December 22, 2014

Cyber Monday Special!

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Today only, you can get a great deal on a Young Living Premium Starter Kit!

I’m offering 10% off AND Free Shipping, today only!

AND, if you comment on my Facebook post advertising this special, I will send you a Free reference book from Life Science Publishers!

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Your discount will be reflected after purchase. I will credit your account for 10% off plus free ground shipping. Young Living will apply the credit to your method of payment.

Get started today —> Join Young Living as a wholesale member

1. Pick that you want to join as a wholesale member. That will save you 24% off retail costs!
2. Enter your info and choose the Premium Starter Kit (first option on the left). You’ll get 11 bottles of oil, a beautiful diffuser, and lots of samples and reference material.
3. Say No thank you to Essential Rewards (awesome program, but you can set it up later if you want)
4. Check out!


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A Ounce of Prevention: My Daily Routine to Stay Healthy Using Essential Oils

I get asked a lot to share my daily “sickness prevention” strategies. Natural remedies are helpful to our bodies when we are sick, and they are powerful in helping us stay healthy in the first place!

My routine is simple – or I couldn’t keep up with it!
Every morning:
* 2 oz or so of NingXia Red with 2 drops of Young Living Orange oil and a splash of elderberry mixed in.
* I apply a couple drops of an oil blend like Thieves, Immupower, Exodus II, or Longevity to the soles of my feet. (The pores are really big on the bottom of your feet, so it’s a great place to apply oils.)
* a couple of Juice Plus vitamins

My kids follow the same routine. My oldest (7) loves his NingXia Red! It’s very high in anti-oxidants and tastes delicious!

If there’s a lot of sickness going around my community, I also
* take a couple capsules of Inner Defense
* drink another couple ounces of my NingXia Red + orange oil + elderberry at night
* apply the oils a few times throughout the day
* Diffuse blends like Thieves or RC in the air.
* take a few more Juice Plus vitamins

These are working well for me!  I haven’t been sick with more than a sniffle since sometime last spring!  That’s pretty huge for me!


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Young Living Convention Highlights 2014!

We escaped the summer heat to enjoy the amazing Utah weather for a week in June, and loved our time at the Young Living Essential Oils convention AND the lavender farm!   In this photo, we are planting six month old baby lavender plants!  (aka seedlings).   The lavender plant will take two years to come to maturity.  We acquired some serious appreciation for how much time and WORK it takes to produce the oil in one little bottle of lavender!

Our farm visit included a visit to the distillery, where we got to experience first-hand the process of extracting the oil from the plant.  I knew it was complicated and detailed, but I had no idea how much!

They had computers monitoring both the distillation process and the chemical composition of the oils.  Every batch is tested, and they explained how it’s more important to catch the little spikes than it is the big dramatic ones.  Those apparently make the biggest difference in the makeup of your oil.  Learn more at Seed to Seal!

Convention itself was filled with main session speakers sharing testimonies about how the oils have impacted their lives, and workshop sessions with breakouts on topics like Oils and Kids, and Mental Clarity with Oils (paraphrasing the names).  We also had a lot of fun at the Leadership Gala and leadership training session.

Gary Young, the founder of Young Living, spent a lot of time sharing his personal history, stories from growing up and the incredible hardships he went through, as well as the journey of founding Young Living.  He has spent years and years studying plants, oils, and the distillation process, seeking out the top experts in the field to study under.  It was a privilege to have those experts (particularly the top expert in the world on distillation) speaking to us.  Young Living really focuses on education and quality, and that was apparent all throughout convention.  This company is growing SO quickly, and they are scaling their production so they can grow, harvest, and distill enough plants to meet demand without sacrificing a bit of quality.

New Products

Gary Young spends a lot of time in the lab, creating new oil blends and supervising the process.  27 new blends were released at convention, including several new kits!

The Freedom Release and Freedom Sleep kit are designed to help those suffering with PTSD and several personal experiences were shared of these oils making a huge difference!  A friend has started a campaign through GoFundMe to provide one of these kits for every member of the Armed Forces who needs one!  Read the story behind the kits.

The Reconnect kit is for brain health, and has really helped kiddos who are on the autism spectrum.

More new items include kits just for animals, a formulation called MindWise for our aging population (and anyone who wants to maintain great brain function), new beauty products made WITH oils, and Einkorn wheat pancake mix and spaghetti noodles.  The Einkorn mix only contains a VERY small percentage of gluten, and the gluten it does contain is non-GMO!

I’m excited that Convention 2015 will be in Grapevine, Tx next year!  We lived there for several years and some of our closest friends are still there.  Grapevine, here we come!

 


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Perfume Ingredients You Won’t Believe + A Better Way

I’m not a huge perfume girl, but I like to smell nice as much as the next person. I’ve found myself getting overwhelmed by perfume-y scents lately – in the grocery store, at church, even in meetings sometimes. So I decided to start looking into perfume ingredients, just out of curiosity. What I found absolutely repulsed me.

