Food of the Week: Tomatoes

Can you believe it’s already March?! This week’s food if the week is TOMATOES 🍅.

🍅What’s your favorite way to eat TOMATOES?

If you’ve been stuck in a tomato rut … it’s time to mix it up a little bit!

There are actually more than 10,000 varieties of tomatoes on the planet, including colorful heirloom varieties that date back centuries.

Each tomato has its own flavor based on its sugar and acid profile. For example: orange tomatoes are less acidic than red tomatoes and have a milder taste.

That being said – ALL tomatoes are an excellent source of micronutrients like vitamins A, C, and K, as well as folate and potassium.

Plus, they’re an especially great source of lycopene, which may help protect you from the sun’s ultraviolet rays.

The redder the tomato, the more lycopene!

Eat them raw or in sauces, soups, or stews. You can also roast, saute, or stuff them.

Besides pizza, what’s YOUR favorite way to eat tomatoes? Comment below.

Recipe: Roasted Cherry Tomato Soup

Tomato soup is one of the coziest, most comforting easy meals you can make.

This one is extra special – and probably will end in your regular rotation.

Not only is the taste out of this world, but because you take the extra care to roast the tomatoes … It feels even more special.

Serve this on its own, with a wrap, or sprinkled with goat cheese. So good!

🍅 Roasted Cherry Tomato Soup 🍅

(makes 4 servings)

4 pints (2 kg) cherry tomatoes

1 medium yellow onion, chopped

5 cloves garlic, peeled

¼ cup (60 ml) extra-virgin olive oil

Pink Himalayan salt & freshly ground pepper to taste (about ½ tsp each)

1-2 tsp coconut sugar

1 tsp dried thyme

½ tsp dried marjoram

½ to 1 cup (120-240 ml) low-sodium vegetable broth, warmed (depends on desired thickness)

½ to 1 cup (120-240 ml) unsweetened coconut milk or extra creamy oat milk (depends on desired thickness)

Preheat your oven to 400°F/200ºC.

Spread tomatoes, onion, and garlic in an even layer on 2 rimmed baking sheets. Divide the oil in half, one for each sheet, and toss with the tomatoes until well coated. Sprinkle each sheet with salt and pepper, and stir to coat. Place in the oven, stirring every 10 minutes, and roast for 20-25 minutes, until the tomatoes start to burst.

Place the roasted tomatoes, onions, and garlic in a large soup pot. Add sugar, spices, and some additional salt and pepper, and ½ cup each of the broth and milk.

Carefully use an immersion blender to puree until smooth. If the soup is too thick, add more of the liquid. When it reaches desired consistency, taste and adjust seasonings.

Place on medium-low heat to warm up. Serve and enjoy!

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Love and Light,

Shaline

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ABOUT ME

I’m a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Clean Food blogger, esential oils advocate, and author. I received my training from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, where I learned more than one hundred dietary theories and studied a variety of practical lifestyle coaching methods. Drawing on this knowledge, I help men and women create a completely personalized “roadmap to health” that suits their unique body, lifestyle, preferences, and goals – bioindividuality. Learn more about my training and my unique approach to health coaching.

REFERENCES

www.healthline.com/nutrition/foods/tomatoes

www.healthline.com/nutrition/lycopene

http://www.chicagobotanic.org/…/tomato_different_color

#recipes #tomatoes

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Food of the Week: Strawberries

 🍓FUN FACT: STRAWBERRIES are one of the most popular berries in the world. 

Not only are they sweet and delicious, but they also are surprisingly good for you. 

✅ They are an excellent source of important vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, manganese, folate, & potassium.

All of that contributes to a healthy immune system, lower blood pressure, and may even offer some protection against certain birth defects. 

PLUS … strawberries are a great source of antioxidants that are known to fight bacteria, lower cholesterol and blood sugars, promote heart health, and even fight some cancers! 

They also are a source of fiber that can feed the good bacteria in your gut and help keep your digestive system running smoothly. 

Eat them raw, stirred into oatmeal, blitzed into smoothies, or added to chia puddings and jams. So good!

