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Essential Oils, a journal would nice.

Considering giving essential oils a try? It is alot of fun and certainly benficial to some. It all depends on what you are hoping to achieve.

I began using essential oils very slowly and now I’m really excited about learning more. Knew absolutely little about essential oils. Now use a diffuser with lavender at night to help sleep better. Some nights it works absolutely wonderful for me, but on other nights doesn’t work at all. Why?

Does the difference lie in what kind of a day, I had? Lazy and relaxed or very hectic with lots of stress? A day where nothing gets done? I honestly don’t know but since I don’t have small children I can’t use that as a stressor.

No matter what I want to continue to work and learn about essential oils. Work with people who are trying essential oils to find out if they are getting any good benefits . So I have an essential oil journal that I hope will help us all determine how and what essential oils benefit us and even why.

Fall is a good time to begin using essential oils as there are many essential oils that smell lovely and this is such a fun time of year for scents.

Think about using this Essential Oil Journal and see what you can find out:

  • Name of essential oil
  • date started
  • How many times a day are you using the oil?
  • Benefit of essential oil to you or person using it.
Includes cover, 2 sheets for benefits of oil, and 2 sheet for blends.

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Traditions

We all grew up with traditions, some we really like and enjoy. Here were some of our traditions, getting up running to see what Santa brought. Making kieffles ( They are a Hungarian or Polish delicious delicacy that are very hard to stop eating). I really believe they are Hungarian. We used to bake them starting the day after Thanksgiving and it was a long day. Stopped making kieffles as family grown up and most have no time to help. They were a tradition. Easter egg hunts out the back yard when the weather was grand. Planning the big wedding, getting married and having a family. Eighteen grandchildren, two great grandchildren and we are still growing.

Making quilts for the grandchildren. They were not big quilts but almost the size of a twin bed. That tradition has been passed down and only God knows if it will become a tradition for the great grandchildren. Below is a picture (actually two pictures together to show one of the quilts). Finally got smart and had the mothers pick out the colors and fabric. The animals are a fish, a camel, a dove, a dog or a donkey, a turkey and a lion.

Two pictures showing what one of the 19 quilts looked like.

If you are interested in the directions for the above quilt, please send me your email and I will send them to you. This type of quilt has been around for many years and I found the pattern in a very old magazine. It is called the Sam Henry quilt and I have no idea where the original idea came from.

Traditions can be lots of fun to establish can be alot of fun to discuss and establish especially if you do it as a family. Older family, new family, blended family. Let everyone enter into the discussion. Why not think of it as a guessing game, which each family member has to participate. Drop all suggestions in a hat and draw.

Be sure and look at the traditions printable bundle to help you figure out the traditions you want to begin in your family. Go to my resource library for a look at the individual pages. The password is HELEN.

The tradition bundle.

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World of sharing ideas?

What a cutie! Sharing picture to make you smile.

The world of sharing sometimes is not very nice, but sometimes you find sharing is great. A good example is blogging. Just think how amazing bloggers are with sharing their ideas, courses and other thoughts.

It is awesome what the internet has to share these days and new ideas are being developed as I am writing this. Sharing is what is important. How you share even more important. Think about this:

  • Do you share with an open heart?
  • Do you share because you find it a challenge, that you want to meet?
  • Do you share what’s on your mind in a manner that is not demeaning?
  • Do you share because sharing is what you value?
  • Do you share because you want to learn also and you know others have great ideas ?
  • Do you share what you have learned, morally, spiritually and intellectually?
  • Do you share the above in a non-threatening, interesting, learning manner without anger?
  • Do you share what you have learned without becoming a potty mouth?
  • Do you share by becoming a volunteer and sharing your experience?
  • Do you share all you can about your pets and how you take care of them?
  • Do you share your parenting experiences? grandparenting experiences?

Hope the above gave you some food for thought and makes you get busy instead of sitting around mopping about nothing to do. Find something worthwhile to do. Remember millionaires started slowly and worked hard at low paying jobs, while pursuing their dreams.

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Organize! Yes! Why!

With all the wonderful weather we have been having including the high temperatures, we all believe summer will be here before we know it. The flowers are popping up their heads, the grass is so green and already needs cutting .

Everyone is talking about starting their garden . I say everyone but not us this year. Too much work getting the soil ready, planting, taking care of the weeds, so we are passing .

Goal is to continue organizing our home, decluttering closets, dresser drawers and the garage, getting rid of the excess we have. This last year my office got cleaned and that was considered a miracle so we will just make sure more miracles continue to happen.

That means also cleaning out cupboards really well, because they are overloaded with excess. That means looking at dates and getting rid of outdated items in cupboards and pantry.

Why become more organized. The cleaner more organized your living environment, the more smoothly life goes for you. Doesn’t that sound good.

To become really organized your focus has to be on doing one thing at a time. Finish! Finish! Finish!

Start your project.

Think about a chart with the assignments written on it.

Plan a time to start and finish each part of your cleaning

Plan a 2nd day to start and finish, if the first day was not enough

Plan a time to go and purchase new containers if needed.

Make sure someone has the job of wiping down each cupboard before thing are put back in the cupboard or pantry.

Make sure someone has the job of wiping down the refrigerator before putting items back .

Know who is coming to help for sure.

