Cardiovascular Health, Endocrine support, Essential Oils, Healthy Lifestyle, Male Health, Men's Health, Muscles & Ligaments, NingXia

Macho Man from the Inside-Out

A few years ago, my husband had a wake-up call with his health. I had already implemented a number of changes to support my wellness journey, but now he got more serious about it too.

We significantly reduced the amount of meat and processed foods in our diet. We added more fresh organic veggies and fruits. He got serious about getting on the exercise bike daily. And he started taking supplements to support his cardiovascular health and also his overall health.

Take a look at these powerful supplements from Young Living:
  • OmegaGize³ – Combines the power of three core daily supplements-omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin D-3, and CoQ10 to synergistically support normal brain, heart, eye, and joint health.
  • NingXia Red – A powerful, whole-body supplement packed with superfoods to support overall wellness.
  • PowerGize – Specially formulated to help individuals of all ages boost stamina and performance. Helps sustain energy levels, strength, mental and physical vibrancy, and vitality when used in addition to physical activity.
  • Agilease – Especially beneficial for athletes, as well as middle-aged and elderly people who may experience a natural, acute inflammation response in their joints after exercise. Contains powerful ingredients and essential oils that are known for their joint health benefits.
  • Master Formula – Prepackaged sachets are convenient to take your vitamins on the go. A full spectrum, multi-nutrient complex to support general health and well-being
  • Prostate Health — Specially formulated for men to promote healthy male glandular system and prostate function.

Young Living supplements are infused with pure therapeutic grade essential oils to add power to their scientifically researched formulas. They have made a significant impact on my wellness journey and I highly recommend them for you and/or the men in your life.

If you would like to learn more about these and other products that support men’s health, check out my newsletter called Bearded Brawn. Then contact me and let’s chat about what might meet your needs.

To get a copy of my newsletter,
please send your request to
joyce@sharescents.com
and ask for the
Bearded Brawn Men’s Newsletter
that was offered in this blog post!

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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Information, products and/or techniques mentioned is provided for educational purposes and not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult with the health professionals of your choice. The decision to use, or not to use, any of this information is the sole responsibility of the reader. The author assumes no responsibility to or liability for any loss, damage or injury resulting from the use or misuse of any information provided here.

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Energy, Essential Oils, Healthy Lifestyle, Men's Health, NingXia, Pain

Energy buddies for men

Every man desires to maintain youthful strength and vitality. Our society is fast-paced and sometimes that is a challenge. Perhaps you reach for energy drinks to keep going during long hours at work or play. Maybe you snack on processed and convenience foods that satisfy cravings but over time may lead to unwanted health challenges. Then you work out (or do chores at home) and “feel” it afterward.

It would be wonderful if everything your put in your body would add strength and energy, but that requires planning and dedication.

What if there were life-giving snacks and energy drinks that offered healthy solutions to these needs?

Incorporating essential oils into your life is easy and can put a manly spring in your step. Young Living Essential Oils has some great options for you! Here are three to consider:

  • Looking for a great tasting carbonated energy drink? Check out NingXia Zyng – A hydrating splash of essential oil-infused goodness
  • Looking for a healthy energy shot that supports your heart and brain? Check out NingXia Nitro – A quick pick-me-up without the sugar or caffeine overload
  • Looking for products to support your workout strategy? Check out the Young Living Active & Fit Kit – Supports every fitness regimen, from elite competition to daily workouts

If you would like to learn more about these and other products that support men’s health, check out my newsletter called Bearded Brawn. Then contact me and let’s chat about what might meet your needs.

To get a copy of my newsletter,
please send your request to
joyce@sharescents.com
and ask for the
Bearded Brawn Men’s Newsletter
that was offered in this blog post!

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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Information, products and/or techniques mentioned is provided for educational purposes and not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult with the health professionals of your choice. The decision to use, or not to use, any of this information is the sole responsibility of the reader. The author assumes no responsibility to or liability for any loss, damage or injury resulting from the use or misuse of any information provided here.

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Endocrine support, Essential Oils, Male Health, Men's Health

Men are from Mars… Or so they say!

My husband is the inspiration for today’s blog post. First, you need to know that he says he doesn’t like the smell of most essential oils. However, he is a researcher and is always sharing with me information that he finds about the benefits of essential oils.

He has two go-to essential oils: Oregano and Tea Tree. And he does like the Young Living Thieves Spray.

It’s no secret that women seem much more drawn to essential oils than men, but there are certain smells that men prefer over others.

