Back to School Morning Routines

When school begins, getting back into the swing of things can be hard! New routines paired with tired kids can bring mornings that no one looks forward to. The good news is you can infuse your mornings with essential oils to get a jump start on the day and leave your home feeling happy, positive, energized, and ready for whatever the day may bring! Diffuse these oils by themselves or mix and match for your own unique morning blend.

Rise and Shine Oils


There is nothing better than a deep breath with the invigorating and revitalizing fresh scent of Peppermint! Peppermint has an invigorating aroma that can help create a focused environment when diffused. Diffuse around your home in the morning or infuse your shower with Peppermint by putting a few drops on the floor while you wake-up to the steam! You can add peppermint to your shampoo or add a few drops to the bottom of your shower to really experience its lively and energizing scent.

Citrus Fresh

Citrus Fresh contains all our favorite citrus oils like Lemon, Grapefruit, Orange, Tangerine, Mandarin, and the perfect amount of Spearmint. Citrus Fresh has a happy, refreshing aroma that is perfect for diffusing as you get up. This uplifting aroma can fill a room with a sense of renewed positivity and energy. Citrus Fresh is sure to help you start your day off on the right foot!


The powerful scent of Motivation may promote feelings of action and accomplishment when diffused. This blend of Roman Chamomile, Black Spruce, Ylang Ylang, and Lavender provides a floral, grounding aroma that can help create a balanced atmosphere of success in the morning. Apply it topically on your wrists or behind your ears to get a jump start on your day or apply on the base of the skull while working on goals and saying affirmations


With its bright, citrusy aroma, Orange is a great choice for diffusing in the morning and throughout the day. With just a few drops, you can fill any space with a sense of peace, harmony, and creativity. It purifies the air of unwanted odors, can be diffused during emotionally stagnant periods of time, and creates a refreshing and uplifting environment when diffused.


En-R-Gee is a blend that is sure to set the stage for a productive day! Apply this oil in the morning on your feet, wrists, temples, or neck to enjoy its stimulating aroma. En-R-Gee will give you that aromatic boost when you need it most.

Eucalyptus Radiata

Eucalyptus Radiata has a sharp and clean aroma that promotes a stimulating and rejuvenating environment anywhere its diffused. Diffuse it around your home in the morning as your family is getting ready to head out for the day. You can also infuse your shower gel or shampoo with Eucalyptus Radiata to experience its invigorating scent!

All of these oils have powerful properties that will be a perfect companion to your morning routine. Try making your own morning roll-on blend with your favorite energizing and grounding oils combined with a carrier oil.  Soon enough, you’ll have a smooth morning routine leaving you ready to tackle whatever the day brings your way.


This post first appeared in the Young Living Training and Education Group