Category: Self Management

Q: How Sensual Are You?

A: As sensual as you want to be! Your body is wired to associate pleasure with its five sensory inputs: sight, sound, touch, taste and smell.  The easiest–and most delightful—thing you’ll do all day is simply tune into them! It

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2015: Six Ways to Make this Year YOUR Year

Be very, very careful.  The seeds of the coming year are being planted in your psyche right now.  Your deepest thoughts will take root and sprout forth as surely as Spring will follow Winter.  Look closely:  are you planting weeds

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An Urgent Message about Tonight

Forces are coinciding to make this night particularly powerful, a night that will have direct influence on your future, whether or not you are conscious of it. Here is what’s happening: The Winter Solstice falls on Sunday, December 21, 2014

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Scents and Scentuality

Ooooooh la la! This is my new favorite aromatherapy book! I know, I know– they are ALL my fave—but this one is different. Here’s why… In Scents and Scentuality: Essential Oils and Aromatherapy for Love, Romance, and Sex, Valerie Ann

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How to Use Essential Oils: Inhalation

One of the first questions people generally ask me about using essential oils for health and happiness is, “HOW?”  They want to know, “How do I use them?” The most common way to use essential oils is inhalation, so inhalation

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I Have a Pill for You

I have a pill for you. It’s a Happy Pill. I’ll set it right here in front of you.  You can choose to take it at any time.  Let me tell you its conditions and side effects so you can

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Essential Oils are Not Drugs

This seems obvious to me, and, really, the point. Essential oils are not drugs.  Essential oils are the living energy of plants.  Drugs are manmade commercial products.  While both have been show to affect symptoms associated with disease and injury,

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5 Reasons a Bath Makes You Feel Better

Here is what I’m talking about:  low lights, candles, music, salty, hot water, and delicious aromas.  You feel good just imagining it, don’t you? There are good reasons to make bathing a part of your healthy lifestyle.  Here are a

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Is This Safe?

When you start to consider what you put in, on and around your body, well, it can get you thinking.  Doesn’t it make sense that you should be able to support your body’s needs with natural plant-based remedies, herbs you

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A Day in the Oily Life of Liz

Strangers often ask me why I smell so good. Friends take a whiff and want to know what oil I’m wearing. I usually just shrug. It’s a hard question to answer. Take a look at a recent typical day: Upon

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