Oola: Work Life Balance

Is work/life balance possible? For years we've all been feeling it.  "I need to put the hours in to promote and have more out of my career.  But does my family have to suffer at the same time?"  What about time with friends?"  "I need to work so my finances are in order now and in retirement, but when do I get to have fun?" How many of you feel that way?  I have for years and have always wondered [...]

Healthy Travel Eating Tips

So we went on a little trip to Florida this week.  One of the things I hate is looking for food in the airport and around the area we stay in for healthy yet inexpensive alternatives for food.  So here are my top tips I thought I'd share with you to make your upcoming vacations easier to deal with. (Don't forget to pack your Essential Oils!) Tips For Healthy Eating On The Go: Pick a hotel that has at least [...]

To Wash Or Not To Wash – Clean Hair Tips

So as I was washing my hair in the shower today (OK - I really only rinsed it as I knew I was wearing it up all day) I started wondering just how often should I wash my hair.  And, what is this dry shampoo thing I've heard others talking about? So I decided to do a little research, and oh boy do the answers vary.  Some say only wash one per week but condition 2-3.  Others say wash 2 [...]

Oh, Young Living Essential Oils Diffuser…How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways!

The other day I was asked: Why do you love diffusing essential oils so much? There are so many reasons why I love to diffuse and for someone as passionate about Young Living Essential Oils as I am, this can be an incredibly involved response. However, let me just break it down to the main points for you… I used to love to burn candles, but my asthma just wouldn’t stand for it. Diffusing Young Living Essential Oils offered a [...]

FYI: Young Living’s Enzyme Supplements Can Help Boost Our Immune Systems and Aid in Digestion!

Did you know that immune system issues and digestion are closely linked? Most ailments stem from a compromised immune system, caused by a digestive system that has been thrown off-balance. Young Living enzymes supplements for immune support and digestion health assist our bodies in performing the complex processes of breaking down and processing what we consume. I cannot stress enough the importance of enzymes in regulating the body's systems and aiding in detoxifying the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. Digestive enzymes break down what we eat, [...]

Boarding Your Pet? Ease Their Worries By Packing Essential Oils for Pets!

How many of you have boarded or plan to board a pet while traveling this winter? Did you bring a favorite toy or treat with them to help them adjust? Don’t forget Essential oils for pets! Did you know… Bringing along your dog’s favorite oils and a diffuser – scents your pooch is used to – will help keep them relaxed. Most kennels want to help your pet remain stress free and happy when they are separated from you, oftentimes [...]

It’s True: Essential Oils Boost Productivity!

Did you know that essential oils can help to boost productivity?  They can support memory and boost your mood, but did you realize by doing those things, they can also boost your productivity? Are you more productive when you’re in a better mood?  I know I am!  Whenever I’m working and I’m feeling pumped, happy and healthy, I get so much more done.  So, it stands to reason that if I diffuse oils that make me feel great I’ll be more [...]

Best Essential Oils for Travel

So in a couple of weeks I’ll be headed to Dallas, TX, for our annual Young Living International Convention. I love traveling and seeing new cities, but I always check the weather before I go. Wow! It’s 100 plus degrees there every day this week. I love the heat, but this will be interesting. More important to consider than the weather or what I will pack to wear, is what oils I will take with me. Obviously I’ll pack all my YL skin [...]

Lemon, Orange, Tangerine Essential Oils and Negative Ions

(Click image above to learn more!) Positive Ions Positive ions are produced by electronic equipment and are found in man-made environments.  They help stimulate the sympathetic nervous system, necessary for recovering, strengthening and energizing.  However, an overabundance of positive ions can contribute to stress and agitation.  These positive ions are created by lights, computer screens, cell phones and more. Negative Ions Negative ions are produced by the ocean, the forest, salt lamps and essential oils.  Getting these negative [...]

Support For a Sensitive Stomach While Traveling

If you have from a sensitive stomach while traveling, whether flying, driving or on a cruise, you know that it can ruin a great vacation. Feeling green on any form of transportation for any length of time is no fun! So here’s what I did when it happened to me - I put a drop of Ginger Vitality oil with a drop of Peppermint Vitality oil in an empty vegetable capsule and swallowed it to help soothe my yucky travel tummy! [...]