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I am regularly adding resources and information to help you deal with this crisis. Use the links below to search the site and stay up-to-date on my published resources.

A Drop of Wisdom: What Are Essential Oils?

If you’ve never used essential oils, or if you just have limited experience with them, they might seem like a complete mystery. The truth is, millions of people use essential oils every single day for things like cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene, fitness, sleep, overall health, and more. Want to learn more about these wonderful, versatile oils? Read on!

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We have experienced severe coronavirus infections before: SARS and MERS were both caused by coronaviruses. Luckily, we experienced these outbreaks during a time when genetics is a flourishing scientific industry. We use genetics for everything from cancer treatments and research to determining paternity. We also use genetics to study the spread of diseases. Fairly extensive studies were made on both SARS and MERS, both on the viruses themselves and on some of the patients who suffered through those illnesses. Genetics allows us to see just how much genetic material is shared between those outbreak viruses and SARS-CoVID-2, the virus that causes the illness known as COVID-19. It also allows us to do large scale determinations, including seeing how patients are similar and different in relation to how severe they experience the illness. To simplify: it allows researchers to find genes that make us more resilient or susceptible to severe coronavirus illnesses. Continue reading to learn more about this revelation!

Meaningful Monday

Living through the COVID-19 Crisis is challenging at best. As a country, indeed the whole world, we are all experiencing a certain amount of anxiety and trauma due to the …
What are the impacts of living in quarantine or isolation? During this COVID-19 Crisis, this is a reality that we are facing worldwide. What do the experts say? Are there any studies about this? What can we do to make isolation easier, if anything? These questions and more are topics that I explore with you here. Learn what to expect during your isolation period, how to make it go by easier, and natural non-toxic ways to reduce the stress of isolation.
I got myself some Adaptiv Calming Blend a few weeks ago. I LOVE the scent! The scent is bright yet calming and a delight to use! I love it! Something else I love is soap-making and using artisan soaps. The only thing that's been lacking is the glorious Adaptiv Calming Blend in a soap. doTERRA has a few other awesome scented soaps, like Citrus Bliss Soap and Serenity Bath Bar. But, alas, no Adaptiv. I decided to tackle the problem on my own, and my son wanted to help!

Just An Update…

Take care of yourselves and take care of each other. We are truly at our best when we pull together and take care of each other. Check on your neighbors. Shop for your elderly community members so they don't have to go out. Maintain social distance, but that doesn't mean to completely isolate. We still need each other, more now than ever before!

Meaningful Monday

This quote is especially meaningful on this Monday. Facing this looming COVID-19 pandemic can feel overwhelming! As Americans, we like our freedoms. We love it. We love doing what we want to do, when we want to do it and with whoever we want to do it with. All of the time. This time, however, enjoying those freedoms could cost us more than we are willing to pay!

DIY On Guard+ Softgels

When you are out of On Guard+ Softgels, use this handy dandy DIY recipe to create your own while you wait for your next shipment to arrive! It is easy to make these with essential oils you probably already have in your collection! Please only use CPTG doTERRA Essential Oils for internal use/ingestion! You can tell if your CPTG doTERRA Essential Oil is safe to consume if it has a "Supplement Facts" section on the label. If you aren't sure, ask your Wellness Advocate! This recipe is a lifesaver when I run out of On Guard+ Softgels and need one before my next shipment arrives!
As a family, we have been homeschooling for years now. In fact, our son has never attended classes at a public school! Now that the public health crisis due to …
Do you wish you had On Guard cleaning wipes? They are super easy to make! Who’s going to make these? Just pull a wipe out when you need it! I like to have two wipes containers: one for surfaces and one for skin!
When you just NEED your foaming hand soap and your LRP delivery hasn't arrived yet, there's a DIY option! It's almost as good as the original, but let's be honest... nothing could ever replace doTERRA's on Guard Foaming Hand Wash! Even so, this recipe will really work great in a pinch and these days, hand washing needs to be something we all do regularly and often, every day. Here's that recipe to tide you over until your LRP order arrives...