Autumn Equinox


Today is the Autumn Equinox and the official start of the Fall Season! We have certainly been getting glimpses of what is to come.  Here in the Lower Mainland, the temperatures have definitely gotten cooler, and I notice that the leaves are just starting to turn, but there are still some glimpses of Summer’s Glory

Diploma in Advanced Techniques

Diploma in Advanced Aromatherapy Techniques

Thanks to Fennel I was able to persevere and complete my Summer Project just before the Labor Day weekend! As I reported last month, the reviewing, revising and reworking of the Aromatherapy 101 and Aromatherapy 201 courses were completed by August 11.  I am very happy to report that the New Improved Aromatherapy 301 –

Aromatic Virgo

Aromatic Virgo is the sixth sign of the zodiac.  It has the archetypes of the Servant, the Martyr, the Perfectionist and the Analyst.  Lavender, associated with Mercury, the Ruler of Virgo, is the signature oil of Virgo. Virgo is a sign of service and work and it is often described as being closely connected with

Fennel for Perseverance


According to Joni Keim & Ruah Bull in their book Daily Aromatherapy, Transforming the Seasons of Your Life with Essential Oils, the best essential oil for Perseverance is Fennel!  They go on to say that it: • Fortifies emotionally • Promotes perseverance • Encourages assertiveness • Motivates and builds confidence, especially in communication. Just the qualities

Summer Project 2017

Review. revision, rewrite course material

After some reflection, I decided that my Summer Project 2017 should be to have a closer look at the course material and the way it is presented now.  I was open to see if there was a way to improve both content and the flow of delivery.   While I knew it would be a big