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How Essential Oils Can Keep You Healthy During the Holidays

Essential oils have enhanced lives for hundreds, if not thousands, of years.  With so many options to keep you healthy, we’ve narrowed it down to our top 5 essential oils to keep you healthy this holiday season.

OUR TOP 5 ESSENTIAL OIL PICKS

 

1. Lemon Oil – get a hit of happiness

Researchers have found that those suffering from depression lowered their dose of antidepressants by simply sniffing lemon oil.  The scent helps normalize hormone levels.

2. Lavender Oil – calm and soothe

Evidence shows that lavender is the universal essential oil used for a reason.  It is one of the safest (never apply without dilution, however), helps induce sleep, decrease pain, and alleviates PMS.

3. Tea Tree Oil – treat the icky, nasty, yucks

The oil that is antibacterial, antimicrobial, and antifungal fights off your everyday variety of common colds and illnesses.

4. Peppermint Oil – Give a shot of alertness

Smelling peppermint makes you perkier, gives you energy, and decreases nausea.

5. Eucalyptus Oil – Get rid of the sniffles

The scent reduces stuffy noses and sinus pressure.

 

Check out Daisy Blue Naturals selection of oils at www.daisybluenaturals.com

You ARE Worth It! The #1 Investment You Should Make in your Business.

conventionLOGOI am often asked, “What is the most important thing that you can do for your Daisy Blue business?”  My answer is simple; invest to attend our Annual Convention.  Invest in yourself!  It is hands down the most valuable investment you could possibly make in your business.

Those who attend our annual gathering not only grow in their businesses, but often grow personally as well.  You get the opportunity to have one on one time with other consultants, field leaders, and Daisy Blue staff members. 

Daisy Blue makes an investment to bring you top notch trainers and speakers, who will be covering everything from chemicals in skin care, essential oil focus, and business training. 

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Join our naturally fun event!

Each year, it brings me so much joy to watch the growth that occurs in every single person that attends our annual gatherings.  NO JOKE!  I get to watch their businesses grow, their income grow, their knowledge grow, and their excitement grow! 

I love seeing the families & supporting consultants that celebrate together at our awards evening.

I enjoy the ‘a-ha’ moments that happen when an attendee realizes she has the power and potential to grow her business.

If you want to make $1,000 or so much more each month in your business, attend our annual gathering.  It will give you the foundation to grow on.

I know that if every consultant could see what is possible, they would never ever quit.  It’s time to step outside the box and be part of our growth and shared vision.  By attending our gathering, you and your business will change in a positive way.

What is it worth to you?  It will require an investment on your part to get to convention, which is in St. Paul, MN, this year.  This year, we have kept it extremely affordable to attend, and have given you an option to earn your registration and travel expenses for free.  In addition, we offer payment plans and other opportunities that most businesses do not offer.  WE WANT YOU THERE!  I understand that the investment in money and time can be scary, but remember, this is an investment in YOU and YOU are WORTH it!  (Plus, it’s a tax write-off, and when you watch your business grow, you’ll appreciate those tax write-offs)!

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We want YOU at our Annual Convention!

What are you willing to do to make sure you are part of our annual gathering?  Give up your daily mocha?  Cancel cable for the summer? 

If it is your goal to learn more about our products, expand your business knowledge, and increase your monthly income, you must attend.

DR. DAISY FOCUSED TRAINING, NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, GUEST TRAINERS AND MORE!

Not only will you have the opportunity to get hands on experiences with the new products, you will get to network with our top leaders, all of whom are attending this year’s gathering!  You will make new friends who understand your journey.  They are the leaders who have been where you are at, and can help you through the ebbs and flows of your business.

Dr. Daisy – want to gain a stronger knowledge on the Dr. Daisy line?  We have a special session with yours truly lined up for you, with some fun sprinkled in!

Barb Girson, with www.mysalestactics.com, is our featured trainer & leadership liaison.  Barb will be sharing real life experiences on time management and building your business, and will be introducing new tools for you to use too!

I invite you to watch this short video on why it is important to invest in yourself as an entrepreneur.  It speaks volumes!

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I look forward to seeing (& meeting) you at our annual gathering, Blue Skies Ahead, July 10th-12th in St. Paul, Minnesota. 

As an added bonus, I am sharing all of the GREAT things that happen just for our first time attendees!

 

Are you a First Timer?

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Are you a First Timer?

You are amazingly special!  And guess what?  We’ve added even more special reasons why you should attend our July Gathering!

 First Time attendee reception – get one on one time with Jena Thompson, starting at 5:30 pm Friday evening

  • FIRST DIBS on Daisy Street, starting at 6 pm!  Why is this important?  There are only a limited number of items and products, by going in first to shop, you get the first opportunity to snag some great deals!

