Popular Fall Essential Oils

Fall Essential Oils

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It’s Fall! Which means the arrival of fall-themed everything…pumpkin spice lattes, cinnamon-scented candles, and the best one: autumn essential oils. Not only do they smell amazing, but they also add a great ambiance to your living space. Take a look below to check out my top 4 favorite fall-scented essential oils to try this autumn:

Pumpkin Pie

Found on NaturalLivingIdeas.com, this is a blend of:

2 drops Ginger, 2 drops Cassia, 1 drop Clove, 1 drop Vanilla, 2 drops Cardamom


Cinnamon Spice

HelloGlow.com describes this scent combination as:

2 drops Orange, 1 drop Cinnamon Bark, 1 drop Clove, 1 drop Vanilla


Fall Wreath

Another festive scent combo from this website, this mixture is:

3 drops Peppermint, 3 drops Fir, 1 Eucalyptus, 1 drop Tea Tree, 2 drops Rosemary


Warm Chai

Provided by this website, Warm Chai consists of:

3 drops Cardamom, 2 drops Cinnamon, 1 drop Clove, 1 drop Nutmeg, 2 drops Ginger


Try these yummy blends this October to add the perfect finishing touch to this season. Recipe for the perfect autumn day: curl up with tea and a good book, or a comfy blanket and your favorite movie with these scents wafting in the background. Sit back, relax, and enjoy pure bliss.  

Thanks for reading. Stay cozy!

Top 5 Yoga Stretches for Runners

The Top 5 Best Yoga Stretches for Runners

After running, you may find that your muscles feel tired and fatigued. Some stretching may help a little initially, but there are certain stretches (especially yoga poses) that will make you feel divine - if you do them correctly. Take a look below for the top 5 yoga poses for all runners and athletes alike.

1. Downward Dog

Benefits: arms and legs. YogaJournal.comsays downward dog, “stretches the shoulders, hamstrings, calves, arches and hands, [and] strengthens the arms and legs.” This pose can also “calm the brain, energize the body, and relieve stress.”

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2. Pyramid

Benefits: spine, shoulders, and wrists. This pose stretches the legs, especially the hamstrings. Active.comsays Pyramid pose “calms the brain, stretches the spine, strengthens the legs, and improves posture and digestion.”

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3. Pigeon

Benefits: hips. According to Harmony Yoga, Standing Pigeon “opens the hip joint, lengthens the hip flexor, stretches the thighs, gluteals, and piriformis muscles, and extends the groin and psoas.”

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4. Forward Fold

Benefits: hips, hamstrings, and calves. This pose can calm the mind, reduce stress, stretch the back and legs, and strengthen the hamstrings.

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5. Hand to Toe Hold

Benefits: feet, ankles, legs, hips, and core. YogaJournal.comsays Hand to Toe Hold “strengthens the legs and ankles, stretches the backs of the legs, and improves your sense of balance.”

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These poses are fantastic to assist with general body tightness and ease any restriction or rigidity that running (or vigorous exercise) may cause. Practice them pre-run, post-run, or even before bed, and you’ll feel amazing!

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