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ESSENTIAL EDGE

THE

NEWS OF THE WORLD LEADER IN ESSENTIAL OILS

Young Living Volume 4.2 | February 2014

Founder’s Message THE CONCEPT OF abundance has always intrigued me: it’s the idea of having enough love, compassion, time, and resources to be able to be the person you are hoping to become. Do you have enough love to give to those you love? Do you have enough compassion toward those who are in need? Do you have enough freedom of time to do what you really want to do? Do you have enough resources to accomplish your goals and to bless others? If I were to ask these questions to each Young Living member, the answers would vary in content and confidence. However, what I do know is that Young Living can lead you to an abundant life. In the network marketing industry—and specifically with Young Living—there is no identifiable limit to what you can earn, and I’m not just talking about money. It is the law of attraction; and in an industry that is dependent on relationships, you will attract what you desire, seek after, and commit to being. Your attitude is everything, and you have to believe that whatever it is you’re pursuing, you will make it happen. It will take time but the rewards will come. Be committed to the process. Know and believe in your “whys”—and make them bigger than money. Money will not motivate you during the journey that will inevitably be paved through canyons, thick fog, and difficult terrain. But when you look back on the journey from the realisation of your accomplishment, you will have become the person you once dreamed of becoming. Believe in yourself. Believe you can make a difference. Believe in Young Living!

Obsessed With Quality By Jared Turner

Chief Global Sales Officer

GARY YOUNG IS absolutely obsessed with quality. I’ve witnessed his unwavering commitment countless times—most recently in Highland Flats, Idaho, at our newest distillery.

Young Living invests millions of dollars in farms, distilleries, labs, chemists, etc., all to protect the integrity of our oils and the trust you have invested in us. This investment is not a decision most companies make because it directly impacts their profitability. At Young Living, we will take much less in our bottom line as a company so that you can have much more certitude in quality as members. The current management team is completely aligned with Gary, and we will never waiver in terms of meeting his highest standards of quality. I welcome each of you to be bold in sharing this message. Ask to meet other companies’ analytical chemists; ask to visit their farms, labs, and distilleries; ask if their company owners are absolutely obsessed with quality and if they make it their mission in life. Gary’s passion is inspiring and contagious. We have your back. Gary has your back. Be bold and let the oils speak for themselves. *Article from a Facebook post from Idaho after Jared participated in the Winter Harvest.

The very first distillation at the Highland Flats distillery and the first known distillation of Ponderosa Pine.

A Dream Achieved

IN JANUARY, YOUNG Living’s newest distillery became operational at the Highland Flats tree farm, and a different Winter Harvest experience was ushered in. But there NY was more—something spectacular: a realisation of a dream that founder D. Gary Young R IB B has had for many years. This new oil-extracting facility is in fact state-of-the-art—the world’s first automated distillery. Everyone who comes to experience the Seed to Seal process will stand in amazement while working in the most advanced distillery in the world. The truck bay in the new distillery building is 85 feet long and 52 feet wide. It is fully Come celebrate the world’s first fully insulated with heated floors—not to warm frozen toes but to melt snow and ice in the automated, state-of-the-art distillery. chips for a more manageable distillation. For the first time, the semitrucks can drive February 15 — 4–9 p.m. inside a heated building, where the chips can be unloaded and then packed into the two Young Living Highland Flats Tree Farm 21,000-litre extraction chambers. For those who have experienced a previous Winter Naples, Idaho Harvest, they will be amazed and thrilled to unload without heavy coats and hats to Register for this FREE event at highlandflatschristening.eventbrite.com protect them from the miserable cold, blowing snow, and cutting wind. These huge chambers can produce anywhere from 17–23 litres of oil per cook while using one-third of the fuel. The new distillery also completely eliminates Gary’s nightly drive in the semitruck over the treacherous winding roads and hairpin turns on snow and ice to the distillery at the farm in St. Maries, which could take anywhere from three to seven hours. Gary is safer; the distillation process is infinitely faster; and the essential oils have never been better. Indeed, the new distillery is a realisation of a dream come true. CUTTIN G CEREM ON O

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A Spotlight to Brighten Hong Kong IF HONG KONG residents didn’t know who Young Living’s founder was before this year, they certainly do now. From airport kiosks to newsstands, supermarkets, and convenience stores, D. Gary Young became a household name throughout the vibrant region in early January with a cover feature in the popular magazine LifeStyle Journal. Written by respected journalist Peter Wong, the magazine’s editor-in-chief, the wonderfully written and validating three-page spread titled “Gary Young: the man who is willing to bridge and communicate between nature and humankind” shines light on the direct-sales industry specific to essential oils, Gary’s history of pioneering essential oils in the United “I DO NOT have States, and Young Living’s role as the retirement plans; leader in producing and distributing the world’s best essential oils. The feature also includes a there are A LOT very insightful question and answer portion with of plants I still Gary. need to discover.” The magazine cover features Gary and the -D. Gary Young headline: “Heavenly Created; Return to Nature with Oils: An Exclusive Story with Young Living Founder Gary Young.”

