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Feelings Collection Protocol
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I have ALL THE FEELS for this collection!

My daily routine for the last week has been changed up to include these six oils and my emotions are so much better for it!

Fact --> I straight up did *not* buy into the whole oils & emotions thing at first. I thought it was a joke.

What's funny is that the oil that really drew me into using oils was Stress Away. I was dealing with anxiety and panic attacks, and that little bottle became a refuge every night.

Even having felt the incredible calm Stress Away brought on, I just couldn't accept that feelings and oils belonged together.

Until I learned a little fact. 

THE EMOTIONAL CENTER OF THE BRAIN ONLY RESPONDS TO THE SENSE OF SMELL WHEN RELEASING STORED TRAUMA AND EMOTION.
"Research at New York University proved the amygdala gland (the gland in the limbic system of the brain that stores and releases trauma in the body) does not respond to sound, sight, or touch, but ONLY releases emotional trauma through the sense of SMELL."   (From Releasing Emotional Patterns with Essential Oils by Carolyn Mein)


Also, here's a little bit of info that really expanded my thinking:

YOU CAN INHERIT EMOTIONS. Seriously.
New research has shown emotional responses and fears may be inherited biologically through chemical changes that occur in DNA.

During tests, mice passed on learned information about traumatic or stressful experiences to subsequent generations. (From Nat Nuerosci, 2014 Jan; 17(1) 89-96)
Clearly we ALL need this. 

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This collection comes with six very carefully selected and blended oils all in one incredible kit to use for 30 days in a row to restore balance and peace in your emotions! 

VALOR | an empowering blend for courage and balance
HARMONY | to support balance all your energy centers
FORGIVENESS | to help release hurtful memories
RELEASE | facilitates the release of anger and hurt
PRESENT TIME | so you can more easily be in the now
INNER CHILD | encourages reconnecting with your authentic self and may stimulate the memory response

I have been applying these per the Feelings Protocol every day for the last week and have already felt an incredible shift. My highs are lower, and my lows are higher. Everything is just a little more smoothed out! 

I’ve noticed that the couple days I forgot to do it after my morning shower, I could tell! I was so much more irritated and down when I forgot. That is how drinking NingXia Red was for me at first. I loved the way I felt when I used it, but I *really* noticed how great it made me feel when I went without and felt blah. 


 

THE FEELINGS COLLECTION PROTOCOL

People have a tendency to carry around a whole lot of extra emotional baggage. This protocol helps us gently let go of all of that. If you're ready to jump in and start feeling more balanced emotionally, get your Feelings Kit and find a cozy, quiet place. 

 

You may want to grab this free printable of the feelings protocol to keep with your kit! 

 

AFFIRMATIONS CAN AMPLIFY YOUR RESULTS

For each blend we apply, we will say an affirmation. It's all about intention. When we say an affirmation as we apply our oil, we are putting an intention into the action to release or gain something. As we repeat the affirmation over several applications, we will create a scent memory and start to associate that oil with the intention we set. Over time we can actually create a new belief system in our mind that moves us toward a positive emotional state. This new belief system can eventually override old, destructive belief systems and patterns that are holding us back in life.

 

Alright, you've got your printout, a quiet place, and your oils. Let's do this thing! 


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VALOR was formulated to balance energies and instill courage, confidence, and self-esteem. It helps support the body in self-correcting balance and alignment. It is the ultimate primer for using any other emotional oil.


A BLEND OF: Black Spruce, Camphor Wood, Blue Tansy, Frankincense, Geranium

EMOTIONS VALOR CAN HELP TO RELEASE:
> Aggression
> Defensiveness
> Fear of Conflict
> Inability to Cope
> Losing a battle
> Persecuted
> Resignation
> Withdrawn
(per the book Releasing Emotional Patterns with Essential Oils)
 

Apply Valor to the bottom of your feet and shoulders, then cup over your mouth and breath in deeply while saying aloud or thinking your affirmation.

