15 Uses for On Guard

May 23, 2017

ON GUARD

Personally, my favorite On Guard products are the 3 pictured above. Let me tell you why I LOVE these specific ones. First, On Guard +… this is my life line!! Whenever I feel like I might be getting under the weather or my kids are starting to show signs of being unwell, I can pop one of these bad boys and I’m always feeling good! Second, On Guard Essential Oil… I love being able to diffuse and use this blend everywhere. Below are 15 uses for this protective blend! Third, On Guard Cleaner Concentrate… cleaning with this protective blend is SO important in our house. I want to use something that is actually cleaning, but is also gentle for the little lungs and hands in my home. Not to mention, On Guard Cleaner Concentrate can make up to 18 bottles of all purpose non toxic cleaner? That’s .80 cents a bottle.

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  1. Sniffle Season Relief. Diffuse On Guard Protective Blend anytime you are concerned about ‘what’s going around’ schools, sports arenas, churches and other crowded venues.
  2. Get Turbo Charged. Mix a few drops of On Guard with 2 drops Lemon essential oil and honey or agave nectar in a teaspoon to soothe your throat during the winter.
  3. Primp Your Carpets. Add 15 drops of On Guard to a cup of corn starch or baking soda. Mix, sprinkle and rake on carpet then allow it to sit for up to an hour. Then, vacuum it clean!
  4. Rub-A-Tub Tub…In a Pleasing Way. Mix 5-6 drops with a half cup of baking soda to clean your bath tub and skip all of the harsh, bleaching chemicals.
  5. Be Naturally On Guard, All Day. Let On Guard blend with Wild Orange, Clove, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus and Rosemary assist in the work of immune support and maintenance. One of the most popular ways to use On Guard is to add a few drops to a Veggie Capsule and swallow. It does wonders!
  6. Augment Your Air Filters. Diffusing can work miracles, but you can also put a few drops of On Guard on your car’s cabin air filter or home air filters to obliterate dank, stale filtered air…right from the duct!
  7. “An Ounce Of Prevention…” Some people amp up their Zinc or Vitamin C intake (via orange juice) every autumn. If this is you, add a few drops of On Guard to your juice for added protection.
  8. Help For Your Speaking Docket. If you’re a ‘close talker’ or public speaker, create a protective mouth rinse by adding a drop on On Guard to 4-6 oz. of water, gargle and pep up to your delivery.
  9. Your Mouth Will Thank You. Try swishing On Guard with a bit of water after dental work. You can also apply On Guard directly to your teeth and gums (or add a drop to your toothpaste) to soothe irritated gums. For a clean toothbrush, store it overnight in a small glass of water with 3-5 drops of On Guard. Use essential oils for your family when brushing teeth.
  10. Got a Pull-Out Kitchen Cabinet Garbage Bin? Garbage inside a dark cabinet is an ideal breeding ground for horrific odors. When you take out the garbage, spray down your cabinet with On Guard and water. On Guard Cleaner Concentrate is also excellent for this purpose.
  11. Eradicate That Oven Cleaner Smell. Caked on black oven gunk does not easily come off. After your oven’s self-clean cycle, spray a mix of purified water, On Guard and Lemon essential oil onto the oven interior. This will clear up all of the greasy smells as well as the smell of the oven cleaner!
  12. Gym Machines Will Thank You. Before climbing on to that sweaty vinyl at the gym, spray it with On Guard and water. Wipe down like you mean it. Your sweaty comrades will thank you.
  13. Be Protected On-The-Go. Traveling to the wide open corners of the world often leaves you without hand-sanitizer handy. Make your own by mixing 5 Tablespoons aloe vera gel, 4 Tablespoons water, 1/4 teaspoon Vitamin E oil and 8-10 drops On Guard Protective Blend in a small squeeze bottle. Violá!
  14. Sharing Is Caring…But Not Always! A few drops of On Guard in spray bottle with water works wonders on grimy doorknobs, hand railings and countertops. Share germs no more!
  15. Smelly Pipes Got Your Rinse Down? Add On Guard to your wash during the rinse cycle for all of the benefits of On Guard in your laundry! It will leave your laundry extra clean and smelling great.

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The Home Essentials Kit

May 17, 2017

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Often, I think so many people are intrigued about essential oils, but they rarely know how to get started. Making the initial jump can seem scary! If this sounds like you, I’ll make it easy for you and tell you exactly how to get started. This way we maximize your money and get you oils that you can use everyday!

The Home Essentials Kit is your new best friend! It has the TOP 10 OILS in the large sized bottle and a diffuser! CHEERS!! It’s absolutely the best value you can get from doTERRA! It costs $275. I know that seems overwhelming, but these oils will last you for years!!! In the long run, you will be saving money because hopefully you use your oils and replace other products in your medicine and cleaning cabinet!

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15 Uses for On Guard

  1. Sniffle Season Relief. Diffuse On Guard Protective Blend anytime you are concerned about ‘what’s going around’ schools, sports arenas, churches and other crowded venues.
  2. Get Turbo Charged.  Mix a few drops of On Guard with 2 drops Lemon essential oil and honey or agave nectar in a teaspoon to soothe your throat during the winter.
  3. Primp Your Carpets. Add 15 drops of On Guard to a cup of corn starch or baking soda. Mix, sprinkle and rake on carpet then allow it to sit for up to an hour. Then, vacuum it clean!
  4. Rub-A-Tub Tub…In a Pleasing Way. Mix 5-6 drops with a half cup of baking soda to clean your bath tub and skip all of the harsh, bleaching chemicals.
  5. Be Naturally On Guard, All Day. Let On Guard blend with Wild Orange, Clove, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus and Rosemary assist in the work of immune support and maintenance.  One of the most popular ways to use On Guard is to add a few drops to a Veggie Capsule and swallow. It does wonders!
  6. Augment Your Air Filters. Diffusing can work miracles, but you can also put a few drops of On Guard on your car’s cabin air filter or home air filters to obliterate dank, stale filtered air…right from the duct!
  7. “An Ounce Of Prevention…”  Some people amp up their Zinc or Vitamin C intake (via orange juice) every autumn.  If this is you, add a few drops of On Guard to your juice for added protection.
  8. Help For Your Speaking Docket. If you’re a ‘close talker’ or public speaker, create a protective mouth rinse by adding a drop on On Guard to 4-6 oz. of water, gargle and pep up to your delivery.
  9. Your Mouth Will Thank You. Try swishing On Guard with a bit of water after dental work. You can also apply On Guard directly to your teeth and gums (or add a drop to your toothpaste) to soothe irritated gums.  For a clean toothbrush, store it overnight in a small glass of water with 3-5 drops of On Guard. Use essential oils for your family when brushing teeth.
  10. Got a Pull-Out Kitchen Cabinet Garbage Bin? Garbage inside a dark cabinet is an ideal breeding ground for horrific odors. When you take out the garbage, spray down your cabinet with On Guard and water.  On Guard Cleaner Concentrate is also excellent for this purpose.
  11. Eradicate That Oven Cleaner Smell. Caked on black oven gunk does not easily come off. After your oven’s self-clean cycle, spray a mix of purified water, On Guard and Lemon essential oil onto the oven interior. This will clear up all of the greasy smells as well as the smell of the oven cleaner!
  12. Gym Machines Will Thank You. Before climbing on to that sweaty vinyl at the gym, spray it with On Guard and water. Wipe down like you mean it. Your sweaty comrades will thank you.
  13. Be Protected On-The-Go. Traveling to the wide open corners of the world often leaves you without hand-sanitizer handy. Make your own by mixing 5 Tablespoons aloe vera gel, 4 Tablespoons water, 1/4 teaspoon Vitamin E oil and 8-10 drops On Guard Protective Blend in a small squeeze bottle. Violá!
  14. Sharing Is Caring…But Not Always! A few drops of On Guard in spray bottle with water works wonders on grimy doorknobs, hand railings and countertops. Share germs no more!
  15. Smelly Pipes Got Your Rinse Down?  Add On Guard to your wash during the rinse cycle for all of the benefits of On Guard in your laundry! It will leave your laundry extra clean and smelling great.

