Whole- Home Wellness For You And Your Family ( FREE PRINTABLES)

Whole- Home Wellness For You And Your Family ( FREE PRINTABLES)
                              Whole-Home Wellness For You and Your Family


 Creating a better quality of life for our families doesn’t have to be complicated. If you are ready to start on a path to cleaner living and whole-home wellness, you are in the right place.
 
You would be surprised at the number of harmful chemicals in the products that we breathe in and apply to our bodies daily. Literally hundreds before breakfast ALONE (especially women). We are exposed to chemical combinations all day every day and no safety data exist on these. It’s impossible to know how much damage we are doing to our bodies.  Have you ever started coughing immediately after using a cleaning product? Yea, me too!
 
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              Even if we do not feel an immediate reaction, we are not in the clear y’all. Over time, these chemicals build up and create a toxic overload. Many of these chemicals are synthetic—that means they are FAKE.  Our bodies do not know what to do with them. Our liver, our bodies filter is overworked, our hormones are out of whack and our body can be out of balance and cause a whole host of problems like eye and throat irritation, headaches, respiratory issues, allergic reactions, worsened asthma, and possibly even cancer.   Yep, you read that right.
 
I was shocked when I learned what was being used in so many of my favorite products.. Don’t think that some brands that say “natural” or “toxin-free “are safe.  Always check your labels. Here are just a few to look out for.
 
SLS—Sodium Lauryl Sulfate—cancer neurotoxicity, organ toxicity, skin irritation, endocrine disruptors (hormone/thyroid).
 
Benzisothiazolinone—eye and skin irritation.
 
PEG-2 Cocomonium Chloride—evidence of cancer, developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects; damage to DNA.
 
Methylisothiazolinone—possible neurotoxicity, nerve damage, lung toxicity, and allergic reactions.
 
Phenoxyethanol—eczema, life-threatening allergic reactions.
 
Fragrance—this is a BIG one y’all!! An undisclosed chemical cocktail—trade secrets.
A WHOPPING 12,500 ingredients fall under the umbrella word, FRAGRANCE on a label.
 
  •  Manufacturers are not required to list their fragrance ingredients on product labels.
  • Often only one-word ‘fragrance” or “parfum” is used on the label and can hide a cocktail of more than 100 ingredients.
  • 75% of fragrances contain phthalates which have been linked to cancer, infertility, pregnancy loss, and birth defects.
  • Fragrances are common triggers of asthma, migraines, allergies, and sinus problems.
 
Fragrances are linked to so many profound health risks that avoiding them is probably the #1 change you can make to reduce your family’s exposure to toxic chemicals. It only takes 26 seconds for chemicals in your cleaners to enter your bloodstream through the skin, this includes EVERYONE in your home especially our kids since their little bodies are still developing. It is just not worth the risk!!

Why would companies do this?   It’s called Greenwashing, they mislead consumers about the health, safety, and environmental impact of their products. They use those cheap synthetic fillers that we talked about earlier. Some popular brands in candy-colored bottles seem eco-friendly, quirky, hip, and homemade—but hold up check the label.
 
We’ve all used products that aren’t the best for us, but we can’t let old habits dictate our future. Companies are smart but WE are smarter and as the gatekeepers of our homes, WE get to decide what comes in. So, what can we do?
 
 Thieves the Day my friend!
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Thieves is an ultra-concentrated, versatile formula made with plant-based ingredients that can be used on virtually every surface in your home. Formulated with the power of Young Living’s Thieves oil blend, you can get a deep clean without dangerous or synthetic ingredients. Thieves cleaner also includes the scent of Lemon essential oil for an even more uplifting aroma. Infuse your entire house with the power of Thieves with a whole line of Thieves products.

Thieves contain no harsh or dangerous synthetic chemicals that need to be rinsed after use. Thieves is safe for septic systems, pets, and children. BONUS, you can have your kids clean safely and easily.   Just one capful of Thieves Household Cleaner to 2 cups of water will cost you less than $1 a bottle making it a healthy, thrifty choice.

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 Using Thieves Household Cleaner is the single best thing you can do to reduce those harmful cheap synthetic chemicals that are so prevalent in most cleaners.  This one step will lessen your toxic load allowing your body to function optimally, the way it is supposed to.
   
  Thieves products extend into the kitchen, bathroom, and laundry room where even more harmful synthetic chemicals are found. Dishwashing liquid, automatic dishwasher soap, toothpaste, mouthwash, cough drops, hand sanitizer, and more make Thieves versatile for any lifestyle.
 
