Inspiration & Wisdom

August 20, 2017
Turn Your Routine Into Rituals

11 Ways to Turn Your Routine into Rituals

March 1, 2017
Loving your Lady Bits: 4 Ways to Detox your Period

Loving your Lady Bits: 4 Ways to Detox your Period

January 1, 2017
Celebrating the Year

Celebrating The Year – 2016

Keeping with tradition, here is our “Celebrating The Year” sheet, where you and your family can gather with baked goods and warm drinks during the holiday season, and fill this sheet out in celebration of 2016. Many of us, at Kolya Naturals, have been doing this for years, and it is wonderful to go back into the archives of past years, and reflect on what has […]
December 8, 2016

5 Thoughtful Gifts that Aren’t “Things”

We’ve all been there, Christmas is approaching fast and you have your “to buy for” list of friends and family, all crossed off except for a few names. You’ve hummed and hawed, bought and returned, shopped and then stopped, because they are IMPOSSIBLE to buy for. Maybe you’re stuck because they are one of those people who already have everything, maybe you know they’re trying to […]
June 15, 2016

The Go-Giver: 5 Laws of Stratospheric Success

Many people would describe themselves as a “go-getter”, and would agree that such an individual is someone who strives for accomplishment and success – it is a person who always takes action. I recently read a book that allowed me to shift my perspective from being a “go-getter” to a “Go-Giver”.  Many of us are familiar with the old proverb, “give and you shall receive”, yet […]
January 5, 2016
12 ways to stay grounded

12 Ways to Stay Grounded This Year

As wonderful as the holidays are – they can exhaust you. They’re busy, fast-paced, and can pull you in a million directions. Breathe. The year is done. You made it. Now it is time for you to reconnect with yourself. Instead of making one large resolution here are some ways for you to stay grounded throughout the year. 1. Accept Change Few things in life are […]
November 20, 2015

Celebrating the Year

Welcome to the New Year! For those of you that have been with us for a while, you will recognize our “Celebrating the Year” link… our 2nd time posting this download for reflection.  If you filled it out last year, find your copy, grab a cup of tea and see what has changed or stayed the same from last year. Reflect, and with intention decide how you want this next […]
September 29, 2015

4 Things to Nurture More for Optimal Well-Being

Yourself YOU. You are the most important person in your life. What a strange concept? So often we are taught to fill up other peoples cups before our own. But if we’re empty, how do we give? While it is rewarding to nurture others, we need to keep in mind that balance is key for well-being. As much as we want to love and support those […]
August 5, 2015

10 Steps to a Flawless Day

March 1, 2015

The Sweetness of Scents- A Note of Gratitude for Essential Oils

“Odors have a power of persuasion stronger than that of words, appearances, emotions or will. The persuasive power of an odor cannot be fended off, it enters into us like breath into our lungs, it fills us up, imbues us totally. There is no remedy for it.” ― Patrick Süskind Having grown up on a ranch, the perfume of the prairies is a primary element of […]
August 25, 2014

The Benefits of DIY Projects

Not a lot of people realize that we have Do-It-Yourself classes in the Kolya Apothecary for everything from making your spa products from scratch to crafting teas for flavour and medicinal properties. The growing trends of getting back to the basics and learning to do things ourselves are exemplified in the popularity of websites like Pinterest, where people share their homemade projects and crafts. But besides […]
May 28, 2014

The Five Most Important Things You Will Ever Hold

Some things we hold are tangible, like dark chocolate or a glass of red wine! But other things we hold are somewhere inside of us, living in the soft spaces of our hearts and minds that ensure our well-being. From time to time, we may need to ask ourselves, “Am I holding onto the things that make me happy?” Today let’s take time to think about […]
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