As I continue working toward a more sustainable and simpler life, I'm sharing small changes I'm making that have
resulted in big returns.
This week my search began with essential oils.
After much investigating, I found a great starter kit at Plant Therapy.
From there I went to the library and found some books with essential oil recipes.
I started small, going for a simple task - a better-smelling linen closet.
I cut up squares of paper towel, and put 4 drops of Lemongrass essential oil on each piece.
As I stacked my folded bath towels in the closet, I placed a scented paper towel piece between them.
But as I sat with my basket of towels, still warm from the dryer, it became clear that the motions of folding, combined
with the lovely smell of lemon, created a sense of flow.
My anxiety and stress decreased as worries took a back seat to this one task, done alone in silence.
This is the kind of positive shift I've been searching for as I grow older - one that offers relaxation, along with