 Thieves dishwashing soap uses natural grease-cutting agents and essential oils. THRIFTY TIP>> I split my dish soap into threes, add a little Thieves Household Cleaner and baking soda, and stretch it even further.

  • NO SULFATES
  • NO DYES
  • NO FORMALDEHYDE
  • NO PHOSPHATES
  • NO SYNTHETIC PERFUMES
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  Bringing the power of Thieves to your laundry room with enzymes that combat dirt and stains. A highly concentrated formula so one bottle will last a good while.  THRIFTY TIP>> I split mine into threes, add water and stretch it even further.

  • NO SLS
  • NO DYES
  • NO PETROCHEMICALS
  • NO FORMALDEHYDE
  • NO SYNTHETIC PERFUMES
  • NO OPTICAL BRIGHTENERS
 
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Thieves toothpaste and mouthwash support healthy-looking gums and teeth with ingredients from nature and pure essential oils.
 
  • NO SULFATES
  • NO SYNTHETIC DYES
  • NO ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS OR COLORS
  • NO PRESERVATIVES
  • NO FLUORIDE
  • NO SLS
  • NO PARABENS
  • NO PHTHALATES
  • NO MINERAL OIL
  • SYNTHETIC PERFUMES
 
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     Thieves essential oil can be used to make your own DIY cleaning and wellness recipes. Thieves essential oil blend is a powerful combination of Clove, Lemon, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus Radiata, and Rosemary essential oils that fills any space with a rich, spicy aroma. It is one of Young Living's most popular essential oils so it’s no wonder that Thieves is included in so many of the home cleaning and personal care products. It is a key ingredient in Thieves Cleaner, Thieves Waterless Hand Purifier, Thieves Wipes, and Thieves Foaming Hand Soap. Thieves blend is your go-to for an invigoratingly clean and spicy scent that smells more like fall baking than harsh cleaning formulas   

          
 
 So where can you get all the Thieves goodness?
 
You can buy it retail from my website  HERE
 
You can become a Young Living wholesale member. What does being a member mean? Think Costco’s or Sam’s. That’s it, You never have to share with anyone if you don’t want to.       ( There are two sides to Young Living.   Over 80%of the wholesale members are product users only and approximately 8-10 % are members who have chosen to build a business with Young Living ). There are no monthly requirements or quotas.  Your membership will get you wholesale prices on over 600 oil or oil-infused products like Thieves.  

You can join Young Living’s Essential Rewards program and earn free products and reward points on every purchase every month. It’s like FREE money back every month to be used on future purchases. DOLLA DOLLA BILLS Y'ALL.  

This is how I get most of my essential oils. I buy my household products, makeup, supplements that I am going to buy anyway. Then I use my points  I earn to get the oils I want plus the ones I get for FREE every month. It’s a good deal but it’s also totally optional. 


 
There are a few different options to start your wholesale membership.  The biggest bang for your buck is the Thieves Starter Bundle. When you use my referral number at https://bit.ly/startYLNOW to start and choose a Premium Starter Bundle with Essential Rewards, you will get $25 cashback from me plus FREE SHIPPING and you will earn $10 in Rewards Points to use on future orders.WHOOP!!


 
 We can also put together a customizable membership and I am happy to help you with that. Email me at  hello@marieinmontana.com or comment here.

 You can see all the starter kits right HERE 

***Young Living just added on another Premium starter kit and it is not on my website yet. It's called the " Little Oilers Premium Starter  Bundle" and it formulated for kids so it is already diluted so just add a roller to the top and start rolling. This starter bundle does qualify for the $25 cashback from me when you start with Essential Rewards plus the free shipping from Young Living.


 
 I am happy to answer any questions you may have about Thieves, Young Living, or Essential Rewards You can email me at hello@marieinmontana.com  or comment below.
 
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Avoiding synthetic chemicals in your home may seem daunting and overwhelming but the payoff will be worth it. Your body will function better without the toxic load that comes from using cheap filler synthetic chemicals.  Switching to Thieves makes it an easy process to turn your home into a safer place for you and your family.  

To Your Health,
 Marie
 
              
 
                                
 
 
 

Good, Better and Best Wellness Bundles

Good, Better and Best Wellness Bundles

Who wants to pay full price when you can get the same thing at a discount? Young Living has several options to help you get started and snag the best deal possible. Even if you already have your own Young Living account, there are still some money-saving tricks you need to know!