Be sure you have some food for everyone.

Finish before everyone is so tired they can’t move.

Good luck with the organization.

Going to use my Thieves for this project

Thieves, from Young Living is what I am going to use to really clean some of the areas discussed in this blog.
Have used it on spots on the carpet, areas where puppies have had accidents and it really does the job.

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Sense of Rushing?

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Does anyone else feel like there is a sense of rushing, rushing in the world, even in the blogging world? Everyone is pushing themselves to develop new ideas, designs, blogs, lists , calendars, to keep us all on our toes . I applaud those of you who are fantastic in these areas and hit the right buttons at the right time. No one can say there isn’t enough information out there to learn everything possible. The good, the not so good and the wonderful.

No one can say that bloggers are uncaring, don’t understand what you are going through, never had to work as hard as you do, never had to work a full time job, never had financial troubles , never had their feelings hurt, never had their writing criticized . The reason you can’t say they (bloggers) are uncaring is because it isn’t true and you know it, especially if you have researched any of your favorite, fantastic, fabulous, friendly, famous bloggers.

Right now stop that feeling of rushing, relax and take a step back.

Ask yourself just exactly you are trying to accomplish for yourself and your family:

Begin all over again with the organization thing.

Take one thing at a time, limit buying courses until you see what you have and what you really need?

Have you purchased anything related to organization, stress relief, taking things slowly while you reflect on what you are trying to do?

Hope this blog has helped you some and that you might find some benefit in following me.

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Bettering your health means less stress?

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Updated October 12,2020

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Define the word stress for yourself. I can define it for you and I will but curiosity compels me to say what does it mean to you? Defined in – Webster New American Dictionary as a factor that induces bodily or mental tension. Factor – loosely defined -things actively contribute to what is going on in your life. So you need to evaluate what is going on in your life.

Better health means less stress? Good question and I surely do not have all the answers, but maybe the suggestions listed below will help.

Try to get a better handle on the stress in your life. Sounds simple but we know it isn’t.
It seems that we want everything done immediately and if not immediately, yesterday will do.
Everywhere you look there are opportunities for losing weight, getting fit, eating healthy, how to stop smoking! So much is thrown at us, that it becomes difficult to get a handle on what possibly is our core problem. So what happens we become more stressed.
Here are ideas to think about to begin working on that healthier life style you want.

Ready, set, go
Say a short prayer daily asking for help with your challenges!

Establish priorities early .

Be motivated! Tiring, yes but it helps.

Remind your family, support is needed not nagging.

Small steps forward, be happy.

Say thank you at the end of the day.

Share only what you wish with others.

Seek professional help, if needed.

Believe in yourself.

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Pinterest! My backward entrance into Pinterest.

Started almost a year ago with Pinterest! Did not understand it and needed help just to set up a basic account. Then had to learn how to pin, learn who I wanted to follow and most of all why I wanted to follow them. What did I want them to do for me?

Right away my numbers skyrocketed (right now my monthly views are at 148.6k) and I thought piece of cake!! My followers are going up also. One thing I noticed with some of my followers was that they are no further along then I am. Oh my goodness what a rude awakening I had. My numbers continued to soar and it was exciting until I realized nothing was really happening. Clicked on pins that I thought would give me all the magic answers on what to do and produce money, as in manna from heaven. Again, nothing was happening! Why!

If the same thing is happening to you, maybe the following will help:

Really evaluating what you want to do with your blog. Essential Oils is where I believe I want to go. I am not sure what I will do with essential oils right now, except continue to educate. What about you!

Remember take one day at a time! Look at what you know and what you have to learn yet. Recent graduate you are miles ahead on what is happening in the online network and digital arena. Put that to good use for you.

Have a plan! Put your ideas down! Put down what date you want to accomplish something by. Doesn’t happen try again.

Start a blog or not. Up to you and where you want to go. Good advice, blogs and email lists, I have found do not grow as fast as everyone would like you to believe. You need to be at the right place at the right time, and then do the right thing to make that blog grow.

Good luck! Cannot really promote until you decide what you want to promote. Don’t sit there paralyzed, move, move, move! That is what I am trying to do#blog#pinterest#network#promote.

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Orange flowered wallpaper, a crochet stitch and a mug!

I found myself wondering several times why my Pinterest followers, clickers were saving 3 pins almost daily. They had no particular educational value, no particular relationship to blogging, recipes or home design. They weren’t even part of what I believe to be my niche, which is health, fitness and education of these areas to others. It really amazed me that they were saved so often. Don’t get me wrong I am so glad they are being saved. They happened to be just fun things I pinned because they brought a smile to my face.
My questions to you are:
Did you follow up after saving or clicking on the pin by looking at my blog? My blog is selectionsfrombarb.home.blog and my website selectionsfrombarb.com can be found very easily even on Google.
If you did follow up with my blog, did any of the articles appeal to you or not?
Are you thinking of starting a business? Or are you just enjoying Pinterest on your own?
Are you interested in learning how to blog?
What would help you the most if you truly wanted to start a blog?
My questions are to get you thinking what do you want when you are a stay at home mom, or stop working, or wish to travel or you retire and want to become a learner.
I hope you continue to enjoy my site on Pinterest. It is such fun! Again my blog is selectionsfrombarb.home.blog