Landing In Lockdown Then Quarantine!

Landing In Lockdown Then Quarantine!

I found myself in a precarious position, I was forced into ‘lockdown’ in Victoria while visiting my father.  Along with all other Victorians I was sharing their plight in the cold of winter.

I have been known to say to my family, ‘no one is to die in Winter, get married, or have any celebration that requires my presence because it’s just too cold and I won’t be there for that.’

Indeed my trip to Melbourne was to only be for four days.  “Life Is What Happens When You Are Busy Making Other Plans, as John Lennon’s words ring out to me!”   I busied myself sorting out dads’ place by going through various cupboards, draws, storage areas, and more.  Preparing meals for dad, that were healthy and wholesome and enjoying his beautiful company while forced into a Melbourne Lockdown that came out of nowhere but, then when I think about it now, was highly likely to happen! (more…)

Supporting Our Emotions With Aromatherapy

Supporting Our Emotions With Aromatherapy

Emotional Aromatherapy

Let’s face it we are all emotional beings.  We feel things, we are sensitive, pensive sometimes, lonely, happy, sad, confident and insecure all within a fraction of a second.  We are human!

Scientists and psychologists have spent centuries trying to understand the phenomena we refer to as emotions.  Although science cannot yet definitively explain the exact mechanisms, we do know that emotions have vast influence on well-being.

As humans, we experience these ever change emotions which demand more from us than we realize.  There is some good news on the horizon and plenty of support, especially if you know where to look. (more…)

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