15 Uses for Oregano
1. An Immune System Boost. Take several drops in a Veggie Capsule for periodic immune support. Use essential oils for your family and boost their immune system.
2. Keep Calm And Oregano On. Concerned about the sanitary conditions of a public place you or the kids have just walked on with bare feet? Your feet absorb more than you think. Follow up by applying one drop of Oregano and Thyme, diluted with 6-7 drops of Fractionated Coconut Oil.  Happy feet.
3. Savor The Flavor. Put a drop of Oregano essential oil in your spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce, on a roast, or any other entrée for delicious flavor. Because Oregano is so strong, you may want to put the drop first on a spoon and then use a toothpick to slowly add oil to the recipe.
4. The Best Defense Is A Good Offense.  To help keep your home clean, mix 3 drops of Oregano with water in a spray bottle and spray it in corners of the shower, sink and other damp and darkened areas.
5. Little Italy At Home. Put a drop of Oregano and a drop of Basil in your veggie dip! Or, mix them both with olive oil and balsamic vinegar for a savory bread dip!
6. Bring On Sandal Season! Apply one drop of Oregano to 6 drops of Fractionated Coconut Oil to soften cuticles and rough spots that many be encroaching on your toenail real estate. Oregano keeps impurities out!
7. Digestive Dilemmas Abated. Oregano is a key ingredient in dōTERRA’s GX Assist, for good reason! It helps create a peaceful environment that is unfriendly to ‘the unmentionables’ that tax our digestive systems.
8. It’s About Natural Effectiveness. Essential oils quickly go to work in your system. This year, when a change of seasons may have you down, make your own wellness blend by combining 3 drops Oregano, 5 drops On Guard, 5 drops Melaleuca and 5 drops Lemon into a Veggie Capsule. By putting the properties of these oils to work, you will feel better naturally!
9. Warming Wonder. Dilute just 1 drop in several drops of fractionated coconut oil and massage quickly into hands and feet to help warm the body.
10. Chase Away Whatever Is Blocking Your Lower Registers.  When it comes to effortless breathing, having oregano in your system (taken with a Veggie Capsule) has the ability to clear respiratory gunk.
11. Comfortable Exit Ramps. When your body’s waste liquid elimination systems are unhappy, it’s uncomfortable.  Cranberry juice is great, but Oregano in your system can work to clear this out, clean it up and help you feel better.
12. Target The Source of Unsightly Skin Woes. Anyone’s skin can have imperfections, bumps or feel irritated. The same properties that make oregano great for internal use are also effective as a topical ointment. Use sparingly! Oregano is potent.  Dilute 1 drop to 4 drops of Fractionated Coconut Oil.
13. Tea Time Boost. On a cold winter day, Oregano added to an earthy, hot tea can do wonders to the body and soul!
14. Food borne Problems Beware. Oregano has properties that can counteract the effects of improper food handling practices, preparation or food storage. Combined with regular hand washing, Oregano has been known to be effective in contributing to the healthiness of foods.
15. Less Is More. In nearly all applications, more Oregano is not the answer.  Oregano is one of the most potent essential oils—one drop is usually all you need.  When used improperly, be sure to have Fractionated Coconut Oil on hand to dilute its potency if needed.
15 Uses for Frankincense
1.Calm Down. Inhale with Lavender and Peppermint and apply to neck to help calm stress and relieve tension.
2.Nourish Your Skin. Use a drop of Frankincense with 3 drops of carrier oil or dōTERRA Spa Hand and Body Lotion for beautiful, radiant looking skin.
3.Spread The Love. Frankincense smells wonderful and uplifts the mood. Wear it as a perfume to lift your mood and feelings of alertness.
4.Overworked Hands? Rub Frankincense on your hands after a long day of gardening or working to promote a normal inflammatory response.
5.Time To Focus. Apply 1-2 drops to your temples and the back of your neck to help improve your concentration.
6.Nails Of Steel. Dry weather can take a toll on your nails. Try applying a drop of Frankincense to strengthen weak fingernails.
7.Goodness In A Cup. Dilute a drop of Frankincense in 1 teaspoon of honey or in a small herbal tea and take daily to maintain good health.
8.A Calming Mood Lifter. Frankincense can be applied to the bottoms of feet to relax and calm mood swings minor to major.  In fact, it has been used to calm expectant mothers during pregnancy and labor. Diffuse in the room or massage a drop onto the chest or back of the neck.
9.Cellular Vigor.  Frankincense is a component of DDR Prime because it promotes healthy cellular proliferation. So, take Frankincense in a Veggie Capsule to support healthy cells in your body!
10.No More Nerves. Use Frankincense to help relieve anxious feelings and create a positive mood! Try combining Frankincense, Peppermint and Wild Orange essential oil in your hand, rub hands together, and inhale deeply. This mix will also help with the most severe need for a three o’ clock pick-me-up!
11.Be Youthful. Frankincense can help promote youthful, radiant looking skin and slow the signs of aging by reducing the appearance of skin imperfections. Dab with 1 drop of a carrier oil to trouble areas.
12.Relax And Revitalize. Soak in a warm Frankincense bath to calm the nerves or diffuse Frankincense in the bathroom while you relax in the tub.
13.Frank To The Rescue. Frankincense has been used for centuries for challenged skin, skin problems and nearly everything related to skin.  It’s wonderful for aging skin too!  Apply directly to the skin and dab the excess with a cotton ball.
14.Muscle & Soreness Relief. Use Frankincense with a cold compress after working out or on a hot day to cool down and relax.  Or, use with a hot compress to soothe tired muscles or occasional cramps.
15.Personal Sauna. After showering, add a few drops to a warm, wet washcloth for a final rinse. Enjoy the earthy smell as the steam creates your own personal sauna.
15 Uses for Lavender
1.Take A Lavender Bath. Drop a bit of lavender essential oil along with Epsom salts to your bath water for an ultra-relaxing experience.
2.Head To Toe Rest! After a hard work out or a long day on your feet, rub Lavender along with Lemongrass on your legs and feet. It will help soothe sore muscles and fully rest.
3.Take The Acrid Out Of Vinegar. Add 4-5 drops of Lavender to your vinegar cleaning mixture for a more bearable scent.
4.Quick Fix. Mix three parts Fractionated Coconut Oil with one part Lavender essential oil in a small spray bottle or roll on to help clear up skin irritation associated with chafing.  Great for little ones!
5.Bring on the ZZZ’s. Rub on the bottoms of the feet for a more restful sleep.
6.Enjoy A Fresh And Clean Mattress. Sprinkle a mixture of 1 cup baking soda and 10 drops of lavender essential oil over your mattress. Allow the mixture to sit for at least one hour then use the vacuum hose to clean it up. You can combine with drops of Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Clove, or Rosemary as well. Use essential oils for your family and sleep on a fresh mattress.
7.Ouch! That’s Hot! The next time someone doesn’t realize the iron or pan is still hot; apply Lavender oil to the affected area to soothe skin irritation, relieve redness and ease puffiness.
8.The Oatmeal Secret.  Fill a baby food jar with oatmeal, and add 5-8 drops of Lavender oil.  When it’s time to wash your face, add water and it becomes an excellent natural scrub! A little goes a long way.
9.A Sleepy Time Trick. A few drops of Lavender placed on a pillow will help a restless toddler (or adult) fall asleep and stay asleep. Every family needs sleeps. Let essential oils for your family be the key to a good nights rest.
10.Flavor Twist. Lavender adds a unique and delicious flavor to marinades, custards, breads, cookies, icings, and even honey and syrup.
11.Homemade Aftershave. Use after shaving to soothe and soften skin and to lessen the redness and burning caused by razor burn.
12.Take The “Ouch” Out. One drop of Lavender will help relieve the discomfort and sensitivity of occasional sore gums, dry or chapped lips, occasional scrapes and abrasions, or after too much sun.
13.Clear The Mind. Apply Lavender to the temples and back of neck to lessen the effects of stress and anxious feelings and to promote mental clarity.
14.Care For Your Baby Belly. Rub Lavender essential oil onto an itchy tummy while pregnant.
15.Therapeutic Dish & Laundry Soap. If your liquid soap smells a bit flat, you can add Lavender for additional aromatherapy benefits. It transforms your cleaning experience!