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We are all meant to have balance and harmony throughout our body. We have seven energy centers in our body, which can become unbalanced when we are experiencing negative emotions. When this happens, we are more susceptible to illness and to more negativity.

HARMONY was formulated to create a harmonic balance for the energy centers of the body. This helps bring us into harmony with all things, people, and cycles of life, It is beneficial in reducing stress, amplifying well-being, and dissipating feelings of discord. It is also uplifting and elevating to the mind, creating a positive attitude.

A BLEND OF: Sacred Sandalwood, Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Frankincense, Orange, Angelica, Geranium, Hyssop, Spanish Sage, Coriander, Bergamot, Lemon, Jasmine, Roman Chamomile, Palmarosa, Rose

EMOTIONS HARMONY CAN HELP TO RELEASE:
>Being ignored
> Crushed
> Hostility
> Fear of punishment/Beating self up
> Sarcastic
(per the book Releasing Emotional Patterns with Essential Oils)

Apply to the seven energy centers of the body as you think or say your affirmation. These centers are the tailbone, 2" below the belly button, 2" above the belly button, over the heart, the throat or back of the neck, the forehead, and the crown (top of head).

Wondering about this whole "energy center" thing? It can sound pretty out there at first. Learn more about the science of frequencies and energy in our bodies HERE.

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Forgiveness doesn't excuse their behavior. It prevents their behavior from destroying your heart. It's a gift you give yourself. Lack of forgiveness doesn't harm the other person, but it does make us sick. To forgive is an act of self-love. 

FORGIVENESS has a high electrical frequency that helps release hurt feelings and negative emotions so one can forgive, let go, and move on!

A BLEND OF: Melissa, Geranium, Frankincense, Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood, Coriander, Angelica, Lavender, Bergamot, Lemon, Ylang Ylang, Jasmine, Roman Chamomile, Palmarosa, Rose

EMOTIONS FORGIVENESS CAN HELP TO RELEASE:
> Betrayal
> Distrust
> Repeating the past
> Self-denial
(per the book Releasing Emotional Patterns with Essential Oils)

Apply a drop or two to your belly button and massage in a clockwise motion while saying or thinking your affirmation.

The FIVE STEPS TO FORGIVENESS:
1. Forgive yourself for allowing the other person to affect your health and happiness.
2. Forgive the other person for any hurt or harm they may have caused you. (This doesn't need to be done in their presence, as this is an inner-adjustment on your part.)
3. Give the other person permission to forgive you.
4. See the good in the situation.
5. Be thankful for the experience and the wisdom you gained from it.

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Most of our organs are connected to an emotion. The liver is connected to anger.Negative energy goes into the blood and then to the liver for cleansing, where toxins can be trapped. Thus, the liver becomes a storage place for anger, resentment, bitterness, hatred, jealousy, envy, addictions, and a host of destructive emotions.

RELEASE is a helpful blend to release anger and memory trauma from the liver in order to create emotional well-being. It helps open the subconscious mind to release deep-seated emotion. It is one of the most powerful emotionally supporting essential oil blends.

A BLEND OF: Ylang Ylang, Lavender, Geranium, Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood, Grapefruit, Tangerine, Spearmint, Lemon, Blue Cypress, Davana, Kaffir Lime, Ocotea, Jasmine, Matricaria, Blue Tansy, Rose

EMOTIONS RELEASE CAN HELP TO RELEASE:
> Dejection
> Fear of success
> Holding Back
> Loss of Identity
> Love being conditional
> Rebellion
> Wrong
(per the book Releasing Emotional Patterns with Essential Oils)

Freedom comes from being at peace, rather than harboring negative emotions. Knowing that negativity can be stored in the liver causing issues with your health and well-being, it is important to release negativity intentionally.

Rub Release over your liver area and be sure to follow with extra water to assist in detoxing the body of toxic emotions while saying or thinking your affirmation.

The majority of people are unaware of the correlation between their anger and the effect it has on their liver because they don’t understand the depth of the connection. The state of the liver is actually fundamental to how we will feel the emotion, which could directly shape how we will act or react to what life dishes out.

