Hand-sanitizer is a good germ-killing alternative when soap and water is not available, but some of the ingredients in commercial hand-sanitizer are questionable. Fortunately, making your own hand-sanitizer is a viable option.
As many of you know, work can create a lot of stress in our lives. This stress can then manifest into physical ailments such as stomach problems, headaches and anxiety. That's why it's important to make your personal work space as comfortable and stress-free as possible. One way to do this is through the use of aromatherapy, which is the use of aroma oils to help bring about feelings of physical and psychological well-being. The theory behind aromatherapy is that the inhalation of aroma oil fragrances stimulates the area of the brain controlling emotions and memory. Chemicals in the brain are then released, helping a person feel more calm, relaxed or energized.
Smudge sticks are a beautiful way to fragrance and purify your home, and if you're a crafty person, you might want to try to make them on your own. If that's the case, here's some information on how to do it.