JANUA RY 20 1 8
NEW S OF T H E WORL D L EA DER IN ESS ENTIAL OI L S
A NEW YOU: SLIQUE IN 60 CHALLENGE Starting the year with a healthier, happier you!
FOUNDER’S MESSAGE Hello, my friends. This is a special time, as we
anticipate the excitement of what is to come in the new year. Young Living is growing so fast that I find myself engulfed in thoughts of the need for more farms to grow the plants to produce the oils that you are needing. It is rewarding to know that so many people are catching the vision, not only in the discovery of their own wellness and success but also in bringing our message to so many people who are looking for answers and waiting to cross the path of someone who can enlighten them with something new that will help them with their needs. The technical world has become very sophisticated in the enhancement of oils with synthetic compounds that increase the volume and sweeten the natural aroma, enabling them to be sold for a much lower price. For those of us who understand this, we must educate others about the purity of oils and why that is so important. We are in the process of closing on several thousand acres of land, where we will grow crops to produce oils that are in higher demand and increase our einkorn acreage. We have already moved onto the land and are preparing it for seeding and are going to build our own flour mill, where only einkorn will be de-husked and milled. We will not import
The Slique in 60 Challenge will help you to stay on track with your health and fitness goals for 2018. The new year is officially here, and we want to help
How do I start the Slique in 60 Challenge?
you accomplish your New Year’s resolutions. While
First things first, you’ll need a benchmark of your
many New Year’s resolutions are often forgotten by
weight and body measurements, so you can track your
February, the Slique in 60 Challenge is designed to
progress. Make sure to wear the same tight-fitting
help you make achievable and trackable goals. Plus,
clothing each time you weigh yourself and take your
with added team support and awesome prizes, you’ll
measurements. We have created a helpful tool to help
be able to find the motivation to keep going. Last year,
you document your transformation, which is available
we had over 6,000 participants in the 2017 Slique in 60
on the Slique in 60 Contest web page.
Challenge, and we want to make 2018 the best year
It’s also important to start off with a clean slate.
yet! Do you want to learn how to make the most of the
We suggest eliminating junk food from your pantry
Slique in 60 Challenge? We have a few suggestions to
and replacing that junk food with Slique products.
help get you started.
Also, schedule a non-negotiable time to get in your
What is the Slique in 60 Challenge?
workouts—just remember to consult your health care
Before we get into more details, here’s some helpful
provider before beginning a new fitness routine.
information about the Slique in 60 Challenge, which is
Once you register for the contest, make sure to join
a competition for members who want to add healthier
the “Slique in 60 Contest 2018” Facebook group for
habits to their life with help from our Slique products.
Contestants use Slique products to supplement their
What are the prizes for the Slique in 60 Challenge?
healthy diets, incorporate exercise into their routines, and track their progress to earn some great prizes. The competition consists of two 60-day phases. Phase 1 registration ended on January 1. If you registered,
All participants who register, submit their results at the end of the phase, and purchase a Slique kit each month of the challenge will receive a Slique in 60 shirt, as well as a limited-edition Slique in 60 pin.
congrats; but if it slipped your mind, don’t fret. You can
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still follow along and register for phase 2 in February.
HOMES BUILT WITH LOVE IN NEPAL Fifty homes and one school rebuilt in Nepal village after 2015 earthquake
einkorn from France anymore, enabling us to
in Yarsa. In total, there are now 50 completed homes in
lower the price.
the village, along with a new primary school! The Young
So many new things are coming to Young
Living Academy, Yarsa Primary School is the second
Living—increased farming, new products, and
Young Living Academy in the world. The Foundation’s
member activities. We look forward to seeing
plan is to continue construction until every one of the
you at a farm, convention, or wherever your
112 homes in the village is completely rebuilt.
Young Living business takes you.