For example, most men really LOVE Idaho Balsam Fir and other scents of the forest like spruce. What I find interesting is that Balsam Fir essential oil has properties that are very supportive to the male endocrine system. I wonder if there is an inner compelling need that draws them to that scent? Do some research and you may discover some things you never knew before!

If you would like to learn more about how men do essential oils – what scents and products are most liked or beneficial for men – check out my newsletter called Bearded Brawn.

To get a copy of my newsletter,
please send your request to
joyce@sharescents.com
and ask for the
Bearded Brawn Men’s Newsletter
that was offered in this blog post!

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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Information, products and/or techniques mentioned is provided for educational purposes and not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult with the health professionals of your choice. The decision to use, or not to use, any of this information is the sole responsibility of the reader. The author assumes no responsibility to or liability for any loss, damage or injury resulting from the use or misuse of any information provided here.

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Essential Oils, Female Health, Healthy Lifestyle, Personal Care Products, Skin care, Women's health

My personal care favorites

In the past few articles we have discussed some things to consider when caring for our skin. We talked about things like chemicals that can derail us in our health and beauty journey. We also looked at some essential oils that many women have found helpful to add a glow to their face.

If you think about it, Queen Esther soaked in Myrrh for six months and then other spices and oils were added to the regimen for another six months! REALLY? Yes, really! And the result was, she won the most famous beauty contest of all time!

Now I must admit that for many years I have been on a wellness journey that demanded I focus on internal health. So dedicating dollars to beautify my face and skin was a lower priority… Just being real here.

But ladies, there is nothing wrong with giving some attention to caring for our skin. After all, it is your body’s first line of defense. It is your largest organ and is as much as 15% or more of your total body weight.

Caring for your skin is important. So why not use the very best products available? Here is a very short list of my some of my favorite skin care products from Young Living Essential Oils. They are highly concentrated and therefore, very economical over the long road.  These are only a handful of the many awesome products available. You can visit my website and read my Women’s Personal Care newsletter to learn more, but this is a great place to start:

  • ART® Skin Care System (cleanser, moisturizer and toner)
  • ART® Renewal Serum
  • Sheerlumé™ Brightening Cream
  • Genesis Hand & Body Lotion
  • Rose Ointment
  • L Brianté™ Lip Gloss

To get a copy of my newsletter,
please send your request to
joyce@sharescents.com
and ask for the
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that was offered in this blog post!

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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Information, products and/or techniques mentioned is provided for educational purposes and not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult with the health authorities of your choice. The decision to use, or not to use, any of this information is the sole responsibility of the reader. The author assumes no responsibility to or liability for any loss, damage or injury resulting from the use or misuse of any information provided here.

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Essential Oils, Female Health, Healthy Lifestyle, Personal Care Products, Skin care, Women's health

Beauty beneath the surface

Every woman wants to look good. NO. Every woman wants to look AMAZING!

We pour money into products to cover up our flaws and accent our best qualities. We long to gaze in the mirror and have it answer back that we are the fairest of them all. Well, let me share a couple of secrets with you.

First, beauty is not skin deep. It starts inside our bodies. What we put IN our bodies will ultimately determine the glow on our skin. I always tell people that if you are having challenges on the surface of your skin, you should probably take a look under the hood. Talk to your healthcare professional about what might be the root cause of your problems. Keep feeding your body healthy food. Get moving (exercise, UGH!). Clean up your environment. And eliminate as many harmful ingredients from your personal care regimen as possible.

THEN you are ready to add healthy options for skin care. My Women’s Personal Care newsletter has some great suggestions to consider, so get a copy and see where you might be able to augment your beauty care stash!

Would you love to have glowing skin? Well, check out this list of some amazing essential oils that are simple to use and produce amazing results. Here is the trick. You are going to want to identify what type of skin you have. Then, pick a few essential oils that address your particular needs. Next combine just one drop of two or three of the oils you selected with an organic oil like jojoba or coconut oil (say 50/50) and gently massage them onto your face each night at bedtime. You will be amazed at the results.

So here is a very short list (There is a longer list in the newsletter):

  • Lavender (cleanse)
  • Geranium (hydrate)
  • Frankincense (smooth fine lines)
  • Sandalwood (balance)
  • Myrrh (just plain good!)

