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Know Yourself Better: The Role of Essential Oils in Self Development

Updated: Jul 28, 2022

Knowing yourself is so much more than naming what your favorite music, color, or food is. It is a journey to gain a deeper awareness of your true self—your dreams, values, priorities, and purpose in life.

It is connecting how your past has helped you grow into who you are today.

It is embracing every aspect of you to let yourself live life to the fullest.

Quoting author Pamela Theresa Loertscher, "Know thyself and all will be revealed," the journey to self-development begins with self-awareness. Once you've reached a deeper level of personal discovery, you can take the next steps to improve yourself further.

Self-development is an essential way to measure your personal growth through your skills, habits, and way of life. It is a process done to improve yourself and reach your greatest potential. Along this journey, you can achieve a life filled with happiness and serenity.

Importance of Self Development

The road to personal growth and development can be the most meaningful journey that you'll take. So, why is it important to start with knowing yourself better first? There are actually a lot of benefits you can gain from pursuing self-development.

  • It will show you opportunities you've never thought of. Knowing yourself helps better determine where you see yourself in the future. So, planning the next steps are going to be easier for you.

  • It helps keep you in a focused frame of mind. The excitement of discovering something about yourself can drive your motivation and curiosity. Hence, nothing can stop you from walking the path toward self-development.

  • It can boost your self-esteem and confidence. Having a deeper understanding of your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors will help you be more comfortable in expressing yourself. In turn, this may improve your work performance and relationship with others.

  • It helps you stay in the present moment. Having a clear path to work hard for while keeping high self-esteem will help you enjoy the process. Thus, this provides the serenity your body and spirit need.

Starting On Self Development

When you have a better understanding of yourself, it puts you in a serene frame of mind that makes the journey to self-development a lot more meaningful. This can give your self-esteem and confidence a boost for this road you're taking. So, try activities that can help you know yourself better. You may further enhance this experience with the help of pure essential oils for self-care.

Self Development and Essential Oils

Depending on your needs, there are several types of essential oils that you can use to help make your self-development journey meaningful.

In relation to that, many essential oil blend recipes are available in the market, so it's best to consult the experts for essential oil tips first. But, here are some pure essential oil scents that can help with your personal growth and development.

  • Lemon essential oil

Lemon essential oil is a popular essential oil that fills your room with a clean, tangy aroma that can boost your self-esteem and confidence. Enjoy the peace of being one with nature as you feed your mind and spirit during your morning readings. Find joy in the relaxing scent of our Douceur Florale essential oil blend, where lemon is present.

  • Frankincense essential oil

Start your journey to spiritual healing with the help of Frankincense essential oil. Wrapping your safe space with its warm, earthy, and grounding fragrance will clear your mind as you engage in your meditation practice.

  • Ylang Ylang essential oil

A soothing presence in your home, Ylang Ylang's sweet, exotic floral notes can take you back to all the happy and fulfilling memories of your day. This is especially helpful when you write down all your thoughts and feelings in your journal. Bask in the comfort provided by our very own Coin Tranquille, an essential oil blend featuring the rich aroma of Ylang Ylang.

  • Sweet Orange essential oil

Sweet Orange essential oil helps regulate your emotions. Its honeyed, citrusy scent is perfect for engaging in self-care practices. Yoga, for example, is an activity that aims to focus your energy on creating balance in your life. Sweet Orange is in our new summer oil blend Voyage Maritime, which can help ease you into this road to self-development by taking you on a relaxing trip to the beaches of Jacmel within the comfort of your home.

  • Lavender essential oil

A great way to spend some quality time with yourself at night is dipping in a warm bath soaked in the gentle, light, and floral fragrance of Lavender. The sweetness of this essential oil brings serenity to your mind and spirit as you build a deeper connection within to know yourself better.

The road to self-development is a journey about finding joy and satisfaction in this world that's full of surprises. Our essential oils are here to create a calm atmosphere to support this journey within so you may "Know Thyself."

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Posted July 27, 2022, in ESSENTIAL OILS by Essence et Sérénité

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