Have you ever woken up feeling unstoppable and ready to seize the day? Whether you’re a morning person or not, there’s no denying that the first moments set the mood for the rest of the day.
Incorporating essential oils into your morning routine can amplify your intentions and enhance your feelings of confidence so you can start your day from a place of strength. Layering and blending specific oils in distinct ways can help cultivate the right mindset, focus the intentions, and provide an emotional anchor throughout your day.
The four elevating oils in Gary’s Great Day Protocol embrace this sentiment, and when used together are a powerful way to start each day with intention and empowerment (not to mention, you’ll smell amazing).
GARY’S GREAT DAY PROTOCOL:
A STEP BY STEP GUIDE
Step 1: Valor Place 1 drop of Valor on the inside of your left wrist. Place your left wrist over the inside of your right wrist so that the insides of both wrists are touching and hold together for a moment. Focus your mind on balancing, holding your wrists in place. The powerful combination of ingredients in Valor delivers strengthening and refreshing qualities, supporting feelings of courage and self-esteem.
Step 2: Harmony Place 1 drop of Harmony above your belly button to promote positive feelings, calming down your mind. This spiritual and emotional blend is balancing and calming, and may help reduce occasional everyday stress and discord, by creating harmonic balance in the mind, spirit and body.
Step 3: Joy Place 1 drop of Joy above your heart to bring about feelings of happiness to your mind and body. Create a joyful and happy aromatic experience with this uplifting blend of pure essential oils such as Rose, Jasmine, Tangerine, Bergamot and others.
Step 4: White Angelica Place 1 drop of White Angelica in your palms and rub together. Lightly brush hands over your head, face, shoulders and body to uplift your spirits and protect your energies. Lovingly harvested from plants native to exotic destinations around the world, the 10 essential oils in White Angelica come together to create a one-of-a-kind blend that inspires a positive atmosphere and feelings of security and optimism.
Have you ever been without ideas about what to cook for dinner?
That was my predicament the other night. I was looking at recipes and decided that I wanted to make lemongrass rice with a deconstructed stuffed pepper mix.
For the main dish,
I browned a pound of ground turkey with an onion.
Added salt, pepper, & garlic.
Then mixed in a can of diced tomatoes, chili seasoning, 2 drops each of vitality oils cumin, parsley, and black pepper.
Let simmer for 15-20 minutes
For the lemongrass rice:
I did not have any lemongrass, so I decided to use my vitality essential oil. I put two drops in a little bit of olive oil and drizzled that over the rice in the rice cooker.
Then I added my water, dash of sea salt, and cooked it.
Plated it and garnished with some Homemade pickled Peppers and carrots,
It turned out so good! It was very fragrant.
I love experimenting and finding more and more uses for my vitality oils!
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I thought I would take a moment and share why I decided to use Young Living as my primary and really only brand when it comes to essential oils.
I used to buy other brands but I never would buy blends because I knew that a lot of unscrupulous companies would has a lot of filler oils and not a lot of the essential oil but charge as if it was a lot of the good stuff.
Fast forward to now. I love the Young Living blends just as much as the single oils. The quality can’t be beat! If you are thinking about what brand to use, Young Living is the ONE!
What makes Young living so special?
By having their own farms and employing Seed to Seal standards, Young Living ensures that NO ONE has more potent or more pure oils.
Young Living does this by regularly sampling and measuring the BRIX values of the plants. (BRIX is a measure of the sugar level in the plants, which is indicative of plant metabolism (when plants photosynthesize, they store the energy from the sun as sugar).
Young Living then harvests the plants at the peak of their metabolic processes, which ensures that they are producing the most and best oil of their lifecycles.
You CAN NOT do this if you don’t have access to the plants on your own farms.
There is no question in my mind which brand to use to help support the wellness on my family and friends.
I’m participating in a challenge to elevate my mind and body for my overall wellness.
I have gotten out of the habit of doing some of the things that keep me healthy.
So I’m rebooting my morning routine by drinking my Ningxia Red drink. I added ginger kombucha, 3 drops lime vitality, and 2 drops Red Shot.
NingXia Red Benefits- Just 1-2 ounces of this power juice a day power packed with nutrients keep your body running strong and help you flush out those toxins!
Red Shot Benefits- Cassia is great for the immune system and cardiovascular system, the citrus oils are all vitality oils that are immune system support powerhouses , and Spearmint Vitality is great for the digestive system and weight management.
Lime Essential oil Benefits- It is 100 % Bioflavonoid, supports the immune system, stimulates the detox pathways , and helps with the absorption of Vitamin C.