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4 Self-Development Techniques to enhance the Present Moment this Winter with Essential Oils.


Winter is a beautiful season, which brings a great deal of tranquillity and relaxation. And with it arrives the perfect time to relax, rejuvenate and calm our senses. It's the perfect time to enjoy nature and the harmony that it brings. It’s the perfect time to recentre using aromatherapy.


There is a lot to be said about the power of essential oils. They have been used for centuries as an essential part of aromatherapy and healing in Eastern cultures. Moreover, the benefits of many essential oils like Pine tree needle oil, Ylang-ylang oil, Chamomile oil, Frankincense oil, and Lavender oil when diffused in your home may help create a serene and relaxing ambiance.


There's no denying that home is that peaceful sanctuary you've always cherished. It is meant to be our safe place where we want to be in our utmost relaxed state. It is at home that we start practicing mindfulness. Mindfulness is the awareness that arises from paying attention in the present moment. The right kind of energy needs to be channeled at the right moment for a calm atmosphere at home. It helps us focus on the present moment, and live a more meaningful and contented life.





Yoga and meditation are wide-ranging techniques that focus on awareness and breathing. They've been used for thousands of years to help people understand their bodies, mind, and spirit. An amazing addition to make it more beneficial is a combination of different essential oils like Pine Needle Oil, Ylang-ylang oil, Chamomile Oil, Frankincense Oil, and Geranium Oil. These oils are nourishing to the soul and enhance the present moment.


There are multiple techniques to help a person enjoy the present moment using Essential Oils. A few of those are as follows:

Mindfulness can be practiced in small things like:

  • Eating food

When we are present in the moment, we enjoy each and every second of it. Similarly, when eating our food if we are mindful, we relish every bite of it. The gratitude associated with having food on the table gives meaning to life and the soul. Essential oils like Frankincense oil can be diffused in the dining area to make the whole eating experience a calming one.

  • While sleeping

Sleep is an essential part of one’s routine. It is rightfully said that good sleep is better than a hundred medicines. Hence, diffusing your bedroom with essential oils like chamomile oil can help create a relaxing atmosphere to facilitate a peaceful sleep.

  • Massage Oil

A massage is more than just an indulgent experience but rather an effective method of relaxation. When massage is combined with aromatherapy and panchakarma, people can enjoy the benefits of better health and wellness. Aromatherapy has been used to improve well-being by improving circulation in the body, reducing stress levels, and promoting relaxation. Similarly, Panchkarma benefits include purifying your body and enhancing overall health and well-being. Using essential oils when massaging your body can be deeply relaxing.

  • Calming Bonfire

With winter comes the excitement of New Years' and Christmas accompanied by relaxing evenings, comfy loungewear, fireplaces, and bonfires. Adding essential oil like Pine needle oil to the bonfire, and lazing around in the comfy loungewear can be a great stress buster this season of fall. The warmth and comfort can be a great source of pleasure for your soul.





In conclusion, incorporating essential oils into your overall self-care and health regimen is a great way to add some luxury to your day. Diffusing essential oils into your space can create a serene atmosphere and bring you the kind of relaxation you need after a long day. Using essential oils to support your mindful practice, can further help you find peace within.

This winter let the different scents of essential oils permeate the surroundings of your home and strike a fine balance between work, rest, and play. Let the winters be a soothing affair with the addition of some essential oils sweet, spicy, musky, earthy, fruity, and floral fragrances.


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Posted 12/20/22 at SERENE LIFESTYLE by Maréfleur by Essence & Sérénité



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