom of your feet. You can dilute ClaryCalm with Fractionated Coconut Oil to avoid any skin sensitivity.

Ingredients

  • Clary Sage Flower

  • Lavender Flower

  • Bergamot Peel

  • Roman Chamomile Flower

  • Ylang Ylang Flower

  • Cedarwood Wood

  • Geranium Plant

  • Fennel Seed

  • Carrot Seed

  • Palmarosa Herb

  • Vitex Leaf/Berry

Along with the topical application, diffusing ClaryCalm aromatically can also provide help for unbalanced or heightened emotions. Place a few drops of ClaryClam in the essential oil diffuser of your choice when you feel that your emotions are particularly intensified or sensitive. Diffusing ClaryCalm while you rest on the couch, read your favorite book, or just relax at home is a great way to center your emotions and dispel heightened sensitivity.

Balancing Work and Family

This year has been a new way of life for me, as I am stepping into the role of more travel for my business, and with that new territory comes a new learning curve. How can I balance my work and my family, and also feel great about the decisions I'm making involving everything? Let's chat about it and I'll share with you what I have been doing.

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You may have read that my husband and I decided to end our homeschooling journey (for now?) as Daen had expressed an interest in going to school. I made a promise to him and to myself that should this ever happen I would honor it, and find a school that would support him. Fortunately I found an incredible charter academy with the help of my friends from Daen's baseball team. I can't even begin to tell you what this has done for my relationship with my son and my business. I now have released the mommy guilt that came with me working while he is home with me, and have more focused time with both him and my business. I also now have more balanced time with my husband, and we have the opportunity to go out on day dates! However, with all the new scheduling that comes into place with school and my husband's physical therapy schedule, I knew I needed to change what I was doing and be more efficient with my time. 

So what did I do? In addition to using copious amounts of Balance I have been using Tony Robbins' Time of Your Life RPM Planner and Training and it has been absolutely life changing for me! I find myself having even more time than ever by scheduling things in a particular way. More often than not, we end up writing a daunting to-do list that is miles long with no real idea of what it is that we actually want. Then we get discouraged, stressed out and frazzled because we have no idea what we are doing... we only know that we ARE doing. What I love so much about this program is that it teaches you a new way of thinking, which of gets you different results! When you plan your day/week/month/year/life out with your ultimate outcomes in mind, the reasons why you want those outcomes, and actionable steps to reach those outcomes... you experience a whole new layer of life and the newfound balance you have been craving. 

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Once you have successfully mastered your time you will understand the greatness you are truly capable of achieving. Most time and life planning products focus on activity and what you need to do. I can totally attest to this as I am an avid planner lover, but have always found that what I was doing would lead me to overwhelm at some point. The RPM system focuses first on the results and outcomes you want, then connects you to why it’s important to achieve your outcomes. When the inevitable challenges show up, RPM gives you the drive to follow through and achieve with the actions you need to take. I also loved the 10 day audio system, that you can listen to while you're out running errands, or doing things around the home, so you aren't taking out any extra time in your day. 

After finishing the program, and using the RPM Planner regularly, I find myself in a beautiful state of balance in my work life, family life, and especially in my self care. I can't imagine moving forward without this new way of thinking, managing my time, and scheduling the important things. If you find yourself "not having the time" or "not having enough time" to do and experience the things you want to in life, then I 100% recommend grabbing the Tony Robbins' Time of Your Life RPM Planner and Training and empowering yourself! 

I can't wait to hear what you think of it!

Whisper

With a combination of intriguing and inviting essential oils, Whisper Blend for Women provides a musky and warm aroma with a unique personalized flare. This distinctive blend combines with an individual’s chemistry to create a personal fragrance that is beautiful and enticing.

Infused with some of the most popular floral scents in the perfume and aromatherapy industries, Whisper Blend contains essential oils from Ylang Ylang, Jasmine, and Patchouli flowers. These warm and soft, floral scents are complimented by powerful and dynamic essential oils such as Rose, Hawaiian Sandalwood, and Bergamot, among many others. Whisper can be used aromatically or topically to intrigue the senses or promote calm emotions.

Whisper is a perfect balance of several CPTG essential oils. These oils unify to impart beauty, femininity, and allure. To enhance your natural feminine appeal, apply Whisper essential oil blend.