  • Networking with other like-minded consultants!

  • On stage recognition as a group during the Saturday evening event.

 Plus, we’ve added the following:

 1.  Sarah Moran, http://www.takecareguide.com/about Sarah is our featured guest and author, who will be sharing about her natural journey Friday evening.

  1. Dr. Daisy focused training with Jena!  Saturday morning, we will kick things off with hands – on training, all around our essential oils and the Dr. Daisy product line!

 

  1. Leader panel.  Have questions?  Our leaders have the answers!

 

  1. Sunday morning Q & A with Jena Thompson.  All Product and Business Questions Welcome!

And, we have extended the EARLY BIRD PRICING to anyone who is a first timer! 

FIRST TIMER SPECIAL PRICE:  $139    Item #:  10-2

By |June 12th, 2015|Personal Growth|0 Comments

Ingredient Focus: Organic Soybean Oil

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Soybean Oil (glycine soya), has been used since ancient times.  It scores a zero (0) regarding health hazards on the EWG’s Skin Deep Cosmetic Database, making this oil a safe choice to use in our cosmetics.

Why it is good to use in skin care and cosmetics:

The chemical structure of soybean gives it characteristics that soften the skin, reduce scarring and have extremely high moisturizing effects on the top layer of our skin.  Soybean Oil has also been found to diminish age spots, reduce acne, and stimulate new cell growth on injuries.  Rich in Omega-3’s (up to 7% in soybean oil), which are integral at protecting our skin.  Soybean Oil has a high antioxidant content (due from the naturally occurring Vitamin E in Soybean Oil), which protects the skin and body from free radicals (cancer causers/toxins/premature aging).

How is the organic soybean oil used at Daisy Blue obtained & processed?

The oil that Daisy Blue Naturals has approved to use in our cosmetics is NON-GMO, organically grown in the United States, naturally processed by cold-pressed (also known as extruder-pressed), using absolutely no chemical solvents, such as hexane, to separate the oil from the oilseed.  This process reduces hydrocarbon pollution and produces an oil free of potentially carcinogenic by-products produced by the use of hexane.  It is a very versatile oil and blends well to create products that are nourishing to the body and skin.soybeanoil

Does soybean oil cause allergic reactions with those suffering soy allergies?

There have only been small human trial studies done on soy allergies regarding organic soybean oil in cosmetics.  Although soy (in food) is considered a strong allergen, it is the PROTEIN part of the soybean that triggers the allergy.  Organic Soybean Oil has a limited, or none, of the residual protein remaining. However, with all allergies, one should practice caution when using a product containing soy oil.

 

 

 

By |November 11th, 2014|NATURAL SKIN CARE, Personal Growth|0 Comments

Are you confident in your own skin?

I am sharing an article called “The Attack on Body Confidence” by Rebecca Dalby.  You can search for her in LinkedIn.

I can relate soooo much to this!  At the insistence of my good friend, I donned a bikini while in Spain.  Is my body perfect?  No.  Was I uncomfortable?  A little.  Did I do it anyway?  YES.  Would I do it again?  Absolutely.  As women, there is pressure to have the perfect body, especially in the United States.  As a mother of two, I can honestly say I will never ever have a completely ‘flat’ stomach again, or at least not one without the beautiful marks my children left as signs of their birth.  I agree that body confidence robs us of enjoying life.  So many people would rather sit on their couches and watch TV then get outside and enjoy life for various reasons, but if your reason is because you lack body confidence, read this and do it anyway!

So, I am sharing this for all the beautiful women in my life.  

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Enjoy the article.  
JT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 “The Attack on Body Confidence” by Rebecca Dalby.  

Recently I have had a number of clients who have been feeling insecure about their body and buckling under the pressure to try and ‘look good’.

In fact I experienced this myself recently. It was admittedly the first time this year I had braved a bikini, and I was in central London (Hyde Park, Serpentine Lido), so I think most of us would have been a tiny bit conscious!  However, as a ‘fitness expert’ a lot of people would attribute that to being body confident 24 hours a day under ALL circumstances. Not true. On the hottest day of the year last week, I sweated like a pig for 2 hours as I plucked up the courage to leave my sun bed and walk into the lido! In all fairness, the walk to and from the lido was like a catwalk in that everyone sunbathing was facing the lido straight on. If you wanted to dip into the Serpentine, there was no escaping this public parade.