 15 Uses for Lemon
1.Eradicate Undesirable Smells. The next time you have international potpourri of food simultaneously brewing in your apartment complex at dinnertime, be sure to diffuse Lemon to neutralize odors.
2.Get Rid Of The Sticky Stuff. Lemon essential oil is excellent for removing sticky tree sap, sticker residue and permanent marker. It even gets gum out of hair!
3.Pump Life Into Your Water.  If you unfortunately don’t have great water taste in your town, add Lemon to that pitcher of water in the fridge. Add ice. Shake well. You will love the flavor!
4.A Remodelers Friend. It is possible to have fresh paint on the walls and a fresh smell in the air! Diffuse lemon essential oil while you repaint or remodel your home.
5.Road-Trip Relief.  The next time you going ‘over the river and through the woods’ on a family road trip, (with family or pets) a little Lemon on cotton balls (other absorbent material) spread over your air vents or goes a long, long way to create a more pleasurable trip.
6.Perk Up. First, diffuse lemon essential oil to brighten and energize your mood. Then, pamper yourself by mixing a few drops with Melaleuca and fractionated coconut oil and apply on tired, dry, cracked feet.
7.Flavor Boost. Add a drop of Lemon essential oil anytime you are cooking with lemon juice (Salmon on the BBQ, Lemon merengue pie, Lemon zest) to give it a deeper, more rich flavor.  In soothing winter teas, you can simply add Lemon essential oil to warm water, an herbal tea and honey.
8.Pick-Me-Up. When you lack motivation or energy, try rubbing a drop of Lemon on your hands, the back of your neck or even through your hair. You’ll be amazed at the power of the Lemony aroma!
9.Smell Lemons, Not Chemicals. Add a couple drops of Lemon essential oil to your dishwater. Adding Lemon will make it a better experience for you while taking advantage of the cleaning qualities in Lemon essential oil!  Your glassware will be crystal clean.
10.Super Study Powers. Diffuse with Peppermint in the classroom or during homework time to help the kids stay awake and focused.
11.An Original All-Purpose Cleaner. Mix 5-6 drops Lemon essential oil with water and vinegar in a spray bottle to cleanse and purify surfaces. Use to clean kitchen counters and stainless steel appliances. For stainless steel, mix Lemon essential oil with olive oil for best results.
12.Preserve What You’ve Got. Use Lemon essential oil in a spray to keep your cut fruit fresh until serving.
13.Refresh Bad Smelling Washcloths. When your kitchen washcloths smell foul and could use a boost, add Lemon oil to your detergent, soak overnight, wash, dry and your kitchen will smell so much better!
14.Nourish Your Leathers & Furniture. Preserve and prevent leather from splitting with a Lemon soaked cloth. Also, a few drops of Lemon essential oil combined with a few drops to olive oil makes a great furniture polish.
15.‘Lemonize’ Your Laundry. Instead of dryer sheets, try adding a few drops to a damp wash cloth in the dryer with the rest of your laundry. Be sure to set the dryer to a low temperature cycle as high heat will lessen the effects of the oil.
 15 Uses for Peppermint
1.Support Healthy Breathing. Dilute a drop of Peppermint oil combined with Fractionated Coconut Oil and place under your nose to support open airways and help you breathe easily.
2.A Hot Feet Fix. Add Peppermint to a cold compress and cool down your overworked feet.
3.Break Away From Summer Heat. Keep a spray bottle of water with a few drops of Peppermint essential oil nearby, especially when you REALLY need to cool down!
3.Could You Start A Fire With Your Breath? Use a drop of Peppermint with Lemon in water for a healthy, refreshing mouth rinse.  It freshens breath and builds confidence in your close encounters.
4.Take A Deep Breath. Inhale deeply to invigorate lungs and increase alertness.
5.Stressed? Apply to neck and forehead with Lavender to relieve tension and pressure.
6.A Joint Effort.  Peppermint is a great way to cool joints without taking an ice bath. It helps to soothe occasional soreness in muscles and joints.
7.Tummy Calmer. Rub on the stomach or take internally for occasional digestive discomfort.
8.Shake It Up. Add a drop of Peppermint to your chocolate Trim Shake for a yummy twist.
9.Zero To Satiety In Seconds. Most people eat until they feel full. Diffusing Peppermint will help reign in the urge to snack on junk food.  It’s a good way to control appetite and to feel full faster.
10.Out On The Open Road. Don’t fall asleep at the wheel! Inhale Peppermint from a handkerchief or straight from the bottle to perk up on long drives.
11.Awaken Your Senses. Before your next work out, apply a bit of Peppermint to your chest or just take a deep breathe straight from the open bottle.  Then, after your workout add to shampoo to stimulate your senses and help with scalp health.
12.Approaching Deadlines Mean Long And Late Hours. Rather than grab a Snickers to revitalize you as you ‘go the extra mile’, deeply inhale Peppermint to feel revitalized and ready to go.
13.Un-Block Writer’s Block. Peppermint can support blood circulation and leave you feeling rejuvenated to keep those creative juices flowing.Simply spritz peppermint on child’s shirt before study time for improved concentration and alertness.
14.Savor The Combination. Peppermint makes a delicious addition to all things chocolate. Add a drop into your chocolate beverages and baked goods. Yum!
15 Uses for Melaleuca
1.Say Goodbye To Razor Burn! Apply after shaving to prevent any skin irritation. You can also mix Melaleuca with a bottle of fractionated coconut oil for a great facial moisturizer. Consider also mixing with Lavender or Frankincense for added benefit.
2.Add “Oomph” To Your Lotion. Help soothe your skin by placing 1 drop of Melaleuca essential oil in your moisturizer during your morning and night skin routine. You can also apply to skin blemishes and rashes as part of a daily cleansing program.
3.Bathroom Cleaner. Combine 10 drops of Melaleuca with ½ cup baking soda and ¼ cup vinegar to clean the toilet.
4.Refresh Your Wash. Add a couple drops of Melaleuca to laundry detergent to get rid of any musty smells caused by poor ventilation.
5.Homemade Baby Wipes. Cut a paper towel roll in half and place it in a storage container with 2 cups warm water, 2 tablespoons fractionated coconut oil and 3 drops each of Melaleuca and Lavender. When the liquid is absorbed, remove the cardboard roll and pull wipes from the center.
6.For When Soap Won’t Do It. Melaleuca is great for removing permanent marker from skin.
7.Baby Bottom Remedy. Mix with Fractionated Coconut Oil, Lavender, and Frankincense to make a diaper paste for baby’s irritated skin.
8.Too Much Fun In The Sun? Apply to the skin during your family vacation or after a long day in the sun.
9.Sleep Feeling Clean. Spray Melaleuca on your mattress pad when you change the sheets.
10.Handy For Hikers. Take Melaleuca essential oil in your pack next time to take the off beaten trail. Melaleuca is a great cleansing agent for occasional scrapes and other skin irritations.
11.Learn From The Past. Historically, Melaleuca oil was used as a cleanser for the face and to deal with periodic skin and toenail challenges.
12.Boost Your Immune Function. Diffuse Melaleuca or rub it on the bottom of your feet. Combine with On Guard for even more immune support.
13.Chemical-Free Cleaning. Dilute 8-10 drops with water in a spray bottle to clean around the house. It is great to use in damp places and in the bathroom!
14.A Young Athlete’s Best Friend. Apply directly to the feet and toenails after practice each night and especially if you are also showering, swimming or exercising in public, high traffic areas.
15.Healthy, Happy You. Massage onto the bottoms of feet and the chest area to promote overall health, especially during the winter.  For occasional skin irritations, apply Melaleuca directly to the skin or dilute with a drop of fractionated coconut oil.
15 Uses for Deep Blue
Enhance Your Work Out. Rub on muscles before and after exercise to reduce discomfort.
Pains Of A Desk Job. After long hours on the computer, try rubbing Deep Blue essential oil blend on the shoulders and neck to recover and ease muscle tension.
For Fast Fingers. Deep Blue is great for those who spend long hours typing on a computer. Just massage into the hands, fingers and wrists when needed.
Growing Like Weeds. Massage Deep Blue with a few drops of carrier oil onto the growing kids’ legs before bedtime to help with occasional aches associated with growth spurts.
Where’s The Forklift? If you’ve been doing some heavy lifting at work or during a move, Deep Blue will support those strained lower back muscles.