Ingredients

  • Bergamot Peel

  • Ylang Ylang Flower

  • Patchouli Leaf

  • Vanilla Bean Absolute

  • Jasmine Flower

  • Cinnamon Bark

  • Labdanum Leaf/Stem

  • Vetiver Root

  • Hawaiian Sandalwood Wood

  • Cocoa Seed

  • Rose Flower

  • Fractionated Coconut Oil

Experience the unique scents and calming benefits of Whisper essential oil blend with DIY Aromatherapy Jewelry. With aromatherapy jewelry you can create a natural, oil-absorbent, clay pendant that can be designed to match your personal style preferences. The clay pendant absorbs essential oils easily and can be worn to help you experience the unique aromatic benefits of Whisper as it promotes calm emotions and emits a warm aroma wherever you go!

After a shower, apply Whisper essential oil blend to your wrists to create a unique and beautiful scent that accentuates your body’s chemistry. Once it is applied, it will mingle with your individual scent to enhance the essence that is all your own. Whisper oil is not just limited to skin application, Whisper can be used on clothing too. To scent your clothes with the soft, floral aroma of Whisper, and to experience calming emotions throughout the day, dispense one to two drops of Whisper in the palm of your hand and rub it on clothing, scarves, and coats.

Are you going to give this blend a try? I know it's one of my favorite natural perfumes and one of the most interesting oil blends!

Correct-X

Essential oils have long been used to soothe, calm, nourish, and hydrate the skin. Because they are natural and pure, essential oils are good for the skin and can help soothe skin irritations, provide moisture, nourish the skin, and more. Knowing the power of essential oils for skin, doTERRA created Correct-X essential ointment to help soothe distressed skin. Filled with essential oils that have significant cleansing, purifying, and soothing properties, the Correct-X formula was designed to provide the skin with soothing relief when irritations occur.

The essential oils in doTERRA Correct-X are known for their soothing properties, particularly for skin. When your skin needs soothing relief from occasional skin irritations, the Correct-X formula will provide calming for the skin, without removing any moisture. In addition to soothing the skin, Correct-X creates a moisture barrier for the skin, helping to hydrate while it soothes. If you are tired of using ointments or products that dry out your skin, give Correct-X a try, and experience the soothing, calming power of essential oils for skin.

For those with sensitive skin, it can be difficult to find a product that will get rid of skin irritations, without causing other problems. Many ointments are too strong or intense for sensitive skin, so they can cause additional irritation, rather than taking irritation away. Correct-X absorbs quickly into the skin, with a gentle, non-irritating formula that is perfect for anyone who has sensitive skin.

One of the greatest benefits of using essential oils for skin is that they can help give the complexion a clean, healthy-looking glow. After using Correct-X, your skin will be left with a clean, moisturized look and feeling. Because Correct-X uses safe, natural ingredients including essential oils, your pores won’t be clogged with extra toxins or fillers. As Correct-X works to reduce skin irritations and imperfections, you’ll enjoy a clean, hydrated complexion.

You never know when skin irritations are going to occur, and you might not always have a bottle of essential oils on hand. Correct-X was created as a convenient, travel-friendly product that will allow you to soothe your own skin irritations as well as those of your family, no matter where you are. Keep a tube of Correct-X in your car, purse, first aid kit, or favorite travel bag to ensure that you always have the skin-correcting benefits of essential oils on hand when you need them. Correct-X can be extremely helpful during outdoor recreation, whether you are on the playground, campground, or pitching mound.

Key Ingredients

Frankincense: Among its countless benefits, Frankincense oil has long been revered for its ability to reduce the appearance of skin imperfections.

Melaleuca: Also known as Tea Tree oil, Melaleuca essential oil holds powerful cleansing properties that make it rejuvenating for the skin.

Bisabolol: Recognized for its calming effects on the skin, Bisabolol is an important component of the doTERRA Correct-X formula.

Helichrysum: Frequently used to reduce the signs of aging, Helichrysum oil has rejuvenating properties that help promote a healthy-looking complexion.

Lavender: Known for its soothing properties, Lavender oil can be helpful for soothing occasional skin irritations.

Jojoba: Because it is similar to the natural oils found in our skin, Jojoba can help provide hydration, which significantly improves the skin’s texture.

Cedarwood: Cedarwood oil provides clarifying properties when applied topically, and can be a beneficial part of any skincare routine.

The use of clean, natural ingredients in Correct-X leads to clean, smooth skin. Not only is the Correct-X formula full of skin-soothing essential oils, but it is also free of preservatives and petroleum that can be a hindrance to clear, clean skin. With only the best ingredients and pure, powerful essential oils at work, you know you can count on the doTERRA Correct-X formula to give you clean, healthy-looking skin.

