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Essential Oils and Personal Growth:


Personal growth plays an important part in keeping emotions, self-esteem, and confidence in balance.


For me, personal growth means so much; being authentic and real is a big part of that. If I am not authentic, how can I personally grow? I suppose I can but not in the way that will empower me or help me grow my confidence in myself and my gifts. I feel personal growth is also listening to our bodies, and what they are whispering. That all knowing and intuitive part of us, like a muscle, needing to be used to become stronger each day. Self-acceptance must play a part too. Without this, what are we growing? Perhaps an inauthentic version of ourselves?


When thinking about personal growth, there are so many avenues and interpretations of what this means. I feel that each one of us may feel a different connection with the term. Really though, it is about our own personal growth, so it is about our perception of this. I am going to look at this with my own interpretation and what oils I feel can help and have helped me.


Authentic:

Oils to try: Wild Orange, Cassia, Spearmint, Black Pepper, Kumquat and Pink Pepper.

doTERRA Blend: Steady

My Choice: Wild Orange because it encourages us to let go and live from our true self. It is the oil of abundance and playfulness. You can use it all three ways.*


Confident:

Oils to try: Bergamot, Cassia, Roman Chamomile, Spearmint, Lavender, Patchouli, and Turmeric.

doTERRA Blend: Motivate

My Choice: Spearmint because it supports authentic speech and us to share our opinions. It’s the oil of confident speech. You can use it all three ways.*


Empowered:

Oils to try: Ginger, Clove and Tea Tree.

doTERRA Blend: Cheer

My Choice: Ginger because it is the oil of empowerment! It powerfully persuades individuals to be fully present and participate in life. You can use it all three ways.*


Intuitive:

Oils to try: Clary Sage, Litsea, and Blue Tansy.

doTERRA Blend: Arise

My Choice: Litsea because it is very helpful in encouraging us to follow through on our inspiration and prompts. It is the oil of manifestation. You can use is all three ways.*


Self-Acceptance:

Oils to try: Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Jasmine, Patchouli, Pink Pepper, and Bergamot Mint. doTERRA Blend: Align

My Choice: Bergamot because invites us to see life with more optimism. It is the oil of self-acceptance. You can use it all three ways.*


Self Esteem:

Oils to try: Bergamot, Cassia, Jasmine, Litsea, Pink Pepper, and Green Mandarin.

doTERRA Blend: Beautiful

My Choice: Pink Pepper because it challenges us to acknowledge our judgement of self and others generated by our comparisons. It is the oil of intrinsic equality. You can use it all three ways.*



Books to Support Essential oil usage and Personal Growth

My favourites to really delve into using oils to support emotions when working on our personal growth are the trio from Desiree Mangandog. Their titles give away the content and the type of blends and actions you may see. ‘I am Fabulous’, ‘I am Worthy’ and ‘I am Magnetic.’ All have a place along this personal growth journey. The other trusted title is ‘Essential Emotions’ – Its like my go to bible for supporting my emotions as I work through the next layer of self-discovery.


I hope you have found this a useful blog to help you experiment and use essential oils as part of your personal growth.


Remember, three ways to use:*

Topically – Diluted with a carrier oil on your skin

Aromatically – inhaling from the bottle or using a small number of drops in a diffuser.

Internally – Only some essential oils and only pure tested grade oils. My choice is doTERRA, and only them. I know where they have been sourced, bottled and that they are pure and unadulterated.


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