For Better Or For Worse. Your better half will thank you after you treat them to a massage using Deep Blue Soothing Blend. Use several drops with carrier oil for a therapeutic deep-tissue massage.
Live Long And Prosper. Deep Blue Soothing Blend contains blue tansy and Helichrysum which when used regularly, can help promote long term muscle, joint and bone health.
The Post-Game Check-Up. When the kids come home with a few bumps from their sports activities, apply Deep Blue to effected areas to help support localized blood flow.
Keep It Under Control. Use Deep Blue to promote and maintain normal inflammatory response in cells.
Tennis Elbow. Keep Deep Blue on hand at your next tennis match so you can be on top of your game and keep those elbows fresh!
Muscle Miracle. Occasionally, muscles will cramp if they have been worked hard or are lacking the vitamins they need. For these muscle cramps, try massaging Deep Blue into the area.
Your Best Bike Trip Break…Ever.  Put a several drops of Deep Blue into an empty 5/8 dram bottle so it is easy to keep in your pouch and take on your next biking trip!
Get The Best Of Both Worlds. Deep Blue provides a cooling and warming sensation that cools joints yet warms muscles and soothes occasional joint or bone discomfort.
Be A Well “Oiled” Machine. Keep your runner’s knee in tip top condition with Deep Blue. Application after a long run will help soothe the joint and promote strong, healthy muscles.
When you Realize You’re Not 18 Anymore.  You’ve over-exerted yourself playing basketball like the good ‘ole days, and it happens! Apply deep blue followed by a warm compress to support healthy blood flow and promote a healthy inflammatory response.
15 Uses for Breathe
The ‘On Ramp’ to Sleep. For a more restful sleep during seasonal respiratory discomfort, diffuse Breathe at bedtime or keep in a roll-on bottle by the bedside, in the car or your purse. Roll it on the chest, bottom of feet or upper lip as needed!
Feel Clear and Free.  Put a drop of Breathe and a drop of Wintergreen essential oil in a sink of hot water. Then, place a damp towel over your head and inhale deeply. It’s surprising how much this helps!
Working Out in a Building? Forced heating and cooling, sweaty bodies, dust and your lungs…bad combo. Apply before exercising to invigorate and enhance breathing during your workout.
It’s Like a Rain Maker. Hiking in nature right after an air cleansing rain is an absolute dream. The next time you can’t control the rain, try applying Breathe Respiratory Blend. It’s the next best thing!
Leavin’ on a Jet Plane, Bus or Train? Confined spaces can sometimes have stagnant air, which can be claustrophobic. While in these spaces, free yourself mentally and emotionally by applying Breathe.
Stuck in a Desk, Small Office or Cube? It’s easy and convenient to just place a drop of Breathe in your palm, rub the palms together and take a deep breath from your cupped hands. Supporting healthy airways will improve your concentration.  It may help everyone around you relax too!
A College Dorm Room Fix. College dorm rooms aren’t known for their vast size or light airy appeal. When you combine a ‘first-time on their own’ roommate with unknown cooking preferences, sweaty workout clothes, or interesting hygiene habits, Breathe is the great equalizer and your best friend.
It’s a Zoo in Here! Staying at someone else’s home, with someone else’s pets (with their aroma, dander or musty smell) doesn’t need to be a problem. Try rubbing Breathe on your chest and under your nose before entering a pet filled house.  Great for musty campers and RVs as well.
Boost Brain Power. Breathe Respiratory Blend contains Eucalyptus essential oil which is known to help stimulate mental activity and wake up your mind.  The powerfully beneficial oils of Peppermint, Lemon, and Melaleuca are all included in Breathe and are perfect if you are feeling under the weather.
One Of Mom’s Bag Of Tricks. Place a couple drops on the pillow of any child who needs Breathe but refuses to apply the oil. The oil helps to distract them from whatever reason she can’t sleep, and helps maintain breathing.  Oh, and the added benefit is that mom and dad get to rest as well!
Another Tool In Your Habit Breaking Arsenal.  Overcoming nagging habits is tricky to say the least. Occasionally lingering side effects affect breathing. Breathe Respiratory Blend will help you kick bad habits by promoting easier breathing while maintaining lung and throat health.
A Dynamic Duo. Put a drop of Breathe on the filter of the CPAP machine for even more support during the night.  Even without a CPAP machine it’s good to keep a roller bottle of Breathe nearby to swipe on the chest and under the nose of whoever is keeping you awake by snoring gone ballistic.
Help For Your Airways When You Have Cold Feet in the Winter.  A popular way to warm your tootsies in the winter is to warm a cloth bag (filled with rice or feed corn kernels) in the microwave and place it at the foot of your bed at night. Add a few drops of Breathe in the bag to make it an aromatically soothing experience as well, opening stuffy airways.
No Gadgetry Required. Diffusing is great, but when you don’t have a diffuser handy, simply add a drop of both Breathe and Frankincense into the palm off your hand.  Then, make a fist with a small opening over the oils and breathe in through your fist. This simple technique does wonders!
An Invigorated Senior Citizen’s Home. Let’s face it, as we citizens become senior, our energy and passion to make things fresh and invigorating may wane. A senior care center or rest home does not have to smell like one.  By simply diffusing Breathe, you can change the whole feeling of the place—and make it a more pleasant experience for residents as well as visitors.
15 Uses for DigestZen
Tame a Tummy.  Rub on your child’s tummy when they have an occasional tummy ache. Apply before bedtime and it will help them sleep soundly too! Dilute 1 drop of DigestZen with fractionated coconut oil and massage onto baby’s tummy when upset.
Moo Moo…Boo Boo. Try taking a Veggie Capsule filled with DigestZen when you have too much dairy in the belly.
A Sailor’s Little Buddy. For a happy cruise ship experience, be sure to bring along DigestZen. Those all-you-can eat buffets are hard to turn down and DigestZen will help bring some balance to your tummy!
Over the River and Through the Woods. Long road trips are good for family bonding. Don’t let those winding roads ruin the experience! Try diffusing DigestZen in the car from time to time to keep everyone’s stomachs calm.  A great thing to have on a sailing or fishing boat too!
A Holiday Helper. After a big holiday feast, massage DigestZen on your stomach after big meals to help digest all holiday fare with ease.
Turbulence is on the Horizon. Flying to new destinations is fun but turbulence is often a problem for the stomach. When traveling by plane, make sure DigestZen goes with you.
Kick Tension & Pressure. DigestZen certainly helps calm an upset stomach but can also be applied to the temples to help relieve tension and sinus pressure.
A Buy Person’s Pal. When we get too busy, often our diet suffers. We opt for late night eating, faster than fast food, skipped meals, over indulgences and more. If your hectic schedule turns into hectic digestion, try DigestZen essential oils for your family.
Greasy Foods, Angry Belly. Cafeteria foods are usually packed with grease that can cause discomfort. Be preventative by taking a Veggie Capsule full of several drops of DigestZen before you set foot in a cafeteria.
Kids Won’t Take a Capsule of DigestZen? To get things moving, put a drop of DigestZen in your child’s bath water and support healthy digestion.
A Regularity Ranger. The next time you feel stomach churn or feelings of indigestion, help yourself stay comfortable and regular by adding a drop to your water or rice or soy milk daily.
A Great Neutralizer. Use 1-2 drops in 4-6 ounces of water as a mouth rinse with water at night if you’ve eaten a meal with strong smells, like garlic, onion, curries and more. If you like the taste of black licorice, you will love the taste of DigestZen because it contains Fennel essential oils for your family.
Carefree at the carnival. First a funnel cake and then the teacup ride. Make sure you bring DigestZen along so you can have fun with the rest of the family!
Take-out? Take DigestZen. This digestive blend will soothe even the strongest kick that your favorite local take-out can deliver.
Unfamiliar Restaurant Relief. When you travel or venture out to an unfamiliar restaurant, it’s easy to have digestive distress. Prevent discomfort by taking DigestZen in a Veggie Capsule to prevent or lessen the effects of certain foods.

