Back To School Stress?

Using essential oils for stress

Even though the pictures are all smiles, my kid and me have some anxiety about going back to school. Pre-school last year took about a month before there wasn’t a dramatic drop off. As excited as we both are to do it again, I know both of us are a bit worried about another new school, another new teacher and …

Adding Spontaneity Into My Day

What’s 5 min? Lately, I’ve been trying to build some spontaneity into my life. Routine is good, but when you feel like your day is the same always, it can slowly chip away at your passion for life. So, to get out of the pattern of work-sleep-eat-mother-clean, I’ve decided to be ok with pressing pause on my life for 5 …

Relaxing Into Meditation

Meditation tips

I used to be great at setting aside a portion of each day to breathe, do yoga or meditate. Then business life with 2 kids snuck up on me and my meditation routine has not been regular. I’ve been more stressed and more anxious lately, so I’ve decided it’s time to get back into my meditation routine. The problem is, …

Surviving The Long Weekend

Long weekends are supposed to be fun, right? Long weekends are supposed to be relaxing, right? Long weekends are supposed to let you recharge, right? Then how come I get so stressed leading up to it and have such a hard time relaxing once I’m there? I have a feeling that I’m not alone in this feeling. We spend so …