I'm sure that you've all heard about how versatile essential oils are and that we can use them for a huge range of things from making cleaning products to helping us to fall asleep. But what Tanya Ambrosini, the founder of Botanist Aromatherapy, finds really exciting is how incredible they are for supporting our emotions.
Essential oils are extremely quick and effective at reaching our limbic system, the part of our brain that controls our emotions, memories and smell.
Read on to learn some of Tanya's favourite ways to incorporate essential oils into your daily life...
I’m not going to lie, I’m starting to feel a little bit overwhelmed with the news at the moment. And I’m sure so many of you are feeling the same.
The more I tune in, the more tired I feel. I know that it’s good to stay informed but it’s overwhelming and exhausting trying to keep up.
While I know it’s the reality of the world right now, I don’t think it’s healthy for anyone’s minds to be so filled with so much doom and gloom (except Coronavirus memes, memes are always good).
Frizzy and dry hair is a girl’s nightmare, but don’t forget the other night terror of oily hair!
Healthy hair needs constant replenishment of essential oils, but some scalps are on the other end of the spectrum.
Whether your scalp is lacking essential oils or produces too much, here is your solution from 18 in 1 who featured some of their wonderful hair care products in our Autumn Box. So read on for these tips to help your hair look fab...
How are you?
I know this is an incredibly challenging time for everyone so I just wanted to check in.
I really mean it, how are you doing?
My husband and I have just landed back in Australia from our honeymoon in North America...
BODILAB believe that loving your skin is as essential to staying hydrated, eating wholesome foods, maintaining healthy sleep patterns, moving your body or living your best life.
Therefore, in this sense, beauty is intrinsically tied to our overall health and wellness.
Our skin is the window to your body that reveals the stories and journey of your life. From acne breakouts during your teenage years, to the radiant glow of pregnancy and the sunspots of ageing....
Whether you utilise it in your everyday life or just every now and then, scent is such a powerful tool.
It can be used to uplift our mood, to help lull ourselves to sleep and it can even bring old memories back to life.
So it should be no surprise to you to read that we have been spritzing our Blossom Brew room spray around the office a lot this summer. Read on to learn the different ways we can use scent to improve our day...
We spend a great deal of our time nurturing others. We also get caught up in the day to day workings of our lives and we forget one very important thing... to look after ourselves.
As a result, we become worn out, stressed out and run down.
Self-care is so important! Sometimes we have the belief that in order to be a good mother, wife, sister, daughter, manager, employee etc we need to put others needs before ours. Read on to find out whether it's time for you to ramp up your self-care....
The team over at Mary Grace have taken the time to share their thoughts on mindfulness and their favourite mantras, which is something we absolutely love at Retreat Yourself.
So come join us for a moment of self reflection and learn a little more about Mary Grace's favourite mantras that can hopefully help us change our mindset and to become more positive.
There's also a sneaky discount code to use on Mary Grace's amazing range of skincare and body products, so read on...
It's no secret that at Retreat Yourself we love to remind people of the importance of quality me time. One of our favourite sayings is "you can't pour from an empty cup" and we truly believe in the importance in taking the time just for ourselves, to refill our cups.
If you had unboxed our Summer Box you have come across the vibrant and colourful booklet, Me Time by Jessica Sanders.
In this blog Jessica shares with us what self-care is and how we can learn to practice it in our lives.