The effects of Stress on our Skin and Body

25 Jun 2015
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The effects of Stress on our Skin and Body

Life is too fast and getting faster. We need a way to adapt to live in this lifestyle. That includes learning to balance our lifestyles in all aspects of our being: our physical body, our emotions, loving ourselves & our beliefs and values. Stress is anything that threatens our physical being. Stress¬†is your body’s way of responding to any kind of demand. Stress goes beyond just our emotions. It is very physical too. Did you know, that stress creates toxins? This is the most overlooked toxin in the body. Stress even destroys the good bacteria in our gut. Many of the most stressful situations in life come as a result.

Exploring Aromatherapy for Emotional Wellbeing

30 Mar 2015
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Exploring Aromatherapy for Emotional Wellbeing

Essential oils have a major effect in heightened emotional states such as grief and sadness. They have a strong connection to our emotional wellbeing. The olfactory system includes anything in our body that affects our sense of smell. During inhalation the olfactory system can detect molecules, identify millions of odorants and remember them. When inhalation takes place, these tiny molecules passes through the membranes and into the blood stream. The trigger signal is sent to the limbic system and the amygdale in the brain. This part of the brain stores and releases emotional trauma. The only way to stimulate this gland is with the sense of smell. This is also known.