👉 TIP: When possible, choose organic strawberries because conventionally raised berries generally contain a wide range of pesticides.

How often do you eat strawberries? Comment below.

 Roasted Strawberries

👩‍🍳 If you want to kick up the sweetness of your strawberries a notch or two, or you have a bunch of fresh berries that are on the verge of being overripe …

Try roasting them!

It’s very easy and the results will make your tastebuds VERY happy.

You can spoon your roasted strawberries over oatmeal or Greek yogurt, or add them to smoothies. 

They also can be added to sauces … and you can change up the flavor by adding some balsamic vinegar or a drop or two of vanilla.

Note: double or triple the recipe based on how many strawberries you have on hand!

🍓🍓 Roasted Strawberries 🍓🍓

(makes about 4 servings)

  • 2 cups (300 g) whole strawberries (washed & dried, stems removed)
  • 2 tsp coconut sugar (optional, or to taste)
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice (optional, or to taste)

Preheat your oven to 350ºF/175ºC. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Depending on your preference, either cut the strawberries in halves or quarters. Toss the berries with lemon juice and sugar in a bowl to coat. 

Place the strawberries in an even layer on your baking sheet and bake for about 20 minutes. 

Try not to eat them all at once. 🙂 

Love and Light,

Shaline

REFERENCES:

www.healthline.com/nutrition/foods/strawberries

www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=202177

#strawberries

Weekly Challenge: 4-7-8 Breathing

Ready to feel more relaxed and calm? This week’s challenge can help make that happen in just a minute or two every day.

✅Welcome to your 4-7-8 Breathing Break Challenge. 🧘

This is one of my favorite techniques to destress during the day. And not only will it help you destress …

But you’ll feel firsthand how your breath affects your mood almost immediately.

A couple of quick breathing facts:

  • When you’re anxious or upset, your breathing can get rapid and shallow. This increases heart rate and muscle tension … and can make you feel worse. 
  • When you’re calm and relaxed, you breathe more slowly and deeply – which can increase your sense of calm. It also can lower your heart rate & blood pressure.

💡Basically, breathing slowly and deeply sends a message to your brain to CHILL OUT  – and your brain then sends this message to the rest of your body.

Here’s how to do the 4-7-8 Breathing Break:  

  • Sit or stand comfortably, shoulders back to allow your chest and belly to expand and contract with your breath. 
  • Take a slow, deep inhale through your nose. Count to 4 as you inhale.
  • Hold your breath for a 7 count.
  • Exhale for an 8 count.
  • Repeat this 3-5 times. You’ll feel your whole body relaxing!
  • (Extra credit: do this 3x a day) 

Here are some benefits: 

  • Less physical tension 
  • A sense of almost immediate inner calmness
  • Feeling more “centered” 

Who is with me this week for the 4-7-8 Challenge? 👇👇

Love and Light,

Shaline

Food of the week …. LENTILS!

Here’s a fun fact: Lentils have more protein than all other plant-based sources except soybeans.

They’re also loaded with a variety of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and anti-inflammatory polyphenols.

Plus … they are linked with lower cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure.

Another Bonus: unlike many other legumes, they don’t require you to soak them overnight before cooking, and they also have a short cooking time – about 20 minutes.

🥗You can toss cooked lentils into salads, wraps, scrambled eggs, soup, and more – they’re filling and comforting at the same time.

When was the last time you ate some lentils? 👇

REFERENCES:

www.healthline.com/nutrition/lentils#benefits

https://tools.myfooddata.com/nutrition-facts/172421/wt1/1

Mexican Lentil Soup

🇲🇽 This soup is easy to throw together and is loaded with flavor.

It also features this week’s food of the week – lentils! These tiny beans are a great source of plant-based protein.

TIMESAVER TIP: Look for pre-diced sweet potatoes in the produce section.

