“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”
-George Bernard Shaw
Every Wednesday at noon, I host an in-person Essential Oils get together at Inner Chi Holistic Health Center in Monroeville, PA. We have a different focus every week, and all are welcome! To kick off this new year, I wanted to look at how Essential Oils can support us through a time of new opportunities to grow, create, and change.
Transformation is a process, and success requires structure. Psychologists teach us that creating true change includes the following steps:
Take a look at some of the Essential Oils that correspond to the Transformation Process above:
Accept your situation
Bergamot: The Oil of Self-Acceptance. Emotions addressed: despair, low self-esteem, self-judgement, unlovable and hopeless.
The Peace Blend: doTERRA Peace Reassuring Blend of floral and mint essential oils is a positive reminder you don’t have to be perfect to find peace. Slow down, take a deep breath, and reconnect with the composed, collected you. Everything turning out fine begins with believing it will. Ingredients: Vetiver Root, Lavender Flower, Ylang Ylang Flower, Frankincense Resin, Clary Sage Flower, Marjoram Leaf, Labdanum Leaf/Stalk, Spearmint Herb
Forgive yourself and/or others.
The Forgive Blend: Are you carrying a burden that grows heavier with time? Would you be better off just letting it go and facing a future unfettered by anger and guilt? When you are ready to move forward, doTERRA Forgive Renewing Blend of tree and herb essential oils will help you discover the liberating action of forgiving, forgetting, and moving on. Start each of your tomorrows relieved and contented with Forgive Renewing Blend. Ingredients: Spruce Leaf, Bergamot Peel, Juniper Berry Fruit, Myrrh Resin, Arborvitae Wood, Nootka Tree Wood, Thyme Leaf, Citronella Herb
Reconnect with your core values.
Balance: Promotes a whole-body sense of relaxation. May help ease anxious feelings. Evokes feelings of tranquility and balance. Ingredients: Spruce Leaf, Ho Wood Leaf, Frankincense Resin, Blue Tansy Flower, Blue Chamomile Flower, and Osmanthus Flower essential oils in a base of Fractionated Coconut Oil.
Create a clear vision for your future.
The Passion Blend: ignites feelings of excitement, passion, and joy; counteracts negative feelings of boredom and disinterest. Ingredients: Fractionated Coconut Oil, Cardamom Seed, Cinnamon Bark, Ginger Rhizome, Clove Bud, Sandalwood Wood, Jasmine Flower Absolute, Vanilla Bean Absolute, Damiana Leaf
Stand in your power.
Lavender: The Oil of Communication. Use Lavender to foster better communication with yourself, to help break through blocks and limiting beliefs. Negative Emotions: Blocked communication, fear of rejection, feeling unseen or unheard, constricted, tension, emotional dishonesty, hiding, fear of self-disclosure
Positive Properties: Open communication, relaxed, expressive emotional honesty, heard
Set clear goals.
The Motivate Blend: Promotes feelings of confidence, courage, and belief; Counteracts negative emotions of doubt, pessimism, and cynicism. Ingredients: Peppermint Plant, Clementine Peel, Coriander Seed, Basil Herb, Yuzu Peel, Melissa Leaf, Rosemary Leaf, Vanilla Bean Absolute
Create routines to support your changes.
The In Tune Blend: Enhances and sustains a sense of focus; supports efforts of those who have difficulty paying attention and staying on task. Ingredients: Amyris Bark, Patchouli Leaf, Frankincense Resin, Lime Peel, Ylang Ylang Flower, Hawaiian Sandalwood Wood, Roman Chamomile Flower essential oils
Celebrate your successes.
The Cheer Blend: Promotes feelings of optimism, cheerfulness, and happiness; counteracts negative emotions of feeling down, blue, or low. Ingredients: Wild Orange Peel, Clove Bud, Star Anise Fruit/Seed, Lemon Myrtle Leaf, Nutmeg Kernel, Vanilla Bean Extract, Ginger Rhizome, Cinnamon Bark, Zdravetz Herb
As humans, we tend to resist change. Supporting transition with Essential Oils is a smart, healthy way of increasing your chances of reaching your goals!