De-Stress Essentials Re-brands Itself to Sama Living Providing Inspired Living Essentials for the Conscious Consumer

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The former bodycare company, De-Stress Essentials, is now Sama Living providing inspired living essentials for the conscious minded consumer. In time for 2008, Sama Living launches their eco boutique filled with a bounty of imaginative and elegantly designed earth-friendly products to keep up with consumer demand. Shoppers might find a sampling of reusable shopping bags to a cabernet stained zen tray to inspiring scented stationery from seashore blue neckwraps to the first reed diffusers made for dogs to organic body care to a handmade pagoda necklace. A sublime collection awaits the consumer with inspired 'green' living in mind.

Beautifully designed scented stationery, soft foot mules that can be heated to keep toes toasty in the winter, invigorating herbal infusions for tub and steam facials, and reusable, eco-chic bamboo shopping bags that are easier on the environment. These are but a few of the pretty, relaxing and invigorating bath, home and items especially selected by e-tailer Maria Carbonell-Elliott, founder of

The inspiration for Sama (which means "tranquil" in Sanskrit) Living comes from Maria's peaceful lifestyle that includes " a calm mind and soul that allows love and creativity to flow through everything I do. Having pretty things around me is inspiring. Living in Santa Barbara, walking in my door and smelling fresh flowers or essential oils burning from my candle, enhances my calm state of being and hopefully other people's as well."

Maria sources from small, unique companies and individuals to find items that are thoughtfully designed, well made, and fulfill her goal to provide items that contribute to a person, as well as the planet's, well-being. Some of the companies she partners with, such as Daniella bodycare, Sharon Bolton Scents, and Organic Fiji give back to organizations such as the Arthritis Foundation, Teddy Bear Foundation, and The Invisible Children (of Uganda). Portions of sales from Sama Living also "give back" to Women for Women International and loans funds to entrepreneurs around the world through

Affordable and dependable, offers an expanded selection of unusual, imaginative, and elegantly designed earth-friendly products for inspired living.

Items range from $6 fig soaps to $200 piece of furniture. Check out reed diffusers just for dogs made from grass, jasmine and lemon, soy candles, scented wrist and mouse computer rests, and natural and organic bodycare. Other items, including Lotus flower jewelry and Zen trays made from recycled cabernet wine barrel staves, are also found in

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About Sama Living:    

Sama Living is an online boutique that offers sustainable and sublime products to fill the growing demand for products that feed our spirit. We are committed to selecting items of quality and style that promote inspired living. We feel the items you purchase should add character to your life and nourish the soul... and we partner with like-minded designers and vendors with that same positive vibe and pass that on to you. When you shop with us know you are making a difference.

A portion of all Sama Living proceeds are donated to social and environmental organizations. In addition, the vendors you see on the product pages also give back to their non-profit of choice. Feel good twice! Stay tuned for Sama Giving blog... stimulating awareness of the importance of contributing to the greater good.


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