8 Best Essential Oils to Kick Your Sugar Craving

May 3, 2017

8 BEST ESSENTIAL OILS TO KICK YOUR SUGAR CRAVINGS.

If you’re joining me in #sugarlessspring, you’re probably experiencing some sugar withdrawals… because I AM!! Headaches, migraines, mood swings and feeling SO tired. All of these are something that I’ve dealt with so I have a gift for you. I’ve done some research and found some amazing oils that will help you ween off that sugar!!

8 BEST ESSENTIAL OILS TO KICK YOUR SUGAR CRAVINGS.

Cinnamon Bark: Cinnamon helps suppress your appetite, it also helps balance your blood sugar levels, along with, helping fight sugar cravings and the best part it helps minimize binging.

Coriander: Coriander helps balance your blood sugar levels and helps minimize your sugar cravings.

Dill: Dill is an absolute superstar in helping fight sugar cravings and stimulates brain’s satiety center. If you don’t have any dill on hand, eat a couple dill pickles and this will do the trick!

Fennel: Fennel helps balance blood your sugar levels and helps suppress appetite. Hallelujah!

Ginger: Ginger helps stimulates brain’s satiety center and helps minimize binging and overeating. Ginger helps cleanse your palette and resets the tongues memory!

Grapefruit: Grapefruit helps fight sugar cravings, helps reduce your appetite, helps minimize binging and overeating and helps with emotional and stress-induced eating. Eating grapefruit can help with this too!

Slim & Sassy: helps stabilize blood sugar levels and promotes feelings of fullness and satiety. This comes in gum form too and let me tell you, it’s AMAZING!

Peppermint: Peppermint helps stimulates brain’s satiety center, it helps minimize binging and overeating. This also helps with headaches and migraines so this will be your best friend while weening!

These can be diffused or diluted into water to help you kick sugar to the curb!

oil babe: meet julie

May 2, 2017

I find so much inspiration, love and support from my oil community! These women in this community mean the world to me. So I thought it might be fun to introduce some of the Oil Babes that influence me and teach me how to love and heal! I get so many questions asking why I love my oil community, so I thought it might be fun to hear how the women around me answer!

Meet Julie!

@ourcozynook

Tell me about yourself and why you started using essential oils?

I’m a wife, mom to 2 precious little girls, and a lover of reading, hot yoga, meditation, and a lifelong student.  I love learning about everything, and it has become such a passion of mine to learn about everything these oils have to offer.  Our family has been on a wellness journey over the last 10 years since my husband finished treatment for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. This has taken a lot of forms, but essential oils has been a huge piece of the puzzle over the last 3 years.  Our oil journey was specifically spurred on to help manage some really difficult digestive issues my youngest daughter had from birth, and it was so exciting and empowering as a mom to see these oils work in my home!

