Mia Mitchell is a beacon of light who works to guide others into a life they love by using essential oils as her trusted tool. This lovely Australian lady’s heart centered essential oils business stems from a reason more deep-seated than passion if you can imagine. I dare say (after hearing her story) that this is the truest form of expression of herself. A manifestation of her soul’s purpose, born from her darkest hour.
I suspected that Mia had an incredible story to tell and this suspicion was confirmed just a few minutes into our conversation. What I planned to talk to Mia about was essential oils and how they can help us in our yoga practice and everyday lives. And we did talk about that! ...Eventually. Unbeknownst to me at the time, a hidden gem of a story was waiting to be revealed. When I asked Mia about how she came to find her love of essential oils, it turns out that it started from a dark place. A place of anxiety, depression, and very, very, very difficult experiences (I put a “very” in for each of the obstacles she shared) including the loss of a loved one to suicide. It was clear that beyond which essential oils are best for meditation or giving you energy, there was a strong message to be shared. Mia’s story is a powerful voice for the awareness of mental health issues. Her messages are clear and true as can be
“It’s okay to not be okay”
“In every moment you have a choice. While making a choice might be hard, you still have one”
You’ve probably caught on by now that this interview went for much longer than anticipated! I’ve split it into two parts for you. Today, I present to you PART I where you’ll hear Mia’s story about mental health. Next week I’ll release PART II where we tap into her expertise on essential oils.