By adding lemon vitality to our water each day, we aid in a gentle detox. Also, doing the Cleansing Trio once or twice a year can help to clear out negativity you may be storing.

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When we live in the past or dwell on the future, we are not being productive in the present. A world of opportunities presents itself when we can live in the now. Being present is a skill that we can improve upon through practice. Set aside 5 minutes each day, apply or diffuser your Present Time and/or Frankincense, and sit quietly with your breath. Thoughts or ideas will come up and when they do you can just acknowledge them and release them. As you practice this, you'll find it easier and easier to find a quiet mind and peace in the moment.

PRESENT TIME is an empowering blend that creates a feeling of being in the moment. Disease develops when we live in the past with regret. Being in the present time is key to progressing and moving forward.

A BLEND OF: Neroli, Ylang Ylang, Spruce

EMOTIONS PRESENT TIME CAN HELP TO RELEASE:
> Flustered
> Illusion
> Loss
> Malice
> Repressed or Stuffed Emotion
> Resistance to Change
(per the book Releasing Emotional Patterns with Essential Oils)

Apply to the wrist and behind the ears OR over the throat while saying or thinking your affirmation. Trust your intuition in deciding which way to apply.

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We are all born knowing exactly who we are. As we have negative experiences or traumatic events happen, we can lose parts of ourselves. Feelings of shame and confusion surface as a result and can be a great hindrance in adolescence and into adulthood. In fact, this is often what leads to a midlife crisis. Inner Child can help you access your creativity and your inner child and authentic self. It can also be very helpful for children who have had a troubled past or who are going through a difficult time emotionally.

INNER CHILD may stimulate memory response, helping one reconnect with their true identity. This is an essential step to achieving emotional balance.

A BLEND OF: Orange, Tangerine, Ylang Ylang, Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood, Jasmine, Lemongrass, Spruce, Bitter Orange, Neroli

EMOTIONS INNER CHILD CAN HELP TO RELEASE:
> Betrayal
> Distrust
> Repeating the past
> Self-denial
(per the book Releasing Emotional Patterns with Essential Oils)

Apply one drop of Inner Child around the navel and under the nose while saying or thinking your affirmation.


After you finish the final step in the protocol, allow yourself some time to relax and unwind. Be gentle with yourself as you shift into a new normal emotionally. If you feel like you need to do this protocol multiple times throughout the day, feel free! I've done it 3-4 times on occasion. 

You may or may not feel big dramatic shifts all of a sudden. Whether you do or you don't, it's okay. Some people slowly relax into a new state one day at a time, while others experience a big release some days. Either way, by following this protocol every day for 30 days, you will be able to make some big changes in a gentle way.

Also, you may consider keeping a journal of your thoughts, emotions, and experiences as you go through the process. It's amazing how in hindsight we can truly see just how far we've come.

Happy oiling, friends! Here's to feeling our absolute best and operating at our highest potential!

 

Essential Oils & Frequency
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Okay, friends. Let’s up the FREQUENCY of our discussions on FREQUENCY around here. No, it’s not woo-woo! It’s physics and it's game-changing info to understand. I know it’s a word that can cause eyes to glaze over, but we’re gonna change that cause it’s SUPER awesome! 

Everything is energy and that is all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you can not help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philsophy. This is physics.
— Albert Einstein

Albert knows y'all. He knows. So, everything has a frequency and that includes essential oils. Understanding what that means will help us truly grasp the power that these drops contain. 

WHAT IS FREQUENCY? Frequency is the measurable rate of electrical energy flow that is constant between two points. Again, everything has frequency.

WHAT DOES THE FREQUENCY MEAN? The state of our health and well-being is directly affected by the frequency of our body, and our frequency is affected by the frequency of the things we come in contact with.