Unbelievable perfume ingredient #1:
Poop. That’s right, animal poop. Just what I always wanted to spray on myself. The World Society for the Protection of Animals reports that civet cat feces have been used by Chanel, Cartier, and Lancome in their products. Gag.

Unbelievable perfume ingredient #2:
Genital sac emissions from beavers, European beavers in particular. So gross I can’t hardly type it.

Unbelievable perfume ingredient #3:
Sperm whale vomit or poop. Endangered whales, no less.

Unbelievable perfume ingredient #4:
Baby poop. Not as gross to me, since we’re now on baby #3 at our house. That doesn’t make it ok as perfume and begs the question of sourcing.

Unbelievable perfume ingredient #5:
Musk from a male musk deer, also hunted to near extinction.

Least you think I have suddenly turned satirical, the British news source, The Guardian, lays it out for us more explicitly than you may care to read.  Just think pheromones, combined with the British ability to be unashamedly straightforward.

If you can get past the animal poop, vomit, and emissions, we haven’t even touched on the chemicals like parabens and phthalates!   Fragrances recipes are considered trade secrets, and therefore their ingredients don’t have to be disclosed.  It’s estimated that 75-90% of perfumes contain parabens.  Look for labels that say paraben-free to steer clear.

I will never look at perfume the same way again.

Thankfully, (I always try to find the bright side!), I’ve been using a wonderful alternative that not only smells good, but can be a booster to my immune system!   Essential oils are my perfume of choice, and it only takes a drop or two rubbed on my wrists to improve the olfactory experience at my house.

A few of my favorites, made by Young Living, include:
* The oil of Joy!
* Stress-Away
* Valor

Replace your perfume!


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Online Essential Oils Introductory Class – Free!

Curious about essential oils?  This online class is no longer available, but contact us to find a class near you! We also offer free classes via Skype.


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How to Kick the Flu, Naturally!

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Is your Facebook feed as jolly as mine?  I see lots of stories about people with the flu, the stomach flu, or yucky colds.  Bleh!

A good friend shared with me about how her dad kicked the flu OVERNIGHT, just using oils, and so I asked her if I could pass it along to all of you!  She graciously said yes, so keep reading for the regimen she suggested to her dad.   (Remember that we are moms, not medical professionals.   This is not intended as medical advice.) 

My friend, Cherie, shared that her dad, who is 72, was told that he had Type A flu yesterday afternoon. They started using the oils immediately.  He’s very medical minded and always listens to his doctor.   She asked him to give me 24 hrs and gave him a regimen to do.  When she checked on him this morning, he was clear as a bell with no congestion and said he slept great!  He finished by saying he is now a believer in the oils!

Her Regimen
Cherie had him mix up 1 tsp coconut oil w/ 2 drops each of lemon, lavender, peppermint.  He applied this mixture every 30 mins on his chest and neck until bedtime.   Then he put a few drops of Frankincense up his spine.  He put a few drops of Thieves on the soles of his feet, repeated every 1hr until bedtime.  He diffused Frankincense and peppermint.  She also had him take 1 drop of Thieves & lemon in a tsp of raw honey hourly until bedtime. Cherie’s motto: hit it hard!!!!

Please remember to only use Young Living oils internally.  Other oils, especially from grocery or health food stores, may be contaminated with petrochemicals, synthetics, or additives and are not safe to use.  

Be armed:  get your starter kit (with all the oils Cherie used to fight the flu) before the flu threatens your household!  

And, if you order your premium starter kit by Jan 31, I’m offering a special promo of $20 off and a FREE 460+ page reference book!

 


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Get a Healthy Jump Start on 2014: Become More Medically Independent!

2014 ought to be an interesting year in the health care field.  I hear reports, like that 70% of doctors in California aren’t getting on board with Obamacare, and that many are thinking about retiring.   I read other reports like the one about the superbug MRSA on the front page of the Wall Street Journal on Dec 17.   Otherwise healthy people are picking up MRSA outside of the hospital, and they are going into organ failure just hours later.  Scary stuff.

Those and other reports like them make me stop and think.  I am thankful for the medical field.  Many, many people wouldn’t be alive without it.   But many more, to the tune of 100,000 a year, have died from using pharmaceutical drugs.  And they didn’t die from overdosing or the like.  They died from side effects of using the medicine properly.   Ugh.   Another 20,000 died from ERRORS in the hospital.

I want to be as independent as practically possible.  A number of people think about this in terms of food – growing their own, and in terms of power – going off the grid and using solar power, for example.   I think about it now in terms of medical care too.  I want to be able to take care of the normal things we run to the doctor for, at home, with safe and powerful natural remedies.

Independence
What does this look like for me?

Currently, it looks like continuing to revamp our diet.  If the germs don’t have a good place to take root and grow, then our bodies can defeat them and we can avoid getting sick in the first place.   We are beginning to experiment with drastically reducing or eliminating grains and sugar.  We’ll be adding lots of fruits and vegetables instead!  (Our aquaponics unit is going to be busy!)

