Simple Blessings and Oils Podcast

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Simple Blessings and Oils with Amanda Filla - educating others about essential oils and ways to make small changes every day to live a cleaner, healthier and more simple life.Hello & welcome!

Grab a cup of coffee or tea and join me in this journey called life.

My name is Amanda.

I am the wife to my best friend and an oily mama of 8.

I believe in seeing the all of the simple blessing that God places around us.

I love educating others about essential oils and ways to make small changes every day to live a cleaner, healthier and more simple life.

In the words of the Oola guys-

Be grateful & have faith!

God Bless!

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Simple Blessings and Oils Podcast

20 Things to Kick Out of Your Life in 2020!

Podcast #54 20 Things to Kick Out of Your Life in 2020!   It’s a new year and the perfect time to get healthy! These are some common things found in most homes that we should kick out of our home and life this year.   #1 Isopropyl Alcohol Consumer Guide of Cosmetic Ingredients says […]

Why It Matter What Essential Oils You Use

Podcast #53 Why It Matter What Essential Oils You Use This is a common question that is asked and it is not really complicated. We know when we buy better quality foods, we are healthier and feel better. This is the same with essential oils. With more and more essential oil companies popping up everywhere, […]

Be Your Own Advocate

Podcast #52   Be Your Own Advocate   Have you ever felt alone? Have you ever felt judged because of a choice that you made? It is time to stand up and be your own advocate- for you and for your family.   If you don’t advocate for them, who will? Believe in Yourself Know […]

What’s in Your Birthing Bag?

Podcast #51 What’s in your Birthing Bag?   Here are a few items that Amanda finds important to have on hand while she is birthing. It doesn’t matter if you are birthing in a hospital, birthing center, or the comfort of your own home.   Must-haves: #1 Essential oils are a must and making them […]

What is an Oiler?

Podcast #50 What is an Oiler? Well simply put an oiler is someone who uses essential oils but what does it really mean to use essential oils? Diffuser Them This is one of the basic ways to use essential oils. Grab your diffuser (which you get with your PSK here) and add some oils and […]

6 Simple Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy… Naturally

Podcast #49 6 Simple Ways to  Keep Your Kids Healthy… Naturally With all the resources that we have why does it seem like kids are getting sicker quicker and more than ever before? These are some simple way to keep your kids healthy all year round. Balance the Gut This is huge. Keeping out gut […]

My First Aid Kit

Podcast #48 My First Aid Kit What are the must-haves in your natural first aid kit? Here are the things that we keep in ours. Activated Charcoal For acute use in food poisoning, intestinal illness, vomiting, diarrhea, ingestion of toxins, etc. Apple Cider Vinegar Keep a bottle of organic Apple Cider Vinegar with “the mother” on hand […]

Simple Ways to Detox Daily

Podcast #47 Simple Ways to Detox Daily Drink lemon water Warm to room temperature lemon water is the best, especially first thing in the morning. Add a drop of lemon vitality or some fresh squeezed organic lemon juice work well. Sip on a Detox Tea There are a variety of teas out there. Look for […]

What’s the Big Deal About Fragrance?

Podcast #46 What’s the Big Deal About Fragrance This has become a hot topic everywhere. Why? People are becoming more aware of what they are using daily in their homes. One of the top things that we should all be aware of is fragrance. Fragrance has become known as the new second-hand smoke and is […]

Camping Essentials

Podcast #45 Camping Essentials You never know what you might need when camping. Here are some of the essentials to have on hand. Valor & Stress Away These are great to help everyone on the trip! They can calm the nerves and help you ease into vacation mode. Lavender This is known as the Swiss […]

Home Birth

Podcast #44 Home Birth For centuries, home birth was the only way to birth. It was common that the new mother was surrounded by the other women in her community to assist her through the birthing process. In the past century, the birth was moved from the care of the women for women to doctors […]

Natural Motherhood

Podcast #43 Natural Motherhood Natural motherhood means to be an advocate for you and your family. Start by learning what we can, trusting your gut and cutting out the things that are not good for us. It Starts at Home We are the gatekeepers of our homes. It is up to us to educate ourselves […]

