The Smell of Emotions

By | August 17th, 2014|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings|

Are you sniffing your oils enough?? Recently an article of mine was published for Naturopathic Digest News and Review (NDNR) which discussed the power of olfaction (smell) for pain relief. I have always been fascinated with the topic of pain and, more specifically, how its intensity is affected by stress and emotions. I also have [...]

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Emotions and Essential Oils

By | September 16th, 2008|Essential Oils|

  Most of you may not realize that smell is the only sense that goes directly to the emotional center of your brain. All other senses must go through a rely system. This makes essential oils perfect for aiding with emotional disturbance and brain disorders. The amino acids and blood building constituents in essential oils [...]

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Olfaction Mood Enhancement for Gratitude, Hope, and Stress Relief During the Holiday Season… with Essential Oils and Heart-Brain Congruency

By | November 28th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

‘Tis the Season of Stillness, Contemplation… and Stress During this season of giving, many come together with family and friends to celebrate the spirit of love and to share in gratitude for their blessings. It is a time of reflection on the past year, an appreciation for overcoming life’s trials, and a celebration [...]

A Global Shift: Searching for New Hope & Shifting Priorities After Trauma

By | November 21st, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

The Three Outcomes of Trauma With all that is going on these days, how is your mental health holding up? Do you find yourself stuck in the negative? Or, perhaps, you are feeling more positive with a sense that you are coming out the “other side” of the world’s unfortunate events with more [...]

Coping with the After Effects of Trauma and Anxiety: Resiliency, Posttraumatic Growth (PTG), and Posttraumatic Depreciation (PTD)

By | November 14th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Focusing on Emotional and Mental Health There’s a lot of doom and gloom in the world, right? It can be hard to stay positive and in the “correct” mindset at times. This is why I’ve been focusing so much on being mindful of mental and emotional health. For many, finding balance with all [...]

How a Combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Integrative, Natural, and Naturopathic Medicine Techniques Can Help to Rewire the Brain and Address Anxiety and Mental Wellness

By | November 7th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Combining the Best of Conventional Psychiatric Treatments with Naturopathic Medicine for Mental Health During these challenging times, people’s resiliency and coping skills have been stretched and tested to the max. Though there is hope emerging that things are beginning to turn around, many more people are struggling with mental health and emotional balance [...]

Coping with Living in a World of Uncertainty – The Impact of the Current Events on Society and Our Youth & How to Weave Our Way Out

By | October 31st, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

The world has been through a lot and it doesn’t seem to be fully letting up anytime soon. This is why psychiatrists have been sounding the alarm for trouble ahead. It is also why I’ve been consistently advocating to be aware and mindful of mental health as much as physical health at this point [...]

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Nature’s Intelligence Makes Scents in the Fall: How Essential Oils Enhance Resiliency with the Change of Seasons

By | October 24th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

It’s that cozy time of year. There is a briskness in the air that is filled with the sweet aromas of spices, pumpkin lattes, and apple baked goods. Puffy sweaters, comfy pants, and lined jackets begin to fill the streets and make walkways a bit more crowded. The trees take note that the seasons [...]

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Mountain Savory: How a Single Oil Makes a Powerful Blend, Part II

By | October 17th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

The Comeback of the Oil Underdog In part I, I reviewed why keeping mountain savory in close proximity during times of strain was a good idea. Based on my history of the use of this oil for supporting the body’s defense processes, inhibiting microbes, and a serendipitous happening, I got re-hooked by this [...]

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