This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Dawn. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine.
So I’ve been a little stressed lately. Okay, a little is an understatement. I’ve been getting my zen from anywhere I can. I’ve been trying essential oils for aromatherapy and stress relief, and I have got to admit – I’m surprised at the power of fragrance! Surrounding yourself with something that smells amazing – especially while you’re doing tasks that aren’t your favorite – can make a huge difference.
So when Dawn offered to send me dish soap from their Dawn Destinations line, I found out that they get it. It smells wonderful, and it’s got the power we need for cleaning all the things we burn in our oven. (Next step of zen? Maybe getting a new oven that doesn’t burn everything, but that’s a whole other story.)
But truly – we do lots of things to surround ourselves with lovely scents, whether it’s candles or perfume… so Dawn has just applied this idea to their Destinations line. You have to wash the dishes anyway, right? Let it serve two purposes by making your kitchen smell great too!
I’ve got another great aromatherapy tip for you today, and it’s a project anyone who can thread a needle can make: an aromatherapy neck pillow!
You will need a sock, 2-3 cups of uncooked rice (not instant rice), a needle and thread, and if you like, essential oils! I’m using a peppermint and lavender combination, which both soothes and invigorates and is said to help soothe headaches.
The video below will show you how; it’s less than 10 minutes (and even faster, if you have a sewing machine). I hand-stitched mine and had it finished in under 15 minutes. If any sort of sewing is intimidating to you, consider tying a piece of yarn tightly around the end of your sock to hold the rice in, too. (The point is to stress less, right?) :)
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