Hygge the YL way: Your essential guide to cozy comfort

The Danish concept of hygge has taken the world by storm. Danes are consistently ranked as some of the happiest people on Earth*, and with the longstanding cultural practice of hygge, it’s not surprising! Before getting too far in our quest for cozy, comfortable happiness, let’s learn how to say …

Trade secrets: Essential oil substitutes for your favorites!

Each bottle of essential oil is good to the last drop, but what about when that last drop is gone? Don’t stress—there are plenty of ways to substitute essential oils. If you’ve ever wondered how to substitute with Frankincense, Peppermint, or Tea Tree, then this is the post for you! …

It’s a One-Ear Hill! Hang on!

So now it’s back on the trail again. And folks, running through the night had a whole different feeling to it. What I could see, all that I could see, was what was in that headlight; and it was nice if it reached the front dogs. As we were going …

Quiz: What diffuser blend do you need right now?

In the mood for something new? Sometimes you’re looking for a different diffuser blend, but you just don’t know what to try. Take our quiz to find the blend that perfectly matches your mood—or sets the mood you want to create! Whether you’re checking things off your to-do list or …

Essential oils for when you are in a bad mood

Sometimes life gets you down. If you’ve had a rough day at work, you spent an hour in traffic, the person in front of you at the grocery store was taking forevvvvver, or maybe all of the above, you have plenty of reasons to feel cranky. We know life can’t …

No Rest for the Weary

I arrived at Freddy’s check station, 52 miles into the race, on Saturday afternoon, January 28. It was amazing! As I pulled into the check station, the officials who were there to check my time and my dogs and make sure that I made it okay were making a big …

Destination everywhere: Diffuser blends for 7 cities

If you’re saving up for your next vacation, have an incurable case of cabin fever, or are simply someone who loves to jet from country to country whenever you can, you know that reaching your destination when you want isn’t always doable. We crafted these essential oil blends for your …

All About Blue Tansy

On the Mediterranean coast of Morocco, thousands of little flowers are harvested to create one of our most rare and exotic essential oils. Bright blue like the sea it grew beside, Blue Tansy essential oil has been beloved for hundreds of years for its sweet, gentle aroma and skin-benefiting properties. …

Just Keep Going When the Going is Tough!

Now comes the time. I’m out here on my own, all alone, going through the Alaska wilderness. I don’t know where I am; I don’t know how far I’ve gone. But I’ve been mushing for hours and hours and hours. I look down at my GPS; and I scrub the …