Mexican-Inspired Lentil Soup

(makes 8 servings)

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small white onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 cups (1.8 liters) chicken stock
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 16-oz (450 grams) jar salsa verde
  • 2 cups (400 grams) lentils
  • ½ cup (80 grams) frozen corn
  • 1 4-oz (115 grams) can diced green chiles
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • To taste: pink Himalayan salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Optional toppings: grated cheese, diced avocado or lime juice

In a large soup pot over medium-high heat, add olive oil. When it’s hot, add the onion, celery, and carrots and saute for 5-6 minutes, until the onions start to soften. Add the garlic and saute for 30 seconds, stirring so it doesn’t burn. 

Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well, cooking until your soup begins to simmer. Cover and reduce the heat to medium-low and continue to cook for another 25-30 minutes, until the lentils and sweet potatoes are tender. Add more salt & pepper to taste.

Serve as-is or with your favorite toppings. 

Enjoy!! 

Shaline

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ABOUT ME

I’m a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Clean Food blogger, esential oils advocate, and author. I received my training from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, where I learned more than one hundred dietary theories and studied a variety of practical lifestyle coaching methods. Drawing on this knowledge, I help men and women create a completely personalized “roadmap to health” that suits their unique body, lifestyle, preferences, and goals – bioindividuality. Learn more about my training and my unique approach to health coaching.

Changing Your Morning Habits 

While you might like to stay in bed under the covers in the winter, the morning is actually an important time of the day. During these hours, you set the precedent for the upcoming hours. This time is also one in which you can integrate healthier habits to have a healthier existence. 

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Time It Right

Waking up at the same time each day can seem difficult when you have differing weekend and weekday schedules. However, setting the alarm consistently can help you to get a better night’s sleep. Instead of constantly going back and forth between a weekend and weekdays schedule, your body can start to better know when it’s time for bed and when it’s time to arise. You may one day find that the alarm clock is no longer needed.

Arise Earlier

You may feel immediately opposed to the idea of starting your day even earlier than you already do, yet consider the constant morning rush. Whether you’re often running out of the house with wet hair or the kids are racing to their bus stop, adding some more time to the morning routines can help you to feel less stressed. High levels of stress can negatively affect your daily routine and even your health. Try waking up five minutes earlier every day until you reach your ideal time. 

Exercise

After a long day at work, you probably don’t feel terribly inclined to go to the gym or to take a run around the block. Instead of completely giving up exercise, move your routine to the mornings instead. If you’re worried about having to come home between exercising and work to shower, look for a gym that provides these facilities so that you can minimize the time this new routine takes.

Eat Breakfast

Having enough energy to get through the day is often connected to whether or not you eat breakfast. You also want to make sure you have healthy meals. Instead of grabbing fast food on your way to work, prepare some meals on weekends when you have the time to do so. For example, you could make a casserole of eggs and vegetables and cut the casserole into portions. Just keep your portions under control.

Have Time to Yourself

With all of the tasks that you have to complete in the morning, you might think this suggestion is a joke. Consider how even five minutes to yourself could provide you with a fresh perspective on the day. Even sitting down to meditate or to read a few pages of the paper can give you some space from the chaos of the day. 

You might not currently think too much about your morning routine. Changing some of your habits can help you to feel better overall.

Love and Light,

Shaline

READY TO GET HEALTHIER!

Let’s talk! Schedule a complimentary Fresh Start Health Consultation with me today!

ABOUT ME

I received my training from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, where I learned about more than one hundred dietary theories and studied a variety of practical lifestyle coaching methods. Drawing on this knowledge, I will help you create a completely personalized “roadmap to health” that suits your unique body, lifestyle, preferences, and goals. Learn more about my training and my unique approach to health coaching.

Weekly Challenge: Mindful Eating

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend.

HERE”S YOUR 🔥 WEEKLY CHALLENGE! 🔥

Welcome to your MINDFUL EATING challenge.

Your challenge this week is to EAT MINDFULLY at least 1 meal each day

You may never go back. 

The whole idea of mindful eating is to PAY ATTENTION to how you feel before, during, and after your meals …

From how full you get while you’re eating … to how the food tastes and feels in your mouth … and even how you feel afterward.

This helps you tune in to your body so you can recognize when you’re feeling satisfied and good … 

Versus eating out of habit or because you’re stressed, happy, or for entertainment.