What motivated you to start building a business with doTERRA? When did you decide you would commit to it for the long term?
When I bought my original kit, I chatted for awhile with Sarah Vansteenkiste about the business side.  She was so patient and kind to me answering all of my questions about my daughter, and I realized that I would love to do what she was doing.  Educate others, help them begin to solve their health issues, and empower them to direct their own path.  She let me know that our team was a special place and she was right.  Once I became a part of the community, and began working directly with Jenna, I saw how much potential their was for my growth, both personally and financially, and as a leader.  doTERRA helped to unlock so much potential that I had, that was sitting right in front of me just waiting for the right opportunity to shine.

How has your life changed since using and sharing these oils?

I loved having the chance to reflect on this question. My life has changed in every way possible.  My family, my personal development, my mindset, my finances, my knowledge of my body and how to best care for it. But the thing that has changed that I value most deeply is my worldview.  I think we so easily become entrenched in our own little bubbles if we aren’t careful.  We forget that connecting to each other makes us stronger, and gives us more empathy to support, and encourage one another as we each navigate the hills and valleys of our lives.  I’ve always felt that my purpose was to be a connector of women.  Our stories are our most valuable asset, and they belong so uniquely to us.  Having the chance to hear these stories, and to share theirs, as well as my own, has given me so much peace and passion.  I feel so firmly that I am exactly where I should be in my life.

What has been an obstacle or limiting belief in your business that you have since learned to overcome, and how?

I think almost every sees this business as a sales job, and initially I did too.  When you view it with that lens, it can feel impersonal, and scary and hard to connect to.  I had also told myself the story that I wasn’t any good at sales, so I wasn’t sure how I would be successful in this business, even though I loved the products, the company, and the community.  Once I stopped looking it as sales, and began to view it as education, everything changed for me.  I realized that I wasn’t selling the oils.  I was educating others on the options available to them, the value of holistic solutions, and offering them access to a community of like-minded folks that everyone could benefit from.  This simple shift changed how I felt about myself, how I felt about my business, and I found I immediately attracted more folks because they were seeing my passion, rather than my fear.  And on top of that, we are in such an age of information consumption, that I believe people truly value this information more than anything.

What is a piece of advice you give a new builder starting their business journey?

Celebrate and honor who you are and where you’re at on this journey.  Every business is built in a different way; and that’s a good thing! Your personality, your interests, your style of education and support will help people be drawn to YOU.  People are craving options and control when it comes to their bodies and their families, but what people are really needing and responding to are the relationships they have within that framework. So if you can find a way to honestly and authentically connect and love the people you work with, then you’ll never struggle to succeed.

What has surprised you most about building a doTERRA business?

The community has been not only the biggest surprise, but the biggest blessing.  I was a lonely stay-at-home mom in a new state when I found doTERRA. I had just had a new baby, and she was so colicky and difficult.  Things felt hard and heavy, and I kept searching for myself in each day.  I kept looking in the corners of my life for a part of me that wasn’t a role, a part of my life that was just mine.  I needed a way to step into each day with a sense of purpose and I found that here. The gals on my team have never felt like business partners to me; they feel like friends; like family.  So often we peg women as competitive, and instead what I’ve found are some of the deepest, most profound conversations and relationships of my life.
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Cleansing Candida

April 22, 2017

My dear friend Jennie is truly amazing! She is creating a program for women to help reset their bodies through nutrition and holistic remedies. Read more and register through the link below:

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When I started my doTERRA business one year ago I knew I wanted my focus to be on educating women on the best ways to support their bodies through holistic practices.  My goal is to teach about how amazing the body is at healing, repairing, and cleansing itself – we sometimes lack the tools and the knowledge needed to support these incredible functions that are biologically inherent in all of us. This new program I have developed is near and dear to me because of the struggles I have had in the past with Candida. I have been down the awful road of recurring yeast and skin infections, brain fog, exhaustion and mood swings. Because I have been down that path and have overcome those stumbling blocks I feel it is my honor and privilege to be able to serve other women and share my journey so they don’t have to feel alone in these struggles. If I could I would shout from the rooftops, “please don’t assume that the misery you are in now is your new “normal” just because you’ve tried nearly everything and nothing has changed! Don’t just settle for feeling terrible; take charge of your body! There are tools to help you, there are ways to get past all the road blocks you foresee in your mind. I am here for you… we, as a community of women, are here for YOU. We want you to succeed and we want you to be your best self so that you can show up in this world as the beautiful, amazing, vibrant woman that you are.

This program is designed to guide you through cleansing Candida from your body and reset your body to feeling whole and full of vitality. So, whether you decide the path for you includes just changing your diet, or adding a few supplements, or overhauling your entire daily routine there is something for you in this program. I have teamed up with a nutritional therapist who is carefully designing a meal plan, including recipes to follow during our 30 day reset. Together we will provide you with all the information you need for the 30 days as well as a private Facebook group where you can feel free to ask us anything and provide support to the other women in the group. We will post information, articles, and host a live Q&A session during our 30 days together. My goal is to empower you with the tools you need to move past Candida ruling your life and help you take back control of your body! There are three different options to join this program starting at only $50! Register by April 25th to ensure that you receive your packet on time. We begin our program on May 1st!

Click here to be added to our email list for all the detailed information: https://linktr.ee/maeberrymom

oil babe: meet stacey

April 11, 2017
I find so much inspiration, love and support from my oil community! These women in this community mean the world to me. So I thought it might be fun to introduce some of the Oil Babes that influence me and teach me how to love and heal! I get so many questions asking why I love my oil community, so I thought it might be fun to hear how the women around me answer!
Meet Stacey!
@halfhealthymom
Tell me about yourself and why you started using essential oils?
 I’m a Southerner who has been transplanted to the DC area with my family of two kiddos, two pups, and my wonderful husband. I’m a little bit hippie, a lover of spicy foods, obsessed with college football, and a total girls-girl. I got a doTERRA account as my last effort to give essential oils a-go since I had been picking up other brands over the years. I was struggling during my last postpartum experience with severe hormone and adrenal issues, and wanted more holistic options in my arsenal to get to the root issues.

What motivated you to start building a business with doTERRA? When did you decide you would commit to it for the long term?

I’ll never forget when someone first approached me on how to get these oils in their hands. I had no idea what to do! But suddenly, I also felt like I had a huge opportunity in front of me to help other women navigate this new chapter of their health like I was. Honestly, my gut told me I had no other option but to provide that support. I didn’t know what the business would look like for me, but I knew I owed it to myself to explore. So because of the smile it brings to my face when I get a text saying, “this was the only thing to help my teething baby” paired with the fun I have sharing these oils and the amazing relationships I have made through this business – no doubt I’m a lifer.

How has your life changed since using and sharing these oils?

When you find something that lights up your soul, that transfers over into other areas of your life. So everything feels a bit brighter. It’s incredibly fulfilling to know I’m on a path that not only serves the wellness of others, but also allows me to shine in my own way. I know my family and closest friends would say they get to experience a better version of Stacey, the mom, wife, and friend now too. Oh, and bonus points that my job and passion lies in natural wellness. I definitely do a better job honoring my body and mind than I ever have before.