Essential oil frequencies have a wide range from 46 MHz up to 580 MHz. Healthy people have a smaller range and our bodies function well between 62-72MHz. Disease begins at 58 MHz. Each organ and part of our body operates at it’s own frequency and each responds to other frequencies in their own way. For example, your heart resonates at a different frequency than your skin or your bones. Using a wide array of essential oils with varying frequencies can help support ALL the systems of your body.

HEALTHY HUMAN ORGAN FREQUENCIES

  • 71-90 MHz | Brain
  • 62-68 MHz | Thyroid and Parathyroid
  • 65-68 MHz | Thymus Gland
  • 67-70 MHz | Heart
  • 58-65 MHz | Lungs
  • 55-60 MHz | Liver
  • 58-65 MHz | Stomach
  • 60-80 MHz | Pancreas
  • 50-63 MHz | Colon

FREQUENCIES OF PEOPLE AND THINGS

  • 47-580 MHz | Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils
  • 62-72 MHz | Healthy human body
  • 58 MHz |Human body with cold symptoms
  • 57 MHz | Human body with flu symptoms
  • 42 MHz | Human body with cancer
  • 25 MHz | Human body beginning to die
  • 20-27 MHz | Fresh Herbs
  • 12-22 MHz | Dry herbs
  • 10-15 MHz | Fresh produce
  • 0 MHz | Processed or canned foods

Because our vulnerability to disease increases as our frequency decreases, understanding some different factors that can affect our frequency is important.

RAISES FREQUENCY

  • Focusing on uplifting news or positivity
  • Giving or Receiving prayer or good thoughts
  • Rest
  • Good nutrition and plenty of water
  • Fresh air
  • Using high-frequency essential oils

LOWERS FREQUENCY

  • Stress or focus on negativity or fears
  • Drinking coffee
  • An acidic diet
  • Lack of sleep
  • Unhealthy food choices (processed foods, sugar, etc)
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Feeling or being exposed to negative emotions, stress, anxiety

These are just some examples. The choices we make every day directly impact our frequency. Our body systems each respond to different frequencies. By using high quality essential oils with varying frequencies, and making wise lifestyle choices, we can affect our body’s frequencies so that it can be equipped to handle the day-to-day as well as seasons of additional immune stressors.

I’ll leave you with a list of some of our favorite essential oils and their frequencies. Grab some and use them! Diffuse, apply and enjoy.

  • 580 MHz Idaho Blue Spruce
  • 320 MHz Rose
  • 181 MHz Helichrysum
  • 150 MHz Thieves
  • 147 MHz Frankincense
  • 124 MHz Ravintsara
  • 118 MHz Lavender
  • 112 MHz PanAway
  • 105 MHz Myrrh
  • 102 MHz Acceptance
  • 98 MHz Sandalwood
  • 78 MHz Peppermint
  • 75 MHz R.C.
  • 64 MHz AromaSiez
  • 56 MHz Relieve It
  • 52 MHz Basil
  • 48 MHz Melrose
  • 46 MHz Purification
The Skinny on Citrus Oils
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Citrus fruits. They taste as amazing as they look and they smell even better! Just removing the peel on a juicy lemon or orange will leave the entire room smelling fresh and happy! But did you know that there is value in that rind that you toss? Citrus essential oils harness the goodness in the rind for you to enjoy drop by drop. Not only can they do amazing things for your body, they can also help cheer you up! Citrus fragrances induce relaxation and invoke feelings of happiness.

Interestingly, citrus oils are not technically essential oils at all. They are expressed oils – pressed from the rind of the fruit and rich in terpene alcohols. So, how do you choose which one to use? What are they used for, besides smelling and tasting amazing? We’ll go over that, as well as some basic usage info here, so you know exactly which citrus oil you want to use and why.

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LEMON – Cold pressed from the rind, lemon has a strong, purifying citrus scent. It contains 68% D-Limonene, which provides antioxidant support! Both energizing and uplifting, it is a great choice for helping improve the mood. It is also thought to improve memory, boost the immune system and cleanse the body. It is used both aromatically and Lemon VItality is used to enhance the flavors of foods and drink.

