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Sensory Break Ideas for the Classroom and Home

A sensory break is a moment of mindfulness, paying attention to our bodies and focusing on our sensory experience at the moment. It’s taking time to listen to what our bodies need. It can be as simple as fidgeting with something and focusing on the tactile sensations in our hands.

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3 Custom Essential Oil Blends for Anxiety and Stress Relief

Anxiety is a common emotion that all of us feel at one time or another in our lives. There are different levels of anxiety. A mild case could be a feeling of unease or nervousness, but severe anxiety can cause a panic attack. I have created several essential oil blends for anxiety to use in many different ways to help you or your little ones cope with feelings of anxiousness, sadness, and stress.

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Play with Purpose: Mindfulness, Aromatherapy and Kids

  I love aromatherapy and mindfulness. Together, it feels almost magical. You close your eyes, inhale deeply an aroma that smells so good, and almost instantly you feel your shoulders relax, and a small smile comes to your lips. Just taking five minutes to be present in the experience of sitting quietly and enjoying the smell of essential oils diffusing is practicing mindfulness. Adults aren’t the only ones who can benefit from the magic of aromatherapy and practicing mindfulness. You can introduce your child to the empowering practice of mindfulness with Star Essence Sensory Tools and the concept of play with purpose. What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils to support health and well being. According to Robert...

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4 Custom Essential Oil Blends for Emotional Balance

If you had the opportunity to read our blog post about the custom essential oil blends we offer that will energize and boost feelings of happiness, then you know that your sense of smell is powerful because of the olfactory membrane located inside your nose. This membrane immediately sends information to your limbic system which is responsible for your feelings or emotions. In this article, we are going to focus on the essential oils that help create emotional balance and a sense of being grounded.  

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Star Essence Sensory Tools Featured On Sensory Processing Disorder Parent Support

We are excited to announce that our products are now available through the website: Sensory Processing Disorder Parent Support. This website is managed by Jeanette Baker-Loftus to help support and give options for parents whose children have a sensory processing disorder. Jeanette’s daughter was diagnosed with SPD over nine years ago. Jeanette discovered she had few resources to learn about the disorder and didn’t know where to find a community to ask. So she began her own.

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