I love the colours of Autumn, the reds, oranges and yellows. It’s as if nature is giving us one last burst of energy through the golden hues of the vibrant leaves, before the stark beauty of winter!

On days like today, and yes it was a gorgeous Autumn day today, cold but with a beautiful bright blue sky, I had the chance to get outside. Whilst out, I was thinking of some great blends to one, uplift you, on days when you need to feel motivated and a second one to use for a wonderful snuggly, cosy blend for cold dark evenings.



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I was recently asked to contribute to an online article about ‘self-care’, what are the things I do to look after myself?

As a health practitioner I am often talking to my clients about what they do to support their emotional health and well-being, so it’s important for me to set an example and try to improve my own well-being.

We live in a time where we are reminded about the stresses of modern life on a daily basis. We all know what we should ideally be doing, but we often fall into the ‘oh well I’ll do that tomorrow, next week, etc….. mind set.

I’ve had a wonderfully busy year, I’ve written a book, contributed to two others as a guest author, generated two new CPD courses, and created some wonderful blends with Tisserand Aromatherapy and their collaborative partnership with Nat Geo, appeared on The Chrissy B Show talking about using essential oils plus continued with my private practice and seeing clients…. it’s been a busy one!

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So, the summer holidays are over and September means back to school!

Some children are delighted to go back to school, others need a little more encouragement. Maybe your child is starting school for the first time or moving schools. This is an exciting time but also an anxious one too.


Did you know that with a few essential oils you could make this transition a little easier for you and your children? You could make a blend and apply with some massage. Children often hold their anxiety in their tummy. Gentle massage is a great way to soothe a tummy ache, reduce anxiety or help with bedtime.

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