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Benefits of Citrus Bliss

Is there anything as yummy as citrus? In aromatherapy, citrus is most commonly used to help invigorate the mind. This blend, to me, smells like an orange creamsicle and pool-side vibes. What can be better than that??

For years people have used citrus essential oils to clean, use as natural room freshener and even laundry.

Some other benefits of citrus include:

  1. Household cleaners
  2. Low appetite
  3. Uplifting your mood when feeling gloomy

But doTERRA has taken citrus one step further by creating their own blend called Citrus Bliss.

This essential oil blend is easily one of my favorites, and there are numerous ways to put it to good use to improve your emotional and physical health.

Here are my 5 favorite ways.

Way #1 – Lymphatic Drainage

Apply a few drops diluted to the bottoms of your feet in a soothing foot massage for lymphatic drainage. This will help remove waste in your system that can be bogged up from the toxins we accumulate daily. It helps detox the body and promotes anti-aging effects as well. So if you’ve been feeling a bit sluggish lately check in and try this first method.

Way #2 – Moodiness

If you wake up feeling moody and just not feeling the day (a.k.a Monday vibes) add a few drops in your diffuser as you get ready for your day. The citrus oils will help uplift your mood and get you out of your funk.

Way #3 – Energy

Waking up with no energy can make the rest of the day drag even more. Apply two drops to your pulse points or around your belly (solar plexus area) and take a few deep breaths of this oil to get you going. Note: Do not add any citrus oils to skin that will be exposed to the sun since it can cause sensitivities. That is why I prefer applying it around my belly where my shirt can cover it.

[Need a refresher? Watch my Intro to Essential Oils video]

Way #4 – Creativity

If you’re feeling a creators block happening or lacking inspiration and ideas, add 2 drops to your palms and cup your hands around your nose. Take a few deep breaths and allow the inspiration to come through. Have your journal handy so you can write whatever comes up.

Way #5 – Stress

Add a few drops in a diffuser bracelet or necklace or bring a custom citrus bliss inhaler with you to smell whenever you are feeling anxious. The invigorating scent and properties of these oils combined to make this blend will shift your mood in various ways. Stressed, moody, or just feeling ‘bleh’ give it to a try and see how your mood changes!

Bonus method:

Add a few drops to wool dryer balls as a natural fabric softener to bring fresh blissful scent to all your clothes. Much healthier than the other types of liquid fabric softeners! Join my Facebook group HERE for more practical home uses for these oils. Not on Facebook? Subscribe to my YouTube channel were I share these tips as well.

Dream Healing with Citrus Bliss

Now what does this have to do with dream healing? If you have dreams where orange or yellow are showing up a lot in negative or uncomfortable scenarios this can be showing an imbalance in the lower chakras Sacral and Solar Plexus. These centers are connected to your creativing and joy of life, passion and confidence levels at work and with your partner. These areas are also associated with hormonal and digestive issues so if you’re feeling the physical symptoms plus having dreams associated with these areas, colors, or lack of color in your dream these can point to needing a little boost from our little friend Citrus Bliss!

[Did I lose you at ‘chakras’? Here is a Quick overview on the chakras]

What is your favourite way to use citrus? Let me know in the comments.

If you want to try Citrus Bliss, get in touch. I am a doTERRA partner, and I can support you in your use of essential oils.

Dream Interpretation

Dreams during Full Moon in Cancer

Tomorrow we have a full moon in Cancer which is also a Lunar Eclipse highlighting a lot of emotional triggers.

While the moon is in Cancer, we’re able to create a sense of security and bring our feelings and desires into the world. During this time, you could be prone to strong emotions. If you know how to plot your Natal Chart then you can have a better idea of what area of your life this Full moon is highlighting. 

Here’s a couple of ways the cancer full moon can affect your dreams:

  1. Emotional Dreams
  2. Maternal Dreams
  3. House Dreams
  4. Healing Dreams
  5. Protective Dreams

Let’s talk about each of these in a little more depth.

Emotional Dreams

Cancer is a very emotional and sensitive sign so you may have more emotionally triggering dreams during this full moon. Depending on where the full moon falls on your personal chart and how your emotions are at this time these emotional dreams may show up as water symbols.  Water represents our emotions and the intensity of the body of water, how steady it is and how large the body of water is will show you how much these emotions are affecting you. You can also wake up feeling very emotional as sensitive matters in dreams show up.

Maternal Dreams

Cancer is also the Mother sign so literally your mom may be the main focus of your dream or your maternal figure. If you have issues with you mom these issues may show up in your dreams or you may see more feminine characters. This can also represent feminine energy of receiving and tapping into your intuition so notice how you have been feeling in these areas of your life.

House Dreams

This home-body sign can also show up as a house dream, which is pretty common, and represents your mind, body and spirit. Your personal internal home. Is this a childhood home representing some internal childhood issues to work through? Are you in a temporary home like a hotel perhaps lacking the stability of a permanent home in your waking life? The different rooms your house dreams take place in will show a different area of your personal life that you are focusing on or needs attention.

Healing Dreams

All dreams are meant for some type of healing but during this full moon areas that suggest more self care or healing may show up. Perhaps you find yourself dreaming of a yoga class or taking a spa day. Since this sign is also very intuitive it may be showing you what type of healing you need in the moment such as a different holistic modality you haven’t tried before.

