Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC The winter solstice marks a time of introspection and renewal. Here we begin to slow down and focus on building up our immunity for the cooler months ahead. Many of us can attest to the drop in energy level we feel around this time of the year. Our bodies…

Essential Oils for Overindulgence

Essential Oils for Overindulgence Sarah McCallum blog North Lake Massage and Skin Care We all know how easy it is to stray from our healthy eating habits while vacationing over the holidays.  We are typically bombarded with sweets, desserts and heavy foods filled with gravy and salt.  All of these ingredients tend to lead to…

Caring for our Skin During Winter

Caring for our Skin During Winter Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC The importance of a healthy skin care routine during the dry and harsh winter months should not be overlooked.  In order to maintain smooth and supple skin we need to not only moisturize daily but also keep our bodies hydrated and free of dead skin…

Essential Oils: Lets Be Thankful for Healing

Lets Be Thankful for Healing Sarah McCallum Blog NLMSC My most favorite essential oil right now is wonderfully grounding Rosemary.  While the foods are being prepared for Thanksgiving feast my diffuser is emitting lovely holiday scents throughout our home.  These oils help not only to curb tension in the air but also clean the air. …

Stomach Discomfort and Patchouli

 Stomach Discomfort and Patchouli Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC There is an old adage that goes something like, “if it doesn’t feel right don’t do it”.  I am a firm believer in following the gut both physically as well as emotionally.  If I experience an upset stomach after eating certain foods well I just don’t eat…

Diffusing Essential Oils Aromatically

Diffusing Essential Oils Aromatically Sarah McCallum blog NLMSC Are you aware of how powerful the sense of smell can be on your emotional and psychological wellbeing?  Our noses are able to pick up on thousands of different odors all at once.  When something fowl smelling comes into our system we immediately react with a sneeze…