Category: Self Management

What Are You Expecting?

What we expect, we experience. This is a tricky, often aggravating, truth. When a car broadsided my Miata years ago, I could swear I was not expecting it.  Nor was I expecting past illnesses, divorce, or particular job challenges. Let’s

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Instead of Cussin’

I cannot deny that I occasionally use cusswords. There is something about a well-placed and well-timed expletive. Well, I like to think so anyway. But, if you pay attention, you will find there is a word I very rarely use:

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I Gave Up Oils

Given the opportunity to work with a highly respected professional coach, I was prepared to make a significant investment in time and money, but the highest price to pay turned out to be this:  he was highly sensitive to “scent”

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Why Natural Is Better

Can you count how many personal care products you used before you left your house this morning? Counting toothpaste, deodorant, shampoos, soaps, lotions, cosmetics and the like, probably dozens, at least. You assume they are safe, but they are NOT!

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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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