Chia Seed Brownie Bites

essential oil brownie bites

This time of year I always find myself setting new goals, getting organized, and revamping our meal planning. I set a goal recently to add one new “superfood” to our diet each month. I’ve had a growing list of interesting items that have been studied to have major health benefits. Making changes doesn’t have to… 

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Back to School with Essential Oils

Back to School With Essential Oils

As much as I hate to admit it, summer is winding down, days are getting a bit shorter, harvest time is nearly done, and school is just around the corner! Whether you homeschool or send you kids to public or private school, one thing is for sure: Closer quarters mean more runny noses, more coughs,… 

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One Summer I Will Never Forget

Managing Your Blessings

Some summers hold sweet memories, others may not be quite as sweet, but what they all share is the promise of brighter days, longer sunsets, and the realization that they end all too soon. One summer in my childhood stands out above the rest. Summers in my youth were long, blissful events, seemingly endless, full… 

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Natural Help for Headaches

Essential Oils for Headaches

Pounding. Pain. Lights. Tension. Stress. No matter what the cause, headaches can be minor annoyances or major debilitating events! Headaches come in many different forms and may have a myriad of causes. Some possibilities include hunger, not drinking adequate amounts of water, congestion, inflammation, stress, environmental factors, hormonal shifts, emotional distress, or sensitivities to certain… 

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Climb Above the Turbulence

Climb Above the Turbulence

An airplane flies skyward until it reaches smooth altitudes for maximum speed. On the climb up or down there is often turbulence as air pressure changes. Some sleep right through the process, others shut their eyes and try to ignore it, and still others grasp their chair a bit harder. Others don’t seem the least… 

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Manage Your Mood With Essential Oils

Manage Your Mood With Essential Oils

Manage Your Mood With Essential Oils “Where the mind goes, the man follows” is a familiar quote based on Proverbs 23:7. Our thoughts have a profound impact on each moment of our day.  Filtering our thoughts through the truth of God’s Word allows us to take those unhealthy thoughts captive and in their place choose… 

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Sticking To Your Goals

Sticking to Your Goals

Anyone out there make a few resolutions this year? We are several weeks past the new year now and it may be a good time to take inventory! I was surprised to learn that only 8% of people keep their resolutions or make the lasting changes necessary to fulfill them. That doesn’t have to be… 

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Essential Oils: An Introduction

Essential Oils: An Introduction || ManagingYourBlessings.com

I have a secret. I’m a bit of an essential oils junkie! As with most secrets they eventually get found out, mine was no exception. I spent the first several months after being introduced to them, keeping things under wraps. Essential oils weren’t a popular topic in any circles I connect with. At that time,… 

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