 

GOOD

Head over to www.youngliving.com and add items to your cart! You will pay the higher amount shown and set up a retail account. You can upgrade to a wholesale membership at any time if you wish to get a 24% discount on all your purchases! 

BETTER

Go ahead and upgrade that retail account to wholesale OR dive right in with the starter bundle of your choice! These starter bundles gets you that coveted 24% wholesale discount on all your purchases plus access to even MORE membership perks like Essential Rewards and community support. Choose the kit that’s right for you! 

 

  • Essential Oils Premium Starter Bundle $165
    • Includes 12 of the most popular oils, 10 Thieves Waterless Hand Purifier Sachets, Thieves Spray, 2 AromaGlide Roller Fitments, 2 NingXia Red 2-oz. Samples
    • Choice of diffuser: Desert Mist or Dewdrop, Rainstone (add $45)
    • Qualifies for FREE shipping
  • CBD Regular Strength Premium Starter Bundle $165
    • 300 mg Calm CBD Roll-On, 500 mg Citrus CBD Oil, 300 mg CBD Muscle Rub
    • Qualifies for FREE shipping
  • CBD Extra Strength Premium Starter Bundle $250
    • 600 mg Calm CBD Roll-On, 1000 mg Citrus CBD Oil, 600 mg CBD Muscle Rub
    • Qualifies for FREE shipping
  • KidScents Little Oilers Premium Starter Bundle $135
    • Includes 5 KidScents prediluted oils plus Feather the Owl diffuser
    • Qualifies for FREE shipping
  • Premium Starter  NingXia Red  Bundle $135
    • NingXia Red 2-pack, 30 NingXia Red Singles, NingXia Nitro
    • Qualifies for FREE shipping
  • Premium Starter Kit Thieves  Bundle $125
    • Includes Thieves 15 ml, Thieves AromaBright Toothpaste, Thieves Fresh Essence Plus Mouthwash, 2 Thieves Household Cleaners, 2 Thieves Foaming Hand Soap, 2 Thieves Sprays, 2 Thieves Waterless Hand Purifiers
    • Qualifies for FREE shipping
  • Welcome Home Starter Bundle $125
    • Includes four 5 ml and four 15 ml bottles of essential oils perfect for your home plus a wooden Vitality oil rack
    • Qualifies for FREE shipping
  • Basic Starter Bundle  $35 
    • Includes Stress Away 5 ml, AromaGlide Roller Fitment, 10 Thieves Waterless Hand Purifier Sachets, Thieves Mints, 2 NingXia Red 2-oz. Samples
    • Qualifies for FREE shipping when an additional 100 PV is added

 

BEST

Grab a Premium Starter Kit AND say YES to Essential Rewards right away  - Young Living's customizable subscription box program! You will earn spendable points on your starter kit, get FREE shipping on your order, and be THAT much closer to earning your first loyalty gift with Young Living! Use my referral number 15676719 and get $25 cash back or a diffuser, your choice plus a welcome pack to help you learn more about your essential oils right away.


 Use my referral number 15676719 and get $25 cashback or a diffuser, your choice when you start your wholesale account with Essential Rewards. I will also send a welcome packet so you can get started right away on your wellness journey. Use this link>>>>>https://bit.ly/startYLNOW

 

 

Essential Reward Perks

  • Loyalty gifts (FREE oils)
  • Earn points that convert to product credit
  • Completely customizable from month to month
  • Access to exclusive discounted ER bundles
  • Qualifies you to receive $ for referring friends
  • FREE shipping on orders of 100 PV or more
  • Get bonus freebies depending on your monthly order total 


 I am happy to answer any questions you may have. Email me at hello@marieinmontana.com or comment below.

 Let’s get you started! Which one are you leaning towards - GOOD, BETTER, or BEST?


To Your Health,
 Marie

 

Essential Oils and Special Needs

Essential Oils and Special  Needs

 If you are a parent of a child with special needs, you are not alone. I imagine it can feel like that at times. Not only are you facing the normal stressors of everyday life, but you are also dealing with the challenges and struggles your child is facing. But we are here to come alongside you on this journey.


 
Children with special needs tend to find themselves having trouble focusing, processing their feelings, transitioning in different environments, sleeping, and more. As a parent, if you are being totally honest, you may find yourself facing feelings of frustration, uncertainty, sadness, resentment, or guilt.  
 
Let’s explore how essential oils can support both you and your child, as you walk this challenging, yet rewarding, road.


If you are anything like me you may wonder how essential oils work so I wanted to share the science behind essential oils with you.


