Essential Oils Resources
In this section, you’ll find my story on why I started using essential oils as well as different resources that I have created to help deepen my own practice and journey to wellness or support my clients’ journey. I’ll continue to add to the resources on this page and share the knowledge I gain throughout my journey. All resources are free for your personal use.
If you are interested in ordering any of the oils mentioned, use this link: https://yl.pe/9hjg or contact me to learn more.
Why Essential Oils? - My Story
What a year 2018 has been! I completed my Masters, became a yoga instructor, got married, started a yoga/mindfulness business, and took a leave from my current job to pursue a new adventure. Life never seems to slow down, so it is important to take time for ourselves daily. Taking care of ourselves is the only way we will be able to offer the world our best selves.
I take care of myself through my yoga and meditation practice, eating (fairly) healthy, and using essential oils instead of chemicals. I bought my first Young Living Essential Oil Kit with Diffuser in May of this year and I’ll never look back. The oils and products that I use daily have enable me to reduce my exposure to harmful chemicals that are in everything from dish soap, dryer sheets, and personal care products.
I have always been a sucker for pharmacy items and deals. I worked at a pharmacy for 7 years, loved the staff, and received great discounts. I would buy personal care products in the cart full and always had a small stockpile at home. Little did I know how harmful these products were to my health. I was shocked and disgusted to learn that “The average woman puts 515 synthetic chemicals on her body every single day without even knowing. And 60 percent of what we put onto our skin is absorbed into our bodies" (Michelle Persad, Huffington Post, March 2016). Many of these chemicals are extremely unsafe and are linked to cancer, and most companies aren’t required to list all the ingredients in the products.
I have been making my own soap and laundry detergent for a few years now, but that only helps reduce some exposure. I knew I needed to do more after I had terrible health issues last fall and winter. I’ve stopped purchasing personal care and cleaning products from the store. I’m cleaning out all the cabinets in my house and replacing them with oils that I know are safe for my body, my health, and my dog.
I buy oils because I have experienced first hand the calming effects that they have had on myself, my students at school, and colleagues during workshops. For me personally, diffusing oils or applying them topically has helped purify the air, supported immune system function, helped to lower stress, improve sleep, boost mental clarity, and deepen meditation practices. My favourites right now are StressAway, Peace & Calming, M-Grain, PanAway, and Bergamont. There are so many amazing oils and blends. If you are interested in learning more about my experience with the oils and products, my favourites, or if you have questions about how to use them, I’d love to share more or give you some samples to try. Reach out; I’d love to hear your story and how I could help support your health and reduce your exposure to chemicals!
Already familiar with the benefits of oils and want to start your own path to wellness, use the information on this site to help you in your journey. You can use this link to get started: https://yl.pe/9hjg
How to Use Essential Oils In Your Yoga Practice
Looking to use essential oils in your yoga practice?
Check out the resource ‘Yoga & Essential Oils 101’ that I created to help deepen my own practice and my clients'.
The oils are extremely versatile - find ones that work for you!
Essential Oils for Focus & Relaxation
Looking for how to use essential oils to help promote focus and relaxation?
Check out the resource ‘Oils for Focus & Relaxation’ that I created to help manage symptoms related to a busy lifestyle. See also the ‘Sample DIY Oil Blends’ resource for how to make your own blends.
Essential Oils for Emotional Support
Looking for how to use essential oils to help with emotional support?
Check out the resource ‘Oils for Emotional Support’ that I created to help provide emotional support by calming the nervous system and providing relief from digestive discomfort.
Essential Oils Cheat Sheet
Want a way to manage pain, digestive discomfort, skin irritations, cough and colds, headaches, and more, without using chemicals?
Check out the ‘Essential Oils Cheat Sheet’ that I adapted from Young Living for a quick at-a-glance go-to for my most common needs. Don’t see the oils that you have on this list, reach out and I’ll tell you how to use resources to look up uses.
Premium Starter Kit Options
What Young Living Premium Starter Kit fits your health and wellness needs?
Check out the ‘Premium Starter Kit Options’ resource that I compiled from Young Living for a breakdown of the 3 options of starter kits Young Living offers (oils, cleaning, or immune system supplements) as well as how to enroll in Essential Rewards. Share the oils with your friends and family to improve their health and wellness too!
Ready to order your kit? Visit: https://yl.pe/9hjg to get your kit today and your 24% membership discount.
How to Balance Your Chakras
Looking to use essential oils to help balance your Chakras?
Check out the resource ‘Balancing Chakras with Essential Oils’ that I created to help provide an overview of the chakras and essential oils that are beneficial for each region. Find oils that work for you.
Sample DIY Essential Oil Blends
Looking for how to use essential oils blends to help with emotional support, relaxation, & focus?
Check out the resource ‘Sample DIY Oil Blends’ that I compiled to promote wellness. There are countless oil blends to try. Experiment with what works for you!
How to Use Essential Oils
You bought some oils, now what?
Check out the ‘How to Use Essential Oils’ resource that I compiled from Young Living for a breakdown of how to use the oils, carrier oils, and safety concerns for children or pregnancy. Always read the label or look up proper uses for any new oils that you purchase.
About the Oils in the Premium Starter Kit
What do the 11 oils in the Young Living Premium Starter Kit do?
Check out the ‘Oils in Premium Starter Kit’ resource that I compiled from Young Living for a breakdown of how to use the oils. Always read the label or look up proper uses for any new oils that you purchase. Buy only pure essential oils with the Seed to Seal Promise. Haven’t bought the kit yet, visit: https://yl.pe/9hjg to get your kit today and your 24% membership discount.