How to Use Essential Oils for Headaches

How to Use Essential Oils for Headaches

Chances are you’ve had a headache. After living in Germany for over a decade I’ve become very reserved about using pain relievers. I would rather address the natural signs my body is giving me than cover them up with drugs. For a headache I tend to rather resort to laying down and resting, but this isn’t always a possibility. I’ve been toying with the idea of using essential oils as an alternative to treat headaches and migraines and the studies look good.

In this article we will explore how essential oils can help with headaches. But to learn more about all the OTHER different ways you can use essential oils and herbs for health check out this great deal from Ultimate bundles. They are having a FLASH SALE on December 27th to 28th on the Herbs and Essential Oil Super Bundle 2018. That means the regular priced bundle which is normally $47 will be on sale for $29 but only ONE DAY ONLY

 

Why use Essential Oil for Headaches?

Especially if you get headaches on a regular basis, you may run into some nasty side effects using prescription medication. The warnings range from stomach bleeding to kidney failure.  What a great reason to try out a different natural method that can provide relief and also smell beautifully.

 

Essential oils are another great option to deal with headaches brought on by alcohol consumption. One giant danger people don’t necessarily think of when taking pain relievers is the consumption of alcohol. Did you know that taking even taking a small amount of Tylenol (or Aceteminophen) and alcohol can raise your risk of kidney disease by a giant 123%? According to Web MD even light amounts of alcohol with Aceteminophen can cause horrible effects.  Even taking Ibuprofen or Advil with alcohol has the risk of causing stomach bleeding (yuck).

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5 Headache Relieving Essential Oils

 

Lavender Oil:

Not only is lavender a natural relaxant, but it can also help with headaches. In this study it was concluded that when sufferers of migraines inhaled Lavender Oil for 15 minutes, they experienced either complete or partial relief of their headaches.

Rosemary Oil:

Rosemary is a natural anti-inflammatory.  According to DrAxe.com it is stress reducing, and can help with headaches caused by emotional triggers. Rosemary oil can be taken internally by using one drop in tea, water, or soup. Look below for instructions on topical use.

Eucalyptus Oil:

This oil is great for clearing out your congested sinus and nasal airways. Which works especially well when you’re suffering from a headache brought on by sinus pressure. It also reduces inflammation and pain. It has also been widely used as a folk medicine to treat upper respiratory infections, gastritis, and diabetes

Ginger Oil

Known for it’s adaptogenic properties, Ginger can help protect you from physical, emotional, and biological stressors. What’s adaptogenic you may be wondering? It basically means an herb or non – toxic substance that can increase the body’s ability to resist the damaging effects of stress and promote or restore normal physiological functioning. If you apply diluted ginger topically onto sore muscles, you will experience a warm, soothing relief.  Think about rubbing it onto problem areas like the neck, or onto the back when there is tension that can cause headaches.

How to use Essential Oils for Relief of Migraines and Headaches

 

Topically : The chosen oil should be diluted with a carrier oil. Diluted oil can be applied to the temples, inhaled for aromatherapy. You can also use 1-2 drops of your chosen oil on a warm compress on the back of your neck or back.

 

Ingested: Some oils can be ingested (please refer to your product instructions if you’re unsure.) . But remember, a little goes a long way. One to two drops in tea, soup, or water suffice, and stop after a few weeks to give the body a break.

 

 

Interested in learning more about how Essential Oils and Herbs can better your health?

 

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Free Printable Christmas Art That’s About Jesus

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My sister is a wonderful woman, and I’m so glad we have a great relationship now. She has graciously made us some free Christmas printable art that is instantly downloadable in my FREE Resource Library.

Ten years ago you wouldn’t be hearing about our great relationship. In fact, she was pretty nasty to me… and really angry. That is until she met Jesus. She has always been an example for me of how the Holy Spirit can utterly change a person. Today, I’m happy to say that we are very close and have multiple times over the years actually lived together. While she was both single, and married with a family.

Community living takes relationships to whole new (and awesome) levels.

Hopefully, I’ll be able to convince her soon to share some of her story with us. But until then, these art prints come from her heart and home and I hope you enjoy them!

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Colouring

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Coffee (if you make it yourself)

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Reflection

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Music

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be quiet

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Slow Living during the Holidays | My Shocking First Impressions

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Fighting for Slow Living during the Holidays

 

You may hear a bit of frustration in this post as I share a few of my shocking discoveries being back in Canada. And no, it’s not at all about how horrible Canadian drivers are (if you’re Canadian, I probably don’t mean you). I mean the ones who fingered me when I tried to use the “zipper” merge politely . I admit, I did yell out the the window, “The wasn’t very nice!” to the guy ahead of me in the pickup while my mom frantically told me not to aggravate him. Lesson #1 Zippers work much better in Germany. In Canada it seems everyone drives like they’re king of the planet. No, my little rant above is not about driving. It’s about giant stores and beautiful, shiny things that I want to buy and Black Friday sales that begin in September (…maybe that’s an exaggeration). Frankly, in Europe I do slow living a lot better. I feel more content, and I’m totally fine not going to the store on Sunday.