Plus, you’ll likely develop a newfound appreciation for the food you eat.

Here’s how to get started:

When it’s time to eat …

  • Turn off the TV and put your phone out of reach.
  • Eat slowly, taking time to thoroughly chew and taste each bite. It takes your body about 20 minutes to recognize that it’s full.
  • Focus on how each bite of food makes you feel.
  • Stop eating when you’re full.
  • And also, before and after you eat, note – without judgment – whether you are truly hungry, and whether the food you chose is of benefit to your health, goals, and well-being.

At first, this might feel a little frustrating but hang with it … it’s just ONE meal a day.

When you start to tune in, you’ll probably find your habits and food preferences begin to change.

💡What do you think? Are you in? Let me know in the comments. Join my private Facebook group.

Love and Light,

Shaline

About Me

I’m Shaline Miller and I’m a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Precision Nutrition Certified Nutrition Coach, Blogger, Author, and Yogi.

I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Human Resources Management from California State University Long Beach.

It is my health issues with acid reflux that led me to study holistic nutrition and become a Health Coach.  I took several acid reflux medications but found that none of them alleviated my acid reflux. One day, I decided that I needed to stop taking medication and make some changes. I naturally alleviated my acid reflux symptoms by changing my diet and making some lifestyle changes. 

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Food of the Week: Oranges

Food of the week …. ORANGES!

When you think “oranges” … you probably think “vitamin C.” 

But they are LOADED with other vitamins, minerals, and plant chemicals that have lots of benefits for your health.

For example, they contain B vitamins that help boost your energy and mood as well as improve your memory … and their antioxidants help boost your immune system.

Plus … an overlooked benefit … the vitamin C in oranges can help your body absorb iron. 

Although orange juice is one of the most popular fruit juices, it has fewer nutrients and more sugar than plain oranges.

To get the most bang for your nutrition buck, eat the fruit instead!

Recipe 3: Orange Poached Salmon

This recipe is perfect for a quick weekday meal … but it’s also fancy enough for company!

Pair it with a salad and quinoa for a perfect meal. 

Orange Poached Salmon

(makes 4 servings)

  • 4 skinless salmon fillets (about 1 lb/450 grams)
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • 2 Tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp melted grass-fed butter
  • ¼ tsp each salt and pepper

Rinse the salmon and pat it dry.


Squeeze juice from the lemon and orange into a small bowl and add coconut aminos. Stir to combine, and measure out ¼ cup (60 ml) of the mixture. Set aside (you’ll use it after on the cooked fish later).

Pour the remaining mixture and the water into a large skillet, bringing it to a boil. Add the fish and reduce the heat to medium. Cover the skillet and simmer for 8-12 minutes, until the salmon begins to flake. 


While the salmon cooks, make the dressing by combining the remaining juice/coconut aminos mixture, parsley, melted butter, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.

Remove the salmon from the heat and serve drizzled with the dressing. 

Bon appétit!

Shaline

About Me

I’m a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Blogger, Author, and Yogi.

It is my health issues with acid reflux that led me to study holistic nutrition and become a Health Coach.  I took several acid reflux medications but found that none of them alleviated my acid reflux. One day, I decided that I needed to stop taking medication and make some changes. I naturally alleviated my acid reflux symptoms by changing my diet and making some lifestyle changes. 

Schedule a complimentary 30-minute Health Consulatation here.

REFERENCES:

www.healthline.com/nutrition/foods/oranges

www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/health-benefits-of-vitamin-b-1

www.healthline.com/health/carotenoids#benefits

Food of the Week: Chicken

What’s your favorite way to eat chicken (besides wings!)? 

If you’re like a lot of people, chicken is one of your top go-to’s for protein. And it’s actually packed with other surprising benefits beyond its protein content. For example, it’s full of the amino acid “tryptophan” which can boost your serotonin level. It also is your brain’s “feel-good” hormone that helps boost your mood and fight anxiety.

Chicken is also rich in vitamins and minerals and has a hefty dose of choline, which is important for memory, mood, and muscle control. 

