Category: Essential Oils/doTERRA

Lemon Essential Oil

Do you need a little something to help cleanse your body and your home this holiday season? dōTERRA Lemon essential oil is a powerful cleansing agent that can not only help you cleanse your home but it can also help aid in digestion.*

With its multiple benefits and uses, Lemon is also great for purifying the air and enhancing the flavor of desserts and main dishes. When diffused, Lemon is very uplifting and energizing and has been shown to help improve mood. Diffuse dōTERRA Lemon in your home this holiday to help create an uplifting environment for friends and family.

Here’s a DIY recipe to spruce up the house before and after your holiday festivities. These environmental friendly Reusable Dust Wipes with Lemon Essential Oil add an uplifting smell to the entire house while cutting out the use of harmful toxins in your home. 

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Magnolia Touch Essential Oil

Feeling the holiday rush coming on? Apply this convenient roll on oil to your wrists or bottoms of your feet to create feelings of calmness and relaxation during the hectic holidays.

dōTERRA Magnolia Touch is nourishing to the skin, add it to your daily routine to help your skin feel moisturized and smooth. Offer this new oil as a gift to a loved one who may feel overwhelmed and needs comfort during a difficult time.

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Meditating with Essential Oils

Using meditation to start your day, get through your day or end your day is so important. As a morning practice, mediation helps you prepare for day. I like to start my day by giving thanks and then spent some time in meditation.

Now, let me be honest sometimes that means I only get a couple of minutes but any little bit helps to relieve stress, refocus my energy and receive inspiration for the day. Although including oils and/or crystals is not necessary, I love the balance and intention they add to my practice.

By simply putting a few drops of essential oil on my hands and inhaling makes such a great difference. I also like to put a dab on my forehead, my throat, on my shoulders, over my heart, right over my belly button and on my ankles. I know time can be an issue but this only takes a couple of seconds. If you want to enhance your space even more, put a couple of drops in a diffuser.

This infographic by Organic Aromas has an example of just a few essential oils that can be used and their properties. I am not an affiliate for their products but I do love their hand – carved diffusers.

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If you would like some help finding some of the oils mentioned here or have something more specific in mind, feel free to send me an email and I can help find the right oils for you.

Peace, Love & Yoga,

Annette – Project Refined Life


An Ounce of Prevention…

Benjamin Franklin said it best “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”

This is the quote that comes to mind for me when I hear about the highly contagious Enterovirus 68. Symptoms include coughing, wheezing and low blood oxygen levels (hypoxemia). The symptoms can be severe, in particular for those children who suffer from asthma. It has already affected children in over 12 states with over 900 confirmed cases in Colorado alone.

Enterovirus 68 spreads through coughing, sneezing, or by touching things or people  who have been infected. So far, the only confirmed cases been children. I’m not going to wait to see if my children are affected, I’m taking action now!

Here’s my plan:

  • I started today by applying On Guard Essential Oil blend onto my girls feet (3x times a day).
  • I placed an order for On Guard Beadlets and A2Z Chewables. As soon as they arrive my girls will start taking those every morning.
  • I’ll be preparing some On Guard Hand Cleanser/Sanitizer for my daughter’s backpack and my purse.
  • I am cleaning everything in my home with On Guard cleaner.
  • I am diffusing On Guard and Breathe.
  •  I am applying Breathe on their chest and back. I will add Frankincense on top of Breathe (if needed).



This threat is serious and spreading quickly. God gave us these “Gifts of the Earth” and I will be taking every precaution I can.