InTune
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You’re halfway through the work day and you’ve just finished lunch. Now, it’s back to work you go. However, after a few minutes of work, you find your focus is waning as you enter into an afternoon slump. To help sustain and enhance a sense of focus, use InTune essential oil blend aromatically or topically. InTune oil will help you stay on task and focused when you’re feeling those sluggish afternoon tendencies.

Helping to enhance the senses and sustain focus, the InTune blend is perfect for staying on task when you are trying to study or concentrate. InTune is a proprietary blend of essential oils carefully selected for their ability to enhance and sustain a sense of focus. No matter your age, staying focused on the task at hand is sometimes difficult. This is especially critical during the formative years when learning and growing create habits and a foundation for life. The carefully selected essential oils in doTERRA InTune Focus Blend work together, supporting efforts of those who have difficulty paying attention and staying on task. Sandalwood, Frankincense, and Lime promote a sense of clarity, while the benefits of Patchouli, Ylang Ylang, and Roman Chamomile are calming and soothing. The pleasing aroma of InTune Focus Blend makes this essential oil blend an easy and delightful one to use.

With so many things competing for attention, staying focused on just one can sometimes be a challenge. The InTune essential oil blend is a proprietary blend of essential oils that work together to create an aid for moments of distraction. This blend can be applied topically to enhance and sustain a sense of focus.  Enriched with select essential oils, InTune contains Frankincense, Hawaiian Sandalwood, and Lime essential oils to assist with clarity and focus as well as Patchouli, Ylang Ylang, and Roman Chamomile to help calm and soothe. This blend is a perfect study companion and can support the efforts of those who have difficulty paying attention and staying on task.

Childhood is full of learning and growing moments that teach us important foundations for life. Help your children get the most out of their learning experiences by using InTune oil. When your child is having difficulty staying focused during school or extracurricular activities, help them apply InTune to aid them in staying focused and on task. Sitting in a classroom or a meeting for long amounts of time can easily cause your mind to drift and lose focus. To make sure you stay attentive during important lectures or discussions, apply the InTune essential oil blend to your temples and to the back of your neck to help enhance and sustain a sense of focus.

Confession Series: Homeschool

I made a promise to my boy, long ago that I would always support his wishes and dreams. Up to this point, he has been fully homeschooled and has been doing so well! Lately, Daen has really expressed an interest in going to school, so I started researching and asking around. Fortunately the other mamas on the baseball team had amazing things to say about the Charter school that their kiddos go to. So...

I'm filling out the enrollment application and praying like crazy that there is a spot for my little Daennykins at this school. Not only is it exactly the kind of school I have been looking for, but it also has violin which is a tradition of sorts in my family. My great grandfather on my mother's side of the family, actually used to build and play violin. My younger cousin also plays and is absolutely wonderful! Daen is excited to try it and I'm looking forward to seeing him shine.

My fingers are crossed and I'm really hoping that this works out for us! I would so appreciate your positive thoughts, love and energy in this! I will keep you posted!⠀

doTERRA Baby

It's almost here! On Wednesday you can get your hands on these exclusive baby products! All made with essential oils and other natural ingredients to keep your baby safe, and supported! This collection MAY become permanent if we show a great enough need for it! For now, it will be a limited time offer so be sure to get your hands on it if you want to grab it!

doTERRA Baby is a collection of three products: Hair & Body Wash, Lotion, and Diaper Rash Cream. Let's chat about what makes these awesome!

dōTERRA Baby Hair and Body Wash

dōTERRA Baby Hair and Body Wash is a safe, effective, natural way to cleanse your baby from piggy tails to tiny, wiggly piggy toes. This foaming, tear-free wash combines simple, gentle, natural ingredients that nourish and moisturize even after rinsing off. A calming blend of Vanilla Extract, Lavender and Roman Chamomile essential oils leave babies, toddlers, and even big kids with that light, newborn scent. Designed with a convenient, easy-to-use pump, bath time becomes effortless and simple, with more time to focus on splishing and splashing.