Members came from all over the world—the United
I thank you for your prayers and support and
States, Canada, Australia, and Japan—to help with the
look forward to a healthy and productive new
rebuilding efforts. They were touched as villagers met
year. May you all be blessed as you grow your
The Young Living Academy, Yarsa Primary School in Nepal
them with flower leis, handmade from marigold flowers,
In 2015 a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the
to express their gratitude for all the hard work that has
Dolakha district in northeastern Nepal. It completely
been put into their village. While they didn’t exchange
Mary and I send our love with gratefulness
decimated the isolated mountain village of Yarsa. When
many words, it was a moment that those members will
in our hearts for the blessings we have and for
Young Living Founder D. Gary Young visited Nepal in
the joy of so many friends we have because of
2016—long after the news headlines had moved on—he
Aleena Stephens, a Diamond leader from Australia,
saw the destruction firsthand, and he knew Young Living
said, “Seeing these people, who basically have nothing,
smiling and giving us these beautiful flower necklaces to
business, support your family, and help those in need.
May you have a wonderful new year! .
wear was a really overwhelming experience.”
reconstruction. In October and December of 2017, the
Rebuilding the homes is no easy task. Members cut,
Young Living Foundation held two service trips to Nepal,
cleaned, hauled, and laid the bricks, scaling up and
and members helped rebuild the homes of 11 families
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START OUT THE NEW YEAR WITH PASSION! 3 tips for hosting a successful Live Your Passion Rally
Continued from page 1 SLIQUE IN 60 CHALLENGE Other top qualifiers can receive great prizes like Slique in 60 Hydro Flask water bottles, ER point credit, Select 30 Oils kit, the Premier Aroma Collection, and even $3,000! Check out YoungLiving.com/sliquecontest to learn what you can do to qualify for these prizes. We’d like to give a shout out to 2017’s winners for the hard work they put into improving their lives. You can see their before and after details at bit.ly/ylslique.
Continued from page 1 FOUNDATION IN NEPAL Although the days were long, they knew it was for a greater purpose and found joy with every brick placed. “The people have had an impact on me, and I hope we have had a similar impact on them as we helped rebuild their village,” said David Hawley, a member from Texas. “Seeing people who live in rather unimaginable circumstances, yet continue to thrive
LYPR events are where YL members from all over the world focus on training, empowerment, and momentum. Last October we had our first-ever global
and be happy, warm, and welcoming, is an amazing experience
Plan a giveaway, DIY project, or additional
that anyone would benefit from.”
trainings for your event to increase attendance.
The Young Living Foundation would like to express its
especially strong showings from the United
If you need some ideas to spark your creativity,
gratitude to those who served in Nepal. The Foundation would
States, Canada, and Europe. Around the
check out YoungLiving.com/blog!
also like to thank its donors for their generous and timely
world, we had more than 2,000 rallies and
2. Check out the location ahead of time
contributions to the Rebuild Nepal project.
Live Your Passion Rally (LYPR). We had
If you plan on renting space for your event,
If you would like more information about The D. Gary Young,
and online meetings. It was a huge success,
ask if you can access the location a day or
Young Living Foundation or would like to know how to get
and we’re excited to start 2018 with an even
two ahead of time. That way you can test the
involved, go to YoungLivingFoundation.org.
equipment and plan your setup. It never hurts
more than 100,000 attendees in homes, hotels,
The LYPR on January 13 will be an
to get a head start to help take some of the
international celebration! You can feel the
stress off the actual day of the event.
excitement building throughout the globe
3. Get social!
as members are realizing the impact of these
Encourage your attendees to take pictures
rallies in business growth and community
or videos of your event and use the global
focus. If you haven’t registered to host or
hashtag #YLUnites. Your attendees will be
attend an event, visit YoungLiving.com. If you
thrilled to be a part of the bigger international
want to host an event, be sure to register
community. You can also use the pictures and
before January 8 at 5 p.m., MT.
videos to encourage others to participate in
Once you’re set up and ready to go, we’d like to share three helpful tips for hosting a
future events. We’re so excited for you to join us on January
13. Make sure to register to either attend or
1. Be creative to increase attendance
host soon at YoungLiving.com!
ESSENTIAL OILS FOR YOUR BEST YEAR YET Perfect blends for the new year Clarity™ Made with Rosemary, Basil, Peppermint, Bergamot, and more, Clarity has an aroma that helps bring a sense of alertness. Diffuse it while you write resolutions or set goals or budgets for the first month of the year.