5 Steps to Emotional Healing

Podcast #42 5 Steps to Emotional Healing Emotional release is something that can be very powerful and ultimately life-changing but getting started is where most people get stuck. It does not have to be as scary as we might think and can be done in 5 simple steps. Two amazing books to help you dig […]

The Lifestyle

Podcast #41 The Lifestyle Our home is our safe place and we want to keep that a safe place. Unfortunately, it has become a place that is filled with things that are unsafe and wreak havoc on our entire family. It is time to be the gatekeepers of our homes and start to live the […]

Healthy Kids Part 3

Podcast #40 Healthy Kids Part 3 Healthy kids start before they are even conceived. We can start by getting both mom and dad healthy and functioning well so that the baby also can have a healthy beginning. + Increasing Your Fertility Get rid of any pathogens- parasites, fungus, candida, etc. Clean up your diet and […]

Healthy Kids Part 2

Podcast #39 Healthy Kids Part 2 As parents, we all want what is best for our kids and their health is a priority to us. We talked about some of the key areas that we can look at to make sure that we are creating a healthy lifestyle and the overall health of our kids. […]

Healthy Kids Part 1

Podcast #38 Healthy Kids Part 1   As parents, we all want to have healthy kids and that seems to be getting more and more difficult these days. As parents, we need to learn to be an advocate for our kids- ask questions, educate ourselves and trust our gut.   + Nutrition Healthy children and […]

Healthy Habits

Podcast #37 Healthy Habits Habits are something that we develop by making small changes every day to a healthier life. Most of the times we make these big audacious goals that in reality are too hard to keep going with. By making one change at a time, we are able to create a habit and […]

Immune Support Made Simple

Podcast #36 Immune Support Made Simple Immune support does not have to be hard, in fact, it is actually very simple. It’s as simple as continuously raising our bodies frequency by eliminating sugars, negative thoughts, and toxins from our environment and replacing them with things that will raise our frequency like fresh foods, positive affirmations, […]

How to Make Yogurt

Podcast #35 How to Make Yogurt   Making your own yogurt isn’t as hard as one may think. It is actually a very simple and easy thing to do plus you have the added benefit of knowing exactly what is in your yogurt.   There are two ways that I recommend making yogurt: the good […]

Sacred Mountain

Podcast #34 Sacred Mountain This is an amazing blend of essential oils that create a feeling of security and protection. It contains ylang ylang, cedarwood, balsam fir, and spruce. The conifer oils used in this blend have been used by the North American Indians for hundreds of years for protection. The oils helped them to […]

Winter Wellness

Podcast #33 Winter Wellness   Winter can be tricky and sometimes the hardest part is being bombarded with all of the crud going around. How can you keep you and your loved one healthy throughout the winter season? Here are some of the quick and easy way that we keep the whole family running through […]

Traveling: Tips, tricks & must haves

Podcast #32   Traveling: tips, tricks, and must-haves   Traveling can be crazy, chaotic, and all around draining but it doesn’t have to be.   Here are a few tips, tricks, and must-haves that we have found hugely beneficial while traveling, especially when we travel with kids and a lot of them!   #1 Be […]

Podcast #31 Essential Oils of the Scriptures Part 2

Podcast #31 Essential Oils of the Scriptures Part 2 Essential oils and the Bible go hand in hand. Oils are mentioned in the scriptures and after discussing how they have been used it is also important to talk about which oils were used Frankincense Essential Oil The oil is extracted from the Boswellia (“Bos-WELL-ey-ah”) tree. […]

Essential Oils of the Scriptures Part 1

Podcast #30 Essential Oils of the Scriptures Part 1 It All Started at the Beginning of Creation… It all started in Genesis! From the very beginning of the creation story, plants and herbs are mentioned. Plants are not only fundamental for our planet, but they are also intimately tied to the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of […]

Podcast #29 Frequency

Podcast #29 Frequency   Research has shown that essential oils vibrate on the highest frequency levels known and can result in environments where disease, bacteria, and viruses cannot survive. What is frequency? Frequency is a measurable rate of electrical energy that passes a fixed place in a set amount of time. It is constant between […]

Podcast #28 7 Tips for Digestive Health through the Holidays

Podcast #28 7 Tip for Digestive Health through the Holidays   The holidays are busy and usually have us running from function to function eating things that we typically don’t eat and in turn not always feeling the best. Supporting and maintaining our digestive health is crucial in keeping our immune systems in check and […]

Podcast #27 Supplements- Do we really need them?

