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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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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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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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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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6 cold-busting tips for a healthier winter

6 cold-busting tips for a healthier winter

Common colds are well, common. There are literally thousands of strains, all constantly changing. Many of us come down with a virus in winter and some are worse than others. But there isn’t much your GP can do for you because antibiotics don’t work on viruses. Your doctor will probably tell you so stay away from work (stop spreading the “death warmed up” love) and to keep up the fluids (not alcohol), maybe take a panadol to help with the aches. But…

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Ready To Change Your Life?

Ready To Change Your Life?

That photo, the comment from your kids, the dress, that pair of pants, the epiphany…that moment you decided to make a change. You may have experienced this, maybe you haven’t yet. Will it be something negative that makes you sad, that makes you wake up to the reality of your unfulfilled heart? Or will it be a moment in time that was positive that makes you realise how precious you are, how deserving of love you are and that you…

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Fractionated Coconut Oil…what is it?

Fractionated Coconut Oil…what is it?

Many people ask me what is Fractionated Coconut Oil and how is it different from virgin coconut oil? Well my friends, the answer is quite simple. As the name might suggest, fractionated coconut oil is a “fraction of” whole or virgin coconut oil. Virgin coconut oil, like you can buy in the supermarket or health food shop, contains both the long chain triglycerides and the medium chain saturated fatty acids. Virgin coconut oil, being mostly comprised of the medium chain…

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Why doTERRA

Why doTERRA

Why do I LOVE doTERRA?? I could be here for days…but I’ll give you my top 3 reasons. #1- Pure DoTERRA go above and beyond when it comes to ensuring their oils are nothing my Mother Nature’s raw power in a bottle. Organic certification means different things in different countries and even different States so doTERRA have gone above this and instead they screen and test EVERY SINGLE batch of oil themselves AND by a third party to 100% ensure…

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