• An Introduction to Essential Oils + the 5 ways you should be using them and the one way you should not. | simplywellfamily.com

    An Introduction to Essential Oils and The 5 Ways You Should Be Using Them

    By now you have probably heard of essential oils if you are not already using them. I first started using essential oils about 20 years ago. Back then I mainly used them as an air freshener, as an alternative to popular chemical “plug-ins”. However, nowadays my use of essential oils goes well beyond freshening the air in my home. The History of Essential Oils Essential oils and their benefits were first discovered centuries ago. Many historians believe that Egyptians used essential oils in cosmetics and aromatics dating as far back as 4500 B.C. However, more recently multi-level marketing (MLM) companies started producing essential oils. These MLM companies have helped make…

  • 5 tips to help you when you're friend is having a miscarriage | simplywellfamily.com

    Miscarriage: Helping Your Friend Cope Through Heartache

    How is that for a sucky topic? Did you know that 1 in 4 women experience a miscarriage? That means there is a good chance that one of your friends has, or will, miscarry. Thinking back, I said some things that probably came off pretty bad when one of my best friends had a miscarriage. I really didn’t mean any harm. I honestly had no idea what it was like to lose a baby, until I became 1 in 4. Every miscarriage is different. Each person will process it differently. When I miscarried, I searched the internet and so did my friends. We were both looking for help. I needed to…