A Mindful Approach to Life through Aromatherapy, Nutrition & Fitness.
Anyone who has taken a science class learns that all material things are made up of atoms. Science has proven that atoms are 99.99999 percent energy and .00001 percent matter. This means that every little thing that exists in our world is made of energy. Written in...read more
Probiotics aka “the good bacteria,” are definitely a hot topic of discussion today. More and more studies are being done on what is known as the Human Microbiome, which is basically our own unique ecosystem of bacteria that live inside our body, primarily in the...read more
I have been seeing a lot of social media posts recently and hearing a lot of people talk about the benefits of going barefoot. Studies are showing major health benefits for those that spend even just 5 minutes each day walking on sand, grass, or soil. This practice is...read more
The History of Medicine 2000 B.C. “Eat this root” 1000 B.C. “That root is heathen. Say this prayer” 1850 A. D. “That prayer is superstition. Drink this potion”. 1940 A.D. “That potion is snake oil. Swallow this pill”. 1985 A.D. “That pill is ineffective. Take this...read more
It’s Easter which, although a religious holiday, is also the time of the Easter Bunny. This means fun and colorful candy, cakes and other treats. My two daughters, although adults now, still request their name written in jelly beans on Easter morning! We love those...read more
I have had a few weeks now to really reflect on my journey to Thailand and I thought I would share my experiences and the conclusions I came to. Right off the bat, I can say that Thailand is an incredible country filled with wonderful people and breathtaking views....read more
The lovely aroma of lemongrass can travel much further than just the kitchen. It has a multitude of health benefits including reducing inflammation and relieving pain. It is also a great emotional uplifter, decreasing fatigue and soothing depression. The oil can...read more
The Bergamot we use comes from the Southern part of Italy in Calabria. Bergamot is freshly sweet with fruity undertones. This oil is uplifting, yet calming and has been scientifically proven to help with managing depression and anxiety. It blends well with vanilla,...read more
My love of Cedarwood started young. My great grandmother had a trunk that was lined with it and I would stick my head in there and just breathe. To this day it is one of my favorite smells. Its woodsy, earthy aroma always makes me feel calm and composed. The Cedar is...read more
Many times, the terms food allergies, food sensitivities and food intolerances are used interchangeably … and inappropriately. There is a very clear difference between the three in how your body responds. A food allergy (also known as an IgE response) can be defined...read more
Welcome to the Mindful Guru’s blog. The Gurus are the experts behind Mindful Mixtures, a toxic-free product line that is safe and effective for the entire family. Jody is the resident aromatherapist, Tami, a Registered Dietitian and Health Coach and Taylor a Certified Personal Trainer and Soccer coach. The Gurus are a family of health professionals dedicated to educating and promoting a healthier way of life. Combining both east and west, this trio of voices share their wisdoms and inspirations to help those around them lead a more mindful life.