The things that we put into and onto our bodies play a huge role in determining our health. As a sufferer of numerous autoimmune diseases, our guest today, Jenny Melick, has had personal experiences with what can go wrong when we don’t look after our bodies, and how we can rectify this. When Jenny began looking more deeply into the ingredients of the products we use on a regular basis, she was shocked. The use of buzz-words like ‘natural’ can make us believe that we are being health conscious, when really this is just a marketing trick. The motivation for Jenny to start Roses and Azalea — an organic and non-toxic personal care and beauty brand — was to provide women with products that are genuinely good for them. Jenny is a firm believer that there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution to health problems and that everyone needs to figure out what works best for them. However, she encourages taking the organic route whenever possible. Join us on today’s show as we discuss these issues, as well as Jenny’s new field of study, Ayurvedic medicine; the 80/20 rule; handling the challenges of a long-distance marriage and some exciting news about Chrystal’s new book and her personal development program.
Key Points From This Episode:
- Chrystal shares the journey of writing her new book, the reasons she wrote it and why it’s for you.
- Also, the launch of Chrystal’s personal development program only has 9 spots left available!
- Jenny Melick, today’s guest, discusses her give-back goals for her company, Roses and Azalea.
- Jenny talks us through the practice of Ayurvedic medicine, a form of preventative care and her new field of study.
- Jenny’s battle with autoimmune diseases which led her to question what she puts into her body.
- Everyone is different and it is so important to figure out what works best for you, in every aspect of life.
- Why Jenny likes the 80/20 rule and why you should apply this to the products you use on your body.
- Choose organic whenever you can.
- Therapeutic grade and natural mean the same thing in the marketing world; don’t let these words fool you.
- The importance of always reading the ingredients label.
- Don’t trust companies that don’t get organic certifications or do third-party testing.
- The challenges of a long distance marriage and how Jenny and her husband deal with these.
- Take care of yourself first, then you’ll be able to do a much better job of helping others.
“Women are just super people these days, we have so much on our plates.” — Jenny Melick [0:17:55]
“You have to really understand and listen to yourself and your body and what you need and figure that out in a trial and error process.” —@Xtal_Rose [0:21:23]
“Live in the present, live in the moment because everytime your eyeballs are stuck on that screen you are missing everything around you.” — Jenny Melick [0:39:40]
“You’ve got to stay connected and you’ve got to stay communicating” —@Xtal_Rose [0:41:25]
“Stopping sometimes to fuel yourself, your mind, body and spirit, and just making sure you are taking care of yourself is so important so you can take care of other people.” — Jenny Melick [0:42:21]
Whatever works for you is what you should do, don’t go with whatever everyone else is saying or what the fad is right now. Do you, be comfortable and confident in your own skin and love yourself.” — Jenny Melick [0:43:40]
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