  When talking about emotions, we must mention the limbic system. The limbic system is a system of nerves and networks in the brain that controls basic emotions and drives. It is the emotional brain.

 It supports five major functions: emotions, behavior, motivation, long-term memory, and sense of smell. Have you ever spontaneously cried or laughed depending on whether the memory was happy, sad or traumatic? This reaction is your limbic system at work. When we inhale the aroma of something like baked goods, fried food, grass or essential oil, the odor molecules travel through the nose where they register with nerves in the olfactory membranes in the nose lining. 

The odor molecules stimulate this lining of nerve cells and trigger electrical impulses to the olfactory bulb in the brain. The olfactory bulb then transmits the impulses to the amygdala - where emotional memories are stored - and to other parts of the limbic system of the brain. The unique structure of the molecules of essential oils can directly stimulate the hypothalamus and limbic lobe of the brain. Inhaling essential oils may alleviate stress and emotional trauma as well as increase the production of thyroid and growth hormones.

The amygdala (where emotional memories are stored) plays a major role in the storage and release of emotional trauma. Our sense of smell is directly linked to emotional states and behaviors, even if they have been stored since childhood. Our sense of smell, one of the five senses, is the ONLY way to stimulate the amygdala. The amygdala does not respond to words said or words heard. This is why the use of essential oils is so therapeutic to the release of stored emotions. 

Essential oils enable us to access stored or forgotten memories and/or suppressed emotions. This allows us to acknowledge, integrate or release them. If we don't, these memories and suppressed emotions can cause disease in our bodies such as feeling blue or feeling afraid. Essential oils, when combined with prayer and seeking the Holy Spirit (and other modalities such as massage) can have a healing effect on our mind, emotions, and body, especially when we incorporate them into our daily practice.


This is great news! That means you can use essential oils to recall memories, both good and bad. If they are bad, you can use the oils to help you release cellular memories stored in the body, allowing you to process and move past them.


 
Disclaimer:
*I am not a doctor. I am not here to diagnose, treat, or cure any of your illnesses. The content I cover is for informational purposes only.
 
Are you the parent of a child with special needs? Do you know someone who is?
 

 
 

 
If you want products that work, then quality matters. When you shop with Young Living you are getting quality products backed by a ‘Seed to Seal’ guarantee that you won’t find anywhere else. You can expect that Young Living will provide you with only the BEST!
 
  • plant material that is grown on corporately-owned farms or carefully vetted partner farms (that you CAN visit!)
  • sustainable farming and sourcing practices, providing the purest oil
  • great care is taken to preserve and protect natural resources
  • hand-weeded fields and ZERO use of pesticides
  • oils that retain all their natural constituents and therapeutic properties
  • use of food-grade distillers with state-of-the-art design and distillation methods
  • low pressure and low-temperature distillation, without the use of solvents or synthetic chemicals
  • rigorous testing on each batch by internal labs and third-party facilities
  • oils that are carefully reviewed through every step of production in order to meet or exceed industry safety and purity standards (beyond organic!)
 
And the best part… if these products do not meet their high standards they are rejected and will not be bottled or packaged as a Young Living product. Now that’s amazing!! 
 

 
As a parent, how important is quality to you on a scale of 1-10? 1 - not important, 10 - very important?
 
On a scale of 1-10, how important is it that a company be transparent with you about what is in its products? 1 - not important, 10 - very important.
 
 
 
The three main ways to use essential oils are aromatically, topically, and internally.
 
As always, when using essential oils on adults or children, you never want to put them directly into the eyes or ears. You also want to be aware of any blends that may contain citrus oils as these are photosensitive and should be avoided if being exposed to direct sunlight.
 
You may have to get creative with how you will get the oils into your child’s system, especially if they are sensitive to smells, but it can be done!
 
  • Infuse sensory materials with essential oils, i.e. rice, DIY play dough, bubbles.
  • Add ‘diffusers’ to the room where your child is working or playing - use cotton balls, corks, felt pads, anything that absorbs oil and place around the room.
  • Diffuse while your child is NOT in the room, the effects will still linger but the scent won’t be as strong when they enter.
  • Spray your child’s sheets with a calming blend about an hour BEFORE they go to bed.
  • Add oils to everyday-use products like shampoos and lotions.
  • Add Vitality oils to your child’s smoothies, drinks, or food. Be sure to avoid plastic containers when adding oils to food and drinks.
 