What has been an obstacle or limiting belief in your business that you have since learned to overcome, and how?

I think it’s easy – especially in the very beginning – to get caught up in what you think the business should look like, perhaps by comparing your journey to others. I think all that does is distract from your own gifts to share. There’s no one way to build a doTERRA business, and that’s the beauty! How one person builds may not work for you, and that is completely ok. As a mentor now, I see firsthand incredible and distinct strengths that each of my builders have, and I’d never want them to do anything other than what brings them joy and fulfillment in this job. It actually serves as a great reminder to me 😉 Do what feels right to you, and that’s where success and happiness will lie.

What is a piece of advice you give a new builder starting their business journey?

Stop standing in your own way. And what I mean by that is, don’t give limiting beliefs the power to inhibit you, whether that’s taking the first step or your next step. This business is for any woman who wants it and is willing to believe in her talent. I love this quote by Henry Ford, “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right”. Always believe in your strengths and your ability to help others in your own way.

What has surprised you most about building a doTERRA business?

The deep friendships I’ve gained are the most beautiful surprise of this whole journey! And I’m sure most of TDE Co. ladies will say something similar. It’s brought me closer to old friends and has given me the opportunity to connect, work, create, and laugh with incredible new souls across the country.

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oil babe: meet erica

April 10, 2017

I find so much inspiration, love and support from my oil community! These women in this community mean the world to me. So I thought it might be fun to introduce some of the Oil Babes that influence me and teach me how to love and heal! I get so many questions asking why I love my oil community, so I thought it might be fun to hear how the women around me answer!

Meet Erica!

@ericatraster

Tell me about yourself and why you started using essential oils?
I’m Erica — holistic health coach, yoga teacher and mom to two littles (soon to be three!) that has been on my holistic health journey for over five years. I began using essential oils during my first pregnancy so I could more naturally clean my home. Once I started to experience the emotional benefits the oils provide and how beautifully they complement my yoga + self care practices I was all in!

What motivated you to start building a business with doTERRA? When did you decide you would commit to it for the long term?
I initially wanted to be involved in the business because I saw it as a great way to provide my existing clients with the benefits I had been experiencing with essential oils. It didn’t take long for me to realize this was the exact vehicle I was looking for to share my story, authentically educate other women about the power of taking care of themselves and be home with my kids. Once I knew I had found my home there was no going back.

How has your life changed since using and sharing these oils?

doTERRA has helped me find my voice. The voice that knows what is best for my children and has the courage to speak up for them. The voice that knows that I have something meaningful to share with this world and with other women and shares it. The voice that wants to help other women be able to do the same and does.

What has been an obstacle or limiting belief in your business that you have since learned to overcome, and how?

There are so many limiting beliefs I never knew I had that I continue to work through. The biggest one over the past six months has been that I can’t create the business that I want to and be the mother that I want to at the same time. I kept telling myself that something had to be different in order for me to find success. Once I realized that this was not only a limiting belief, but that it was crippling my growth as a business owner and as a person, I knew I had to let it go. Daily affirmations around letting go of my limiting beliefs were huge in allowing this to happen. The untrue story I kept repeating to myself simply had to end.

What is a piece of advice you give a new builder starting their business journey?

I love to meet the women on my team where they are. To let them know that they matter and that their story matters. This business is really simply — we connect ourselves to our story, to the message that we want to share, and we authentically share that with others. With that mindset and commitment, anything is possible.

What has surprised you most about building a doTERRA business?

This beautiful community of women. There are almost no words. To those that uplift, inspire and support one another every single day. That are each other’s biggest cheerleaders. It was the last thing I expected when I began this journey and it’s hands down the best thing about it.

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oil babe: meet jess

April 7, 2017

I find so much inspiration, love and support from my oil community! These women in this community mean the world to me. So I thought it might be fun to introduce some of the Oil Babes that influence me and teach me how to love and heal! I get so many questions asking why I love my oil community, so I thought it might be fun to hear how the women around me answer!

Meet Jess!

@oneholistichome

Tell me about yourself and why you started using essential oils?

I’m a writer, dreamer, eternal optimist, mother of 4 (including one with Rett Syndome) and lover of life. I started using Essential Oils about 4 years ago after attending my first dōTERRA class. Not long after, my very first baby was diagnosed with Autism & I immediately turned to the oils to help my little family cope. I instantly fell in love with the way my oils made me feel empowered as a Mother, and especially as a Special-Needs Mother. I found great success using them, and never looked back.

What motivated you to start building a business with doTERRA? When did you decide you would commit to it for the long term?

It took me a long time to get up the courage to build my dōTERRA business. I knew that the oils worked for our family & I believed I had a message to share, but I was hesitant to put myself out there. Eventually I realized that NOT sharing was chipping away at a piece of my soul. With some encouragement from those I loved, I hit the ground running and quickly found so much fulfillment and joy in being open about this part of my life. This is always where I was meant to be.

How has your life changed since using and sharing these oils?

I have found a deeper sense of myself in building my doterra business. The personal development has changed not only me, but my husband, my kids, every person in my innermost circle. As I expand and learn, I am able to show up as the woman I want to be, and share the gift of possibility and hope with others. I feel inspired to create the life I WANT to live, and there is a deep gratitude in knowing I can absolutely do it.

What has been an obstacle or limiting belief in your business that you have since learned to overcome, and how?

This business is constantly pushing me to examine my weaknesses and work to overcome them. I’ve had to become vulnerable, brave, and resilient. My biggest obstacle has (of course) been myself, and those voices in my head that tell me I’m not good enough, smart enough, or worthy of all that I want. I overcome these thoughts by showing up and doing the work anyway. Always, my actions lead my heart back to a place of belief; to that place where I know I am on the right path.

What is a piece of advice you give a new builder starting their business journey?

When I started to build, the best piece of advice I received was to make time for your business every single day. That’s something that stayed with me, and is a big part of the reason I have the team I do. From day one, I have made my business a priority and taken it seriously. I would pass that same piece of advice on to a new builder. This business takes showing up, every single day, with a heart wide open and willing.

What has surprised you most about building a doTERRA business?

Hands down, the friendships I have found have surprised me the most. I could have predicted the personal growth, the stretching and pushing, the learning and changing, but I could have NEVER adequately predicted the relationships I would find here. In building my business, I have met some of the best women on this planet, and made friends that have carried me through some of the darkest days of my life, even from across the country. These are friendships I will carry with me for the rest of my life, and that is something I can never adequately express gratitude for.

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oil babe: meet amber

April 5, 2017

I find so much inspiration, love and support from my oil community! These women in this community mean the world to me. So I thought it might be fun to introduce some of the Oil Babes that influence me and teach me how to love and heal! I get so many questions asking why I love my oil community, so I thought it might be fun to hear how the women around me answer!

Meet Amber!

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@thesoutherndrop

Tell me about yourself and why you started using essential oils?

