I use to buy without thinking about the ramifications of the products. Then I became vegan and had to be a bit more conscious. I still bought a lot of these products I’m sharing below. Then when I started using essential oils, I became more aware of living a non-toxic life.Read More
If you’re like me, or most women, you may have cellulite. While it’s natural and nothing to be ashamed of, it’s also totally okay to want it to go away. Or at least become less noticeable. Here’s a DIY scrub I love for helping to reduce the appearance of cellulite!Read More
I get asked often if partnering with doTERRA truly matters or do I really need to only buy from doTERRA? There are other trusted brands out there and surely doTERRA can’t be the only one with good oils, right?Read More
Start With Lemon was created when I lived in Vietnam. Needless to say, I love traveling! It’s one of those things that just makes you feel alive, you know? I absolutely love traveling but have often found it easy to get sick, feel low, or get all kinds of weird stuff happening (poop problems anyone?). Here’s how I prevent and work quickly when a problem comes up. I wish I could tell you to take every oil with you but here are my top 7 and how to use them!Read More
You feel like the whole world is against you and the main thing fighting you is your body. It’s that time of month. Aka when your period hits. It seems like there’s nothing you can do but I’m here to tell you that there is. Bring on all the goodness that will help!!Read More
Ready to start blending your oils to make a delicious concoction of smells and aromas in your home or room?
Here are some of my ultimate combinations!Read More
I’m writing to you from a bumpy flight. We haven’t even been able to unbuckle yet. How ironic.
I use to have to carry a stuffed animal any time I flew because I would be so nervous. My poor animal would get squeezed to death because clinging to that animal would obviously keep me safe during turbulence. Duh.Read More
It’s no secret I’m a lover of doTERRA’s essential oils. Back when I got my hands on all of the goodies in October, my entire world changed. I basically Marie Kondo’ed my entire life and got rid of all the toxic chemicals and products I had and replaced them with oils. I mean I was full force into upleveling my health.
But I know everyone doesn’t start out with the same vigor or excitement I did. Or maybe you are pumped but have no clue where to start. I’m breaking it down nice and easy on the top three ways I use my oils daily.Read More
I love talking about poops. Why? They’re a huge clue into our overall health including digestion, nutrient absorption, and gut health (aka my favorite topic ever). The color, shape, consistency, and frequency of your poops can tell you a lot.
While you can check out more about exactly what your poop is telling you here, I’m here to talk about how we can be pooping regularly and what this means for our bodies.Read More
One time I was so sore from working out that I was walking around my university campus and literally fell down because my legs would not bend enough for me to walk.
I get soreness…Read More
My skin is far from perfect. When I was young I thought I’d never get a pimple. Oh little naive Alexis.
I’ve always had acne. But it got way worse in 2015. When I moved to Costa Rica in the spring of 2015, my acne made a delightful transition from adolescent acne to adult acne.Read More
I love traveling. Going to a new place just brings such fresh excitement into my life. I especially love airports, is that weird?! While traveling is amazing, it can leave you feeling a bit run down or even catching that gross cough your 4B passenger had the ENTIRE FLIGHT!Read More
My brain never stops going. I’m constantly thinking of ideas, blogs, my clients, projects, you name it. Cant anyone else relate to this?!
When I realized my teeth hurt from my mouth being tense all day I knew I needed to do something about this. I decided it was time for a really ultra relaxing routine and that would start with my night time bathing routine.Read More
Let’s be honest, our phones are nasty. I throw mine on the gym floor, makeup gets all over it, food I’m sure, and who knows what else. Don’t think yours is any different….
So how can we clean it in a safe, plant based friendly, and non-toxic way? Simple. Lemon.Read More