Chicken Taco Grill Marinade

Nicole BrannickOil Single, Recipes

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It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy! Summer days call for easy dinners that can be prepared on the grill without heating up the house. But chicken on the grill doesn’t have to be dry and boring like most grilled chicken is.  The trick is in the marinade, and the big secret to mastering marinades is in knowing the effect of … Read More

Wellness at Work

Nicole BrannickWellness, Workplace

Essential oils at the office

There was a recent survey of 10,000 workers that found 85 percent of employees are unhappy with their office environment and struggle to concentrate. Another study shows that nearly 70 percent of employees are disengaged.  That’s astounding!  Unhappy, unfocused, disengaged employees are not the keys to productivity, wellbeing, or a positive bottom line. It directly benefits the company and the … Read More

The Assistant’s Survival Guide

Nicole BrannickWellness, Workplace

How assistants use essential oils at work

Administrative assistant. Executive assistant. Personal assistant. Master of making things happen. Take a look at this guide to find out how to stay more calm, relaxed, and grounded during the daily grind, maintain your focus and energy, and in turn, support better sleep habits at night, preparing you to feel more rested so you can crush your personal and business goals and live your best … Read More

Stubbornness and Gratitude

Nicole BrannickMembership, Wellness

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In 2014 I fasted and prayed for more direction in my life. I didn’t realize it at the time, but God answered my prayer later that year. But like most of us hard-headed (stiff-necked, even) humans, it took longer than it should have. My sweet friend Janel had gently (and repeatedly) introduced me to Young Living’s essential oils, but I … Read More

Tis the Season for Self-Care

Nicole BrannickSelf-Care, Wellness

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It’s December. Advent Season.  A time to worship and reflect. But for many of us, it also means  shopping, wrapping, cleaning, baking, parties, and otherwise full schedules that can leave us feeling stressed out and even depleted at times. I’m there with you! I’m sure you’ve noticed whenever you fly on commercial aircraft that the flight attendant always instructs us, in … Read More

My Birthday Wish

Nicole BrannickMembership

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My birthday is this week. And with each year that ticks by, I think harder about wanting to live longer, to live better. Wellness has never been as important to me as it is now. I have an eight-year old, and I want to see her get married and have kids of her own someday in the far-off future. I … Read More

It’s All About Ambience

Nicole BrannickRecipes, Romance

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A clean house.  A glass of wine.  Candles lit.  It’s just about the best kind of evening for me. I love the way a dimly lit room coupled with a soft fragrance makes me feel.  Add in some music, and I’m a happy, happy girl.  But now we know that those paraffin candles are emitting chemicals (soot, anyone?) and other synthetic fragrances that many … Read More