STUDIOFFICE: YOGA.

When imaging my future “studio/office” space, I knew I wanted to leave a nice open space with no furniture, decor, or even receptacles, so that I would have somewhere to use for photography purposes. Turns out that that open space has also given me a place to start doing yoga. Yoga has been one of those things that I’ve put off. I’ve had interest in trying it, but have never gotten around to it. With a “me space” available where I can 1) close the door and shades, 2) use a TV/the internet, and 3) have a place for a mat that I can use without playing Tetris with my furniture, I’ve actually started practicing. Not only that, but I’VE BEEN STICKING WITH IT. I came across Yoga with Adriene, and am doing 30 Days of Yoga. Today, I did Day 14, and have practiced for twelve straight days (there …

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ESSENTIAL OILS: PART 1.

My Beginning With Essential Oils WHERE DO YOU START WITH ESSENTIAL OILS?!?!? I mean, seriously! There is so much hype and information out there about essential oils, it’s overwhelming! I want to share my story with essential oils and hopefully it might help anyone else get on the path to an oily life. I honestly can’t remember what the first occurrence of essential oils in my life was… When I was a kid, I used to steal a bunch of household chemicals from around the house and “concoct” mad scientist potions, thinking they would solve all my problems [no kidding]. This was always a failure because 1) they smelt bad; 2) they tasted bad (I would mix, say, toothpaste, soda, flour, or some other edible things, thinking that they can mix together and taste good); 3) I usually damaged something. In my childhood home, I ruined a room of carpet …

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THINGS I COLLECT: ESSENTIAL OILS.

A new-this-year collection to me is essential oils. And after realizing how many I’ve accumulated in such a short period of time, I’ve decided I’ll make a separate post detailing my personal journey, thoughts, and opinions on essential oils, haha! In total, I have over 80 individual bottles of single oils or pre-made blends by 4 different brands, 5 diffusers & 1 nebulizer, and have made plenty of my own… cleaning spray, “poo-pourri”, candles, body sprays, diffuser recipes, and more. I think it’s safe to say I love essential oils. I love the simple fact that I can just diffuse a blend for an instant mood adjuster and it’s soooo much more customizable than a candle – plus safer! I diffuser at home, before bed, at work, while driving… LOVE IT. I’ll share what my favorite brands, diffusers, blends, and more are in the future too 🙂 BLOG ▪ ETSY …

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