when seasons change- fall season 1

Whenever the seasons change, if from winter into spring and summer or from summer into fall I get inspired to initiate change in my life. I am ready.

Ready to change my diet, start a new exercise routine, I clean out the closets and move the over sized Sweaters to the front the Jeans and boots are getting dusted off and the hand knitted Scarves I have been waiting to wear since I finished knitting them are right next to them.

The fresh crisp cold air invites to a bonfire hot cocoa and warm Tea. It is the time to pick apples and review your Recipe book for those comfort foods, Stews and homemade breads.

The scents in my diffusers and candles change, the warm Blankets will find their home on the Couch, ready to warm up cold bones .

Fall season 1 – fall season change

 

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” Ghandi

 

Not just the physical change is important to me during this time, it is also the Season when the Harvest Moon shows up, always a little later in the evening than the other full moons during the Year, days became shorter and nights longer following the Autumnal Equinox. This is the time when I feel the need to shed negative thought patterns and rid myself of anything that is making me feel uncomfortable.

It could be work, friends, a Chair in my house that just does not feel right, a Jacket that does not fit or food in the Fridge that just does not call my name. I seem to be much more entuned with my intuition during Fall and many major changes have taken place in my life during that time.

For me Fall is my blank canvas, it’s my inspiration. It gives me energy inspiration, motivation and courage

Change keeps us alive and in the present, it keeps us going and is the only constant you can rely on, so embrace it, honor it, do not fear it ! move with the change and you will learn that just like mother nature, things need to come to an end to make room for the next new. It is not a time of “the end” it is a time of rebirth.

Listen to your inner voice, now that the hustle and bustle of the Summer is dying down and it is more quiet, it is easier to focus and look inside yourself. Reflect on what lays behind and focus on change, use the change of season and it’s energy to move forward.

Fall season 1 -best essential oils for fall

Lavender Fine

 

Lavender Fine has a more refined, complex scent than most lavenders it’s refined aroma, making it ideal for aromatic blending. When you blend Orange, Vanilla, and Cinnamon with your Lavender Fine it will cozy up your home in no time.

Therapeutic benefits include:

  • Promotes calm and relaxation.
  • Helps relieve nervous tension and worry.
  • Helps smooth fine lines, wrinkles, and scars.

 

 

 

Cinnamon

Cinnamon oil has a warm, sweet aroma, it reminds of warm cozy days in the kitchen while cookies are baking in the oven and will give you a feeling of comfort.

Therapeutic benefits include:

  •  antibacterial
  • anti fungal
  • anti-diabetic
  • and antioxidant properties

 

 

 

Spiced Orange

Orange oil has a light citrus scent and when applied topically can promote detoxification and have a positive effect on helping your body during times of wellness and cold season. It is best known for balancing moods and reducing stress.

Therapeutic uses include:

 

  • Colds and flu
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Inflammation
  • Stress

 

 

There are many other Essential Oils for this beautiful Season and I only named the first three that I have stocked up on in my house for now. You know best what will make you feel warms and fuzzy, relaxed and in tuned with you inner change. Be bold, get ready and experiment and than share with the rest of the World what your findings are.

Fall season 1 – fall craft ideas

Mother Nature is showing us the beauty of change and with that as mentioned before my creative side is coming out. Not just for me but with the other Holiday right around the corner, I like to share some of my Ideas as gifts with Friends and Family so I always create a few extra. Here is just a little teaser from my Idea book with the Hope you may run with it and make your own little personal creations.

 

Orange Pine Cones

What you will need:

  • several dried Pine Cones (from your back Yard or the ones you pick up while on a walk.)1 large zip – top bag ( or in my world a large bowl that has an air tight top)
  • 4 oz Witch Hazel
  • 4 oz glass spray bottle
  • 40 drops of Orange Oil ( or any other Oil you like for the Season)

How to :

  1. Add Orange Essential Oil to the Witch Hazel.
  2. Pour into the 4 oz spray bottle and shake well.
  3. Spray pine cones liberally and place in a large zip-top bag ( or a large bowl with air tight lid )
  4. Allow your blend to set for 24-48 hours.
  5. Place in a decorative bowl for a festive fall look or place in a cone in a mesh bag and hang in your Closet or any other room you would like to enjoy the scent.

 

Scented Hot Pad.

What you will need:

  • Cinnamon Leaf essential Oil,
  • Cotton pad
  • Oven mitt

How to:

Drop 4-6 drops of Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil on the Cotton pad and inset into the oven mitt, use the mitt to place hot pans or casserole dishes .

 

Fall season 1 – when seasons change

We all have out own way on what and how we are embracing the change of seasons now that I shared a tit bit with you what fall brings to my house I would love to hear what it does for you and in your home.

If you need help with anything , as always just leave your question below and I will be happy to assist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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6 Replies to “when seasons change- fall season 1”

  1. Falls definitely changes a lot in my home and most especially in my garden too. Gardening doesnt come so easy as that during the falls and it becomes extensively hard to get some things done. But in house, I try to get gadgets and tools that would help maintain the cozy feeling that would liberate one from the cold in the outdoor. Also, I try to maintain the diet to be strictly cooked or hotly baked meals alone. Maybe I’d try the lavender suggested here too on this post this falls.

  2. Oh this is very good. I have to agree that when change comes as is the weather, we need to embrace it and  go with it. It’s very nice that you can discuss this on here about the best essential oils for the fall season. I’m most definitely going to try some out especially that lavender oil. Your orange come idea sounds good, what benefits does it have?

    1. Henderson, 

      All Citrus essential oils  are mood enhancers and are known to cleans and refresh while providing energizing and motivating benefits. I you don’t like the cone Idea or have difficulty finding pine cones where you are you could always use a difuser. 

  3. Lately I have come to realize that season change affect my body system alot, I don’t know if its be alone but iy feels super cool for me. It sometimes feels like I am living in another body with just same things to deal with and that is nice for me. I’ll love try out those recipe you have stated here in this coming season, my love for lavender oil it just wow. Thanks for sharing this wonderful post.

  4. What a beautiful picture! The one thing I miss from North America and Europe is the fall, I was usually full of inspiration and very creative, The colours alone were unbelievable. Living in the tropics the only thing that comes close it the majestic trees and the rippling of the waves washing against the white sands. I like the changes you experience. The fall was very influential on the colours of my ceramics and my moods were ones of  comfort, and admiration for the blessings of nature.

    Thank you for sharing.

  5. Thanks. This is a nice article and very inspirational. You’re right, it’s almost officially fall! I have that exact spiced orange oil and it’s so nice. Really smells nice and feels nice to have in the air, with my diffuser. 

    With the pine cones, that sounds nice. I like those “potpourri” things in the fall and winter. They always have a nice smell. Maybe I will get some for this season, since its nice to have that smell around. Having pleasant aromas really boosts your quality of life.

    Thanks!

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