USAGE SUGGESTIONS:

  • Add a drop of Lemon Vitality to your glass of water
  • Use a few drops of Lemon to remove goo, gum or residue from most surfaces
  • Combine Lemon with water in a spray bottle to make a purifying surface spray
  • Diffuse Lemon to help purify the air and improve the mood while adding a refreshing lemon scent to the room
  • Add a few drops of Lemon to baking soda and place in the refrigerator or trash to eliminate odors
  • Place a few drops of Lemong on a cloth in your laundry as a booster to help remove grease from clothing
  • Make a batch of Lemon Soft Scrub by mixing Lemon with baking soda and a little Thieves Household Cleaner to thoroughly clean surfaces in your home.
  • Add several drops of Lemon to body butter and apply to cracked heals

 

LIME – Lime essential oil has an invigorating and stimulating effect and one of the strongest fragrances of all the citrus oils. It is well known for stimulating the immune system and supporting healthy skin. When taken internally, it can provide antioxidant support and may help aide in weight management.

USAGE SUGGESTIONS

  • Add a drop of Lime Vitality to your glass of water to add amazing flavor
  • Add a few drops of Lime Vitality to your salsa & guacamole for an amazing boost in flavor
  • Diffuse or apply Lime diluted to the chest in a salve to support the respiratory system
  • Combine a drop or two of Lime Vitality with olive oil to make a delicious marinade
  • Substitute Lime Vitality oil for lemon in recipes for a change of flavor
  • Apply Lemon to your skin to improve complexion and shrink pores

 

ORANGE – Orange essential oil has a rich, fruity smell that lifts the spirits, calms the body, and brings peace and happiness to the mind. With a flavor as delicious as it’s aroma, Orange Vitality makes a great addition to foods and drinks. Similar to lemon, orange is rich in d-limonene. Orange encourages emotional balance and improves skin.

USAGE SUGGESTIONS

  • Add a drop of Orange Vitality to your glass of water for amazing flavor
  • Add a drop of Orange Vitality to your orange juice or smoothie to enhance the flavor
  • Diffuse Orange to uplift your mood
  • Use one drop each of Orange Vitality, Lemon Vitality, Peppermint Vitality, and Frankincense Vitality in a spoonful of honey. We call this Spoonful of Wellness.
  • Add some Orange Vitality to your favorite vanilla dessert.
  • Add 1 drop each of Orange Vitality and Thieves Vitality to warm water for a delicious, immune boosting tea
  • Add 10-20 drops of Orange to a spray base for happy home cleaning!

 

GRAPEFRUIT – Grapefruit has a fresh, citrus aroma that is energizing and uplifting. Rich in the powerful antioxidant d-limonene, it is nourishing for the skin. Grapefruit Vitality is wonderful used to enhance the flavor of foods and drinks, and is often used to support weight loss.

 USAGE SUGGESTIONS

  • Add a drop of Grapfruit Vitality to water to support healthy and gentle detoxification
  • Take 3-5 drops of Grapefruit Vitality in a capsule to help kick food cravings and maintain a healthy metabolism
  • Add several drops of Grapefruit to body butter and apply to areas of cellulite to promote smooth skin
  • Diffuse Orange to encourage a good mood and positive outlook

 

TANGERINE – Tangerine is a calming essential oil with a sweet, tangy aroma, similar to orange. Like grapefruit, tangerine is rich in d-limonene and nourishes the skin. An excellent oil to help uplift the spirit, it helps calm and bring about a sense of security, while minimizing occasional feelings of nervous irritability. Tangerine Vitality is often used to enhance the flavor of foods and drinks.

