Hey guys! Welcome to my space :) I talk about all things Wellness from Yoga and Aromatherapy to making randomly useful creative crafts. I touch on Meditation, breathing techniques, and the benefit thereof, Positive Thinking, and Happiness. There will be a time when my hands are tired of blogging the only place I want to play in is the garden and that is when I'll show you guys my plants. Lastly, you'll find ideas for natural homemade products for beauty and home use by using essential oils.

Lovely, Luscious Lavender

7 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AqilahTheBlommie

The word Lavender is derived from the Latin root “lavare,” which means “to wash.” Not only does Lavender decrease anxiety, but it is also antibacterial and anti-inflammatory.    Part of the Mint family, this medicinal herb is now grown globally, alt...

Sweet Delicate Beauty, the Fairy Flower

3 Aug 2020 1 minute read 2 comments AqilahTheBlommie

I named this beauty, the Fairy Flower.      The leaves look very much like an Aloe variation, it has a rubbery smooth type of feel without any of the prickly teeth. With long sturdy stems, the Fairy Flower buds delicate little flowers that start to...

Suffering from Insomnia? For relief, try this blend of 4 Essential Oils

30 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AqilahTheBlommie

Experiencing a restless night's sleep where you keep tossing and turning? Have you tried counting sheep?    Today I will share with you the blend of essentials oils I use for a peaceful night's rest. No need to count sheep, let's leave them peacefull...

Aloe, how are you?

20 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AqilahTheBlommie

Let us welcome the new addition to my garden, I give you the Coral Aloe (Aloe Striata).    Indigenous to South Africa, these hardy succulents produce multi-branch cluster flowers Winter through to Spring.     With many birds and bees attracted to th...

Seeking Serenity? Keep these 6 plants in your home

16 Jul 2020 1 minute read 3 comments AqilahTheBlommie

Plants have incredible benefits, some purify the air while others not only heal the body but also increase mood.    When purchasing plants remember the care for each plant will differ. Some plants require more sunlight than others, the water care wil...

Microgreens with MACRO Benefits (Chinese Cabbage)

14 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AqilahTheBlommie

I'm sure you've come across many different types of Microgreens. It was not until my husband advised we grow it, that I started researching the benefits thereof.   What are Microgreens? Microgreens are young vegetables, herbs, or plants. Think of the...

Your Superpower, Mindfulness (Part 2 - Body Scanning)

10 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AqilahTheBlommie

    If you have been following my posts, you'll know that when we speak of mindfulness, we always start with the breath. Think of it as the letter 'A' in the alphabet, it always comes first.      Body Scanning 101 When performing a body scan, we reco...

Your Superpower, Mindfulness (Part 1)

9 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments AqilahTheBlommie

  Did you know, mindfulness is a superpower we all have built within our souls ready to be tapped into whenever we need? With regular practice, being mindful will become second nature.   Now don't get me wrong, this won't make you become the next gur...

Lemon & Rosemary Body Scrub

30 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AqilahTheBlommie

  How dry is your skin? 'The more and more I use sanitizer, the dryer my hands get'....says everyone!    A great way to get rid of the dry skin is by exfoliating. Not only does this process remove dead skin, it ultimately uncloggs your pores allowin...

Breathing Through Anxiety [Square Breathing]

26 Jun 2020 1 minute read 2 comments AqilahTheBlommie

  For some of us, this lockdown brings a heightened sense of anxiety. Know that this is totally normal and you are not alone! There are ways to overcome this challenging time and I will share my tips and tricks with you.   The number one tool I use,...