Self Care

Beginners Guide: Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is more popular than ever, yet there is so much misinformation and misunderstanding about essential oil use. That's why we're here to give you the breakdown of how these oils work to help stabilize your mind, body, and soul.    If you're new to aromatherapy, you may be wondering wha...
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Masks are a reality, but Maskne doesn't have to be!!

Facemasks now play an essential role in our everyday lives. We wear them to work, school, stores, events, and just about everwhere else! They keep us safe, they act as the ultimate outfit accessory, and they help us sneak away with a little less make-up to wear. However, they often lead us to won...
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What is an antiperspirant or underarm 'detox'?

Prior to releasing our deodorant, we tested it. We used it ourselves. We shared it with friends. We had family try it. We worked through a LOT of failed attempts at making a natural deodorant before creating one that really worked! For us at least. And most of the people we asked to try it. But we didn’t do a great job of tracking what people were switching from, so we missed something! Learn about it here.
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A 4-Part Framework to Reduce Anxiety (Back to School Edition for Students & Parents!)

I hope you find some of these actions and shifts work for you. Keep your head up. Better days are always ahead. And don’t delay. Today is always the best day to start reaching for better.
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Early Summer Shoreline Visits in Southwestern New Brunswick

This summer, we have been making the most of our Sunday family days with local day trips to different shorelines across Southwestern New Brunswick. Here are four locations that we highly recommend!
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A Guide to Packing Your Feel-Good Hospital Bag

Have more feel-good essentials that you LOVED having in your hospital bag? Share below and help other Mamas get ready!
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Reaching for Better as a Young Father in 2020

I have spent a great deal of time reading and reflecting on social issues since the birth of my daughter. And while reading, one common thread that I found was entitlement and toxic masculinity. So often, an entitled, extractive, superior, male-centred outlook on the world was at the centre of these planetary and societal issues. And more often again, that male was white. Like me. But does that mean that I am part of the problem?
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5 Ways to Save Your Hands from Drying Out When Washing & Sanitizing

Painful hands make everything more difficult, and many of our essential workers are working with painful hands each day. For them, and everyone else in the BnB Community, we lay out the top 5 ways the BnB team ensures our hands stay healthy and happy during times of heavy washing and sanitizing.
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Raw Truth: PRE-Partum Depression.

"Aaaaaaand suddenly my ducks turned into squirrels. They were no longer in a row. And someone fed them all freaking pixie sticks." Judith gives insight into her journey through pregnancy-depression and anxiety in this beautiful story of truth and love.
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2020 FOCUS: How to Shake Off Mind-Fog

Let’s delve into some ways that we can keep our focus on our goals, in business, at work or even with our hobbies. 
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Self-Love Resolutions!

The decade ends in only a couple of days and it may draw thoughts of resolutions and solutions. "New year, new me" is often a phrase thrown around at this time. With the most common of resolutions being to lose weight, start a new hobby, quit smoking or eat healthier. Here at Bubbles&Balms we want to focus more on HOW to achieve more Self-Love in 2020! 
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"Stink" Pretty: 3 Tips for Lessening Your BO And What To Look for In A Natural Deodorant

Learn Judith's tricks for naturally reducing BO & post-partum-stink and what you should look for in a natural deodorant.
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