Podcast #27 Supplements- Do we really need them? With thousands of supplements lining store shelves, it’s no wonder people are confused. Where do you start? Should you start? Do we even need supplements? Which of these pills and potions are legit, if any? Are the people that buy them just investing in really expensive pee? […]

Intermittent Fasting

Podcast #26 Intermittent Fasting What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern where you cycle between periods of eating and fasting. There are many different types of intermittent fasting, such as the 16/8(fast for 16 hours and eat for 8). Studies show that it can have powerful benefits for your body and brain. […]

Elderberry Syrup = Immune Support

Podcast #25 Elderberry Syrup = Immune Support   What are Elderberries?   Elderberries are one of the best and most- used, go-to natural remedies in the winter months for the minor cold and flu. They are shown to be one of the highest in immune-boosting compounds that are shown to be especially supportive in beating […]

Podcast #24 Oil Pulling

Podcast #24 Oil Pulling What is oil pulling? In short, oil pulling is the act of swishing oil (sesame/coconut, primarily) in the mouth for up to 20 minutes to improve oral health. The idea is that oil is swished in the mouth for a short time each day and that this simple practice helps improve […]

All Things Fall!

Podcast 23 All things Fall!   Let’s talk about all the immune support, amazing diffuser blends, and all the fall-inspired DIYs and recipes we can make with our oils!   Just a quick disclaimer—I am not medical professionals, and am not making any claims that these oils can treat, cure, or heal a disease.   […]

All the Feelings!

Podcast #22 All the Feelings! I have ALL THE FEELS for this collection- Seriously! Emotions and Oils are something I thought I understood. Especially having felt the incredible grounding from Frankincense, I just didn’t really understand how much feelings and oils belonged together… Until I learned a couple of little facts: First- THE EMOTIONAL CENTER […]

Easy Steps to Minimalism

Podcast #21 Easy Steps to Minimalism   Increase Your Time, Energy and Reduce Stress Do you struggle with holding on to too much stuff? Is stuff suffocating you? We all have “stuff” that we hold on to because of memories or sentiment but when does it become too much. And I am now a mother of […]

Summer Essentials

Podcast #20 Summer Essentials Summer is here! Let’s start off with the most important info first! Using our oils safely in the sweet summertime sunshine. Did you know that several essential oils are considered “photosensitive”? That basically means that they react with UV rays (whether that’s from sunlight or artificial light like you find in […]

The Struggles of Being a Mom

Podcast #19 The Struggles of Being a Mom   Being a Mom   Motherhood is not easy. Motherhood has its seasons and each one has its struggles. Looking around in life, at the grocery store or on social media, we as moms are struggling and it is normal, but we don’t have to be alone. […]

What is a Doula

Podcast #18 What is a Doula?   Many people have heard the word doula and have no clue what it means or think that it is “like a midwife or something?” Not exactly. Doulas have been around forever but without the fancy name. They are the numerous women throughout history that come together when a […]

Podcast #17 Summertime Essentials

Podcast #17 Summertime Essentials   Summertime is here! Let’s talk about a few ways we can be prepared this summer.   Quick notes: You can take essential oils in your carry on as long as they fit in the standard quart size baggie It is safe for them to go through x-ray Apply your oils […]

20 Essential Oil Hacks

Podcast #16 20 Essential Oil Hacks   Let’s talk about 20 quick and easy essential oil hacks that can help you- Every. Single. Day.   #1 To remove a splinter   Grab 1-2 drops of clove or Thieves essential oil, drop on the affected area, wait a minute or two and watch the splinter come […]

Time Management

Podcast #15 Time Management   We are all given the same 24 hours in a day, so how are we spending them and are we spending them wisely. Let’s take a look at the different ways that we can hone in on our day and manage our time more efficiently.   Before you start looking […]

