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The Benefits of Key Essential Oils

To most people, a smell isn't just a fragrance, it's a memory. When you get a whiff of fresh bread, you may think of baking at home. When a warm breeze blows the smell of Jasmin, you're instantly brought back to a certain summer holiday. These nostalgic ties aren't just a coincidence, there's science behind why we have these strong links. Our olfactory response is directly linked to the emotional center of our brain, causing a flood of warm and fuzzy feelings with a simple sniff. Unlike touch or taste, scents are directly correlated with past experiences. It's no wonder the smell of rain or the smell of pine trees makes us so reminiscent. But aside from their memory-inducing powers, certain...

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4 Steps to Improving Employee Wellness While Working Remotely 

  The last few months have forced many of us to get used to new ways of living. From cultivating socially distanced relationships, to learning how to keep ourselves entertained amid shop and restaurant closures, there’s no doubt that 2020 has taken life and given it a huge shakeup. However, if we were to pick the one thing that has changed the most, it has to be the ways that we work. With so many businesses temporarily closing offices, a lot of us have had to move our teams to remote ones. And quickly. Zoom meetings in PJ bottoms have fast become the norm and the idea of actually having to wear shoes to work may feel like a distant...

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5 Tips for Finding Flow in Your Everyday Life

     Even if you don’t know it, you’ve probably experienced flow state. Maybe you were working. Maybe you were running. Maybe you were just doing the washing up! Either way, you’ve likely felt at least a few moments of being in true flow.   Flow state is more commonly referred to as “being in the zone”. It’s those beautiful moments when you get truly immersed and lost in an activity, to the point where it feels effortless and like you are 100% present in your task. It’s in these moments that we often are our most productive, or have our most brilliant ideas because we are completely and utterly focused.   Like we said, flow state can happen with...

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How to work with the Full & New Moon

Guest blog post by Jane from The - Crystalised. Our Moon emanates frequencies that are powerful enough to influence Earth’s tides and even our water within our bodies – arousing our emotions, behaviors, and our consciousness. The MOON represents our ‘inner world’, our hidden emotions, desires, our shadow-self, fears/worries, and our dreams.  It represents our feelings, our unconscious beliefs, it enables us to learn from the past and creatively unlock and express our true selves. What is the New Moon? During a New Moon, the moon is roughly sitting between the Earth & the Sun, we cannot see the moon side that faces Earth as it is not illuminated.  Both the Moon & Sun are in the same Zodiac sign during a...

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Meet Emily: Founder of Yougi, Fragrance Industry Disruptor and Wellness Business Owner

Meet Emily: Founder of Yougi, Fragrance Industry Disruptor and Mindful Business Owner When you think of the birth of a fragrance company created to help its customers to reconnect, you may imagine that it came from a place of pure love and empathy. Whilst this is true of Yougi, it’s also true to say that the business came to be thanks to a hell of a lot of frustration! Mainly on the part of our founder, Emily Lynam, towards the fragrance and skincare industries. As an introduction to Emily and the waves she’s causing, we wanted to dedicate a blog post telling you her story. We’ll explore how she went from climbing the corporate ladder to committing to creating high-quality,...

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