**As you begin to use essential oils on and around your child, it is best to start with just one oil at a time so you can appropriately determine the effects. Then build from there. 
 
 

 
Though this is not an all-inclusive list, these are some of the most commonly-used essential oils for children with special needs and the benefits they provide.
 
 
Vetiver - promotes calm and relaxation; can help with sensory-processing issues
 
*Lavender - can help calm, relax, and balance emotions rooted in anger & frustration 
 
Cedarwood - can help promote peaceful and restorative sleep
 
*Frankincense - can help with focus and can reduce negative emotions or reactions
 
*Peppermint - soothing and can calm restlessness
 
Bergamot - increases feelings of wellbeing, relaxing for the mind and body 
 
Rosemary - can help to improve cognition and concentration
 
*Valor - promotes courage and self-esteem
 
*Peace & Calming - can help to calm nervous tension and promote relaxation
 
*Included in the Premium Starter Kit

 
 
 
 
Skin sensitivities are fairly common among children. However, these sensitivities may be magnified for those with special needs. Young Living has many gentle oils and products that are safe for even the most sensitive of skin types. If at any time oil is too “hot” or “cool”, just apply more carrier or discontinue use all together. The feet are a good place to test out new oils. If your child does not react well to that specific oil, choose another and come back to that one at a later date.
 
When choosing a carrier oil, consider any food sensitivities or allergies your child may have.   Many carrier oils are fruit or nut-based, which could cause a reaction if your child has a sensitivity to that specific food group. Many people often mistakenly assume the adverse reactions are from the essential oils themselves and completely overlook the carrier. If you are unsure, apply the carrier oil separately to test for any reaction.
 
Try these essential oils - they are great for supporting healthy-looking skin!
 
Lavender - great for all skin types and the perfect addition to lotions and creams.
Gentle Baby - helps to rejuvenate the skin; great for soothing and calming.
Tea Tree - a very gentle oil that supports your skin’s natural healing process.
 
Rose Ointment is another Young Living product that is deeply nourishing and perfect for dry, irritated skin. Rose essential oil improves skin texture, while Tea Tree works to soothe rough, irritated skin.
 
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Did you know that soaps, shampoos, even laundry soaps, and fabric softeners can irritate your skin? 
 
Download the ‘Think Dirty’ app and scan your personal care products. Report back here in the comments with your findings! 
 
 
 
There are many reasons a child may struggle with a lack of focus or concentration, some of which could include the following:
 
  • Separation anxiety
  • Fear of what others may think
  • Stress or trauma
  • Learning disorder
 
If your child has already been diagnosed with a special need, these issues can be even more difficult to address. Let’s talk about a few Young Living options that can help with concentration! 
 
 
Brain Power seems to be the first go-to for many parents in helping their children with better focus and concentration. It contains powerful oils such as Sacred Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Melissa, Blue Cypress, Lavender, and Helichrysum, which are very high in sesquiterpenes. Google the benefits of sesquiterpenes… you can thank me later! ;) Diffuse or apply topically to the back of the neck, brainstem, temples, or under the nose as needed.
 
There are plenty of other oils and supplements you can use to support your child’s focus and concentration. Dilute and apply these oils below to the back of their neck, top of their head, and their big toes. Allow your child to inhale these oils from the bottle or out of the diffuser. Remember that consistency is key with the use of essential oils and supplements. For many people, it takes 3-4 months to really see the difference.
 
  • Mindwise - an incredible supplement that gives the brain essential fatty acids to support normal brain function. (I love the individual packet option!)
  • MightyZyme - an all-natural, vegetarian supplement designed to help children combat the negative effects of enzyme depletion, which is a precursor to body dysfunction that could impede growth and brain development.
  • Vetiver - essential oil with a distinct earthy and grounding scent, which can help your child stay calm during tense times.
  • Cedarwood - an essential oil high in sesquiterpenes, which makes your brain happy.
  • GeneYus - an essential oil blend with similar sesquiterpenes levels as Brain Power, which can help your child focus and concentrate on the task at hand! Plus it comes pre-diluted so it’s ready for use! Note: If your child has a nut allergy, you should NOT use this blend.
  • Clarity - an essential oil blend specifically designed to provide greater mental concentration and alertness. 
  • Peppermint -an essential oil with an energizing aroma that boosts alertness. (Extra dilution suggested to decrease cooling sensation when applied topically.)
 
