About 4 years ago, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease, a thyroid disorder. I also suffered from anxiety at the time (which I’d had for years), but I never really made the connection they were related. When I got slapped with an ‘atypical’ mammogram, that was the motivation I needed to get proactive about my … Read more How I Reversed My Autoimmune Disorder
Your body is a natural healing machine and there are many ways to boost your body’s natural healing power. Of course plant-based eating, filtered water, supplements, and a healthy balance of exercise and sleep are critical factors – but you already knew that. What you may not know is, there are alternative healing practices, outside … Read more 8 Natural Healing Methods Beyond Diet & Exercise
Hello and Happy June! Here at The Haven Shoppe, I’m still hard at work creating new products to address your requests! This month I’m very excited to introduce you to my new nasal inhalers, just in time for allergy season. These inhalers are made by placing several drops of my essential oil blends onto an … Read more Sinus Relief Is Just A Breath Away!
Something magical happens once word begins to spread you’ve become an Aromatherapist. Opportunities to empower and soothe the discomforts of those around you seem to come out of the woodwork! I chose to obtain my Certification in Aromatherapy with the intention of enhancing my small business. While the certification has been invaluable in advancing my … Read more Essential Oils for Skin Healing
Hi there! I’m very excited to share that I’ll be at the Great New York State Fair again this year, on August 31st (more details in the coming weeks). Come visit me and grab a bottle of your favorite Body & Soul Mist, and check out the debut of my brand new chakra balancing roll-ons! … Read more Treat Yourself to Some Color Therapy!
Aromatherapy is one of the oldest healing practices around, bringing comfort and healing for over 5,000 years. The Bible alone contains 188 references to essential oils! While uses and origins vary greatly, I think our ancient Egyptian ancestors deserve a shout-out of their own on the topic. The Egyptians have been using aromatic oils from as early as … Read more Ancient History: The Magic of Essential Oils
I’m so excited to delve into this topic with you, as it’s been at the forefront of my mind for quite some time. We spend lots of time focused on releasing negative emotions for the sake of experiencing peace. But we rarely consider the impacts emotions have on our physical bodies. According to Chinese Medicine, there … Read more Are You Thinking Yourself Sick? The Seven Emotions of Chinese Medicine
Along with peppermint lattes and snowmen, the holiday season also ushers in a fair amount of stress. For that reason, I’ve decided to dedicate this month’s post to the chakras, the seven energy centers of the body that make up the beautiful, unique colors of your aura. All emotions and experiences, both positive and negative, are … Read more ‘OM’ for the Holidays – Stress Relief through Chakra Balancing