Stress Relief for Challenging Times and How Essential Oils Can Help You Find Inner Calm

We are all searching for ways to deal with the stress brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether that’s it’s meditating, eating immune-boosting foods or Zoom chatting with friends, just doing something for stress relief is essential for your mental and physical well-being.

Now there’s one more way to help de-stress in this trying time – with the power of essential oils.

Vitality Extracts have diffusers, car diffusers, roll-on bottles, essential oil jewelry and a line for kids.

Vitality Extracts crafts the finest essential oils that are pure, safe and free of chemicals making them the perfect aromatherapy oils for optimal natural healing. Each of its oils is tested to ensure it’s 100% contaminant free! While the company is unwavering in its commitment to provide products that are beneficial for its customers, it’s equally committed to protecting its workers and the planet as a whole. The company’s collection of products is sourced from generational farms around the world, helping preserve and protect a vanishing way of life. Farmers and the artisans who lovingly create Vitality Extracts are paid a fair wage and work in an environment guided by ethical practices.

Along with essential oils for migraine relief, stress relief, energy and more, Vitality Extracts makes stunning diffuser bracelets from natural stones, each as beautiful to look at as it is good for your soul! With all the stress in the world now, be good to yourself – and the planet and find some grounding with Vitality Extracts.

Top Picks for Stress Relief:

Immunity – a powerful way to help support the proper function of your immune and respiratory systems. In addition, it can help purify the air and disinfect surfaces to provide a cleaner environment for you and your family, while reducing anxiety and helping with mental focus.

Inner Peace – a lovely combination of oils that gives a spiritual calm even when you’re most stressed. This refreshing combination of citrus oils helps to restore energy, relieve tension and boost the immune and circulatory systems.

Breathe Easy – designed to increase the lung’s capacity to breathe and clear the sinuses. It can also help purify the air in the room and ease congestion and sinus pressure, reduce inflammation and promote a healthy immune and circulatory system.

Diffuser Jewelry – Pyrite, rose quartz and African turquoise are just some of the beautiful and beneficial stones in this collection. Each bracelet or necklace features natural stones paired with lava beads to soak up the oils and provide long-lasting benefits in a beautiful package.

About Vitality Extracts:  Vitality Extracts was created by a group of health and wellness enthusiasts who firmly believe in the natural healing of essential oils. The company crafts products of the utmost quality and offers them at affordable prices to ensure everyone can enjoy the benefits of better health. The company is so confident its products exceed expectations it offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee!

Lifestyle Update: Work From Home Starter Kit #Coronavirus

Owning a face mask has become a staple in everyone’s home.  Honestly, if you think about it how many times have we needed a face mask?

When we’re walking through the airport.  During the cold and flu season.  After giving birth to a newborn baby.  There have been several instances in our lives when we needed to protect ourselves or someone else.

This surgical mask has now sparked a surge of inspiration amongst the creative community!

Artists and designers are using their skills and designing “fancy” face masks.

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Something that started as a medical necessity is now multi-purpose; one for protection and the other for style.

With that being said, many of us are working from home to protect ourselves from the Coronavirus.

This sudden change has made us alter our schedule and clothing selections.  Many are logging into meetings while juggling the demands of home.

Luckily, we can join meetings while lounging in our slippers!

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Slow Down and Practice Self – Care: Stress Awareness Month Essentials

April is Stress Awareness Month, a reminder for us to slow down and practice self-care. This month, take time for yourself and indulge in luxury and comfort with these essentials from Molton Brown, Soap & Paper Factory and C.O. Bigelow:


Molton Brown Rosa Absolute Sumptuous Bathing Oil


The Rosa Absolute Sumptuous Bathing Oil is a bathing elixir enriched with luxurious Italian rose and argan oils, leaving skin silky, supple and perfumed with notes of rose oil, blackcurrent, geranium, and patchouli.

Molton Brown Coco & Sandalwood Single Wick Candle


The Candle Coco & Sandalwood Single Wick Candle is a luxuriously scented candle, blended with Filipino coconut, jasmine, and sandalwood for a harmonious, sophisticated aroma.



Molton Brown Pink Pepperpod Single Wick Candle


An indulgent, spicy single wick scented candle blended with notes of ginger, patchouli, and pink pepperpods.


Molton Brown Orange & Bergamot Single Wick Candle


A luxurious single wick candle blended with notes of bergamot, Sevillian orange oil, and mandarin.


Soap & Paper Factory Mission Grove Sea Salt Scrub

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This scrub gives new meaning to the word “glowing,” with the ability to naturally detoxify while giving you super soft and radiant skin. Available in Madagascar Vanilla, Sakura Blossom, and Fig & Honey.




C.O. Bigelow Lavender Essential Oil

The most popular of essential oils, lavender oil is used to treat a multitude of ailments including bruises, cuts, wounds, scars and insect bites.  It has anti-inflammatory properties used to relieve muscular aches, pain, and rheumatism.  The essential oil also promotes a restful sleep and soothes anger.

Price: $12



C.O. Bigelow Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus helps open the breathing passages in steam inhalation and inhibits proliferation of the cold virus. Some of this oil’s properties are expectorant, decongestant,  analgesic, antirheumatic and antiseptic. Other benefits include cooling emotions and aiding concentration.

Price: $8.50


Stress Relieving Lavender Beauty Products: Holiday Self-Care Options

Relieve holiday stress with two Lavender scented products that help you unwind and slow down thanks to the soothing aroma.

Kneipp Lavender Aromatherapy Bubble Bath – “Relaxing” ($15,

With beneficial ingredients such as essential lavender oil, this bubble bath allows you to relax and bring your mind and body back into balance.

The bubble bath fills the tub with beautiful shades of blue and lavender, which can play a part in calming one’s mood through the use of color therapy.

MegRhythm Eye Mask in Lavender ($10.99 for a pack of 7,

MegRhythm self-heating eye mask in lavender is the perfect way to de-stress and relax.

The advanced self-heating technology will heighten relaxation with the warm sensation of steam heat, while the lavender scent releases a calming effect on the mind.

This can be an intense time of the year and there’s several options to help us practice self-care:

  • Create a holiday shopping list and budget.
  • Don’t overcommit to holiday parties.
  • Start food-prep early; take a look at recipes and ingredients.
  • Place some food items in the freezer for ready-made meals.
  • Purge unused household goods and donate to local charities.
  • Take time for yourself by getting a massage or therapeutic remedies with essential oils.

GuruNanda Essential Oils and Diffuser – Lifestyle Tip

GuruNanda 100% Essential Oils with Diffuser (, an aromatherapy gift set that features two different oils (calming lavender and uplifting peppermint) and an ultrasonic diffuser with a color-changing LED light to add to the sensory experience.

This would be great for:

  • Natural products and aromatherapy enthusiasts
  • Alternative beauty and wellness enthusiasts
  • A holiday party hostess gift
  • Affordable gifts/gifts under $25 (It retails for $19.99)
  • Gifts for the home
  • DIY spa-ers
  • The woman who has everything
  • Stressed out holiday shoppers who need to wind down or reenergize


The kit houses two different oils – lavender and peppermint  — and an ultrasonic diffuser that disperses them into the air, where they release their wonderful natural fragrance and the healing aromatherapy benefits.    It can transform a room into a mini DIY spa in seconds.    The diffuser also features a color-changing LED light to add to the atmosphere.

Best of all, at only $19.99, it’s an affordable, thoughtful, one-size-fits all gift with tangible benefits.   It will be available in November at Walmart.