Hi there! Thank you for visiting my website. I’m so glad you’re here. I’m Marianna, a crunchy natural mama obsessed with holistic natural wellness. I am an essential oil educator, entrepreneur, workout fanatic, yoga and meditation enthusiast, foodie and a ferocious researcher all things related to a vibrant lifestyle. I am passionate about empowering others and bringing health, confidence, and prosperity to families across the globe.
I am inspired by a lot of things, including natural health and plant medicine, real food, cooking with essential oils, restaurants, travel, meal /food delivery services , health-enhancing products and services, movement, yoga, pilates, tabata, plyometrics, meditation, saging, the natural health solutions and uses of essential oils, harnessing of crystal energies, foodie beauty, animals, homeopathy, alternative medical modalities, support with raising happy and healthy kids, home interiors, architecture, sustainable fashion, diy projects, art, the metaphysical world around us, enlightenment of the spirit, emotions, hormones, sustainable living and broth.
Holistic health has been the moral fiber of my family ever since I was pregnant with my firstborn, even before I was introduced to dōTERRA. When I became a Mom, I started to evaluate everything in our home. I became much more aware of the things that we were putting in, on and around our bodies. I did not want to go the conventional route because I had vivid memories of numerous childhood visits to the doctor, and disappointing experiences with the recommendations given. When I started my family I wanted to find another way. I slowly but surely educated myself one day at a time, to become the source of nutritional and holistic knowledge that my wee ones needed. I was determined to be the light at the end of a very dark tunnel, that included many Emergency Room visits, and ambulance rides to the ER.
Now is the time when I first discovered many alternative modalities, including homeopathy, raw foods, good fats, and an attitude of gratitude.
As my children grow and get older, I am quickly leaning toward a higher vibration and spiritual path, where I wake and decide to be happy for now reason. Ive finally taught myself and honed in on my spiritual meditation practice. If you follow my guidelines, I believe them to be wonderful resources for building a foundation of health for you and your family.
I grew up in a conventional family. My mom would take me to visit the doctor for every tiny ailment, even a common cold. I remember clearly that the doctor to her was always the answer. She would also take me to the dermatologist frequently to scan my body and every single little beauty mark on it. Clearly, you must see how annoying this was. In my teens, my Mom took me to an acupuncturist, who gave me bitter herbs to drink, for my allergies. I used to be allergic to all animals, except bunnies and horses. I also had extreme allergies to the common household dust mite, and the conifer trees that grow all over Golden Gate Park. I noticed that my allergies seemed to improve with consistent acupuncture, but when I stopped going they came back. I just could not drink that horrid black herbal goo, so usually I would trick my Mom and dump it into one of our houseplants. In high school, I began consistently getting weekly allergy shots. I was injectedwith the allergen into my bloodstream, hoping that my body would build up its immunity to it, through consistent exposure. I would go 3x a week for this. I am not sure if any of this worked because in my 20’s I started exercising heavily, and then by a miracle, one day I woke up and my nasal allergies and chronic throat drip were gone. I still, to this day attribute my healing to the cardio and weight training I became heavily involved it. We never had essential oils to support my allergies, but oh what a difference they would have made. I also really wish I had these oils when I was pregnant and in labor, and when my children were tiny babies and toddlers. The closest we got, to using essential oils was when my husband rubbed my feet with a lavender infused body oil during labor. As with many things that come and go in our lives, the power of essential oils to dramatically lift us up, and change our entire emotional experience at any given moment in time, was lost on us, as we began the difficult yet rewarding task of caring for a newborn and raising our family.
If I can help another young family on this essential journey, then I will be happy that at least now, that I know how powerful these little oils are, I have the power to make our world better place. One person at a a time.
I honestly believe that our lifestyle choices determine whether or not we create abundant health and reach our full potential. Through food, stress management, emotional support and mental support, gratitude and movement , I truly believe we all can heal our systems to regain our strength, and vitality. Read more about my journey back to heath in the Underground.
I just know my experience, purpose, and passion can finally come together sharing dōTERRA. Being able to provide my family and friends with real ways to support their bodies and emotions has been the biggest blessing. I feel compelled to share this with the rest of the world. It would be a sin not to share this realization of how wholeness in health is connected between our minds, our physical body, and our emotions.
I truly understand the many obstacles facing the modern day family. Through living this lifestyle each and every day, I have created a terrific platform to improve and transform so many lives. I am dedicated to utilizing natural solutions to create the best version of myself and my family.
I like to write blog posts about what I’m passionate about.
I live in San Francisco with my children, my husband and a fur baby named Whiskey. I like good champagne and getting caught in the rain.