7 essential oils to try before you lose your chill

We get it—some days you lose control of your chill: Road construction makes your car clanky, interrupted sleep makes you cranky, and in-law drama makes you crazy. No matter what is challenging your chill, fight back with calm-me-down aromas. If you’ve been frantically searching “Can I use essential oils for …

Go for the glow with a DIY steam facial

As much as we love spending a day at the spa, sometimes our calendars—and our wallets—get in the way of deep-tissue massages, diamond facials, and dead-sea mud soaks. If life leaves little room for a solid pampering session, it’s time for an at-home spa treatment. The latest on our “gotta …

Caspar from the Indus Valley Brings Gifts

We continue with a series of excerpts from D. Gary Young’s novel The One Gift, the action-filled story of a Bedouin caravan commander named Shutran. We hear the Christmas story told by Shutran’s descendant, also named Shutran, as he meets three caravan commanders who will carry royal gifts to a …

Young Living’s 30 under $30: Meet them all!

Ready to try something new but don’t know where to start? There’s a simple solution waiting. We’ve got 30 Young Living must-haves that each cost less than $30!* Want an afternoon pick-me-up? Diffuse Peppermint essential oil for an energizing aroma. Need a calming bath after you put the kids to …

100 years of diffuser blends: A blend for each decade

From jazz-loving flappers to insta-sharing millennials, we’ve brought together the trends that define the last 10 decades and turned them into history book-worthy diffuser blends. As we get ready to kick off another decade, join us as we take an aromatic trip down memory lane. Revel in the Roaring Twenties …

Caravaners to Bring Special Treasures

Shutran traveled from his homeland in the Hadhramaut to the Treasury House in Ein Gedi to learn about balsam and how to extract the precious liquid from all the resins brought there by caravan. Photo © YL Wisdom We continue with a series of excerpts from D. Gary Young’s novel …

Chill out: 6 ways to stay cool with Wintergreen essential oil

Sweating in the summer? Try Wintergreen. Your feet need a break after the back-to-school hustle? Use Wintergreen. Needing a winter-will-never-end pick-me-up? May we suggest Wintergreen? Don’t be misled by the name of this oil—Wintergreen essential oil has year-round benefits. And just like that cool guy or gal you’re always looking …

Shutran Extracts Holy Oils at Ein Gedi

Gary’s Christmas gift to you! Today begins excerpts from his powerful novel, “The One Gift.” Today begins a series of excerpts from D. Gary Young’s novel The One Gift. It is the action-filled story of a Bedouin caravan commander named Shutran. One reader called it “an unforgettable and informative novel …

Meet eligible essential oils: Your dream date awaits

In a world of swiping right, left, up, and down, finding romantic love on your phone is another part of daily life. If you’re looking for love, we have found your perfect match. Read below to see which essential oil you’d swipe right on. About Cypress Indoors < outdoors Mountains ...

Surrender Negativity and Unconscious Manipulation With Essential Oils

Editor’s Note: This blog post is the fifth and sixth of six summarizing the workshop given by D. Gary Young at the 2012 Young Living International Grand Convention on spiritual healing. In the previous posts, Gary talked about: Connecting to emotions through writing and essential oils Emotion therapy Understanding energy …

New to essential oils? 15 oils for beginners

Congratulations! You’ve finally found the ticket to living a life more full of health and happiness: essential oils! With hundreds of oils and almost as many ways to use each one, starting out with essential oils can feel a bit overwhelming. That’s why we’ve compiled a dozen resources and are …

Get a whiff of this: DIY bathroom spray

Can we take a moment to clear the air? Bathroom odors can be legit stinky. Sometimes there’s no way around making your business somebody else’s business—until now. Stop bathroom odors before they get embarrassing with our DIY bathroom spray. Whether you’re home alone, sharing a hotel room, or hosting a …

Programming Positivity and Releasing Negativity With Essential Oils

Editor’s Note: This blog post is the fourth of six summarizing the workshop given by D. Gary Young at the 2012 Young Living International Grand Convention on spiritual healing. In the previous posts, Gary talked about: Connecting to emotions through writing and essential oils Emotion therapy Understanding energy Now he …

6 shocking facts you should know about recycling

Your soda cans are crushed, your water bottles are reusable, and your bank statements are paperless. You’ve even found dozens of creative ways to reuse empty essential oil bottles. You deserve the highest of fives for zeroing in on ways to help us achieve our 5×5 Pledge goal of zero …

7 reasons to have a crush on Jasmine essential oil

You know the flutter in your chest you got when you saw a cute someone walking down the halls of your high school? We get the same feeling when breathing in Jasmine essential oil. Rare, precious, and absolutely exquisite, this delicate oil gives us a first crush blush. It’s so …

Understanding Energy and Emotions

Think back to when you first saw your sweetheart. The emotion and connection you felt was instant and propelled by energy. In order to understand emotions and spirituality, we must understand energy. How many of you have been in love at least once in your life? How many times can …