Over the weekend Pierre and I got into a disagreement. He and I are both passionate, stubborn, strong-willed, and opinionated, so it happens. I wouldn’t have it any other way. We compliment each other with different points of views and varying solutions to challenges. Often he makes me see things in a way I hadn’t thought of, and I am able to open my mind to new concepts. Not this time. My beloved business and marketing guru hubinator suggested that I sell my awesome Young Living essential oils retail. He said I should not only concentrate on offering wholesale memberships, but also on getting customers – because those customers can lead me to people who will want wholesale memberships and may one day become wholesale members themselves through exposure to the product. Doesn’t that sound like a great idea? Not to me. Continue reading →
Health & Beauty
Several months ago I wrote An Open Letter to Sugar and we had quite a public breakup. However, like many toxic relationships, I was lured back into ties with the substance and we continued our torrid love affair. Things were good between us, until a friend sent me this New York Times article the other day and once again I felt betrayed. Not only is sugar as bad for you as we all know, but it’s actually worse. Way worse.
Have you heard of Stitch Fix? Their website describes them as a personal styling service tailored to your taste, budget and lifestyle that helps you look and feel your best every day. You fill out a comprehensive style profile, then they send you 5 items every month to try on. You then have 3 days to decide if you want to keep the items. If you keep them, you pay for them. If not, you return them free of charge. I thought I’d give it a try. Continue reading →
I’ve been exposed to Essential Oils for years now – because as you know, I am a Homeschooler and the two seem to go hand in hand. It’s difficult to be around a crunchy mom and not have her pull out a little vial of Thieves® at some point during the day. I know they work because I’m Puerto Rican and my mother-in-law is Haitian. We Caribbeans subsist on natural home remedies.
Yet for some reason I never took the plunge until recently. Maybe it was my deep seeded desire to cling to some sort of normality in life. We’re so off the cuff when it comes to so many things – at least let me have my toxins! Continue reading →
Yesterday I wrote about The 30 in 30 Challenge and the response was awesome. Several people can relate to the “short spurt” syndrome and are ready to start living a life of consistency. If that’s you, I wanted to give you the rules for how to successfully walk this out so you can build a lifetime of continual impact. Continue reading →