Independence also looks like learning to take care of a lot of things at home.   One of the main tools in my arsenal now is essential oils.   Over the past year and a half, my family has been growing in our knowledge of using them, and we just love them.   We’ve used them on all sorts of things including colds, flu, kidney stones, allergies, hives, asthma, spider bites, fevers, rashes, and other things I’ve forgotten.

I have a great reference book that’s over 460 pages long, and I can look up which oil to use and how to use it.  I’m also part of a couple of awesome Facebook groups where other oil users help each other learn.

If you’d like to become more medically independent, I have a special end-of-year offer for you:

Young Living has put together an awesome starter kit.  It comes with 11 different 5ml bottles of essential oil AND a diffuser.  It’s a power-packed box.

Now through Jan 2, I am offering a $20 off voucher for each new person who joins Young Living with a Premium Starter Kit.  I will also send you one of those awesome 460+ page reference books, and introduce you to the oh-so-helpful Facebook groups!

To get this deal, follow these instructions and join Young Living:

THEN, send me an email letting me know you joined with a Premium Starter Kit, and I will add the $20 credit to your account!  I’ll also get a reference book in the mail to you!


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* These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Please read our testimonial disclosure under our Disclosure tab. I am an independent distributor for Young Living. #1325257

Restoring the Thyroid: Cherie’s Journey

If you wrestle with thyroid disease, it can feel like a never-ending cycle of medication adjustments, and lots and lots of management.  Cherie Schnieders has been on an amazing journey of finding restoration for her thyroid through natural means.  She offers hope for many women across the world – join us today at 12:30pm CST on Friday, Nov 15, 2013 for a live stream where she will share her experiences with us.  (If you miss the live stream, the video recording will be available through the same link, hosted on YouTube.) View live stream: Restoring the Thyroid: Cherie’s Journey

When I was 33 and had a miscarriage, I learned that I had an underactive thyroid. At the time, I   knew very little about what that meant as I had been living relatively carefree from any health concerns.  Now, the doctor had my attention. This started a very long and complicated journey over the next 3 years to try to get it normalized. I was on Levothyroxine, Synthroid, and Armour at several different doses.

Did I ever feel better?   I’m sad to say nope, I never did. 

I do now!

Almost 2 years ago I was introduced to Young Living’s 100% therapeutic grade essential oils. I used them for many things but when I realized they could support my endocrine system, it was a whole new world. I have used them to work on my hormones, adrenals and thyroid which are all so closely linked.

Gone are the regular blood tests to test my TSH levels.

I’m no longer the woman who is ALWAYS cold and so tired.

I have found thru my journey that the thyroid has to be treated like a baby. Fed, nurtured and loved on and when it is, watch out!   You feel like a different person!

Join me as I share my testimony and journey of restoring my thyroid:  Restoring the Thyroid: Cherie’s Journey 


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Video: Recovering From Adrenal Fatigue Using Essential Oils

Enjoy our first live-stream video recording on recovering from adrenal fatigue using essential oils!
(Sorry for the poor quality for my portion – I’ve added an external mic to the shopping list!)


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Are Your Adrenals Dragging?

Join us for a live stream, beginning tonight, Wed 10/9, at 8pm!  Live Stream: Are Your Adrenals Dragging?

I don’t know how many times I have asked my doctor, talked to a friend, read a book, or searched the internet for ways to help my adrenals.

Our adrenals are small but busy glands producing hormones that regulate our body systems.  Their most important role is helping us deal with stress.

Dr. LeAnne Deardeuff , author of Taming the Dragon Within, says that, “The adrenal glands of a person who lives a stress-filled life are constantly secreting cortisol in an effort to deal with the stress.”   This can wreak havoc on both our hormones and immune system.

Adrenal insufficiency can cause hormonal imbalance and extreme fatigue.

That was me.   I lived in a state of stress for a long time – I would get up each day and by lunch time I wanted to go back to bed.  My hormones were way off and I had zero libido.  I’m sure a lot of you ladies can relate!

So recently I found a key for me.   Interestingly enough, one of the answers looks just like an adrenal gland.

Nutmeg essential oil!   I always find it amazing when the answers are so easy!  

So, how does nutmeg help? It has corticosteroid activity and therefore supports the adrenal glands and helps them heal.   I use nutmeg essential oil from Young Living and apply to the vita flex points on my feet as well as take it internally. Dr. Deardeuff also recommends Super B and Mineralessence as essential components to healing your adrenals.

Want to hear more about Cherie’s journey in healing her adrenal glands and regaining her energy?   Join us for a LIVE stream on Wednesday, Oct 10 at 8pm CST.  Listen for a fun announcement at the end of the feed!   I will update this post with the link as well as post it on Facebook on Wednesday.

Cherie, of HowToBeOily, was born in Ohio but now lives in
Grapevine, TX with her husband, 2 stepsons and son. She
has a passion for health and wellness and enjoys educating
others.

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* These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Please read our testimonial disclosure under our Disclosure tab. I am an independent distributor for Young Living. #1325257
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