 

 Instant Gratification Culture

 

 Oh Canada. Why have we created a fast food culture where everyone is their own king, and life is supposed to function at a rapid, exhausting pace? 

 

“The customer is always rights” doesn’t mean that our every desire needs to be catered to, nor does it mean that it should be instantly gratified.

 

If you’re just skimming on through and haven’t watched the video yet, here is a breakdown of the above six minute video:

 

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The most amazing gift I think Germany has given it’s citizens. And that I’d challenge America and Canada to reclaim.

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Is it possible to NOT buy something one day out of the week?

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Can a business still thrive if it closes one day out of the week?

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How this culture causes us to fail with self-control

Because I can’t bash Canada the whole time, I have to share that the weather has been particularly amazing so far! I’m from the Pacific Northwest, aka: Lots of Rain Area and we have enjoyed so much blue sky and sun which is odd for November.

 

 Questions to Help us Contemplate Slow Living.

So I’m left with these questions… which I’d love to hear your responses to!

How do you practice self-control in an instant culture?
Or how do you restrict your buying?

Is it even a thought for you? Or do you get caught up in the frenzy of beautiful things and awesome sales?

Don’t feel bad if you do! Because it’s so freaking easy to buy things in a culture that is so tempting.

I’m just really wondering how we can impact a culture drowning in stuff, that feels good and so easy to get? 
How can we make more space for God- In the midst of all the noise and shiny things?
So please think and pray along with me!

Letting go of Stuff

Letting go of Stuff

It’s Just Stuff


A few years ago I encountered a woman who caused a turning point for me and my regard for things. She and her husband ran a guest house that was often filled with youth sports group retreats. I used their industrial kitchen and baked my friend a cake for her birthday. Unfortunately, the cake got rather stuck to her pan. Since I wasn’t able to get it out of the pan without destroying it, I had to cut the cake right in it, thus causing irreparable damage.

Apologetically, I went to her and begged forgiveness. And she astounded me with her response.

“It’s just stuff.” she said and shrugged it off.

She wasn’t just being polite when she said that either. I know this because she’s German. Germans aren’t overly polite… ever.
She kept going and said, “I can’t take it with me when I leave this world, and I can always get more things.
Done.

I couldn’t quite wrap my mind around that thought. Of course I knew that her words were her paraphrased version of what’s in the Bible. But I still held on tight to my feeling that when it’s wrecked, it’s the end of the world.

Her three simple words started me on a different trajectory though. This has helped me rethink my attitude when (especially) my children break my things. It’s just stuff. 

It can be replaced, and I can’t take it with me when I die anyway.

Who or What Do you Love More?

Last week we packed up our whole home and moved into a storage unit. We will be living out of suitcases for the next seven months until we move country. I’ve spent the last three months going through all of our things and trying to decide if I should sell it, keep it, trash it, or give it away.

But only six months ago I was struggling with the idea of  even moving to a different country and giving up my beloved Amazon Prime, and the fantastic German postal system. I have four little kids at home, so I take no pleasure going out to the store and buying things. I’d rather use my phone and computer and have it delivered to me.

These thoughts literally stopped me from thinking about working and living in a country that’s not as developed as the one I live in now.

I’m embarrassed to say it, but I was telling God that I didn’t think his call elsewhere was really worth me giving up Amazon Prime, or my new washing machine, or my lovely antique desk, or all my childrens’ toys that I spent so much money on.

It was shocking to find that in my heart. My husband and I have been in missions and Christian ministry for most of our marriage… so it’s tempting to think that we’re pretty holy. But God knows better though. We are not holy without him. 

I’m so thankful for God’s patience with me. Over the last half a year he’s been redirecting my heart to him, and away from the things I started to treasure too much.

The danger sometimes is that those treasures require our attention and responsibility. Sometimes so much so that we don’t have enough attention for our wonderful Father.

The many benefits of getting rid of possessions

 
Last year, I got rid of about 3/4 of my wardrobe.

Day after day I was standing in front of my closet wondering what to wear. After four kids, my body had changed multiple times and some things just didn’t fit the way I liked anymore. Others had colours that I liked, but rarely matched with the rest of my clothes. After feeling constantly depleted in my mind, I figured clearing out my closet was one way to help me make better decisions. We can only take so many properly thought through decision per day. I decided I didn’t want to waste that capacity on standing in front of my closet.