DGYF: Hope In Action By Don Clair

Director, D. Gary Young Foundation

THE D. GARY YOUNG Foundation is growing rapidly and is making the world a better place in many ways. When we look at the Young Living Academy, we tend to focus just on the children. Yes, our goal is to help them, but there is more to share with you. This year, parents of Young Living Academy students formed the Central Parent Committee (CPC). This group of dedicated Young Living Academy parents is committed to helping their children get the best education possible and to support the school financially. The CPC recently held their first fundraiser for the academy. For $1, parents and visitors were treated to a great event that focused on celebrating Ecuador’s colourful and cultural diversity. Attendees enjoyed tasty donated food, and a group of professional folk dancers performed for the students and their families. One of the academy teachers is a member of the professional folk dance group and was instrumental in organising all of the dance arts. The CPC’s event was richly successful! The community now embraces the school and values the opportunities that education brings. Most significantly, the CPC took the initiative to make a difference in their community and raised $1,000 to buy new musical instruments for the school, including a drum kit, a guitar, a bass, and amplifiers. Remember to register for the special D. Gary Young Foundation event during the 2014 International Grand Convention. It will be a night to celebrate! Watch for registration information at DGaryYoungFoundation.org.

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Gary Young: A Somalian Adventure

This is the first of an expected five-part series highlighting real events from Gary’s frankincense exploration in Somalia, written by Gary himself.

PART 1

I SPENT EIGHT years trying every angle possible to get into Somalia to see the frankincense trees, applying for visas, and being turned down countless times, all while my friends, colleagues, and sweetheart kept saying to me, “Gary, this seems crazy. Why do you want to go to Somalia? It is so dangerous.” Yes, I saw the news and read the newspapers. No matter what the response, the consequences, or the outcome, I just want to know the truth so that when what I say is repeated, I know it is the truth. It is easy to defend documented truth, and that is what I desire for anyone who might be challenged. Where does Boswellia frereana grow? In what conditions does Gary realises his dream to visit the frankit grow? How and when is it incense groves in Somalia. harvested and how long does it take? Who does the harvesting? How many grades are there and who determines that? How did it get from the trees to me? Where does Boswellia carterii grow? What are the growing differences between the two trees? I just had to see it. I had to know. That meant that I had to go to Somalia. There just had to be a way, and I knew that God would provide. As I sat down on the plane on the last leg of my journey, I started talking to myself again. “Was a simple grove of frankincense trees really worth the price I was paying? If I die, will the information really mean anything to anyone? Would my discoveries even make it out of Somalia to the world?” That was a sobering thought. “So, why am I doing this? Look at the companies out there selling synthetic cut perfume oils, calling them 100 percent certified therapeutic, doing well, and making a lot of money; but they are not here. Nobody else would take this risk, nor do they care about the truth. They just spin their lies and people buy Gary checks to see if this tree is frereana or carterii. them. No, this can’t be worth it.” Just then I heard this still, small voice in my head that said, “You know what matters the most. You can sleep with the peace of knowing the truth and that it will stand forever, regardless of how people perceive it. I AM TRUTH AND YOU ARE NOT ALONE.” I felt comforted.


February Promotions 200 PV Reward – Order 200 PV and receive a free Sensation Massage Oil and Relaxation Massage Oil*.

300 PV Reward – Order 300 PV or more and receive a free Sensation Massage Oil, Relaxation Massage Oil and Gentle Baby 5 ml*. Sensation Massage Oil: leaves skin feeling silky and youthful. The beautiful fragrance of this massage oil may stimulate feelings of romance. Relaxation Massage Oil: can help create a state of relaxation and

restore vitality to body, mind, and spirit. Gentle Baby: is a soft, fragrant combination of essential oils, uniquely comforting, soothing, and relaxing. *Conditions apply. Visit your Virtual Office for details.

