Lavender & Rosemary ‘ReLuxation’ Spa Shower Experience

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As a busy entrepreneur, I’m always looking for simple, self-care mini-spa rituals that I can do at home, and last night I created this luxurious, relaxing shower/bath combo experience that I know you’re gonna love!

After just 20-30 minutes, I felt refreshed, soothed and serene.

My bathtub is small, so instead of doing a full body soaking bath, I did this as a shower/foot spa instead.

Here’s the recipe: 

Mandatory:

  • 20-30 minutes of absolute privacy in a bathroom with a locked door
  • Spa music: I love the Relax: New World Music Spa Collection (Opening Petals by Llewellyn & Marina Swain; Butterfly World by David Sun, etc.)
  • Sea salt (or Epsom salt), approximately 1/2 cup (4 oz.)
  • Lavender essential oil & Rosemary essential oil (I use only dōTERRA)
  • dōTERRA Spa Body Wash or soap of your choice

Optional:

  • Glass of wine (I had Jason Stephens 2011 Estate Merlot – delicious!)
  • Cup of tea
  • Candles (flameless candles are best)

Instructions:

  1. Start the music and light candles. Take your drink of choice into the shower with you.
  2. Take a warm shower – get clean and wash your hair if you like
  3. Once you’re clean, put a stopper in the tub, but keep the shower going
  4. Sprinkle in the salt and stir with your feet
  5. Sprinkle 8-10 drops of Lavender oil and 6-8 drops of Rosemary oil into tub water
  6. While standing with your back to the shower, drizzle 3-4 drops of Lavender oil onto your chest, followed by 3-4 drops of Rosemary oil; rub oils on your body and into hands
  7. Raise hands to your face and take in a few deep, relaxing breaths
  8. Express gratitude for the moment of pure luxury, your beautiful body and your amazing life!
  9. Sprinkle 3-4 drops of Rosemary oil onto your scalp and gently massage in (Rosemary helps with hair growth!) Rinse after a few minutes.
  10. Luxuriate in the experience: inhale the love and abundance in your life; exhale gratitude.

I hope you enjoy this experience as much as I do!

If you would like samples of the oils, DM me please.

   


Natural all-day energy!

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Looking for a natural way to have amazing energy all day?

Here’s what I use: Matcha green tea in the morning, with some stevia and coconut milk.

Throughout the day I sip on a big glass of water with 6-8 drops of Slim & Sassy Metabolic Blend by dōTERRA. I also love this blend in iced tea with a little stevia.

The matcha gives you calm alertness, with focused energy. It’s different from coffee, and it’s very soothing. I was a little skeptical about drinking something warm and green in the morning, but now I have this almost every morning… there’s something about matcha, you just need to try it. I’ve tried a few different matcha teas, and these are my top 2:

The Republic Of Tea Matcha Tea Powder, 1.5 Ounce Tea Powder Tin, Gourmet Matcha Green Tea Powder – this one is also available at Whole Foods, for around $18-$19.

If you want an even higher quality organic matcha, I really like: KENKO Matcha Green Tea Powder [USDA Organic] Ceremonial Grade – Japanese 30g [1.06oz], which I’ve only every purchased from Amazon. It’s priced around $28.

Slim & Sassy Metabolic Blend is a proprietary blend from dōTERRA, made from Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oils including grapefruit peel, lemon peel, peppermint, ginger and cinnamon bark. It has a spicy, refreshing flavor, and helps balance your metabolism, helps decrease appetite and curb cravings, especially for carbs.

This blend also supports your digestive system, as lemon and grapefruit have gentle detox and cleansing properties, and peppermint is great for digestive discomfort. In fact, just 1 drop of peppermint oil is equivalent in strength to 28 cups of peppermint tea when used for digestive issues. Ginger has been used for centuries for digestive support, and cinnamon has properties that can help balance blood sugar levels, and oddly enough it tastes naturally sweet.

To learn more about essential oils from dōTERRA, click this LINK.