Favorite Things

These are some of my favorite things.  I recommend these products to my clients and use them myself.  They are now all together so they can be easily found and remembered.  So you know, I am currently an affiliate for these products because I want to sing their awesomeness from the roof tops.  I hope these products bring you joy and satisfaction.

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.  By Brené Brown.  This books is about how to lead mindfully and live bravely.  She has spent the last two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame and empathy.  A real winner here folks.

The Garden Awakening: Designs to Nurture Our Land and Ourselves by Mary Reynolds.  If you’re thinking about creating a garden or space on your land that speaks to you, this is a must read!

You all ask me what lotion I use doing a massage.  This is it.  This is all I have ever used in the last 15 years.  Wonderful in so many ways.  The goes on like a cream and is has the perfect balance of absorbing into the skin but leaves some room for working the muscles.  It has arnica which is wonderful for relieving sore muscles.  Also contains vitamin E, almond oil, ivy extract and aloe vera.  This product is the leader for most body workers.

Foam roller.  I LOVE my foam roller!  This is by far one of my most used self-care tools.  When you can’t afford to get a massage all the time, this will be your biggest ally.  Helps release tight muscles and increase flexibility.  Can be used in strength training.  Perfect loosing up the upper back and leg work.  Instead of sitting on the couch watching t.v. hop on the foam roller and give those tight muscles some relief!  This is very dense foam.  If your muscles are so tight that you can’t handle how dense it is, look for a squishier version.

OPTP 6 inch foam roller massage ball.  Fits beautifully in the gluts, around the tail bone and around the pelvic bones.  Helps release those muscles which helps get the pelvis back into better alignment.

Little spiky massage ball.  This is wonderful for the feet!  This ball is fabulous for so many things.  If you have feet that have a tendency to outwardly  rotate, flat feet, have had surgery of the feet and the like.  So many hip and knee problems stem from the positioning of the feet.  Become mindful of what’s happening and give you feet some love!

100% natural jade rolling kit.  Gua Sha tool.  Anti aging massage and lymphatic drainage tool for the face, eyes, neck and body.  Reduces dark circles and puffiness under eyes and improves skin.  Perfect for getting those super tight muscles under the chin to relax.

Dry skin body brush.  Improves skin’s health and beauty.  Natural bristles.  Remove dead skin and toxins.  Improves lymphatic drainage and cellulite.  Eliminates clogged pores.

Yoga balls are a great alternative to sitting in a chair while working on your computer all day long.  They engage the core muscles and help eliminate back pain.  Reduced fluid in lower back.  Wonderful for stretching the chest!  Providing enough instability to reawaken muscles to build a strong foundation.  Available in many sizes and colors.

Natural Calm anti-stress drink.  Raspberry lemon.  Highly absorbable, water-soluble magnesium supplement.  Magnesium is nessessary to calm the nerves and make muscles relax.  Great for people with high blood pressure.

Ladies, if you’re going to sit down with a cup of tea, why not make it work for you.  Caffeine free.  It has a bunch of herbs that will help restore your energy and balance the hormones.  Help support reproductive organs and regulate the menstrual cycle.  Dong Quai, Nettle leaf, Dandelion root and Juniper berry.

If you want an introduction into the world of essential oils, this may be just the set for you.  Lavender is calming and and helps reduce skin irritation.  Eucalyptus helps treat ailments such as fever and cough.  Tree Tree is a strong antiseptic and has germicidal properties. Can be used to diffuse or on the skin (with a carrier oil).

Essential oil diffuser.  Cool mist humidifier with adjustable mist mode.  Waterless auto shutoff. 7 color LED.  Diffusing oils adds another element to living.  Why wouldn’t you want your house to sell like roses or cedar?  Peppermint during the holidays.  Jasmine to seduce.  Rosemary for better concentration.  So good!

White Flower Balm oil.  Provides temporary relief from stuffed up noses, dizziness, itching, muscular pain, cramping, sprains, and the like.  Great travel companion.  Menthol, eucalyptus, lavender, peppermint, and camphor.

Po Sum On, a favorite of mine.  Pain relief for minor aches.  Wonderful for respiratory ailments and pain in muscles and joint.  Very warming and a wonderful smell.  Fast acting.  Perfect for people playing sports.  Natural ingredients such as peppermint oil and licorice.

Biofreeze pain relief gel.  Cooling topical gel for sore muscles and joints.  Fast acting and long lasting.

Lena menstrual cup, regular flow / small.  Save thousands of dollars and reduce your global impact of your period by switching to a reusable cup.  Harsh chemicals in pads and tampons can be contributed to yeast infections, rashes and abnormal pap smears.  Suitable for menstruating users of all ages.

Lena menstrual cup, heavy flow / large.  Save thousands of dollars and reduce the global impact of your period by switching to a reusable cup.  Harsh chemicals in tampons and pads can be contributed to yeast infections, rashes and abnormal pap smears.  Suitable for menstruating users of all ages.

Cora organic tampons.  Free from bleach, pesticides, fragrance, toxins and GMOs.  They are biodegradable and do not have an applicator.  No plastic to add to the landfills.  With every purchase, a girl will get the menstrual products and education to stay in school while on their period.

L. organic cotton and chlorine-free ultra thin pads.  Free of bleach, pesticides, fragrance and dyes.  For every purchase, pads will be donated to a girl in need.

Sanitary reusable cloth menstrual pad.  Five pack of washable sanitary pads with charcoal absorbency layer.  Save money and the planet by choosing a reusable product.  Easy to clean.

Ovulation Predictor Kit.  50 ovulation and 20 pregnancy test strips.  Works well with the Premom app.

Castor oil, to use for castor oil packs.  Reduces inflammation, enhances circulation, improves liver function and promotes healing in the tissues and organs underneath the skin.  Not to be taken orally, just topically.  Also great to thicken hair.

Natural unbleached wool flannel.  To use for castor oil packs.

Boric Acid Suppositories.  Natural treatment for bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections.  No more antibiotics!  Treatment for the imbalance of ph in the vagina.  Check out the rave reviews.

Bragg’s Organic Apple Cider Vinegar.  Great for so many thing!  Boosts the immune system, balances PH, harmful bacteria killer, lowers blood sugar levels, helps loose weight and improves heart health.  If you’re looking for the ultimate cold and flu prevention or treatment, check out my Fire Tonic concoction here.

Bone Broth Provides powerful nutrients your body needs to thrive, including collagen, gelatin, glucosamine, chondroitin and key minerals often missing in the diet. These vital nutrients are essential for joint health, gut health, skin health, brain health and healthy aging.  Recommended for Crohn’s disease sufferers.

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