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The Best Oils for Relieving Pain

The Best Oils for Relieving Pain

ICE BLUE The most popular oil in our house for helping soothe aching muscles is Ice Blue. Luke (hubby) does a LOT of exercise at work and often comes home pretty wrecked. The solution? Through some Epsom Salts in a really warm bath with 6-8 drops of Ice Blue pure essential oil and soak away. Then when he gets out he’ll massage the Ice Blue Rub (pre-diluted and mixed cream with the Ice Blue essential oil blend in it) on the…

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Hormone disruptors and how to avoid them

Hormone disruptors and how to avoid them

Our Sad New “NORMAL” Australia is the fattest country in the world. We eat less fresh fruit and veg than the US population and we’re becoming more and more unhealthy. Our guidepost for “normal” is shifting. If you go to your doctor and say, my skin is crap, I can’t sleep, I’m so tired and cranky all the time, I can’t shift this weight and my stomach is always bloated. I go from constipation to the runs on an almost…

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Post Shave Balm – For the doTERRA Dudes

Post Shave Balm – For the doTERRA Dudes

Looking for a gift idea for the guys? Check out this Post Shave Balm I made for the hubby…and he loves it! How did I make it? So simple. Take a bottle of Fractionated Coconut Oil with about 10mL already used from it. Open a roller bottle of HD Clear Topical Blend (Keeps any nicks clean and helps with blemishes) Take the top off and Pour 1/3 – 1/2 of the HD Clear bottle into the FCO Add 15 drops…

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Bliss Ball Recipe

Bliss Ball Recipe

Healthy + Delicious Snack Refined Sugar Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free I make these Bliss Balls for every class I run and every week for a healthy snack on the go at home. My whole family loves them! Peppermint seems to be the oil of choice but I love Wild Orange. Remember, when adding essential oils start with just a few drops as you can always add more if you want more flavour. doTERRA essential oils pack a flavour PUNCH…

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What was never discussed about my infertility

What was never discussed about my infertility

A Common Story My husband and I took a while to fall pregnant. Not as long as many but 15 months was long enough for us. I had irregular cycles. Very irregular. I wasn’t able to track it well enough to predict ovulation. I went to my GP to have a chat about conception and what we needed to do before falling pregnant. The usual was discussed, vaccinations up to date, supplements, foods to avoid while pregnant and who to…

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Stop Terrifying Pregnant Mums!

Stop Terrifying Pregnant Mums!

Keep Your Horror Stories To Yourself We have to stop telling pregnant women horror birth stories. It’s as simple as that. When you’re pregnant, you’re just a little vulnerable (to say the least). If this is your first baby, you have no idea what to expect, everything is new and incredibly overwhelming. Maybe this is a subsequent birth and your previous experience wasn’t what you had expected or particularly positive. Why oh why, do women think that this is the right…

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Baby Wearing Dads: Ovaries Exploding Like Fireworks

Baby Wearing Dads: Ovaries Exploding Like Fireworks

What is it about a Baby Wearing Daddy?? There’s something incredibly sexy about seeing a man nurturing his baby. The way he kisses their head, smiles as he rubs their back…and let’s face it, it’s especially awesome when it’s your own because that means that baby is not on your hip! I think every dad should wear his baby. It might result in a massive population explosions as women all over the place swoon but it’s also incredible for baby…

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The Truth About Breastfeeding a Toddler

The Truth About Breastfeeding a Toddler

The truth about breastfeeding a toddler. Now, I know I’m a little outside the norm by breastfeeding my 18 month old daughter. Aussie breastfeeding rates show that I am part of only 9% of mothers who are still breastfeeding at this age. And while the World Health Organisation recommend continued breastfeeding until 2 years old, just 5% of babies in Australia are still boobing away at 2. I have said to most of my family and friends that not only will…

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7 Body Hacks for Better Sleep

7 Body Hacks for Better Sleep

Don’t you just hate it when you either can’t get to sleep….or you do but wake just a few hours later thinking about all the things you need to do. Staring at the clock counting down the hours, minutes, seconds of sleep you could get if you just went to sleep….NOW. 7 Hacks for more restful sleep. Look After Your Gut. It is responsible for 80-90% of serotonin production. Why does that matter? Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that is responsible for…

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5 Ways To Kick That Mind FUNK & Change Your Headspace

5 Ways To Kick That Mind FUNK & Change Your Headspace

Let’s Modify Your Mood! Is it just me or do you find yourself in such a mind funk sometimes? Unmotivated, bored, sad or angry. Sometimes, I don’t even know what I feel I just know I’m not happy. If that sounds a little like you, let me share with you how you can Shift that funk Modify your mood Start living a much happier life! Your Mind is POWERFUL Our brain is one hell of an organ. It is our powerhouse…

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