Mom & Life Hacks

Podcast #14 Mom & Life Hacks   As I have gone through life, becoming a mom, running a business from home, and being the cook, chauffeur, and manager of the home, there are certain tips and tricks that I have found make being a mom & life easier.   Hack #1 Aloe & lavender   […]

Hormones & Essential Oils

Podcast #13 Hormones & Essential Oils I am so glad that you are here to learn about happy hormones because let’s be real, sometimes it feels like there’s a dragon roaring inside all of us, and we all can use a little support to tame that wild beast. Thank goodness for all our oils and […]

More about Emotions

Podcast #12 More about Emotions Some of the most popular questions we get asked regarding oils are how to use them to help manage emotions. Let’s start by exploring the science behind oils and emotions. I want you to be in charge of your emotions and actually, use them for good! Your emotions don’t have […]

Essential Oils & Emotions

  Podcast #11 Essential oils and Emotions How can oils benefit our emotions? Essential oils can penetrate cell membranes and cross the brain-blood barrier within SECONDS. This allows them to reach the emotional center of our brain, this is where all of our emotions are stored. Essential oils support the body to come back into […]

He has Risen! Happy Easter!

He has Risen! Happy Easter! John 20:1-18 As always be grateful & have faith~ God Bless!

Chemical Free Home

Simple Blessings & Oils Podcast #9 Chemical Free Home We know this is a very popular topic because we ALL want to know how to clean our homes without exposing ourselves and our sweet babies to all the toxic things in the world! So let’s start with why we should avoid toxic chemicals, what chemicals […]

Water Kefir & Kombucha

Podcast #8 Kefir water and Kombucha Kefir water and Kombucha- what are they and what is the difference between them. Some of you may have heard of Kombucha and maybe you have even tried it but do you know why it is good for you and how easy it is to make? Kefir water is […]

Gut Health

Podcast #7 Gut Health All disease starts in the gut ~ Hippocrates Your gut is the cornerstone of your health and overall immunity. The gut is known as our 2nd brain Gut bacteria 10:1 from human cells Why is our gut health so important? Gut bacteria assist in the breakdown of our food Without the […]

Essential Oils & Kids

Podcast #6 Essential Oils & Kids Let’s talk about kids and essential oils I am not a doctor, I am just a mom here to share how I have used essential oils successfully.   Throughout history, wisdom has been passed down from generation to generation especially when it comes to natural remedies and even essential […]

Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond – part 2

Simple Blessings & Oils Podcast #5 Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond- part 2 Pregnancy, birth & beyond with essential oils Let’s talk about birth & beyond Birth can be exciting, scary, & somewhat unknown. What we need to realize is that pregnancy and birth are also natural and God created our bodies for this amazing process […]

Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond- part 1

Simple Blessings & Oils Podcast #4 Pregnancy, birth & beyond with essential oils- part 1 Most people are open to the use of essential oils until they become pregnant…. Then they hesitate. Are they safe? Can I use before, during and once my baby is born? There are lots of question and after much research […]

What are Essential Oils?

Podcast #3: What are Essential Oils? So, let’s talk about essential oils! The first question that most people ask is what are they? Essential oils are subtle, aromatic and volatile liquids extracted from the flowers, seeds, leaves, stems, bark, and roots of herbs, trees, and shrubs through distillation. They have been used for thousands of […]

A New Year, A New You!

Podcast #2: A New Year, A New You! Essential oil for this podcast: Oola Grow was specially formulated to help people work toward their goals for wellness, purpose, and abundance with a dash of vitality too. It Is a powerhouse essential oil that contains 23 single oils to help you feel grounded and confident, it is uplifting, empowering, […]

Podcast #1 Introduction to Simple Blessings & Oils

Introduction to Simple Blessing & Oils so it begins… Welcome to the Simple Blessings and Oils Podcast! A little bit about me~ My name is Amanda Filla. I am the crazy mostly crunchy mom of 8 kids, wife of farmer and volunteer firefighter, who homeschools, has a passion for healthy living and essential oils 😊 Things […]