It was such a freeing experience to let go of stuff. It was like bits of bondage being cut away from me.

I bought a few more pieces of clothes over the year that matched. This helped me create a more cohesive wardrobe that I felt really good about.

 

Now, one year later, I love what I pick out and wear every day. Even though I have MUCH LESS selection.

Less selection = Less decisions.

 

You can read more about how you can make better decisions by getting rid of stuff here.

 

Other benefits of letting go of stuff include:

 

  • More space in your home
  • Spend less money on things you’re going to throw away anyway.
  • Less problems when things break (because you don’t have so many things)
  • You are less attached to things, and consequently more flexible
    • I know people who would love to travel, or could even imagine serving as missionaries but they are stuck with multiple car payments and a mortgage. 

Jesus our Declutter Guide

Jesus constantly challenges our hearts in passages like Matthew 6:20-21:

 Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.  But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal.  For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

How easy is it for our stuff to become treasures and take hold of our hearts? Jesus knew that our belongings had the tendency to become an idol. He knew that when we declutter our stuff we also declutter our hearts.

I think he also knew that we only had a limited capacity for decision making. Belongings require responsibility and more decision making. It’s easier to have less stuff when we are already inundated by myriads of daily decisions. He knew that to really capture our hearts and attention, then we couldn’t be bogged down with baggage (literal and physical). I love that he’s not only the healer of our wounds, but he gave us some pretty great guidelines for living life to the fullest.

Making More Space

Decluttering your wardrobe won’t necessarily change your life. But it can be an intentional step and proclamation that you want to make more space for God.

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Finding Freedom in Structure

Finding Freedom in Structure

Time management. Deadlines. Meal planning. Planning the year. Just reading these words may cause some of you to shudder.

But something that I’ve been learning more and more is that  : freedom within life giving structures actually RELEASES you into a better life.

At first, this seems counter intuitive right?

We think structure imposes on freedom, in inhibits it… or destroys it. I would argue that we think like this because we’ve used individualistic definition of freedom.

Freedom = me doing whatever I want to do, whenever I want to do it.

This definition is really centered on SELF.

Hitting Your Brother over the Head

But if that is the way we define freedom, we start to run into problems.

For example, if you feel like hurting your little brother because he is singing a stupid song, your freedom to hurt him results in his death.

Okay, you probably wouldn’t physically kill your little brother, but you would cause a rupture in the relationship by smacking him over the head and hurting his feelings.

Death of a Lettuce

Let’s look at another example.

You really don’t feel like planning out all of your meals this week.

So you go shopping (while hungry), and buy a load of groceries. While you’re looking at all of the bright colours and yummy veggies, your stomach is summoning the meal planning muse. Millions of meal ideas fly through your head and you react instinctively and fill your cart up. Your grumbling tummy has inspired you to cook at least seven – three course meals that week.

Returning home, with a skip in your step, you unload your treasures into the cupboards and fridge. Sadly, you’re too tired at the moment to cook because of all the time spent making decision at the store, so you throw some chicken strips and fries in the oven.  

The next day arrives, and you’re standing in front of your fridge, and then your cupboard… and then the fridge once again… deliberating.

What to eat? ” you think to yourself.  

Five minutes later you’re still thinking, “Hmm, What should we eat today?”  

You settle for a simple pasta dish. No three courses today, you’re exhausted.

 As the week goes on your lettuce starts to whither. You had fully intended on making at least one salad but life just got in the way. The zucchini is the next sad one to go, and the bananas have started to house a colony of fruit flies.  

Choosing to shop based on your personal feelings at the moment and heading to the store in hunger has essentially lead to the death of a lettuce, AND bunch of wasted time (and electricity) standing in front of the fridge.

Death.   Tragic isn’t it?

I hope you’re snickering right now. Because I sure am!  

This exact same situation has happened to me countless times.  Which has caused me to honestly reflect and reconsider my habits. 

Stop and think for a moment: Does your habit of on the fly meal planning actually help?  Or does it rather drain you?  

Redefining Freedom

Let’s try thinking about freedom in a different way. I used this example in my above video.

Our family was walking through the city of Erfurt, Germany last year when I got into a conversation with a young Syrian student. He was studying philosophy, so we got to talking about his thoughts on life. He told me he could never follow a God who would tell him what to do. From his understanding it was impossible to have an intolerant, yet loving God. In his mind tolerance, and freedom meant love.

I explained to him that I thought that exactly because of those things, meant that God was loving.

We watched as my one year old ran around the pedestrian area. There was a big fountain in the middle, with low walls. Just low enough for my son to reach over and splash the water with his little chubby hands. I stood close by as to make sure he would not topple into the water. Had I not stood by, he would have jumped with joy into that water. It would have been too deep for the little guy, and if I were not there, he would possibly have drowned.