Recipe: Chicken Wings

🍗 These homemade buffalo chicken wings are fast, easy, and a LOT healthier than the deep fried version.

Serve them just like regular wings – with carrot & celery sticks and your favorite sauce.

Spicy, Sweet, & Hot Chicken Wings

(8 servings) 

  • 2 lbs (900 g) chicken wings 
  • 1½ tsp avocado oil
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) hot sauce (Frank’s RedHot if possible)
  • 2 Tbsp grass-fed butter or coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar

Preheat your oven to 400ºF/200ºC and line a baking sheet with foil. Put a wire rack on the sheet and spray it with nonstick cooking spray.

Dry the wings and add them to a medium bowl, tossing them with the oil, baking powder, and onion and garlic powder until they are fully coated.

Place the wings on the wire rack and bake until the chicken is crispy and completely cooked (45-50 minutes).

While the chicken is baking, make the sauce. In a small pan over medium heat, simmer the hot sauce, butter, and honey and cook (stirring often) for about 5 minutes. Remove it from the heat and stir in the vinegar.

When the wings are done, place them in a large, clean bowl. Add the prepared sauce and toss to coat well. Place the wings on a platter and serve!

Love and Light,

Shaline

About Me

I’m a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Blogger, Author, Spirit Junkie, and Yogi.

It is my health issues with acid reflux that led me to study holistic nutrition and become a Health Coach.  I took several acid reflux medications but found that none of them alleviated my acid reflux. One day, I decided that I needed to stop taking medication and make some changes. I naturally alleviated my acid reflux symptoms by changing my diet and making some lifestyle changes. 

Schedule a complimentary 30-minute health consultation.

REFERENCE:

www.healthline.com/nutrition/calories-in-chick

6 Essential Oils For Cleansing Negativity And Reducing Depression

These 6 essential oils will help you let go of negativity and move into a new realm of happiness and peace.

Have you ever been around a person (or people) that just…give off a lot of negative or unpleasant energy? Or in a tense situation where there’s so much toxic energy that you can’t think straight? If you’re an empath, you most likely deal with these situations and people much more often than you’d like to admit.

But even those of you that only experience this occasionally could benefit from knowing about these negativity-wicking oils! So without further ado, let’s roll right into the list (and don’t worry about being left alone to find these oils yourself; I am providing links to these oils for purchase).

Note: most essential oils should be diluted with a carrier oil before being applied directly to the skin. Some oils, such as rose and peppermint, are mild enough to be applied directly without being diluted or mixed if you need the oils now; but oils like tea tree are too potent to be directly applied to the skin alone and can cause burning.

1. Lemon (and other citrus essential oils)

Lemon oil is perfect for banishing negativity and bad energy.

Ah, lemon. I don’t know about you, but I love the smell of lemon. No wonder so many household products incorporate this scent, it helps alleviate pain, reduce stress, decrease anxiety, improve mood, and so much more. Like most (if not all) oils on this list, lemon can be mixed with other oils to increase effectiveness/improve smell or used alone with a carrier oil/diluted with water. Lemon is a great go-to for when you need a pick-me-up during those hard days or even when you’re simply feeling a little more blah than you’d like.

Lemon Blend for Reducing Sadness

  • 5 drops of lemon oil
  • 5 drops of orange oil
  • 2 drops of bergamot oil
  • 2 drops of peppermint

Diffuse the blend in a diffuser or mix with a carrier oil (such as jojoba, almond, or coconut) to apply to the skin. Apply to behind the ears, chest/between the breasts, and inner wrists.

2. Cypress

Cypress oil helps banish negativity and bad energy.

Cypress is one of those oils that can be used for many things. It does everything from healing and disinfecting wounds to decreasing anxiety and improving mood. Cypress is definitely one of the most underappreciated heroes of the alternative medicine world. Because of its mood-enhancing properties, Cypress does an excellent job of repelling negativity and helping release stagnant negativity in the aura.

Cypress Blend for Positive Thinking

  • 2 drops of cypress
  • 2 drops of Frankincense
  • 2 drops of ylang-ylang

Diffuse the blend in a diffuser or mix with a carrier oil (such as jojoba, almond, or coconut) to apply to the skin. Apply to behind the ears, chest/between the breasts, and inner wrists.