Here are a few other non-oily tips for increasing focus and concentration in children:
 
  • Prepare an environment free from distractions
  • Establish a schedule or a routine
  • Allow time for frequent breaks or a power nap
  • Break large tasks or goals up into smaller ones
  • Add more protein into their diet, which has the ability to raise concentration levels
 
Do you have any other tips that you’ve found to help in this area? Any other essential oils? 
 
 
For some children, the lack of flexibility in their thinking can make a seemingly simple task of transitioning from one activity or place to another extremely challenging. There are several different strategies you can employ and oils you can use to help your kiddo stay calm and accept these transitions.
 
Transitioning Strategies:
 
  1. Clearly define how long the task or activity will last using a timer or some other visual cue.
  2. Allow your child to see what is coming next by using pictures or creating a schedule.
  3. As much as possible, stay consistent in your daily routines and transitions.
  4. Plan ahead and don’t rush; this will only cause added stress for you and your child.
 
Suggested Oils:
 
Surrender - helps one surrender control
Acceptance - opens the mind to accepting new things
Grounding - promotes feelings of stability and balance
Common Sense & Brain Power - help to support clear thinking
Ylang Ylang - boosts confidence and balances emotions
Northern Lights Black Spruce & Idaho Blue Spruce - promote feelings of confidence and calm
White Angelica - repels negative emotions and energies; known as the “tantrum tamer” oil
 
Please keep in mind, all children are different. You may need to try a few different oils to find the one that works best for your child. All of these oils can be diffused or applied topically. As we talked about previously, dilute as needed. Allow your child to choose an oil, ask them what scents they prefer, and how they feel after using it. Sometimes they know better than we d
 
 
 
 
Did you know that you have about 700 muscles, making up nearly half your body weight?!
 
If your child has limited mobility, I’m sure you are always looking for ways to love on those tired muscles and support healthy blood flow.
 
Try these tips!
 
  1. Stay active. This may be difficult depending on how mobile your child is, but it’s important to keep muscles moving, even if done manually. PanAway is a great oil to apply after exercise of any kind since it contains Wintergreen, Helichrysum, Clove, and Peppermint essential oils. Grab a 10 ml roller bottle, add about 10 drops PanAway + 10 drops of Copaiba, top with a carrier oil and apply where needed.
  2. Use quality supplements. Thankfully, Young Living has provided us with supplements we can trust. Featuring bioavailable food-sourced vitamins and minerals that contain an infusion of pure, powerful essential oils, you’ll get the whole-body support you need. Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D, like those found in OmegaGize, along with the nutrients and minerals found in BLM and Sulfurzyme can provide the building blocks needed for healthy muscles. 
  3. Keep things moving. Blood carries oxygen and oxygen is vital to all parts of the body, including the muscles. The less mobile a person is, the more you need to focus on circulation. Massage is a great way to increase blood flow and incorporating oils like Cypress, Nutmeg, Juniper, and Idaho Balsam Fir may be just the boost you need..
 
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Staying well isn’t an easy task, especially if you are dealing with a compromised immune system or an overworked body. Many things can be taxing on our body systems - regular medication intake, environmental toxins, food and products filled with harsh chemicals or synthetic ingredients. We are constantly exposed to so much that is harmful to us! It’s important to stay PROactive with our health and do our best to support our bodies BEFORE they get bogged down. Creating a DAILY wellness routine composed of good quality oils and supplements can help us live and stay above the wellness line.  
 
Try these member favorites! 
  • Thieves*
  • Oregano*
  • Longevity*
  • Lemon*
  • Exodus II
  • ImmuPower
 
Any of these oils can be added to a roller bottle for convenient application. You can even get your child involved and allow them to apply to the bottoms of their feet every morning and every night.
 
*Also comes in a Vitality version, which has been labeled for ingestion.
 
It’s a good idea to use a variety of oils to support your body’s needs, as they are constantly changing. Make up several different wellness rollers and rotate them out here and there.
 
Did you know a happy gut leads to a happy immune system and many other happy systems? A daily probiotic is necessary for emotional and physical wellness. If your child can swallow capsules you may consider Life9. It features 17 billion live cultures that represent nine different bacteria strains to support gut health and an overall healthy immune system. If you need something that can be taken a little more easily try MightyPro - a blend of prebiotics and probiotics! This supplement features over 8 billion active, live cultures to support digestive and immune health. Plus it’s in a super convenient packet that does not require refrigeration and tastes like a pixy stick candy. Your child will beg you to take them. 
 