I pointed this out to my new friend.

“Do you see my son running around?” I said.   “If I was not here constantly redirecting him, and pulling him away from the fountain, he would surely topple over into the splendid water and kill himself.”  

I continued, “That’s exactly how I think God is with us. We think of his guidance as a hindrance to our freedom. In reality we are like my one year old who loves the water but is always on the verge of killing himself playing in the fountain.   God is a loving Papa who stands by and pulls us away from death, or sets up walls to protect us from stumbling into the depths.”
This is why he does not tolerate certain things, and gives us rules that guide us. They show us how life is lived.

Within his framework, there is true freedom.  

God is the definer of freedom, not us. 

And it’s a space where life flourishes in abundance. When you step out of that, death occurs.  

Which leads me to my warning…

Warning:

It is possible to create life destroying structures in the name of productivity, efficiency and time management. When a structure becomes rigid, it inevitably causes damage to relationships. Life is not rigid. Life happens. And if we have created structures that give no leeway, death occurs.

The snuffing out of life = not a godly framework.

This is where many of us “free-spirited” people rebel against the machine. Unfortunately, instead of finding a healthy balance, we tend to swing the pendulum to the other side where no structure reigns.  

My Embarrassing Revelation

Only in these last few years of my adult life am I realizing life giving structures can actually HELP.   Many of you have already received this “aha” moment, so please don’t laugh at the rest of us who are still trying to reconcile the words structure and freedom.

Life Giving Structures Practically

To recap:

  • Unbound freedom can cause death in a variety of ways.
  • Rigid structures also snuff out life.
  • We’re looking for a health embracing of both freedom within life giving structure.
  • God is a very good Papa who creates walls, and directs us so that we don’t kill ourselves playing in a fountain.

Let’s get practical:

Meal planning is one potential life giving structure. If it can help you save time, money, and help you make better decisions. Implement it if you think it’s going to help you. My neighbor does it and it has worked wonders for her. I fail miserably at this… and I try so often! I think it’s a fantastic idea, but my stomach has other plans when Soup day is planned.

 

A quiet time habit at either the end of your day, or the beginning could be another healthy structure example. I like to end mine in God’s word, or maybe reading a daily prayer. Being silent, contemplating God’s word and character, and reflecting on the day does wonders for the frazzled mom.

What are your ideas?

The list could go on, so I’m interested in hearing your journey in creating healthy life structures that make life more livable.

Are you naturally a very structured person?

How do you include more freedom in your life?

Are you a scatterbrain like me?

What do you want to start implementing?

 

 

Ready for the next step in giving more structure to your dreams and goals?

 

“The great majority of people are “wandering generalities” rather than “meaningful specifics”. The fact is that you can’t hit a target that you can’t see. If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else. You have to have goals.”
Zig Ziglar

I know your brain is full of great ideas!
Which is why created this visual workbook for scatterbrains to get it out there be specific, reevaluate life, and move forward.

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7 Advent Facts You Probably Don’t Know

7 Advent Facts You Probably Don’t Know

Sure, what is Advent all about anyway? Is it a time to buy chocolate before we eat more chocolate? Or rather just a marketing ploy to buy more stuff in order to count down to more presents? Think again! In this video, we talk about seven interesting Advent facts that...

Advent Devotional for the Scatterbrained Mom

Advent Devotional for the Scatterbrained Mom

Simple Advent Devotions for the Scatterbrained Mom Exclusively for scatterbrained Mamas Simple daily devotionsDesigned to prepare the busy heart of the mom for the coming of the King.Set aside time daily to rest and be in the presence of GodCelebrate Christmas with...

Free Christmas Printables

Free Christmas Printables

Free Christmas Printables Christmas ArtIn two different sizes: Letter and a4 format. Instant download, and print yourself.Free Printable Christmas Gift TagsClick to download!More From the Intentional Shop >>Free Printable Library? Yes Please! [et_bloom_inline...

A Quiet Advent Challenge

A Quiet Advent Challenge

Christmas is coming, and we want to prepare our hearts for the joy to come!Join this Quiet Advent Challenge today. Here's what's waiting for you. 4 Sundays of:   Slow down be quiet and get ready for the King.[et_bloom_inline...

How Wearing Prophetic Jewelry can Change Your Life

How Wearing Prophetic Jewelry can Change Your Life

Handmade Christian Prophetic Jewelry   A few months ago, I had the wonderful privilege of chatting with Ulrike Teoh, founder of Impressed Jewelry - Love Written in Metal. She designs handmade Christian prophetic jewelry created right from her home in Berlin, Germany....