To get a copy of my newsletter,
please send your request to
joyce@sharescents.com
and ask for the
Women’s Personal Care Newsletter
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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Information, products and/or techniques mentioned is provided for educational purposes and not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult with the health authorities of your choice. The decision to use, or not to use, any of this information is the sole responsibility of the reader. The author assumes no responsibility to or liability for any loss, damage or injury resulting from the use or misuse of any information provided here.

 

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Essential Oils, Female Health, Healthy Lifestyle, Home Care Products, Personal Care Products, Skin care, Women's health

Looking beyond the label

Everyone knows that the things we put in and on our bodies have an impact on our health. The problem is, often we are clueless to know what we are consuming. If we resort to reading labels, we can quickly become discouraged by the big words we see in little very tiny print! I mean really… Like what exactly is Benzalkonium Chloride anyway? And does it even matter? And why is it such tiny print?

I have actually looked up some of these big words and it really depressed me. I found out that a lot of the common ingredients in personal care products could be causing all sorts of problems in my body. Cancer. Weight gain. Mood swings. Headaches. Digestive issues. Rashes, and more. But it seemed like certain ones that are proven to be harmful are in pretty much all these types of products.

And to add insult to injury, then I found out that because of “trade secrets” not all ingredients even have to be listed on the labels, or they can use vague terms like “fragrance” to hide the truth from you of what is in there.

So how do I know what really is in the bottle I am buying? There are a lot of lists out there of ingredients to avoid in our home and personal care products. I have included a partial list (along with some of the challenges these ingredients bring to our bodies) in my Women’s Personal Care newsletter, so just get your mitts on a copy and you will be amazed!

But I digress. This rude awakening about ingredients that could be creating problems in my body led me on a search for companies that provide “full disclosure” and that hold to the highest ethical standards and integrity.

I continually update my list of companies that I trust, but one company continues to hold the top position on my list. That is Young Living Essential Oils. I have been using their products for 18 years now and I just feel better and better all the time! Not only does Young Living offer essential oils, but their extensive product line includes powerful supplements, nutrition and food items, home and personal care products and more. It’s like one-stop shopping I can trust and quite economical in the long run. And trust me, I’m in this for a long run!

I challenge you to check out my newsletter and website and see what I discovered long ago. Then let’s have a conversation.

To get a copy of my newsletter,
please send your request to
joyce@sharescents.com
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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Information, products and/or techniques mentioned is provided for educational purposes and not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult with the health authorities of your choice. The decision to use, or not to use, any of this information is the sole responsibility of the reader. The author assumes no responsibility to or liability for any loss, damage or injury resulting from the use or misuse of any information provided here.

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Essential Oils, Female Health, Healthy Lifestyle, Personal Care Products, Skin care, Women's health

Solving the health puzzle

For the next few weeks I intend to focus on women’s health and beauty in my writings. So in order to give you some background on why this topic is dear to my heart, let me take a few moments to tell you a little about myself and what led me to the place I am at today.

All my life I have wrestled with health challenges of various types. I have consulted with health professionals of all types. Sometimes I would be helped, but mostly I would actually experience major problems, some created by the treatments or medications I was receiving. Yet deep inside I held tight to the belief that there were answers someplace out there and so I continued to study and learn.

One bit if information would lead to another. As time passed, I came to believe that natural health held keys that I was looking for. And so for over 40 years I studied natural remedies and treatment methods. I learned about herbs. I learned about food. I learned about how the body is designed to function, and things that create problems for us in this journey.

I observed how I felt when I ate certain things or used certain products, and started to clean up my lifestyle. Eventually I could identify patterns and make changes that started to impact my body in positive ways.

No, I am not somebody special. I am just like you. I want to be healthy. I want to be happy. I want to look good. Yes, I fall off the wagon many times. But I have discovered that there are lots of people just like us; people who feel there is a better way and are looking for answers. I have made many friends along the way. I hope you will be one of those friends and join me this month as we explore the topic of women’s health and how it relates to skin care.

A great place to start would be to request a copy of my special newsletter that talks about women’s personal care products. Just send me an email and request the Women’s Personal Care newsletter. Let’s see what pieces to this wellness puzzle we can find together!

To get a copy of my newsletter,
please send your request to
joyce@sharescents.com
and ask for the
Women’s Personal Care Newsletter
that was offered in this blog post!

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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Information, products and/or techniques mentioned is provided for educational purposes and not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult with the health authorities of your choice. The decision to use, or not to use, any of this information is the sole responsibility of the reader. The author assumes no responsibility to or liability for any loss, damage or injury resulting from the use or misuse of any information provided here.

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