KEY INGREDIENTS AND BENEFITS
  • Contains a calming blend of Vanilla Extract, Lavender and Roman Chamomile essential oils
  • Raw East African Muyao Shea Butter has a unique fatty acid profile supporting baby’s soft skin
  • Simple, natural ingredients cleanse without disrupting the skin’s natural balance
  • Clinically tested tear-free

dōTERRA Baby Lotion

dōTERRA Baby Lotion blends rich Muyao Shea Butter with natural humectants to calm, soothe, and moisturize your baby’s delicate skin. Naturally derived ingredients come together to create a gentle formula that soothes baby’s sensitive skin leaving it powdery soft to the touch. Lightly scented with Vanilla Extract, Lavender, and Roman Chamomile essential oils this calming blend makes applying this lotion a sweet bonding experience between you and your baby.

KEY INGREDIENTS AND BENEFITS
  • Infused with Vanilla Extract, Lavender, and Roman Chamomile essentials oils that leave your baby lightly scented and perfectly cuddly
  • Naturally derived ingredients gently moisturize skin
  • Raw East African Muyao Shea Butter has a unique fatty acid profile supporting baby’s soft skin
  • Helps protect moisture loss from baby’s delicate skin
  • Clinically tested and approved for sensitive skin

dōTERRA Diaper Rash Cream

Safe and effective dōTERRA Diaper Rash Cream spreads easily on delicate baby skin to help treat, soothe, and prevent diaper rash. Infused with CPTG® Lavender, Carrot Seed, and Tea Tree essential oils, this unique blend helps balance and soothe the skin while rich Muyao Shea Butter works to moisturize skin, leaving it soft and smooth. Non-nano Zinc Oxide creates a barrier to protect from excess moisture, preventing diaper rash before it starts. Protect your little one with this natural, safe cream designed just for your baby’s delicate skin.

KEY INGREDIENTS AND BENEFITS
  • Non-Nano Zinc creates a barrier to protect delicate baby skin from excess moisture
  • Raw East African Muyao Shea Butter has a unique fatty acid profile supporting baby’s soft skin
  • CPTG essential oils of Lavender, Carrot Seed, and Tea Tree help balance and soothe the skin
  • Carefully designed for baby’s sensitive skin
  • Clinically tested and approved for sensitive skin

I love that this collection has none of the yuck...

  • No Parabens
  • No Pthalates
  • No Proyplene Glycol
  • No Artificial Colors
  • No Petrolatum
  • No Mineral Oil
  • No Talc

It will retail for $46.00 and the wholesale pricing is $34.50. The doTERRA Baby line is available as of May 23rd 8:00 am MDT!⠀

If you want to grab these at wholesale pricing, let me know and we can get your customer account set up today, to get you ready for Wednesday!

My Dream Reading Space!
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If you didn't hear... my hubby and I just bought our dream home, and we will be moving back to Colorado next month! Since I have been so excited about creating a home in our new place, pinning ideas like crazy, and overall just downright excited, I figured I would share some of the things I have been dreaming up lately! I absolutely love to read, and so I wanted to share what my dream reading space would look like! I'm still trying to figure out exactly where this will be, but I'm super thrilled to be sharing with you!

As a book lover and avid reader, I have dreamt of creating this perfect space, forerver! Of course there are little "must-haves" that I absolutely need in this space, like my crystals, a diffuser, my oils of course, snuggly blankets, cozy pillows, and a fantastic rug! Among those things are furniture too, and I've always struggled with deciding between a comfy couch or a little reading nook that is recessed into the wall.

In any case, in my quest for the perfect pieces online, I came across Arhaus! They have a variety of beautiful home decor, and I completely fell head over heels for some of their pieces!

One of the pieces I have really fallen in love with, is the Athens Library in French White. With its vintage silhouettes and artisan-applied finishes, our Athens collection will infuse your space with the ambiance and sophisticated charm of an old English library. It is so beautiful, and it totally reminds me of Disney's Beauty and the Beast when Belle goes to borrow her favorite book again!

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When I was browsing around the Arhaus lighting collection, I found so many gorgeous pieces that I really just drooled over. The Vivienne Chandelier totally stole my heart with it's light, playful take on traditional chandelier designs, Vivienne strikes a delicate balance between a rustic iron frame and hand-painted wood beads. Isn't it absolutely breathtaking?

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I also really fell in love with the coziness of some of their designs. When I read, I want to feel cozy, and completely immerse myself into the words on the pages. I found so many pieces that would fit perfectly into my dream reading space, and I cannot wait to get to work on that once we are all moved into our new home! Speaking of the new home... you can see a picture of it here!

Do you dream of a perfectly cozy reading space? What are your must haves?