Envision™ Kick off your best year yet with a little help from Envision. This blend of Black Spruce, Geranium, Orange, Lavender, Sage, and Rose
See our suggestions for this year's resolutions and goals! The new year is here and with it comes a clean slate, a fresh perspective, and a hope that this year will be even better than the last. With so much to look forward to, now is the perfect time to seize the momentum of the new year and start something new! That’s why we’ve rounded up some of our favorite oils to help you launch your new year with resolutions, goals, aspirations, and more! We’ve picked three blends inspired by our blog post "Jump-Start the New Year Using Essential Oils" to help you get started. Be sure to check out the full post on January 6 at YoungLiving. com/blog! It features even more oils and tips for your new year.
creates an aroma that stimulates feelings of creativity and resourcefulness. Diffuse it to keep spirits high the whole year through!
Motivation™ You know you’re going to need a little motivation to tackle the big goals you have this year. Our Motivation essential oil blend features Roman Chamomile, Black Spruce, Ylang Ylang, and Lavender to create an aroma that boosts feelings of action and accomplishment, so you can get to work chasing your dreams! With these oils in your stash, you’re sure to have the extra push you need to tackle any New Year’s resolution this year. For even more tips and tricks to make 2018 great, check out Young Living’s Drop of Inspiration podcast online at YoungLiving.com/podcast. PAG E 2
ROYAL CROWN DIAMONDS
H a il e y & Je re m y A li f f ( USA )
We n d y & Ty s o n Me rcu re (USA )
Adam & Vanessa Green (CAN) Alyssa & Troy Francis (USA) April & Jay Pointer (USA) Brenda & Scott Schuler (USA) Carol Yeh-Garner & Scott Garner (USA) Carol & Ben Howden (CAN) Casey Wiegand (USA) Chérie Ross (USA) Christa & Jason Smith (USA) Connie Marie McDanel (USA) Courtney & John Critz (USA) Darren & Sera Johnson (USA) Debra Raybern (USA) Doug & Jordan Schrandt (USA) Frances Fuller (SGP) Gregg & Carol Johnson (USA) Gretchen King-Ann (HKG) Hailey & Jeremy Aliff (USA) Heather & John Brock (USA) Jeanmarie Hepworth (USA) Jen & Adaryll Jordan (USA) Jeremiah & Monique McLean (USA)
CROWN DIAMONDS Amanda & Gabe Uribe (USA) Anita Ochsenhofer (AUT) Annie & Chris Hauser (USA) Artemis (AUS) Becky & Jonathan Webb (USA) Callie & Jeremy Shepherd (USA) Chelsea Humphreys (USA) Chip & Kathy Kouwe (USA) Crystal & Verick Burchfield (USA) Danette & Jim Goodyear (USA) Danielle Burkleo (USA) Diane Mora (USA) Echo & Danny Hill (USA) Erin & Bronce Rodgers (USA) Evangeline & Thomas Reed (USA) Fiona Lui (HKG) Franciela Madrid Villarreal & Juan Arévalo (MEX) Gordon & Corie Devries (USA) James & Stacy Mcdonald (USA) Jessica & Rit Gianelloni (USA) Jilene & Duane Hay (CAN) Jonathan & Laura Hopkins (USA) Katie & Zach Harris (USA) Kelli & Les Wright (USA)
Jill & James Young (USA) Joanne Kan & Eric Yang (HKG) Jodie Meschuk (USA) Kathy Farmer (USA) Lindsay Teague & Michael Moreno (USA) Lindsey & Evan Gremont (USA) Madison & Tyler Vining (USA) Marcella Vonn Harting & Jim Harting (USA) Mark & Melissa Koehler (USA) Max & Karen Hopkins (USA) Myra & Ernie Yarbrough (USA) Teri Secrest (USA) Vicki Opfer & Chris Opfer (USA) Vijay & Ulrike Churfuerst Hanzal (AUT) Vivian Ting Wan (HKG) Wendy & Tyson Mercure (USA) Zach & Kari Lewis (USA)
