I have such a great oil routine for our children, alas I tend to at times neglect myself in that routine! Alot of times while oiling the kids I will put some on me, but not all the time. I am good with getting the diffusers started in the office but admittedly I can forget nature’s true power until my body gets my attention.
The past two weeks has had our family on the go with hockey (mainly) and I had 2 events within 5 days that required me up and out of bed at, what I consider very very early, before 5am 🙈!
While at the 2nd event, our presenters had us up and moving to get our lymphatic system flowing… by mid afternoon I could feel that scratch in my throat and my nose began stuffing up!
I knew I was lacking sleep… the 1st event was absolutely amazing and worth the early morning, however the late night prior did not help. Lack of sleep is very real at negatively affecting your health, at least for me anyway!
So I’ve been oiling… alot! More than I have in a long time. You know when you get “busy” and stay up in your head, think about it you know the feeling, yup I was doing that. Focusing too much on our to-do list #renolife and not as much on personal care!
Have you heard of Symphony of the Cells? It’s a genius book of oil protocols to support various systems in your body! I pulled up the protocol that I felt would best support my body and gathered the 10 oils for my husband to apply to my back.
I woke the next morning feeling already SO much better! That “chill” I was beginning to feel in my spine, now gone. My nose not near as stuffed up! My throat not as scratchy!
A couple weeks ago I came home one evening with our boy from hockey and walked into the most delicious smell. I knew my husband had the diffuser going but I was unsure which oils… that evening he used Blue Tansy, Ylang Ylang and Siberian Fir. WOW! His exact words to me… we need to use our oil more, and not just the ones we naturally go to.
See the ones we naturally go to are citrus, some mints and grounding. Which are all awesome, but we legit have a wall of oils and every single one has unique properties!
His statement reminded me the other night to pull out the Symphony protocols and damn am I glad we did!
Yesterday, we had planned on doing more reno work but things kind of went sideways. That has been one of our biggest life lessons. Just because you plan something, doesnt mean that’s how its going down lol! Which used to upset me a great deal, but its life and we have learned everything in Divine timing, what’s meant to be will be and sometimes these delays are what needs to happen. Yesterday, our delay allowed me time, time to legit lay on the couch or in bed with my blankets and oils and take care of me. It was awesome!
I’ve been appreciating and using the oils so much more these past few days and am feeling on top of these germs that invaded my body while in the city lol! As much as it sucks feeling sick, I wasnt listening very well to my body. I was staying up too late, allowing the adrenaline and excitement carry me, which FYI that isnt sustainable!
What I have also learned is that our physical health is directly tied to our emotional health.
Louise Hay was amazing, her book You Can Heal Yourself has been a true gift. See what it says beside Respiratory Ailments… “Fear of taking in life fully…” with an affirmation of “I am safe. I love my life”. Well it’s so true. In this next step of #renolife we have had alot of factors that needed to come together in due time. I can admit one of my weaknesses, which is also my growth opportunity is my fear of the unknown. Which then can propel worrying etc… all completely unnecessary.
I began to take care of myself better Wednesday night, Thursday and by Friday guess what was flowing again… yup no word of a lie! When we trust in Divine timing, when we take care of ourselves, when we focus on us, ourselves by being real and authentic everything that’s meant to be, will be.
Amist all of this I’ve been supporting my digestive health in a completely new way. It’s been almost 3 weeks now and I’m so proud of myself. I will share more on this later, as it is a process but one I am thankful I pushed my “fear of the unknown” aside and jumped in!
Yes, body, you got my attention! You are so smart and I am thankful because it was the shake up I needed to get my head back in the game and going with the flow again!