Loving Self

I am discovering that the root of most of my feelings of sadness and fear come from not loving my self. I grew up hating my body, hating my mind, and feeling less than everyone around me. I was bigger then my older sister and bullied because of my size, so I believed there must … More Loving Self

Supporting Feelings of Sadness, Despair & Self-Doubt with Essential Oils

Depression – sadness; gloom; dejection. A condition of general emotional dejection and withdrawal; sadness greater and more prolonged than that warranted by any objective reason. These feelings of depression, deep sadness and self-doubt manifests in different ways for different people. It also manifests differently for the same person. For me there are times the simplest of … More Supporting Feelings of Sadness, Despair & Self-Doubt with Essential Oils

Supporting Anxious Feelings with Essential Oils

As we stood in the middle of a store with Warrior frozen in place and shaking. I wish I would have had my essential oils in my purse not out in the vehicle. Warrior and I both have anxious feelings, but we each experience them differently and support ourselves with different essential oils. Warriors experiences … More Supporting Anxious Feelings with Essential Oils

Domestic Violence Healing

Domestic Violence is different for each person who experiences it. It can be emotional/verbal, physical, sexual, or all of the above. Those who have experienced Domestic Violence can be triggered by actions, words, sounds, and smells. My X-Husband started be belittling and controlling me. Other than work, I could not go anywhere without him. He … More Domestic Violence Healing

Happy Holidays? NOT More Like Traditions and Triggers!

Trigger Warning: Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. Everyone has his or her own journey. We each have our own triggers and interpretations of life. My intent is to add in the healing process not cause anxiety or pain. … More Happy Holidays? NOT More Like Traditions and Triggers!

Rising After the Darkness – The Secret of Thoughts

Having experienced verbal, sexual, emotional, and physical abuse, I often get lost in a pattern of negative thoughts and despair. One thing leads to another and I forget that I get to choose. I can’t cope with life. I start having nightmares about my X. I go into survival mode and everything seems hard. Sometimes … More Rising After the Darkness – The Secret of Thoughts

Triggers

Trigger Warning: This post is all about triggers. Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. Big or small, often or rare triggers are real and can be debilitating. The term trigger is used to refer to experiences that “re-trigger” … More Triggers