Anxiety, Aromatherapy, Depression, emotional wellness, Essential Oils, Grounded Living, Healthy Living, Purposeful Life, self-care, struggles, Uncategorized, wellness, women, Women over 50

Do not be anxious

It's easier said than done.  What makes you anxious?  I’m sure you can name a list of 5 or more things that add to your anxiety level.  Your list might include visiting your ailing relative, your dental visit, long lines or the ‘Sunday Scaries’.  To understand our anxious moments we need to know what anxious… Continue reading Do not be anxious

Anxiety, Depression, emotional wellness, Grounded Living, Relationships, struggles, success, Uncategorized, women

Unkind Words

As a child, my mom used to repeat the phrase “sticks and stones will break your bones but words can never hurt you”.  As I recall, I heard that phrase often.  This tells me that there must have been many harsh and hurtful words said to me by so-called friends. Today, it's called bullying. As… Continue reading Unkind Words

Aging, Alzheimer's, Anxiety, Aromatherapy, Caregiving, Dementia, Depression, emotional wellness, Essential Oils, health, Health and Fitness, Healthy Living, Parkinson's, struggles, Uncategorized

Benefits of Essential Oils for Dementia

This morning I paid a visit to my 93-year-old mother.  But, today was different.  She carefully explained how she wanted to settle in her chair, but she quickly became agitated.  Something new for her, as she has never exhibited any signs of dementia.  I calmly said, "Mom, we'll get you settled."  She replied, "It's so… Continue reading Benefits of Essential Oils for Dementia