 USAGE SUGGESTIONS

  • Add a drop of Tangerine Vitality to water to encourage healthy weight management
  • Diffuse Tangerine next to the bed to promote a restful night of sleep
  • Apply Tangerine diluted to the feet and chest to combat feelings of irritability
  • Take a few drops of Tangerine Vitality in a capsule to support proper digestion
  • Make a summer linen spray of 10 drops Tangerine & 10 drops Lemon Myrtle in a spray base

 

JADE LEMON – Jade lemon has a stronger and richer aroma than regular lemons. Unlike regular lemons, jade lemons remain green even when they have reached full maturity and their oil is only released when the fruit is picked. Rich in the antioxidant d-limonene, jade lemon helps invigorate, uplift, and energize, as well as support clarity of thought and purpose. This oil supports healthy skin, may help open and release emotional blocks, and is used to clean, detox, and purify.

 USAGE SUGGESTIONS

  • Drink Jade Lemon Vitality in water first thing in the morning to wake up happy
  • Diffuse Jade Lemon for an uplifting and powerful aroma
  • Add 15 drops of Jade Lemon to a healing salve base and apply around fingernails to encourage soft, healthy cuticles
  • Add several drops of Jade Lemon to playdough for a mood-boosting sensory activity for kids

 

BERGAMOT – Bergamot has a fresh, sweet, citrus scent. Many recognize Bergamot Vitality as the main flavor in Earl Grey Tea. Uplifting and relaxing, it is good for building confidence and enhancing your mood. It is especially useful for oily and troubled skin.

 USAGE SUGGESTIONS

  • Apply Bergamot to your wrists and heart as perfume to uplift the spirits
  • Add Bergamot to the silky lotion base and apply to your body at night for happy skin
  • Add 4 drops each Bergamot and Tea Tree to 1 cup of dead sea salt for a purifying bath soak
  • Add Bergamot to body butter and apply to face at night when dealing with breakouts
  • Make an Earl Gray Tea by dropping 1 drop of Bergamot Vitality into warm water and adding honey to taste

 

CITRUS FRESH – Citrus Fresh is a blend of orange, tangerine, mandarin, grapefruit, lemon and spearmint. With it’s fresh, citrusy aroma, it calms the body, uplifts the spirits and awakens the mind. It may bring about a sense of well-being, creativity and feelings of joy.

 USAGE SUGGESTIONS

  • Diffuse Citrus Fresh to help purify the air in your home
  • Drink Citrus Fresh VItality in water to energize and support body’s ability to detox
  • Add 15-20 drops Citrus Fresh to a spray base for a lovely room spray

CITRUS OIL USAGE

CITRUS OIL PRECAUTIONS – Citrus oils are Photosensitizing. This means that their natural constituents (particularly furanocoumarins) react when they are exposed to the sun’s rays. This can cause blistering, redness and burning of the skin. Luckily, it’s easy to avoid this. Simply apply citrus oils on skin that will *not* be exposed to direct sunlight, or apply at night to allow at least 12 hours before sun exposure! Citrus oils are different than regular essential oils, in that they are not merely the essence of the plant, but contain proteins from the plant. If you have a citrus allergy, you will also likely be allergic to the expeller-pressed citrus oils and any citrus oils should be used with caution. 

CREATING BLENDS WITH CITRUS OILS – Citrus oils are a favorite for diffusing and using in linen sprays because of their uplifting and purifying properties. A good blend contains top notes, middle notes and base notes. Your citrus oils are your top notes, so try pairing them with oils from the other two categories for a nice, full-bodied aroma-therapeutic experience. Some middle notes are cardamom, cypress, geranium, lavender, nutmeg and rosemary. Some low notes are cinnamon, clove, frankincense, ginger, jasmine, patchouli, sandalwood, valerian, vetiver and ylang ylang.

SLOW AND STEADY – Lemon in a glass of water is a great starting point for using citrus oils. Be sure to start off slowly using any of the citrus oils internally. They are known for supporting detoxification within the body and detoxing quickly can cause some uncomfortable side effects, such as itching or redness of the skin, as well as head or body aches. Just take it slow, use one drop a day, then slowly increase to using more than that. This will give your body time to slowly start detoxing without all the side effects.

LearnKimberly Laird