Emotional Wellness for Truckers
and Professional Truck Drivers
Beyond emotional balance, one's emotional wellness
have a profound impact on his/her ability to do a job well. We don't
know of a single employer who isn't looking for employees who are
physically, mentally and emotionally well.
Some truckers may achieve emotional health through
reliance on a spiritual higher power (link,
link). Others may tame their
emotions other ways. Did you know
affects one's emotions (link)?
When one's being emotionally well goes haywire, horrible
things can happen. For example:
- In July 2013, the state of
Texas executed a man who
killed two truck drivers in a fit of road rage
(no longer online).
- Truck drivers themselves
can get caught up in road rage (link, link).
Every relationship that a truck driver
has can take its toll on his/her emotional well being:
relationships (spouse, children,
parents, extended family, etc.),
team driver, co-workers, vendors, customers, etc.) and
relationships (political, spiritual, tax-related, fellow
There are myriads of other examples in which a
trucker's emotional wellness may be stretched. We have described a
situation so grave that a trucker may be tempted
Is there anything that truckers can do to
help with emotional wellness?
are not qualified to render medical advice; however, we urge truckers
seek -- whenever possible -- natural alternatives to prescription
(which almost always have
Furthermore, we recommend using pure
therapeutic grade essential oils for emotional wellness.
Below, we have listed (in alphabetical order) essential
oils used for emotional wellness. Each
person's needs and biochemistry may be different from someone else's.
Also, the list of essential oils for emotional wellness
below is one of several lists that we have grouped under "trucker
health" in the Health
and Wellness section on our site. The other lists are:
Because of their unique Seed to Seal®
the success we have personally experienced in using them, we
unapologetically recommend pure therapeutic
oils from Young Living for emotional wellness.
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oils have the ability to directly access and affect the brain’s limbic
region, the center of emotion and memory. Many oils can be used to
create a positive emotional state, help soothe grief, create an
environment of relaxation at the end of a long day, and much more.
These pure essential oils are uniquely able to bring emotional balance
where less pure oils may not:
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Awaken™ is an inspiring combination of several
essential oil blends that helps bring about inner awareness and
awakening. True understanding of one's self is the first step toward
making successful changes and desirable transitions. This blend may
help you progress toward your highest potential.
Essential Oil (New Formula)
Believe™ essential oil blend has been
with Idaho blue spruce and ylang ylang from the Young Living farm in
Ecuador and has a pleasing aroma that is both grounding and
invigorating. This blend contains Idaho Balsam Fir and Frankincense
essential oils that may encourage feelings of strength and faith. With
other complementary oils, the combination in this blend may help assist
as you move to a higher level of awareness. As you are able to move
past emotional setbacks and barriers, you will be able to reach your
true, unlimited potential. Primary Benefits: *Encourages clarity and
enlightening thoughts* *Brings a sense of peace and awareness and is
spiritually grounding* *Promotes relaxation and confidence*
Envision™ stimulates creativity and
encouraging renewed faith in the future and the ability to maintain the
emotional fortitude necessary to achieve goals and dreams. Sometimes in
life, for a variety of reasons, people suppress their internal drive.
Envision helps awaken and renew that drive to overcome fear and begin
experiencing new, more rewarding dimensions.
Feelings Kit -
Essential Oil Collection
Feelings features six 5-ml essential oil blends
formulated by D. Gary Young to promote emotional clearance and self
renewal. This collection includes Valor, Harmony, Forgiveness, Inner
Child, Release and Present Time.
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Forgiveness™ contains a synergistic blend of
and uplifting essential oils that may enhance the ability to release
hurtful memories and move beyond emotional barriers. The process of
growth can only proceed when we have the ability to forgive and let go
of negative emotions.
Gathering™ helps overcome the chaotic energy
bombards our everyday life and clouds our focus, thus diverting us from
the path leading to higher achievement. Gathering combines galbanum and
frankincense oils from resins used by Moses for incense with sandalwood
to help gather our emotional and spiritual forces so we can achieve
greater unity of purpose.
Gratitude™ is a soothing blend of
essential oils designed to elevate the spirit, calm emotions, and bring
relief to the body while helping to foster a grateful attitude.
Grounding™ is a relaxing and balancing blend of
essential oils that provides a stabilizing influence. Emotional chaos
can lead to poor decisions. Grounding helps you cope with reality in a
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Harmony™ is an exquisite blend that promotes
and emotional well-being by bringing harmonic balance to the energy
centers of the body. The liberating, balancing, and calming essential
oils in this blend open us to new possibilities while contributing to
an overall feeling of well-being.
Hope™ helps you reconnect with feelings of
and grounding, restoring hope for tomorrow. This unique blend brings
together the benefits of essential oils with the power to uplift and
balance the emotions, making you more open to the joys that lie ahead.
It may also help to overcome severe, dark thoughts.
Humility™ is helpful for obtaining forgiveness
spiritual awareness. This soothing and calming combination of oils
brings balance to your heart and mind, enabling you to find a peaceful
place, where healing can begin.
Inner Child™ opens the pathway to connecting
inner self that may have been damaged through childhood misuse or
abuse. When children have been abused, they become disconnected from
their natural identity, or inner child. This causes confusion and can
contribute to undesirable personality traits. The sweet fragrance of
this blend may stimulate memory response and help reconnect with the
authentic self, which is one of the first steps toward finding
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Joy Essential Oil
Joy™ is a delightful blend of Bergamot, Ylang
Ylang, Geranium, Lemon, Coriander, Tangerine, Jasmine, Roman Chamomile,
Palmarosa, and Rose essential oils that harmonize for a sweet, joyful
aroma. When diffused, Joy creates a warm, comforting environment and
inspires a romantic aromatic atmosphere. Wear Joy as a cologne or
perfume to exude an alluring and irresistible fragrance that inspires
romance and togetherness.
Present Time™ has an empowering fragrance that
heightens the sense of being "in the moment." Concentrating on the past
can be counterproductive. You can go forward and progress when you
focus on the present time.
Release™ combines uplifting, calming oils that
stimulate a sense of peace and emotional well-being, which in turn
facilitate the ability to release anger and frustration. Repressed
negative emotions lie at the root of many health concerns. Release
promotes harmony and balance in the mind and body.
Surrender™ is a calming, soothing blend
individuals who feel a need to be controlling. It helps quiet troubled
hearts so that negative emotions can be released. Surrender may also
help return feelings of equilibrium and inner strength. It is best used
with frankincense or conifer oils.
White Angelica essential oil blend has a sweet,
warm, and floral fragrance, and when used topically, may enhance the
appearance of skin. Add this blend to Young Living’s ART® Light
Moisturizer to enjoy its skin beautifying benefits. Apply White
Angelica topically to the wrists, neck, and heart to enjoy its
nurturing aroma. Diffuse during meditation or apply topically before
performing the Raindrop Technique® for its harmonizing scent. White
Angelica includes the naturally occurring constituents Santanol,
Geraniol, Linalol, Benzyl acetate, Alpha-pinene, and Beta Caryophyllene.
Essential oils may be used for many reasons other than
helping with emotional wellness. Always follow directions on how to use
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food
and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose,
treat, cure or prevent disease.
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