3. Myrrh

Myrrh has been used since ancient times to banish negativity and bad energy.

I am sure most of you recognize this oil from the Bible. It was one of the three gifts brought to Jesus (the other two being gold and frankincense) by the Three Wise Men/Three Kings soon after His birth. If this oil is good enough to be bestowed upon Jesus himself, it must be pretty dang good. And it is. It’s the most used oil in the world and for good reason. It’s used to treat hypothyroidism, treat mouth and teeth problems, to calm and relax, and to disinfect. Just the sacredness of and connection to Abrahamic religion’s Lord and Savior is enough to drive negativity far away for some people. Of course, this depends heavily on what you believe in. But the good feelings and calmness Myrrh invokes is enough to drive away bad feelings for most.

Uplifting and Calming Blend

  • 2 drops of Patchouli
  • 2 drops of Cinnamon Leaf
  • 1 drop of Cedarwood
  • 1 drop of Frankincense
  • 1 drop of Myrrh
  • 1 drop of Sandalwood

Diffuse the blend in a diffuser.

4. Palo Santo

Palo Santo oil is a wonderful way to rid yourself of negativity and bad energy.

For those of you out there that practice smudging and other forms of cleansing, Palo Santo is a familiar name. Most know it as the little wood sticks you smudge with, but did you know it is also in oil form? Meaning you can take that smudging power with you wherever you go; no flames or smoke required! Palo Santo, aka Holy Wood for it’s spiritual uses, can be used for cleansing, grounding, negative energy from people and spaces, invoking a calm feeling, helping respiratory conditions, and aiding digestion.

Peace of Mind Blend

  • 4 drops of Frankincense
  • 3 drops of Palo Santo
  • 2 drops of Jasmine
  • 2 drops of Cedarwood

Diffuse the blend in a diffuser or mix with a carrier oil (such as jojoba, almond, or coconut) to apply to the skin.

5. Juniper Berry

Using juniper berry oil is a wonderful way cleanse yourself of negative energy.

The oils from these blueberry wanna-be’s have so many good benefits; such as being a stimulant that helps depression and fatigue. The oil is also antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, antirheumatic, and a tonic (amongst a long list of other medicinal terms). This is a good oil to go to for seemingly anything.

Juniper Berry Calming Blend

  • 2 drops of Juniper Berry
  • 2 drops of Grapefruit
  • 1 drop of Douglas Fir

Diffuse the blend in a diffuser or mix with a carrier oil (such as jojoba, almond, or coconut) to apply to the pressure points.

6. Peppermint

Peppermint oil is one of the best ways to cleanse negative energy.

This is one of my favorite oils! The smell, cooling sensation, and the feeling of happiness is wonderful! It reminds me of Winter time and baking. I personally use this oil when I am overheating, nauseated or upset about something; and it works every time. My favorite oils to mix with Peppermint are Spearmint, Vanilla, Jasmine, Lavender, Ginger, Sandalwood and Cedarwood. Peppermint is wonderful for repelling bugs, disinfecting wounds, relieving allergies, relieving headaches, treating nausea, and for treating dandruff.

Peppermint Blend for Stress Relief

  • 3 drops of Vanilla
  • 2 drops of Lavender
  • 3 drops of Peppermint
  • 1 drop of Ginger

Diffuse the blend in a diffuser or mix with a carrier oil (such as jojoba, almond, or coconut) to apply to the wrists, temples and abdomen.

A Final Word

These are only a few of the many oils that could be used for repelling negativity and helping depression; so I encourage all of you to experiment with your own oil choices and blends! Essential oils can be applied to various points on the body so the bloodstream takes them to specific organs, but it’s very important to research the best oils for your needs and where to place them. If you don’t want to apply the oils to your body, you can diffuse them to reap their benefits that way. Always remember to be safe when trying any medicinal herbs or oils.

Resource for Releasing Emotional Patterns with Essential Oils

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Love and Light,

Shaline