When your get-up-an-go got up and left, sometimes you need a little somethin’-somethin’ to help get you motivated. When you’re struggling to push past the blahs, try some aromatherapy to perk up your mood. Here’s a list of 10 essential oils for motivation, plus a diffuser and roller blend to get you started.

Essential Oils for Motivation


  • Peppy aroma encourages alertness
  • Stimulates the senses
  • Cooling menthol boosts energy




  • May help soothe emotions during times of stress.
  • Uplifting aroma
  • Encourages energy and positivity when emotionally down


  • Helps bring solar plexus into balance
  • Encourages focus regarding one’s purpose
  • Brings self-awareness and appropriate assertiveness


  • Promotes concentration
  • Fresh aroma inspires creativity
  • Helps with releasing negativity


  • Balancing to the sacral chakra
  • Encourages creativity and courage to take on new projects
  • Inspires joy


  • Brings mental clarity and purpose
  • Helps reduce negativity
  • Potent aroma encourages alertness


  • Encourages clear communication
  • Helps balance the throat chakra
  • Uplifts the spirit and promotes authenticity


  • †Helps with visualization and helping to see one’s future path clearly
  • Combats procrastination
  • Balances the third eye chakra

Motivation Monday Diffuser Blend

Put these oils in your diffuser and get ready to tackle Monday with energy and a positive attitude!

  • 4 drops frankincense
  • 3 drops orange
  • 2 drops cypress
  • 2 drops peppermint

Motivation Roller Blend

Garnet and carnelian crystals enhance this blend because they stimulate motivation, energy, drive, and a positive attitude!


Combine essential oils in a 10 mL roller bottle and drop in crystals. Top off with coconut oil or another neutral carrier oil.

What are your go-to essential oils for motivation? Comment below and share your favorites!

Looking for more roller blends to improve your productivity? Check out this Focus Essential Oil Roll-On!