New Product Now Available THIEVES® AROMABRIGHT™ TOOTHPASTE (Item no. 303902) is a premium, all-natural toothpaste made with 100% pure, therapeuticgrade essential oils, including the powerful and exclusive Thieves® essential oil blend, along with other health-promoting ingredients. Its global formula is safe and effective, without any fluoride, dyes, synthetic ingredients, or preservatives unlike most commercial brands.

Sharing essential oils has just become simpler with Young Living’s 10-count sample packs. You can now share Lavender (Item no. 4770560), Lemon (Item no. 4772560), Peppermint (Item no. 4771560), Thieves® (Item no. 4773560), and Peace & Calming® Item no. 4774560) with these 0.25-ml samples that will send any prospect off with a memorable impression of Young Living and the benefits of 100% pure, therapeuticgrade essential oils.

Recognition for December 2013

Bold = Newly Qualified

Young Living Leaders DIAMOND Alan & Linda Simpson (AUS) Artemis (AUS) PLATINUM Neena Love (AUS) GOLD Aleena Leah Simpson (AUS) Chris Lewin (AUS) Janet Knight (AUS) New Frontier Botanicals (AUS) Sharon & Andrew Wild (AUS) SILVER Aaron Hess (AUS) Annthea Matheson (AUS) Bridge Of Love Australia (AUS) Bronwen & Richard Tolland (AUS) Catherine T/A Cdg Trust Garro (AUS) Claire & Paul Haywood (AUS) David & Elaine Von Pein (AUS) Essential Chi (AUS) EssentialoilsonlineBiz (AUS) Girija & Hal Tropp (AUS) Global Spirit Records (AUS) Gorgeous & Home (AUS) Greg Degenhardt (AUS) Happy Moments (AUS)

Hazel Holland Bowen Therapy (AUS) Ian Neal (AUS) Janette Gallagher (AUS) Jdj & Ra Porker (AUS) Jennifer Moalem (AUS) Kathy Dempsey (AUS) Kim Thomson (AUS) Larissa Erzikov (AUS) Lee Mclellan (AUS) Living Dynamics Pty Ltd (AUS) Liz Moldenhauer (AUS) Maree Anne Holzheimer (AUS) Margaret Rossi (AUS) Maria Jones (AUS) Mark Damian Seng Chai Song (AUS) Martienne Freeth (AUS) Menkit Prince (AUS) Michael Mason (AUS) Newstart Health Supplies (AUS) Nutrition And You (AUS) Ron Phythian (AUS) Sara Nadin (AUS) Sharon Neal (AUS) Sheena Hughes (AUS) Steve & Kerryn Martin (AUS) Suzanne McTier-Browne (AUS) Terrence John Drury (AUS)

Young Living’s Beauty Secret By Luba Vozar, PhD NO LONGER IS antiaging only about reducing fine lines. A complete, youthful, healthy skin profile begins with keeping your face hydrated to promote an even texture and tone. The signs of aging are influenced by Enhance the power of Boswellia a few different factors and should be Wrinkle Cream or any Young thought of as a complex process. We Living moisturiser by adding recognise intrinsic or chronological five drops of these essential aging as the passage of time that is oils: influenced by our genetics. Extrinsic Clary Sage (to hydrate and regulate) aging is accelerated by the amount of & Neroli (to tone) exposure to the sun, as well as by our OR personal habits. Hormonal or catabolic Palmarosa (to regenerate) aging depends on hormonal changes & Rose (to hydrate and tone) and is easily recognised by the increase of facial sagging. An array of skin-damaging enemies surround each of us—that is why it is always beneficial to incorporate in your skin-care regimen a combination of Young Living essential oils and carrier oils, lotions, or creams. Essential oils affect the body, mind, and psyche and help activate the life of your skin. In addition to essential oils, Young Living also offers a wonderful variety of moisturising creams that can help promote beautiful, healthy skin. One of my favourites is Young Living’s Boswellia Wrinkle Cream because it moisturises and reduces the appearance of fine lines with youth-promoting ingredients. Boswellia Wrinkle Cream contains MSM, which supports healthy collagen and an even skin tone. The added wolfberry seed oil supports hydration and helps soothe irritated or sensitive skin. Hyaluronic acid supports balanced moisture in the skin. Grape seed extract, calendula, aloe vera, and shea butter— in combination with Geranium, Ylang ylang, Myrrh, Frankincense, and Sandalwood essential oils—all play a key role in rejuvenating your skin. page 3


Young Living World News SOUTHEAST ASIA

AUSTRALIA

The Core Wellness Tour with guest speaker Dr. Olivier Wenker was a huge success! Dr. Wenker talked about the devastating effects of obesity and how to fight them, the new sensation called NingXia Nitro™, and pain management with essential oils. The tour started off with a half-day event in Singapore and concluded with evening meetings in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Jakarta, Indonesia. At the Singapore event, we recognised the region’s newest Diamonds: Patricia Gwee and Kai Tan. In March, Royal Crown Diamond Michael McDanel will return to the region to conduct wellness and business-building presentations. He will be in Singapore on March 4 and in Malaysia on March 6.