I’m a born and bred Cajun, living in the heart of southern Louisiana. As a health and science guru, I “officially” graduated from college with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a license as a registered nurse, but I couldn’t unwire my brain from wondering what alternative therapy could be used in conjunction with/or instead of western medicine. I was taught to observe and reason and allowing other people to constantly determine the outcome and state of our health- mainly the minor issues or lifestyle measures- just didn’t resonate with what I knew to be true of our amazing bodies and minds. After being exposed to the benefits of aromatherapy during my Junior year, I spent the next few years absorbing as much as I could about essential oils, purchasing them from a myriad of places before finally seeing through my research that there was only one brand I truly wanted to center my trust and life around… doTERRA!

What motivated you to start building a business with doTERRA? When did you decide you would commit to it for the long term?

I connected with Jenna on social media during the baby years of her business and she was my sheer inability to control my sharing habits with everyone that I encountered. She gently found a way to make me realize, over the course of a few months that adapting to the business venture side of the oils didn’t have to be scary. I trusted what she saw in me and committed to doing whatever I could to make sure I succeeded in using my personal talents to reach others who would be blessed by the powerful beauty of these oils!

How has your life changed since using and sharing these oils?

I have transitioned from a curious mother to an empowered and knowledgable educator and mentor. My purpose as an adult feels much deeper and passionate that it every has before and I have a newfound confidence in my ability to communicate with and educate others. The financial blessing of my business has allowed me freedom in areas once more restricted and my ability to be a blessing to those around me grows daily.

What has been an obstacle or limiting belief in your business that you have since learned to overcome, and how?

Not allowing the scarcity that is prevalent in the minds of so many around me was tricky. We will always encounter those who just aren’t ready (and who may never be) to embrace the unlimited potential of someone who is persistent + passionate + has the momentum of a phenomenal company and team filling her sails. To truly stand above the weight of those trying to drag you down is a laborious process, but if you remain strong in who you are, and why you began in the first place, you will prevail- and you will inspire countless individuals in dire need every step of the way.

What is a piece of advice you give a new builder starting their business journey?

Be willing to adapt. Maintain flexibility like never before. You will learn more about yourself and your heart in these coming months than ever before. Know that change is okay, even though sometimes uncomfortable. You will one day look back and see that where you ended up was nowhere near where you imagined. Your journey will wind through unknown areas, you may brand yourself, then rebrand once more. Your “why” will change, and it’s all just part of the journey, so enjoy it!

What has surprised you most about building a doTERRA business?

The community of women that I have embraced as my family that I couldn’t survive without, but wouldn’t have known otherwise. The blessings you will find will be tenfold what you imagine, and sometimes come in many hidden ways, but if you leave yourself open to greatness, and allow yourself to dissolve into this network of fabulous women and men, you will come out the other end with more gracious appreciation than you ever thought possible!

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oil babe: meet kerry

April 5, 2017

I find so much inspiration, love and support from my oil community! These women in this community mean the world to me. So I thought it might be fun to introduce some of the Oil Babes that influence me and teach me how to love and heal! I get so many questions asking why I love my oil community, so I thought it might be fun to hear how the women around me answer!

Meet Kerry!

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@kerrymulfessentials

Tell me about yourself and why you started using essential oils?

Two sweet little boys call me Mama in Southern California, Long Beach to be exact. I left the fashion world to stay home with my babies and try to incorporate a little style into my daily oiling. In keeping up with social trends, essential oils came across my path and today I’m so grateful for these timeless gifts.

What motivated you to start building a business with doTERRA? When did you decide you would commit to it for the long term?

I want to have my cake and eat it too- run a business and earn an income all while being home with my kids and dōTERRA has been the answer to that for me. I’ve remained committed to this business from day one because I refuse to be anything other than successful. My journey has been slow, but never unwavering. I believe that all good things take time and I let that lead me in my business.

How has your life changed since using and sharing these oils?

I’ve found my place in life- a tribe that I love working alongside, a product I truly believe in, a career path that I envision myself doing so long as I can place a drop oil in my hands or someone else’s.

What has been an obstacle or limiting belief in your business that you have since learned to overcome, and how?

That I already know what someone is going to say- I can’t place my assumptions on others and I’ll never know the true answer until I ask. Vulnerability is key in this business and if we don’t put ourselves out there, we won’t get anywhere.

What is a piece of advice you give a new builder starting their business journey?

Your path is your own- it’s never going to look just like anyone else’s and you have to trust that you’re right where you need to be in any given moment. Try to see the beauty in that rather than letting ‘different’ be discouraging.

What has surprised you most about building a doTERRA business?

How much I’ve grown to appreciate working within a MLM structure. There’s support and mentorship when you need it and at the end of the day, you’re also your own CEO.

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oil babe: meet lena

April 5, 2017

I find so much inspiration, love and support from my oil community! These women in this community mean the world to me. So I thought it might be fun to introduce some of the Oil Babes that influence me and teach me how to love and heal! I get so many questions asking why I love my oil community, so I thought it might be fun to hear how the women around me answer!

Meet Lena!

@holisticwifehappylife

Tell me about yourself and why you started using essential oils?

I’m a work-at-home mom of four boys; two of which have special needs. My twins premature birth and several months stay in the NICU is what led us to look deeper into a more homeopathic approach. I became a holistic health & nutrition practitioner so that I could understand more fully how to serve my family’s needs as well as a community of like-minded women with their own unique stories to tell.

What motivated you to start building a business with doTERRA? When did you decide you would commit to it for the long term?

In the beginning, I was motivated to host a class simply to have my oils paid for. It didn’t take long for me to see that this was indeed a creative outlet for me. I found a space for my voice to be heard. I knew after I attended convention that doTERRA was going to be the vehicle to the life that I wanted for our family.

How has your life changed since using and sharing these oils?

I was happy before I started my doTERRA business, but I was missing something. I knew that I didn’t want to go back to being a classroom teacher full-time, but I needed something that was just mine. Since carving out a space for myself, my family, my marriage, and my children, are all better for it.

What has been an obstacle or limiting belief in your business that you have since learned to overcome, and how?

For the better part of the first year of my business, I told myself, “If I could just get to the rank of silver, than our family will be able to afford the therapy programs that our boys need!” I never imagined that I would be worthy of a higher rank. I didn’t value my voice and I didn’t think anyone would want to hear what I had to say. Things started to really shift for me when I attended the doTERRA convention last fall. I saw all sorts of people walking around as diamonds and above and I thought, “why not me?!”

What is a piece of advice you give a new builder starting their business journey?

This is not a race. Pace yourself. You will get burnt out if you are constantly running. Take a deep breath. Answer that email tomorrow. Be present in your business, but also be present in your life. Fill your cup, so that you have enough to fill others.

What has surprised you most about building a doTERRA business?

This journey has been colorful. In the beginning, it was such a beautiful surprise every time the oils seemed to do what they were intended to. But now, its about those who come in contact with doTERRA for the first time and watching them discover the healing power of the oils. As for the business, absolutely 100%, the biggest surprise has been the incredible community of women that were so blessed to be a part of. I love the connections we make. The friendships. The support. And most importantly, knowing that I am not alone in motherhood. But that there is a huge network of moms that are always ready and willing to help out.

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