Protective Dreams

Like a momma bear, this sign is also very nurturing and protective so if you may  have a dream where you are protecting something or someone, perhaps even yourself. What are you protecting yourself from and how are you doing this?

In summary, I’d like to encourage you to take time and space this week to focus on the messages that come up for you in your dreams these next few nights. Write them down, and reflect on them throughout the week.

As you can see there are an infinite variety of dreams that may show up and everyone is unique. If you’d like to learn more about astrology and how it connects to your unique dreams check out my new Cosmic Dreams course that starts January 23!

This course will help you understand not only the planetary energies you were born with but also how your dreams tie in with your natal chart. You can sign up HERE or Save $50 by joining The Dreaming Yogi Community first and signing up for the course through the special link within the community site.

If you have any questions, I’m here to help. Get in touch with me thedreamingyogi@gmail.com if you want help understanding your dreams.

Did you have any of these dreams? Let me know in the comments below!

Dream Interpretation

Tips for Procrastination

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When I find myself with a large to-do list I quickly get overwhelmed, stare at the list and proceed the rest of the day dreading and not knowing where to start.  Does this sound familiar?   Procrastination is tied to stress and anxiety creating that blockage in our mind that our overflowing tasks will never be fulfilled or just the laziness that comes with feeling like it will take such a long time to complete before you can fully relax.  This can also keep you up at night and affect your dreams creating a vicious cycle.  Going to bed with a lot on your mind or regretting the tasks that were not completed will keep our mind racing.  Continue reading “Tips for Procrastination”

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The Versatile Blogger Award!!

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“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

When I first started blogging back in 2015 I didn’t think people would read what I had to say.  I was going through a hard time and writing was my way of centering myself.  I closed that blog after three posts and focused on picking myself up.  Then, a year later, I started this blog with a clear mind and mission to help others who may be going through anxiety or stress related issues by helping them understand their dreams and all the different life lessons I have learned along the way. Continue reading “The Versatile Blogger Award!!”

Dream Interpretation

Squirrel

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Last night was the first time (from what I can recall) that I had a dream where a squirrel appeared in my room and I was scared of it. 😨 even though it didn’t do anything. Squirrels can represent getting by in life by working hard. Sometimes we can get discouraged or scared that all our hard work won’t pay off in the end. This was a nice reminder that it will and we have to keep doing what we’re passionate about 💜

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Dream Interpretation: Food

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My dream last night inspired my post today (cooking chicken on the sidewalk). They may seem random but every symbol is a piece to the overall message your dreams are trying to tell you. Dreaming of food can be as obvious as a craving you might have of that particular meal but it can also mean nourishment in all levels; mind, body and soul. You might be craving to spice things up in your life 😉 with the new year starting what kind of cravings are your dreams hinting at? 🍝🍛🍜

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Birds

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Dreaming of birds can symbolize your spiritual aspirations or soul. The type of bird in your dream will add detail to the interpretation since there are so many different types. For example a caged bird can represent frustration or not being happy. It can also mean wanting to be released from something or someplace. On the opposite end a singing bird represents happiness. A dove represents wanting a peaceful outcome to an issue. Eagles symbolize authority and aspirations for business or romance. A flock of birds relates to your relationships with others and so on 🙂

If you dream of a parrot it can be associated to anxieties about your originality, individuality and how you express yourself. Perhaps you think you need to “parrot” (or mimic) somebody’s actions or words instead of your own.

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Ghosts

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Happy Halloween everyone!!! My Halloween related dream interpretation is of ghosts 😨!! (You can see the rest of my Halloween dream interpretations on my instagram @the_dreaming_yogi) Dreams of being haunted by a ghost can be really scary and make us wake up all jumpy. These types of dreams suggest you are being haunted by feelings of regret, guilt, memories or unfulfilled goals/ambitions. Have you been been having haunting thoughts such as “what ifs”, “should’ves” or “could’ves”. These unresolved issues can show up as reoccurring dreams or nightmares if they aren’t dealt with. The issue you are facing can also show up as additional dream symbols! If there are any symbols you would like me to try and help analyze let me know 🙂 in the mean time enjoy your Halloween and be safe if you all go out 😊🎃👻

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Books

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Have you ever noticed you can’t read in dreams? Keeping this in mind is a good way of starting lucid dreaming by becoming aware of certain “dream rules” that will help you realize you are dreaming and then take control over your dreams! I dreamed last night I was flipping through an old book. This represents accomplishments and things you have learned or want to learn throughout your life. I am learning so much from my vibrational crystal course and am so excited about it that it makes sense I would have a dream that relates to the knowledge I’m gaining with the Dreaming Blossoms team. Book dreams have a lot of other meanings as well such as flipping through pages can mean you are trying to recall a past event. Depending on the content of the dream it can also show a fear you might have of something in your life becoming “published”.

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Ice

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Have you ever been worried about a test at school or issue at work and find yourself dreaming about it? Maybe with different scenarios but related to what has been going through your mind while you’re awake. When we dream our subconscious mind is still awake so it makes sense that we would dream of that scary movie we watched before bedtime or a party we’re excited to plan. This seems pretty straightforward but what if we add emotional feelings or conflicts that we have not yet dealt with but is buried within our subconscious. If you pay close attention to your dreams they can make it easier for you to decipher what is really bothering you and then find a self healing tool that is appropriate for the issue at hand. Continue reading “Ice”