5 Easy Aromatherapy Travel Blends

While traveling is a wonderful experience and an opportunity to grow, it also comes along with some negatives. You may experience jet lag, your immune system can take a hit, and you may come into contact with less than clean lodgings. We like to rely on essential oils to help combat some of these common problems. These are our favorite easy aromatherapy blends to bring along with us. Blend these in 1oz bottles so you can bring them with you wherever you go.
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4 Misunderstood Essential Oils With Powerful Benefits

There are quite a few misunderstood essential oils that many aromatherapists shy away from. By some in the industry they are considered a big No No. We find this to very unfortunate as some of these oils have very powerful benefits. We always tell our students that there are oils that are equivalent in use and safety to vitamin C, and then there are those that are equivalent in use and safety to powerful prescription drugs (not in the addictive sense, but in powerfulness and safety risk).
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Blending for Potential: Essential Oils and Your Second Chakra

Often in aromatherapy, we as aromatherapists are so focused on the physical maladies that plague us. We ask what oils are good for this, what component do I need for this, what scientific research exists for this? We take all of this into account when we are consulting for our clients and our students, but to ignore the energetic body is a big mistake. When both physical and energetic body are taken into account, powerful healing and results happen (when we speak of the energetic body we are referring to the emotional, mental, and spiritual bodies as well as our overall vibration).
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7 Study Tips for Adult Learners

Going back to school may seem intimidating, but it can actually be a rewarding and enriching experience. Learning keeps our brains healthy and active, it can improve self esteem and increase creativity. Most of all, learning something new keeps life interesting. But if you haven’t been to school or taken workshops in awhile, you may need a refresher course on how to effectively study. Here are seven tips to get the most out of your learning experience. Study a little each day. Learning is like stretching for your brain; it’s most effective when you do it every day. Try different
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5 Easy Hikes in Sedona

There are some places in the world so beautiful that a simple outdoor walk can elevate your spirit and soothe your mind. We’re lucky to live in one of those places! Sedona is rich with breathtaking natural vistas, native history and spiritual energy. If you’re visiting the area, we can’t think of a better way to truly experience the magic of Sedona than by enjoying a hike outdoors. Here are five hikes we recommend for beginners.
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Essential Oils That Combat Sun Damage

With warmer weather, we normally gravitate to spending more time outdoors. Beaches, parks and trails are the places our body and spirit long to be, so it is natural that our skin will be exposed to the sun. Even though Florida is known as the “Sunshine State,” Arizona actually has, on average, more sunny days. We are constantly aware of the tremendous sun exposure we receive here, even during the winter months. For that reason, combined with our high elevation, we are always mindful of taking proper care for our skin.
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Essential Oils for Cleaning the Kitchen

Essential oils are great for your physical health, well-being and personal care, but did you know they can also replace many of the harsh disinfectants you use to clean your kitchen? Many essential oils have antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial properties and are perfect for getting your kitchen spic and span. (Without using nasty, toxic synthetic chemicals.)
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What is Mystery School?

Mystery School by definition is an ancient school with closely held wisdom and teachings that have been preserved for the benefit of humanity. These teachings are passed down through the oral tradition from teacher to student in an unbroken lineage of physical initiation.
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The Best Essential Oils for Meditation

Most of us live very busy, productive lives that cause us to feel too busy and frantic. Meditation has been a practice that has helped people reach a state of serenity and calm for thousands of years. Essential oils can be very beneficial in supporting us in the practice of meditation, in any form, whether it be prayer or meditative breathing exercises.
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