February brings a new way of sharing Australia’s favourite essential oils: Peppermint, Thieves, Peace & Calming, Lavender, and Lemon essential oil sample packets are now available and will send any prospect off with a memorable impression. Thieves AromaBright Toothpaste, 15-ml Sacred Frankincense, and 15-ml Stress Away are also now available! Dr. Dan Purser will join the Aussie team for the upcoming Hormone Health for Families tour beginning March 3. His presentation will include great insights into assisting your family. Visit YoungLiving.com/ en_AU for additional information and registration.

JAPAN

As Young Living Canada closes its first year, we are very grateful and proud of the members and leaders who have embraced the challenges and have continued to share Young Living with everyone they meet. Young Living Canada experienced phenomenal growth with a recordbreaking year and looks forward to what this year has to offer. Many exciting events are already planned to support our members across the country, and we will focus on expanding our growth into eastern Canada with more events than usual in 2014.

January kicked off what is sure to be a very prosperous year for Young Living Japan! We were very pleased to have Dr. Peter Minke tour seven cities in Japan, including a first visit to Okinawa. During the tour, Dr. Minke gave fabulous presentations, including “Family First Aid with Essential Oils” and “A Wellness Approach to Allergies.” During the tour, the new Thieves® AromaBright™ Toothpaste was pre-sold prior to the official launch in February. On January 1, we also introduced the newly formulated Believe™ essential oil to the market.

CANADA

EUROPE

Long-time members, as well as many people new to Young Living and essential oils, have embraced the opportunity of attending our New Year Tour meetings across Europe. Attendees were the first to experience the new Starter Kits, discover exciting products new to the European market, and hear about the latest developments in essential oil research from local leaders and renowned experts, including Marc Schreuder, Young Living vice president of research and formulations. We will soon announce the dates for the Provence farm harvest! Young Living oil enthusiasts across Europe are excited to discover the birthplace of Young Living, visit the home of the YL Provence collection, and explore the wonders of the surrounding area. The Provence region of France, known for its fragrant, high-quality lavender, is where Gary Young learned the art of distillation and where his passion for building Young Living began. Visit YLProvence.com for more information!

Don’t be like most. Dr. Purser believes in the biological age reduction benefits of certain therapies such as modern Hormone Replacement Therapy, emphasising natural replacements as first and foremost. Through these therapies, Dr. Purser believes that you can unwind once thought of intractable diseases. Read full bio here - youngliving. com/en_AU/company/media/events/ national-tour/march

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Educational Series February 13 Lehi, UT

Discovering Nature’s Remedies February 8 Phoenix, AZ

Introductory Meetings

February 1 Birmingham, AL Special NingXia Nitro meeting with Stevie Baggs, Jr. February 3 Vancouver, BC, CAN February 4 Houston, TX February 5 Austin, TX February 6 Dallas, TX Houston, TX (Spanish) February 18 Nashville, TX February 20 Tampa, FL (Spanish) February 21 New York, NY (Spanish) March 3 Bellevue, WA March 5 Albuquerque, NM March 6 Denver, CO Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Spanish) March 17 Phoenix, AZ

Hormone Health for Families tour Dan C. Purser, MD DR. PURSER’S FIRM belief is everyone needs preventive medicine, they just don’t know it yet. Most won’t ever know they need it because they’ll die prematurely.

Upcoming Global Events

March 18 Baton Rouge, LA Austin, TX (Spanish)

ADELAIDE Monday, 3rd March Stamford Grand Glenelg 2 Jetty Road Glenelg Room: Ballroom 1 & 2

MELBOURNE Friday, 7th March Novotel Glen Waverley 285 Springvale Road Glen Waverley Room: Monash & Waverley rooms

PERTH Tuesday, 4th March Pan Pacific Perth 207 Adelaide Terrace Perth Room: Grand River Ballroom West

BRISBANE Saturday 8th March The Pavillion Function & Conference Centre Allan Border Field 1 Greg Chappell Street Breakfast Creek Room: Captain’s Room

SYDNEY Thursday, 6th March North Ryde Golf Club Twin Road North Ryde Room: Auditorium

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