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Aromatherapy

Incorporating the Sensuality of Aromatherapy as a Daily Practice

Valerie Bennis | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Bennis

Sensuality and aromatherapy are the perfect synergy. Incorporating the beauty and pleasure of plant essences into daily rituals can help keep us in t...

LOOK: Relieve Stress With These 5 Tools

Posted 11.07.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Aromatherapy: Allowing Scents to Heal Us

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

It may be surprising to you that most of us are already unknowingly experiencing aromatherapy benefits. As we go about our daily life, we are exposed to many scents throughout our day. Some create positive mood and thoughts for us while some provide the opposite response.

A Journey Through The World Of Smell

Nish Gera | Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts
Nish Gera

Smell artist? Provocateur? Professional "In-betweener"? It's hard to describe what you do when you work in the largely unchartered terrain of smell. Especially smell freed from the limiting binary of good and bad, of exotic perfumes and wine aromas.

WATCH: An Easy -- And Unexpected -- Way To Reduce Tension

Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living

When you start feeling your stress levels mounting, you may instinctively put your head in your hands and start rubbing your temples. Turns out, this ...

Stop and Smell the Roses: Aromatherapy as Enrichment for Pets

Natasha Ashton | Posted 05.13.2013 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

Enhance your pet's scent experience by putting your dog in a sit-stay and hiding some small treats around the house. When you're done, release her and encourage her to, "Find it!"

Making Sense of Scent

Renata Helfman | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Renata Helfman

My nose became more sophisticated as I learned and experimented with different oils and notes, and now I have a few favorites that call to me depending on how I am feeling on any given day.

1 Trick That Makes Cleaning...Relaxing?

Shana Ecker | Posted 01.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's cheap, easy and might actually inspire you to tackle that to-do list.

Top Tips for Dry Winter Skin

Emilie Davidson Hoyt | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Emilie Davidson Hoyt

Baby, it's cold outside! The holidays may be over, but dry, itchy winter skin is still in full effect. With less moisture in the air, there is less moisture in our skin, and sadly, indoor heat can be just as dehydrating.

Holiday Travel Stress? Smell This

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 12.21.2012 | Style

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Holistic Help for Holiday Stress

Emilie Davidson Hoyt | Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Emilie Davidson Hoyt

The holidays have arrived in full force, and while it's easy to get in the spirit of the season, it's just as easy to feel overwhelmed and stressed.

Use Aromatherapy To Manage Stress (Here's How)

Adora Winquist | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Adora Winquist

Aromatherapy is a supportive process to neutralize old patterns of trauma and dysfunctional behavior by gently clearing old emotions and mental associations and creating new positive affirmations and experiences.

What Women Want In The Delivery Room

The Boston Globe | Posted 06.18.2012 | Parents

Aromatherapy. Pressure-point massage. Water therapy in Jacuzzi-style tubs, with an option to dim the lights and play music. It might sound like a plus...

Tips and Recipes for Safely Using Essential Oils

Debra Duneier | Posted 05.15.2012 | Style
Debra Duneier

Natural, essential oils are a sound choice when using fragrance, body lotions and oils. They sound luscious, they smell great, but beware! They must be used carefully, so follow these easy tips and recipes.

The Roots of Beauty: Robin Block

Karim Orange | Posted 05.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Karim Orange

Valued for thousands of years, aromatherapy is a holistic therapy that uses essential oils to improve one's health and psychological well-being. It is an art, which Robin Block has mastered.

Fashion Week Will Come and Go and I'll Have a Clear Head -- Here's How

Rebecca Minkoff | Posted 08.18.2011 | Style
Rebecca Minkoff

Taking care of your body is so essential because healthy living never goes out of style... even when you're 6 months pregnant and absolutely exhausted from navigating a crazy long day at work.

Parenting Advice: Tapping the Power of Scents to Enhance Learning

Margaret Hyde | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Hyde

With our sense of smell's clear and immediate link to the brain, our noses can lead the way to focus and lasting memories.

Stress Much This Season?

Lissa Coffey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

'Tis the season... for stress? NBC Dateline reports that 41% of people interviewed said that the holidays are as stressful as a job interview. In other words, "very stressful."

Donna Karan's Urban Zen Offers Integrative Therapy To Cancer Patients And Their Families

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

When one thinks of the medical oncology unit at a major hospital, the inhalation of uplifting aromas, a feeling of sanctuary, opportunities for center...

Greening Hollywood: Santa Barbara's Film Festival, An Eco-Heaven-By-The-Sea

Paige Donner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paige Donner

Santa Barbara is an eco-tourist's heaven. There are many organic food restaurants and a few outstanding organic spas for the travel and film-screening-weary.

The Scent of Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

If the thought of another holiday cocktail makes your stomach rumble, then seeing this article posted last week won't be appealing. But it offers some...