Essential Oil Recipes for Your New Year's Resolution 2017

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With the year coming to a close & a new year just around the corner, many of us are talking about new starts for the New Year.  As we set out to begin another year, many of us want to bring our best selves along & take advantage of the year ahead to improve who we are.  We set goals for ourselves & come up with New Year's Resolutions all with the intention of making the New Year our best year yet.

As we come up with our New Year's resolution we set our sights high - sometimes too high.  Most people's New Year's resolutions fail & by February everything is back to the way it was the previous year.  Using Essential Oils & Aromatherapy can help you stick to your New Year's resolution & reach all of the goals you have set for yourself for 2016.

Essential Oil Recipes for Your New Year's Resolution

For those who want to make healthier choices with food in The New Year

One of the most common New Year's resolutions is a desire to eat better.  Whether eating better means eating less or just making healthier choices & curbing cravings, Essential Oils will help.  Try this Essential Oil recipe in your aromatherapy diffuser to assist you in your healthy eating goals.

  • 4 drops - Grapefruit Essential Oil
  • 2 drops - Ginger Essential Oil
  • 1 drop - Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

For those who want to keep up their motivation to exercise in The New Year

It's easy to fall into a sedentary lifestyle.  Modern day conveniences make it almost natural for us to sit back & enjoy the world from the comfort of the couch.  While this comfy existence might mean you're up-to-date on everything on Netflix, a sedentary lifestyle is dangerous for our waistlines & our over-all health.    This Essential Oil diffuser recipe will help keep you motivated:

  • 4 drops - Peppermint Essential Oil
  • 3 drops - Bergamot Essential Oil
  • 1 drop - Spearmint Essential Oil

For those who want to maintain a positive outlook in The New Year

Negative thinking can become a bad habit.  Like all bad habits, it can be a difficult one to break.  If your New Year's resolution is to become a better person by adopting a sunnier disposition, try this Essential Oil recipe in your diffuser.

  • 5 drops - Bergamot Essential Oil
  • 3 drops - Roman Chamomile Essential Oil
  • 1 drop - Lavender Essential Oil

For those who are seeking love in the New Year

The most important part of love & relationships is being able to love yourself.  If your goal in 2016 is to find & maintain a lasting romantic relationship, opening yourself up to self-love is a necessary starting point.  Self-love can be difficult to come by.  Try opening yourself up to self-acceptance with this Essential Oil diffuser recipe.  Diffusing this blend in the evening is especially effective.

  • 5 drops - Frankincense Essential Oil
  • 3 drops - Lavender Essential Oil
  • 2 drops - Neroli Essential Oil

For those who want to work harder & achieve more in The New Year

We all want success & wealth, but few of us have the sticktoitiveness to work hard enough to make all of our dreams a reality.  If you struggle with staying focused & working hard, try this Essential Oil diffuser recipe for increased focus & motivation.

  • 5 drops - Cypress Essential Oil
  • 3 drops - Rosemary Essential Oil
  • 2 drops - Orange Essential Oil

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