Watch out, 2020 is the year of prosperity!!! As we enter March, we welcome International Astrology Day on March 19th, 2020. In honor of the coming holiday, we will dive into finding what’s in store for your coming year and how to get the most benefit from it. Then we’ll discuss the perfect self care for your sign and what essential oil can help ensure you have the best year yet.
So, what exactly is “self care”? Self-care is any activity that we do deliberately in order to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health. Although it’s a simple concept in theory, it’s something we often overlook. Making sure to take time for yourself this year will help you be able to face what’s ahead! However, what self care looks like to you might look totally different than to somebody else. We’ll dive into specifically what self care you need according to your sign to have the best year possible.
An amazing form of self care is incorporating essential oils! Essential oils are concentrated compounds that are extracted from plants. Not only do they smell absolutely amazing, but each one offers a unique benefit to the body and the mind. Utilizing the oil best suited for you in 2020 will elevate your experience this year and help you to truly thrive. We’ve identified which oil or blend is best for your sign in 2020, and you can pick up any of these DoTERRA oils or blend in our office at your next visit!
Aries: This year is about finding balance in all aspects of your life: Being able to find the perfect mixture of family, romance, career, and self care. During this year you will feel very stable and secure. Be on the lookout for any opportunities that you may need to take the initiative on. Add in meditation and the essential oil “Balance” to get the most out of your year of stability.
Meditation is the practice of clearing the mind and finding true awareness. Many benefits follow the practice of meditation, including controlling anxiety, bringing clarity, generating kindness and overall promotion of emotional health. Add in meditation daily in order to start the day with the needed attitude to ensure healthy and balanced choices.
Balance is a perfect grounding blend. It offers a tranquil aroma that promotes whole body relaxation. Finding harmony in the mind, body and emotions. Use Balance for an extra benefit by soothing sore muscles.
Taurus: This year is all about stability when facing all different avenues of life. Your challenge this year will be to not take on too much. Know which opportunities fit in your newly secure life and which ones will throw off your perfectly zen state of mind. Impulsive decisions are not in the cards for you this year, especially when it comes to your finances, love life, or career. Go with the flow as things come up and enjoy having absolute balance. Add in deep tissue massages and the essential oil “Serenity” to get the most out of your year of stability.
Deep tissue massages utilizes the manipulation of soft tissues to release any tension held in the body. Utilize massages this year to optimize mobility and muscular relaxation, overall helping to balance everyday stress with some much needed self care.
Serenity is a calming aroma, which creates a relaxing environment. Add this essential oil throughout the day during stressful times or to increase a tranquil meditation. Use Serenity for an extra benefit of reducing tension headaches.
Gemini: This is the year of revitalization. Gear up to make some exciting new changes in different aspects of your life. You get to set the pace of how this year will go, either turning up the excitement or slowing it down for your needs. Don’t be afraid to jump on opportunities that come your way. Add in yoga and the essential oil “On Guard” to get the most out of your year of refresh.
Yoga is both a spiritual and physical practice. The practice utilizes breathing, meditation, and exercise to gain a multitude of benefits. These include decreasing chronic pain, optimizing mobility, and increasing energy, mental clarity, and muscular strength. Adding yoga into your workout routine will help add a new exciting element to your life, refreshing your body and mind in order to make the most out of your year.
On Guard is a strong cleansing blend that helps to boost the immune system. This promotes improvement in circulation, skin clarity, and respiratory function. Utilize to add some refreshing uplifting energy into your life
Cancer: This is the year of exciting changes in your life. There are multiple areas of your life that need a new and fresh perspective, and 2020 is the year to grab on to any and all new fun opportunities. Don’t be afraid to try something new or spice up a regular routine. Add in a new workout routine and the essential oil Rosemary to get the most out of your year of change.
Try starting a new workout routine or add in some fresh new classes. This helps break old habits and forms new ones. Join a yoga studio, take a hike, go horseback riding, kayak down local rapids, or start a new lifting program. Don’t be afraid to really embrace a new form of movement in your body.
Rosemary is an energizing scent that has a wide range of benefits. Utilize to get a full body detox, gain mental awareness, or help to grow your hair super strong. Add in this blend in order to help enhance having the fun filled year of firsts.
Leo: This year is a year of fun twists and turns! Don’t shy away from any new challenges. Lean into these new experiences with full force and enjoy. It may be scary at first, but will be so worth it in the end. This is a good year to shoot for the moon and really go for your goals. As all this excitement is happening, make sure to draw the line and know when and what is too much for you to handle. Add in making a vision board or the essential oil “Vetiver” to get the most out of your year of twists and turns
Vision boards are tools that help clarify, concentrate, and form life dreams. Creating a vision board has actually been shown to increase the success of achieving goals. It may be the motivation you need in order to fully embrace your exciting new year.
Vetiver is an exotic and empowering blend. Make sure to add in Vetiver to stay mentally grounded and strengthen the nervous system as you navigate the excitement of this year. Use as an added benefit in order to rejuvenate your entire system.
Virgo: This is your year to be impulsive in all avenues of life. You typically tend to go the more conservative route, but in 2020 make sure you go for it. If there are any opportunities you have been on the fence about, make sure to jump on them. Your life will be enriched with all the new changes that come in the current year. Add in a spontaneous getaway trip or the essential oil Thyme to help give you the confidence to be as impulsive as you want.
Weekend getaways can be a fun and spontaneous trip that have so many benefits! Not only does it help to mentally and physically recharge the body, but will help you be more productive when returning to normal day to day. Don’t be afraid to look at this coming weekend and book yourself some much needed fun!
Thyme is a warming aroma that has cleansing and purifying properties. Using thyme can help to reduce stress and decrease blood pressure, in turn enhancing courage and physical endurance to help you make those impulsive decisions this year.
