Category: AromaTouch Technique

The importance of the sense of smell

The sense of smell (olfaction) can bring out strong physiologic, mental, and emotional responses. Essential oils are quickly absorbed by smell receptors, which have a direct link to the limbic system by way of the olfactory nerve. The limbic system is part of the brain that supports a variety of functions including smell, emotions, behaviour, and memory. For
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Using Essential Oils Safely

As the research on essential oils continues to develop, we are gaining a greater understanding of application methods for essential oils.  All application methods are safe when used correctly, including aromatic (to smell), topical (put on your skin), and internal (eat them!) methods. You can use one oil many ways, for a broad range of
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What’s the difference between and Emotions, Feelings and Moods?

Joshua Freedman of Six Seconds, the Emotional Intelligence Network, says the simple answer is time. Emotions are chemicals released in response to our interpretation of a specific trigger.  It takes our brains about 1/4 second to identify the trigger, and about another 1/4 second to produce the chemicals.  By the way, emotion chemicals are released throughout our
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AromaTouch Technique

What is the AromaTouch™ Technique? dōTERRA’s AromaTouch Technique is a clinical approach to applying essential oils along energy meridians and visceral contact points of the back and feet to help balance sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems of the body. Developed by Dr. David Hill, a leading expert in integrative medicine and therapeutic applications of essential

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I actively seek out relaxation in my life.

I create an atmosphere of relaxation within my life. Instead of waiting for a time to sit back and relax, I proactively make this time for myself. I am aware of my schedule and I make time for special activities that I find relaxing. By scheduling time to do the things that recharge my spirit,

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10 Natural Ways to Reduce Stress

Stress is something that affects everyone. Stress does serve a purpose, and there’s even such a thing as good stress. However, when you feel like your stress is getting out of hand, the best thing you can do for your body is to look for natural stress relievers. Here are some techniques you can use

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Energy Medicine: What It Is and What It Is Not

Energy Medicine Is: Energy medicine is the art and science of assessing and harmonising the body’s energies to maximise one’s own or another’s well-being. The body’s energies include the electrical, electromagnetic, and electrochemical energies that are recognised by science as being involved in every bodily function, and they also include the more subtle energies (such

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What Is Anxiety?

Do you feel anxious before a dental visit or starting something new? Have you gotten the jitters before speaking in front of a large group or sweaty palms when thinking about the future? These are common reactions when faced with something that’s scary or unfamiliar and it doesn’t necessarily mean that anything is wrong. However,

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12 Tips for Overcoming Anxiety

Anxiety is part of the human condition. Try to find someone that never feels anxiety. Some people are more resistant to anxiety that others, but everyone can strengthen their ability to manage anxious feelings. Developing a high level of anxiety is a skill. Lowering anxiety is a skill, too. The key to managing anxiety is

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Treating Anxiety by Natural Means

Anxiety is a common process which we all go through with at some point in our lives. With it comes a sense of fear that we may have never expected. Sometime it teaches us lessons that we never wanted to learn. Whatever the situation might be, anxiety has been a culprit in many lives and everyone wants

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