I watched people go in and out of the lido whilst I argued with myself (internally!).  Initially I agreed that I wanted to get really warm and then go in to cool off and ‘feel the benefits’. As my body temperature rose and my white bits turned red, I could not seem to move. As timed ticked on I actually decided to not go in. I then realised what I had done and asked myself why. The answer – I was worried what people would think. Ridiculous I know, but I bet 90% of you reading this have had that same mental argument and many of you succumbed to that insecurity.

For the record I pulled my act together and did not let that stop me from enjoying a swim in the cool lake before I left.

The fact that Britney Spears’ dimply bottom, or Coleen Rooney’s ‘yo-yoing’ bikini body (amongst thousands of other female celebrities) is a regular feature dawning the front page of magazines says it all. This pressure from Society in general (consciously or sub-consciously), somehow seeps in and poisons our confidence. Of course there are other factors which inevitably contribute and we ourselves are the ones buying the magazines and feeding the frenzy.

This attack on our body confidence can rob us experiencing and enjoying some aspects of life. Simple things like going for a swim or joining the gym are often activities which are avoided as they put us in uncomfortable circumstances due to the attire.

This truly saddens me.

It can become a self perpetuating cycle as the less exercise or activities you do, the less chance you have on gaining that self confidence.

This insecurity affects women (and men) of all ages and social backgrounds. I know because my female clients range from 16 year old students to 75 year old women, both in and out of the public eye from a range of backgrounds. There is no escaping it but it is important to know that you are not alone.

There are many things you can do to increase your body confidence as you do not need to live with this battle all your life:

1. First thing is to make sure you have a healthy support network (family and friends) who love and encourage you for who you are.

2. Be nice to yourself. Positive (and negative) self talk has an enormous effect on your mental and therefore physical health. This is not mumbo jumbo made up crap. It is a fact and has been scientifically proven extensively. It forms part of professional athletes training and has incredible results. Eventually you will grow to love your body as it is and treat it with the respect it deserves

3. Take action. If you do not like a bit of your body and you can do something about it, do it. I am not encouraging any kind of surgery or crash dieting here! What I am saying is if you are conscious about your cellulite,exercise and strengthen your muscles in that area, massage body oil into those spots, use a body brush to stimulate oxygen, eat lots of good, nutritious food and drink plenty of water. Money and time permitting, try out a body wrap or cellulite treatment at your local salon.

There are many things you can do to try and improve the area/s which you are worried about. It may not get rid of the problem entirely, but it will look better and more importantly you will feel more confident.

Make the most of what you have and be proud. The imperfections you see are often beautiful in the eyes of others.

By |July 28th, 2014|Personal Growth|0 Comments

25 Signs You’re Succeeding at Life (Even If It Doesn’t Feel Like It)

Posted originally at:  http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-13910/25-signs-youre-succeeding-at-life-even-if-it-doesnt-feel-like-it.html 

 

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We’ve all had days, weeks, months and — for some — even years of dark days and depression. Whether we fall into ruts of self-sabotage, loneliness or insecurity, leading a happy, joyful life can sometimes feel like a chore.

I often tell my students and coaching clients they’re doing so much better than they give themselves credit for.

Most of us are so busy trying to dodge life bullets, we forget to stop and appreciate the little victories.

Consider for a moment that you’re doing a tremendous job at life. Living isn’t an easy thing to do, but it can be enjoyable when we start to see the good instead of focusing on the bad.

You are actually living a good life by recognizing these 25 signs:

1. Your relationships are less dramatic than they use to be.

2. You may not have as much money as you want but you live a rich life.

3. You’re not afraid to ask for help and support.

4. Where you live feels like home.

5. You’ve raised your standards.

6. You let go of things that don’t make you feel good.

7. You have moments where you appreciate who you see in the mirror.

8. You’re working on limiting your inner critic and consciously choosing more positive thoughts.

9. You’ve learned that setbacks and failure are part of self-growth.

10. You have a support system that includes people who would do anything for you.

11. You hear “I love you” often, from friends, family or a partner.

12. You’ve accepted what you can’t change, but change what you can’t accept.

13. You don’t complain much, but instead focus on solutions.

14. You don’t blame your parents, and accept them for who they are.

15. You stopped caring about what others think of you.

16. You’re happy for your exes when they move on.

17. You can celebrate others’ successes.

18. You allow yourself to feel your feelings and are comfortable sharing them.

19. You have passions that you pursue.

20. You’re able to accept compliments without deflecting.

21. You have things to look forward to.

22. You have goals that have come true.

23. You have empathy for others.

24. You feel connected to your work.

25. You love deeply and open yourself up to be loved by others.

 

Article posted http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-13910/25-signs-youre-succeeding-at-life-even-if-it-doesnt-feel-like-it.html

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By |May 28th, 2014|Personal Growth|0 Comments