Entries by Katische

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Ylang Ylang essential oil is derived from the star-shaped flowers of the tropical Ylang Ylang tree and is used extensively in making perfumes and in aromatherapy. Similar to Jasmine, Ylang Ylang has been used for centuries in religious and wedding ceremonies. In aromatherapy, Ylang Ylang is used to lessen tension and […]

Dealing with resentment

Resentment Resentment: Have you ever felt angry and resentful because you felt that someone misunderstood you? The kind of anger that wells up inside you and just explodes because you felt you have not been seen or heard by a particular person? A feeling of injustice that builds slowly over time and gains momentum and […]

Travel: Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island Mention natural wonders of Australia and the Great Barrier Reef is one place that automatically comes to mind. The Great Barrier Reef is a 2,300km eco-system but for most of us pristine beaches,  aqua water, marine life and holiday resorts complete with sun lounges and cocktails come to mind. Apart from a brief […]


We might have got a little excited for our first #bookweek.  🙂  Angus woke at 4:45 am becuase he was too excited to sleep given that he is wearing his Harry Potter costume today. Hamish decided just two days ago that he wanted to be Ned Kelly, and luckily for us a friend Sally showed […]

Essential oils for digestion

    DigestZen- for tummy upsets and digestion DigestZen is a wonderful companion to aid in the digestion of food, soothe occasional upset stomachs, and reduce uncomfortable gas and bloating.* Description DigestZen is known as doTERRA’s “tummy tamer” blend due to its ability to aid in digestion, soothe occasional stomach upset, and maintain overall digestive […]

Travel: Serendipity Animal Farm, Brisbane, Australia

Not all traditional farm animals lead a happy life. However, they get a second chance at Serendipity Animal Farm in Brookfield. We learnt about Serendipity when some of our friends “checked in” on Facebook.  As my son Hamish loves animals, I thought we should check it out. I briefed the children that the animals might […]