Kim & Ryan Prather (USA) Korbut Wong (HKG) Kristy & Jake Dempsey (USA) Kyler & Sandi Boudreau (USA) Mary Hardy (USA) Melissa Poepping (USA) My Joanna Malone (USA) Nanette & Ward Symes (USA) Nathan & Jessica Petty (USA) Nicole Barczak (USA) Paige & Josh Williams (USA) Patricia Gwee (SGP) Prakama & Markus Hauser (AUT) Rainbow Forever Trust (USA) Sabina M. Devita (CAN) Sha-Faun Enterprises, Shauna Dastrup (USA) Sharnael Wolverton (USA) Stacie & Todd Malkus (USA) Summer Davis (USA) Terry & Ladonna Beals (USA) The Collected, Tan Kai Hiang (SGP) Tracey & Trevor Nielson (USA) Vanessa Romero & Tom Nikkola (USA) Yonie Bonawi (SGP)
Aditya Nowotny (DEU) Alan & Linda Simpson (AUS) Aleena Leah Simpson (AUS) Alina Rinato (USA) Allissa Davis (USA) Amanda & Brian Friedl (USA) Amanda O'Brennan (CAN) Amie Dockery (USA) Andrea Lahman (USA) Andrea M. Hayes (USA) Andrew Dodge (USA) Anna & Michael Wight (USA) Anna-Maya Powell (USA) Anna-Vaughn Callahan Anni & Dave Dayan (USA) Annie Chan (MYS) April & Charles Mier (USA) Ashley Diette (USA) Ashley & Tyler Compton (USA) Bethany Shipley (USA)
Beth Dee Romanowski (USA) Brian & Jodi Mckenna (USA) Brian & Shannon Hudson (USA) Brittany Bollard (USA) Bronwyn & Heiko Deiter (USA) Candace & Jimmie Don Hoke (USA) Carl Joseph Janicek (USA) Carla & Bill Green (CAN) Carol & Delaine Holden (USA) Carrie & Michael McVige (USA) Carrie & William Liebich (USA) Catherine Rott (USA) Celeste Mclean (USA) Chelle Carter (USA) Chelsa Bruno (USA) Chelsea Marie Young (USA) Chelsea Tudor (USA) Chris & Connie Wolverton (USA) Christi Collins (USA) Christie Mohamed (USA) Christina Adam (USA) Claire Lee (HKG) Claudia Dosamantes (USA) Codie-Lyn & William Kahler (USA) Colin & Taylor Quigg (USA) Corinne Delis (NLD) Courtney Scruggs (USA) Crystal & Larry Hoskins (USA) Cynthia Haggerton (USA) Dallas Harting (USA) Dan Keskey (USA) Danielle & Michael Keen (USA) Darreck Chen Yoon Yung (MYS) David & Lee Stewart (USA) David & Star Moree (USA)
David & Teresa Gingles (USA) Dawn Hampton (USA) Debbie & Daniel Erickson (USA) Denise Dunleavy (USA) Denise Easthon (USA) Deny Sentosa (SGP) Derek & Janell Vonigas (USA) Dick & Nancy Weber (USA) Donna Grace (USA) Dustin & Alana Bookhout (USA) Edie Wadsworth (USA) Ellen & Oliver Wenker (USA) Elizabeth Whicker (USA) Emily & Keith Anderson (USA) Erika & Tim Kilcher (USA) Erika Yanagawa (JPN) Faith & Jonathan Teo (SGP) Fee Boey (MYS) Frankie Ellis (USA) Fred Zerr & Judy Klassen Zerr (USA) Gailann Greene (USA) Greg Hitter (USA) Heather & Christian Portwood (USA) Heather & Wade Doll (CAN) Heidi & Kevin Hovan (USA) Heidi Ross (CAN) Hitomi Harada (JPN) Hoi Ki Li (HKG) Irela Balderrama (MEX) James Niederland (USA) Jamie & Chelsea Flaman (CAN) Jami Nato (USA) Janelle & Barry Chambers (USA) Janie Leek (USA) Jeanna & James Lichtenberger (USA)
Jeffrey Lewis (USA) Jennie Radhakrishnan (USA) Jennifer Howard (USA) Jennifer Lim (MYS) Jennifer & Ryan McManus (USA) Jenny Goutermont (USA) Jeremy & Hannah Tallo (USA) Jihan Thomas (USA) Jill Sager (USA) John Wongcw (SGP) Judy De La Rosa (USA) Julia Kay Ferguson (USA) Justin & Sara Wallace (USA) Kami Lyn & Kevin Lynn Bear (USA) Karen J. Douglas (USA) Karen Vavrick (USA) Kara & Andrew Cozier (USA) Kari Friedman (USA) Karla Berger (USA) Kate Kowalczyk (USA) Katie & Kevin Ganger (USA) Kelli Fras (USA) Kelowna Giuliano (USA) Kelsey Christenson (USA) Kim Edwards (USA) Kim Rinaldi-Robey (USA) Kimberly R. Bromelkamp (USA) Kirk & Britta Dimler (USA) Kristen Critz (USA) Kristi Mangan (USA) Laura Peiffer (USA) Lauren Dow (USA) Laurie Azzarella (USA) Leah Espy (USA) Lesley Graham (USA)
G OL D R E T R E AT
Please visit bit.ly/YLDiamonds for Diamond Retreat qualiﬁers.