NingXia Red is also a great compliment to your daily wellness routine thanks to its primary ingredient - the Ningxia wolfberry. It’s packed with superfoods and tastes DELICIOUS! NingXia Red benefits include support for energy levels, normal cellular function, and whole-body and normal eye health. A daily shot of 2-4 ounces helps support overall wellness with powerful antioxidants.  It’s also super easy to hide this in smoothies or popsicles! #momhack
 
What’s your child’s favorite healthy snack? 
 
 
 
“Restful slumber is crucial for helping kids grow and develop—recent studies have linked sleep to intellectual performance—yet statistics show 50% of children with ADHD also have sleep problems. And other studies have found children on the autism spectrum tend to have lower levels of melatonin, the naturally occurring hormone that helps regulate wakefulness and sleep cycles.” ~ Parents.com
 
 
So what can you do to help your child get the rest he/she needs? Here are some suggestions from other parents of children with special needs. 
 
  1. Play soothing sounds like calming music or audiobooks. 
  2. Create a cozy environment; consider using a weighted blanket. 
  3. Support with supplements like melatonin or essential oils. 
  4. Avoid sugary snacks before bed and eat dinner earlier.
  5. Stick to a schedule and keep a journal of their routines. 
 
As you can see, there are many different strategies you could use. If you choose to go the natural remedies route, here are some supplements and essential oils you can try to encourage a restful night’s sleep. 
 
ImmuPro - This supplement works double duty and is one of my favorites! Not only does support the body’s natural sleep patterns with naturally-occurring melatonin, but it also provides exceptional immune system support. BONUS: It’s chewable!
 
SleepEssence - This soft gel capsule contains essential oils with sleep-enhancing properties along with melatonin to support a full night’s sleep. Adults only, so this one is more suited for older children.
 
Lemongrass - This oil soothes, relaxes, and helps promote better sleep. Diffuse at bedtime or apply topically.
 
Lavender & Cedarwood - This popular combo promotes calm and relaxation and can be used together or separately.
 
Some other oils to consider Vetiver, Valerian, Rutavala, SleepyIze, Roman Chamomile, Peace & Calming, and Stress Away.  Whatever you choose, do your best to be consistent with it and don’t be afraid to try different things until you find what works.
 
 
 
 
Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, Sister, Aunt, Friend . . . you are doing the best you can! 
 
Your days are filled with challenges. 
You question whether you are doing what’s best. 
You have fears about the future.
You wonder if you can make it through another day.
 
YOU CAN!
 
But you can’t do it alone.
 
Find a support system, ask for help, and most importantly... take care of YOU.
 
Support Your Body
  • PanAway or Deep Relief Roll-On: These are strong oil blends that are perfect for muscles and joints.
  • Cool Azul Pain Cream: Backaches, strains and sprains, stiffness and soreness . . . just a little dab will do ya!
  • BLM: This supplement was designed to support healthy bones, ligaments, and muscles.
 
Support Your Mind
  • Stress Away: Melt away the tensions of the day with this beach-in-a-bottle blend.
  • Valor: This blend creates feelings of courage and confidence.
  • Forgiveness: This blend helps release hurt feelings and negative emotions.
  • Acceptance: This blend allows you to overcome feelings of denial and be open to accepting new things.
  • White Angelica: This blend dispels negativity and creates feelings of peace, calm, and security.
 
You can’t pour from an empty vase. Take the time to fill yourself up, so you can be the best version of yourself for everyone else.
 

The best way to get access to ALL this amazingness is to become a Young Living member. How do you do that? Get yourself a starter kit! It comes with a FREE lifetime membership, which means you will get 24% off retail for life! 

You can choose from several starter kits, including the most popular one - the Essential Oils Premium Starter Kit. It comes with a gorgeous diffuser, 12 of the most commonly-used essential oils, plus a handful of other goodies for you to try!

 
Then you can add on whatever products you want by throwing them into your Essential Rewards box! You can read about that NEXT
 

 Essential Rewards

 
Essential Rewards is a monthly subscription program with LOTS of perks. You get to choose what comes inside your box AND when it processes! Leave it as is or change it every month... up to you! 
 
You can now enroll in Essential Rewards right away! Your starter kit can count as your first ER box. That means you'll get a FREEBIE (varies with each month) plus 10% back in rewards points RIGHT AWAY!! (Note: If you choose the Basic Starter Kit be sure to add 100pv of  additional product if you want the freebies.)
 
Check out some of the perks!!
 