Libra: This is the year to really enjoy and have as much fun as possible. Look to really have a blast with both family and in romance this year. Don’t be afraid to try something new in order to find enjoyment in finances and your career as well. 2020 will not have many large events to look forward to, so your goal is to have fun with the little things while rejuvenating for the coming years. Add in lots of romantic dates or girls night out for some good self care and the essential oil “Wild Orange” to pump up the fun this year.
Make sure to add in lots of fun outings this year. Have a blast attending brunches while sipping mimosas, having a romantic date, or just grabbing some coffee with a friend. Being able to add these small excursions will make sure you make the most out of your year while also helping you to increase your sense of self worth and belonging.
Wild Orange is an uplifting and energizing oil. It has many benefits including boosting immunity, relieving stress and aiding in digestion. Adding in this oil can give you the exciting boost you need to take on the year and simply have fun.
Scorpio: This is the year of liberation and moving forward in your life. Right now, there are restrictions that are holding you back in certain aspects of life. Your job is to identify them and make sure to get rid of any unnecessary baggage. Not only can this help move your life in the right direction, but your positive energy can help to move others’ lives forward as well. Self care for you this year is unfollowing anyone that brings you down on social media and taking a technology break. Adding in the essential oil Lemon can also help accentuate your new found freedom.
Technology is a wonderful tool to stay up to date with all your friends and family, however, it can have a very dramatic effect on our self worth and feelings. In order to really get the liberation you need in 2020, make sure to take a technology break. This allows you to lead your life without comparing it to everyone else’s, boosting your confidence and self worth. Before taking your break, make sure to unfollow any toxic people you follow. Breaking these ties will help you live your most empowering year yet.
Lemon essential oil offers invigorating properties while being very versatile. Use this oil to refresh or uplift your mood while making these changes in your life. It also has added benefits of cleansing the body and increasing circulation.
Sagittarius: This is your year to meet all your resolutions. No more putting off those new workout regimens or healthy habit changes. Make sure to set your goals and be ready to take steps to meet them! This may mean letting go of any baggage that is holding you down. Be on the lookout for any new opportunity that comes into your life and embrace it. Add in the self care practice of journaling and the essential oil of lemongrass to help find the motivation to crush your resolutions.
Journaling is the habit of writing down feelings, inspiration, or just events of your life. By writing everything down, you are forced to slow down and process everything that’s happening in your life. It’s a way to help channel feelings and emotions in order to find creative and healthy outcomes. Journaling is the perfect self care to help you keep your resolutions and find the motivation to achieve them all.
Lemongrass has a potent and smoky aroma. Aiding in reducing inflammation, promoting sleep, and overall relaxing the body. Add in your daily routine to find a clear and calm mind in order to take on the year and make it your own.
Capricorn: This is a year of peace for you. In the last few years, you have been running around and exhausting yourself. It’s time to finally take a step back and make sure you are taking care of your body as it should be. In 2020, don’t be afraid of using the word NO when responding to requests. Find time for yourself and release any stress that has been weighing you down. Add in self care in the form of bubble baths and lavender essential oil in order to get the most zen 2020 possible.
Adding bubble baths into your routine not only will be relaxing but will force you into taking some much needed alone time. It will be hard to take the time for yourself in the beginning, but you will see the mental and physical benefits if you do. Add in fun aspects to make your self-care even more rewarding, from candles to a glass of wine or a really good book.
Lavender is a very soothing oil and is the perfect aroma to help find peace. The biggest benefit lavender offers is reducing stress and anxiety to help promote sleep. This oil is perfect to add into your bubble baths to enhance your overall zen. Use lavender for an added benefit of healing scars, rashes, and acne.
Aquarius: This is the year of showing off all your amazing skills. You will shine in your career and in relationships, showing everyone how amazing you can truly be. Don’t shy away from letting your true talents be utilized. You have worked too hard to keep them hidden from the rest of the world, but 2020 is the year to try a new hobby with all your successful energy flowing. Add in the self care exercise of taking an art class and the essential oil cedarwood to enhance your year of shining.
Go ahead and sign up for an art class and explore a new hobby. From pottery throwing, painting, drawing, or even stained glass making, there is a class for you. This endeavor will push you out of your comfort zone to help stimulate creativity and add fun into your daily routine. Take time for yourself to explore a new avenue and nourish your mind. You will be pleasantly surprised by how fast your skills grow and shine through.
Cedarwood is a warming and woody scent. Using cedarwood helps to amplify positive energy and encourage courageousness as you step into the limelight. There are also added benefits of improving sleep and healing skin! Make sure to add cedarwood into your routine to get the most out of your year.
Pisces: This is the year of adventure for you. In 2020, make sure to be brave enough to take big steps forward in all aspects of life. In past years you may have been playing it safe, but be ready for things to ramp up in 2020. Changes will occur without you having to take much initiative, so be sure not to shy away. Add in more time outdoors as well as the essential oil peppermint to get the most out of your year of excitement
For self care this year, make sure you get outside and enjoy that fresh air. Hiking, rafting, skiing, or just walks around the neighborhood will give you the small adventures you crave. Being outside has the added benefits of boosting your energy, increasing vitamin D, clearing your mind, and increasing creativity. Sounds like the perfect setting in order to spark something new to spice up your daily routine!
Peppermint is a vibrant scent that helps to wake up the mind and the body. It has lots of benefits to the body, including aiding in digestion and relieving headaches, while also helping mental focus and recharging the mind. Make sure to use this oil in order to really dive into your next adventure in 2020.
Ready to dive into some serious self-care? Stop by the Impact office to pick up the essential oil that’s right for you and let us know how your new self-care routine is going!