DIY paw balm infused with essential oils

There’s little worse than watching your furry friends in pain. After hikes, playdates in the snow or on hot pavement, and daily walks with the family, your dog or cat might need some TLC. When they spend all day on their precious paws, this homemade ointment is sure to do …

15 ways to feel more powerful

Looking for a power boost? We all run low on confidence from time to time, but you can get motivated again and start seizing the day in just a few minutes. Whether you need to be at your best for a job interview, a big presentation, a first date, or …

To Be Successful, Keep on Going!

 You know, you don’t just lie down because you accomplish something. You don’t lie down because you’re tired. You keep going. If you want to be successful, you keep going. Here I am at the mushers meeting for the second race, the Willow 300, February 3; and here are my …

How to get the perfect eyebrows for your face shape

Fabulous eyebrows are in! Do you need some help leaving your unruly brow game in the past? Select the right eyebrow for your face shape to accentuate your natural features and make a huge impact on your look. Put your best face forward with these eyebrow shaping tips. Now that …

Share a Valentine the YL way

Valentine’s Day is all about L-O-V-E, whether it’s romantic, for your family, or for your best friends. We wanted to help you share your feelings for the ones you care about with some essential oil-themed Valentine’s Day cards, and in our opinion, the sillier they get, the deeper the love. …

The Joy of Accomplishment!

This is coming in—the joy of accomplishment. You’ve all felt this joy, true or false? Yes! Three days and nights out on the trail, when we had temperatures down to 10-14°F below zero. It was chilly. And then there was the wind chill factor that went along with that. There’s …

Ep48: Your New Favorite Mineral-Based Makeup

Listen to Podcast by Clicking Here     Tired of feeling like you can’t trust the makeup you apply to your skin every morning? Melissa Poepping certainly felt that way. On this encore episode of Drop of Inspiration, we’re speaking with Melissa, who started her own mineral makeup line and …

How to use Bergamot like a pro

With a unique spicy and tart citrus scent, Bergamot oil is a favorite among the oil obsessed. But being a Bergamot pro is more than being able to answer questions like “What is Bergamot?” and “What does Bergamot smell like?” It’s knowing Bergamot oil uses, the benefits of Bergamot essential …

5 overnight chia breakfast bowl recipes

Start the day off right with a healthy breakfast infused with the fresh flavor of 100 percent pure essential oils! Instead of grabbing a sugary pastry or drink, fill up on real food with an overnight chia breakfast bowl. We’ve rounded up a handful of chia seed pudding recipes—from traditional …

Cheering for Me at the Finish Line: My Family!

Going downhill is not always easy, because you don’t want to run over the person in front of you, and you don’t want the one behind you to run over you; so you’ve got to keep your distance. Here I am coming into the third check station. What a glorious …

Hygge the YL way: Your essential guide to cozy comfort

The Danish concept of hygge has taken the world by storm. Danes are consistently ranked as some of the happiest people on Earth*, and with the longstanding cultural practice of hygge, it’s not surprising! Before getting too far in our quest for cozy, comfortable happiness, let’s learn how to say …

Trade secrets: Essential oil substitutes for your favorites!

Each bottle of essential oil is good to the last drop, but what about when that last drop is gone? Don’t stress—there are plenty of ways to substitute essential oils. If you’ve ever wondered how to substitute with Frankincense, Peppermint, or Tea Tree, then this is the post for you! …

It’s a One-Ear Hill! Hang on!

So now it’s back on the trail again. And folks, running through the night had a whole different feeling to it. What I could see, all that I could see, was what was in that headlight; and it was nice if it reached the front dogs. As we were going …

Ep47: Your Healthy Home

Listen to Podcast by Clicking Here     Your home is your refuge, and we know how hard you work to make sure it is a welcoming, safe place. In this encore episode of Drop of Inspiration, we’re bringing back our past conversation with Young Living’s training and education manager …

Quiz: What diffuser blend do you need right now?

In the mood for something new? Sometimes you’re looking for a different diffuser blend, but you just don’t know what to try. Take our quiz to find the blend that perfectly matches your mood—or sets the mood you want to create! Whether you’re checking things off your to-do list or …

Essential oils for when you are in a bad mood

Sometimes life gets you down. If you’ve had a rough day at work, you spent an hour in traffic, the person in front of you at the grocery store was taking forevvvvver, or maybe all of the above, you have plenty of reasons to feel cranky. We know life can’t …

No Rest for the Weary

I arrived at Freddy’s check station, 52 miles into the race, on Saturday afternoon, January 28. It was amazing! As I pulled into the check station, the officials who were there to check my time and my dogs and make sure that I made it okay were making a big …

Destination everywhere: Diffuser blends for 7 cities

If you’re saving up for your next vacation, have an incurable case of cabin fever, or are simply someone who loves to jet from country to country whenever you can, you know that reaching your destination when you want isn’t always doable. We crafted these essential oil blends for your …

All About Blue Tansy

On the Mediterranean coast of Morocco, thousands of little flowers are harvested to create one of our most rare and exotic essential oils. Bright blue like the sea it grew beside, Blue Tansy essential oil has been beloved for hundreds of years for its sweet, gentle aroma and skin-benefiting properties. …