This past Sunday a friend and I took our kids horseback riding. The instructor wanted to take the kids to a nearby horse park to ride. The trailer could only hold three horses, so Shelby and the other kids got their own horses. I followed along on foot. Behind three horses. On a dusty, sandy trail. For well over an hour. Through the woods in Georgia where it hasn't rained in about a decade.
Well, that's how it feels -- North Georgia is currently suffering a severe drought. I was covered in dust from head to toe -- inside and out!
Sunday evening I could tell my entire respiratory system wanted to shut down. I have a history of severe allergic reactions, so I was not surprised.
So what did I do?
My usual routine these days is simply to use my Breathe Vapor Stick all around my nose, over my cheeks, around my ear and down my chest. Sunday evening I needed to amp it up. So after taking a shower, I used my Breathe Vapor Stick of course and also rubbed Breathe Respiratory Blend Oil and DigestZen Blend Oil over the same areas. Monday morning I took a Veggie cap (<---learn how and why here) with Peppermint, Lavender, Lemon and Melaleuca in it and repeated the Breathe and DigestZen routine.
All better -- no need for anything else. By Monday evening, I was back to my usual routine of just using my Breathe Vapor Stick.
the take-away ...
1 -- Have an open mind. Truth is, two years ago I didn't even know these products existed. When I was introduced to them, I had zero confidence in these strange hippy oils (I mean, it sounds so weird, right?!?) to really work, but I was desperate enough and just barely open-minded enough to give them a fair shot. I had no idea the radical difference they would make in my health.
2 -- It takes patience. After a few months of using doTERRA essential oils, I started working out my own "maintenance" routine and "emergency" plans. It's a journey -- of learning a little every day about the oils, listening to your body ... and some trial and error. Did I open the bottles and immediately know how to use them and have huge changes? Well, in some ways yes, I found immediate and quick-acting solutions. But with the deeper, more chronic issues, no. I had to go step-by-step, learning about the oils and what worked for me. I had to have patience with myself -- to give myself permission to learn. I had to have patience with the oils -- to give them time (two - three months) to get inside me and do their work.
That learning curve is why having a coach like me to guide you along is so very crucial.
I just really don't even have words to express how remarkable doTERRA products are. I thank God for them every day.
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