• Discounted shipping
• Earn points to use on future orders
• Loyalty gifts
• Freebies starting at 100pv order totals
• Access to exclusive discounted bundles
• Qualifies you to receive referral bonuses
 
This is just the tip of the iceberg, friend! There’s an entire community of people ready and willing to come alongside you in this journey. 

Questions? Ready to grab your own wholesale kit?  Comment here or  Email me at hello@marieinmontan.com and I can help you get started.

Ain't got no time to wait?  Use this link http://bit.ly/mariewylbut know that I am here to help you.

Stay connected, get my free guide, " 3 Ways to Support Your Emotions Naturally".



Save these links for quick reference and share them when someone asks you for more info: 
 
ER Shipping Subscriptions YL GO & YL GO+ Explained: https://www.youngliving.com/en_US/opportunity/essential-rewards/ylgo
Earn Income For Sharing/Business Opportunity: https://www.youngliving.com/en_US/opportunity/products
 
 I know this is a lot of information so please feel free to reach out to me at hello@marieinmontana.com..


To Your Health,
 Marie
 
 
 
 
 
 

Learning On The Go ( Essential Oil Resources)

Learning On The Go ( Essential Oil Resources)
Learning more about essential oils and natural alternatives doesn't have to be overwhelming.  I made it easy for you by listing several of the texting or emailing class notes we offer and links to other resources that may interest you.




If you are ready to learn more go HERE and get me free guide, " 3 Ways to Support Your Emotions Naturally". 

I have several texting/email classes. You can text or just hit reply and I will shoot it over to you right away.

Also, check out these blog articles to see how many ways you can use essential oils or oil-infused products on the day to day!!










Whew, what a list!! I just wanted to make sure you have several articles to choose from.

If you have any questions at all, hit reply or email me at hello@marieinmontana.com

Why Young Living?  It's the largest essential oil company on the planet that's been the leader and pioneer in the essential oil community for 25 years. It is the one that everyone compares themselves to. The only company with The Seed to Seal Promise. Learn more at 





There are several different options to start your own wholesale account. You can see all of those RIGHT HERE.


Ready to get started? -you can right now. Email me and I can help you get started

Ready to roll RIGHT NOW. Use my referral link to get the discount on your welcome kit.

** Use my referral linkand we will add you to our Facebook group so you can learn how to use your oils right away. You can have all the oils in the world but if you don't know how to use them, you wasted your time and money.

** BONUS** Use my referral link and also get a $25 Amazon card or a $25 credit to your Young Living account for future orders. Your choice. 

Stay healthy,
 Marie

Ditch Sugar Cravings With Dill Essential Oil.

 Ditch Sugar Cravings With Dill Essential Oil.
"Rats given sweetened water in experiments find it significantly more pleasurable than cocaine, even when they’re addicted to the latter, and more than heroin as well."
Gary Taubes, The Case Against Sugar
Hello friend!

Many adults eat much more sugar than necessary, so reducing added sugar intake is a healthful idea for most people. Some people may wish to take it a step further and cut sugar out of their diet entirely.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates that adults in the United States get about 15% of their calories from added sugars alone. This sugar intake does not even include natural sugars, such as those in products such as fruit and milk.
Excessive sugar consumption has links to several harmful health conditions, including:
  • obesity and metabolic syndrome
  • heart disease
  • type 2 diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • high cholesterol
  • chronic inflammation
  • nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  • dental plaque and cavities
Reducing the amount of sugar in the diet can help a person reduce their risk of these health conditions.

Required disclaimer:
*Information regarding historical use of herbs and aromatic plants is for informational purposes only and is not based on modern science, nor should this information be construed as expected results from use.
KICK THE SUGAR WITH ESSENTIAL OILS: DILL 
Dill is a powerful essential oil for feeling “full” after a meal. The problem with sugars and carbs is that they make us feel more full compared to, say, a kale salad. Dill makes your healthy meals and snacks feel more satisfying because it stimulates the brain's satiety center!

Check out
 this story from Diane about using Dill essential oil to beet her sugar addiction.
You can also sign up for my newsletter HERE and get my report, 3 Ways to Support Our Emotions Naturally.
If you are ready to get started with your own wholesale membership use my REFERRAL LINK
When you use my link  I will add you to my member vault where we share much more about the power of essential oils, supplements, nutrition, and conscious language to support our bodies with a  focus on emotional health.
Also, when you use my referral link we will credit your Young Living account with $25 to use on future orders so you can get started right away learning about your oils.
If you have any questions, comment below or email me at hello@marieinmontana.com
Until Next Time,
 Marie

 
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