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How to Train Your Brain with the MOOD Diffuser

How to Train Your Brain with the MOOD Diffuser

The Mood Bluetooth Diffuser is a one-of-a-kind diffuser that is designed to engage your senses. Our brains have mood memory – the same way your body has muscle memory. Our brain engages with repetition, once it picks up a pattern, it engages that pattern more frequently. That's how we're able to create good or bad habits. If we want to create new habits, we just need to keep to a routine, and our brains will begin to make associations and get us to the results we want faster. The Mood Bluetooth diffuser uses scent, sound, and sight to create a...

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How functional fragrance transforms your mood

How functional fragrance transforms your mood

It’s normal and healthy to feel a spectrum and range of moods and emotions in one day; one minute you’re happy, the next you’re sad or frustrated, these feelings and moods are all valid and healthy emotions. Using functional fragrance like essential oils as part of your daily routine helps you get in tune with your different moods and emotions. Essential oils have a direct impact on our brain’s biochemistry, and possess the ability to uplift us or calm us. Lemon for example has been proven to boost focus, while the sedating properties in eucalyptus are proven to have a...

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How to use Chamomile for Skin, Sleep, Energy, Pain and Digestion

How to use Chamomile for Skin, Sleep, Energy, Pain and Digestion

Chamomile was discovered by ancient Egyptians who were on to something when they incorporated this oil into their skincare and health routines. This oil helps us think about our purpose in life and is chock full of benefits for mind and body. This is a precious oil that is only harvested during a short period each year in England. Chamomile has a sweet, floral aroma perfect for the diffuser, or (diluted) skincare use. A little goes a long way with this rare oil. Vellum's Chamomile oil is steam distilled from flower heads in the United Kingdom.

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Easy ways to start journaling for self care

Easy ways to start journaling for self care

Journaling for self-care is an effective way to process your emotions which improves mood and helps you feel calmer and more in control. Just a few minutes spent exploring your feelings, gets you to the root of anxieties and dissolutions that are circling your brain and stressing you out. The result of journaling is a clearer, more peaceful mind and journaling for self-care has been shown to boost memory, improve sleep and even strengthen the immune system. Journaling is so simple and virtually free; you can do it on your phone, computer or loose-leaf paper, so why is it hard to...

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