The Bottom line is simple: We only have control over ourselves. With that thought in mind, I decided to work on myself. I want to become a better, healthier person; someone who manages her stress instead of reacting to it. That's a tall order, I know, but I'm working on me.
One of my daughters began using essential oils to help her children sleep during the night. I noticed whenever she infused Lavender essential oil into the air, quickly (10-15 minutes) the atmosphere became calm where there had been crazy. We all noticed the calm that came over us and we enjoyed that feeling. I shared this story with one the of the nurses in the office and she was very interested. It seemed that she had been researching essential oils for her family. We chuckled about this, agreeing that great minds run on similar tracks. We both started using essential oils by doTERRA to help us stay calm during stressful times. It seems to be helping both of us. We may not be able to control everything that happens throughout the course of the business day, but we have a much better control over how we react and we feel good about it.
This brings me to the topic of this post: Essential oils in the workplace. Men wear cologne or aftershave. Women wear perfume. My suggestion would be to substitute the essential oils for the perfume/cologne. Essential oils can be added to 100% pure fractionated coconut oil (remains liquid at room temperature), placed into a small roller and then rolled on just like perfume/cologne. It can be reapplied throughout the day to relieve or lessen feelings of anxiety. Essential oils can be used in the workplace unless your employer has specific policies that restrict their use.
We have been so satisfied with the results of using the doTERRA Essential Oils that now I am able to offer these products to the public. Most essential oils can be used topically, internally or infused into the air. Follow this link to learn more about doTERRA products and/or place an order if you like. www.mydoterra/carolynshinn. Feel free to ask me questions in the comment section or share your thoughts about stress in the workplace and how to reduce it.