OMG The Natural Deodorant I Tried Burned My Armpits!!!

OMG The Natural Deodorant I Tried Burned My Armpits!!!

I am pro anything that is natural, organic, ethically sourced, cruelty-free, and works to make my life easier, healthier, and happier.  I want that for myself and for you so that is why I’m constantly trying new products. I compare products that I try to the body and skin care lines that I have and I am always looking for inspiration to formulate something new. So begins the story of my burnt armpits…

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My new motto is, “You don’t know, what you don’t know” ...

My new motto is, “You don’t know, what you don’t know” ...

Knowing yourself is an advantage when owning a business, but being able to implement the vision of your business into a practical sense is invaluable AND a ton of work.  Although I have always known that I am an independent thinker that likes to work with people and plants, how that translates into a successful and rewarding business is another story.  If I’m honest, I do a ton of research, follow my gut, and ask for help.  My new motto is, “You don’t know, what you don’t know” and that helps me from berating myself when I make a mistake. 

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How to Achieve Optimal Health & Wellness in 2017

How to Achieve Optimal Health & Wellness in 2017

New Year’s resolutions can be complicated – some people split them into lifestyle categories (love, health, work) while others broadly brush their goal without much thought (to be a better ….).  Until a few years ago, I did what most of us do – reflected on the past year, identified changes I wanted to make, and set goals. In the moment each goal seemed doable – exercise daily, be more patient, stay in touch with friends and family, etc. Yet I “failed” to reach my goal or achieve my resolution because the expectations I placed on myself were out of reach.

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Big Thanks!

Big Thanks!

It is so important for me to recognize how far I’ve come since two years ago.  I made a huge leap of faith and started my own business as a contractor in the fall of 2014.  Even though the timing was right and I did my homework – budgets, business and retirement plans – I was still afraid.  Afraid to fail, afraid of the potential instability, but most importantly afraid I couldn’t turn back.  The list went on, BUT I did it and it was fine – good actually. 

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