Inspire a positive outlook with mindful activities you can easily embrace. These thoughts, videos, photos and more explore mindfulness.

September 17, 2019

My Intro to EOs

In a world of overwhelming options, Alissa found Aura Cacia.

April 11, 2019

Making the Most of the “Longest, Shortest” Time

The time spent with very little children was once described to me as "the longest, shortest time." I didn't realize how true this statement was until recently.

August 9, 2018

Back to School Diffusions for Kids and Emotional Parents

For all of you parents on either side of this, essential oils can help with the emotional balance of it all.

July 26, 2018

An Infusion (or Diffusion) of Calm Into Daily Life

For me, it’s simple. I have evolved my life to the point that I no longer prioritize stress over happiness and peace.

July 3, 2018

Creating Perspective Shifts

Sometimes it’s best to change your perspective from inward to outward.

June 22, 2018

The power of forgiveness

Forgiveness cannot be given by force. It is a journey, an invisible bridge, only reachable when the soul of connection is healed.

May 23, 2018

The goal is wholeness, not perfection.

Figuring myself out so I can be exactly who I was meant to be has been a lifelong goal.

May 3, 2018

How to Practice Nature Immersion for a Balanced Life

There are so many wild spaces around to explore, to help recharge, and to remind you of what’s truly important. 

April 3, 2018

Daily bliss: turn your morning routine into rituals

Start by supercharging three common morning tasks

February 16, 2018

How to maintain a regular self-care routine

Self-care is the process of creating a life worth living

January 24, 2018

Essential oils for clarity and calm

Use these essential oils for clear thinking and a calm state of mind

January 8, 2018

How to increase your focus with essential oils

Under the gun and need some help? Try these essential oils

December 18, 2017

Finding the space to make change

One small, attainable step at a time

November 27, 2017

Creating a solstice tradition

How I pause the holiday frenzy and reflect.

November 22, 2017

Aroma: the gateway to mindfulness

Scent is a direct passageway to holding our mind’s attention

August 18, 2017

Rejuvenate with a DIY Mini-Retreat

Five steps for planning 'Me Time' that makes a difference.

July 13, 2017

Finding the perfect blend

How I learned that blending is a metaphor for how I live my life.

June 7, 2017

How I found the best version of my new-mom self

I learned that unconditional love applies not only to the baby, but to myself.

April 19, 2017

Finding my path to self-care through nature

Discovery is the first part of the journey to self-care.

April 17, 2017

Daily chaos: how I deal

Mindfulness can turn a meltdown moment around.

March 27, 2017

Why I had to take the “selfish” out of self care

It took a radical change for me to embrace radical self care.

March 27, 2017

Bringing the joy of aromatherapy to everyday life

My "stop and smell the roses" approach to scent is a metaphor for slowing down and savoring the true essence of life.

March 27, 2017

How I learned to stop wishing and start being

Mindfulness is the tool that helped me find happiness.

March 23, 2017

Reconnecting with myself

How I took my first step toward inner wellness.

March 23, 2017

Getting to know myself through meditation

What surprised me most about starting a daily meditation practice? How much I learned about myself.