Agustini Wijaya (IDN) Amanda Gregory (USA) Ashlee Mayer (USA) Ashlee Wallace (USA) Ashley Carson (USA) Beata Dolan (LTU) Bekki Perkins (USA) Bernsee, Julia (DEU) Brandi Lee (USA) Candace Berthold (USA) Carolyn Shvetz (USA) Chan, Nai Ling (HKG) Chelsea Gray (USA) Cheryl Walker (USA) Christi Jones (USA) Claudia Rueda Robles (MEX) Dhany Kurniawan (IDN)
P L AT I NU M R E T R E AT Alicia Traver (USA) Daniela And James Zobrist (USA) Jessica Garvin (USA) Kristi Currier (USA) Logan And Brian Randazzo (USA) Rachel Johnston (USA) Rebecca Or Eric Valentine (USA) Sara Poff (USA) Tara Trine (USA) Terry & Katie McCabe (USA) 欣嬡工作坊-林璟晴 (TWN)
Reagan & Danny Jewitt (CAN) Reuben & Stacie Hartzler (USA) Richard & Kimmy Brooke (USA) Rhonda & Frank Favano (USA) Robert Rinato (USA) Robyn & Randall Murrah (USA) Ryan & Ashley McKenney (USA) Sarah Lee (USA) Sarah & John Harnisch (USA) Shannon Garay (USA) Shannon & JD Hudgens (USA) Shelby & Steven Nowak (USA) Shelby Paulk (USA) Shellie & Brian Garrett (USA) Sherry Lamarche (USA) Skyla & Brian Mann (USA) Sonya Swan (USA) Sophia Sharpe (USA) Stacy McQuade (USA) Stephanie Moram & Jp Paradis (CAN) Steven & Lourdes Schiller (USA) Sum Sum Yip (HKG) Susan Heid (USA) Sydney Hardin (USA) Tammy & Eric Walton (USA) Teresa Valmonte (USA) Teryn Robinson (USA) Wan Jiey & Tuan Alimin (MYS) William & Joan Lansing (USA) Winnie Chan (HKG) Yin Mei Chu (HKG) Yvonne Litza (USA)
Our recognition retreats immerse members in an unforgettable Young Living adventure. Members who consistently strive and achieve Silver, Gold, Platinum, or Diamond—for at least three consecutive months—are rewarded with a trip to one of our ﬂagship farms, where they experience the Seed to Seal process ﬁrsthand, in addition to dynamic leadership development.
RECOGNITION RETREAT QUALIFIERS DI A MON D R E T R E AT
Lindsey Leif (USA) Lori Borre (USA) Lori Gasca (USA) Maggie Tong & Hill Ngan (HKG) Marilee Tolen (USA) Mark & Angela Meredith (USA) Marlin Widjaja (IDN) Marlo Bontempo (USA) Mary Buck (USA) Mary C. Ward-Farnham (USA) Mary Starr & Jay Carter (USA) Matt & Darlene Weir (USA) Megan & Thomas Burns (USA) Melissa & Clay Sanches (USA) Melissa Renno (USA) Melissa Stoltzfus (USA) Michelle & John Skoczek (USA) Munirah Hanim Ahmad Jahudi (MYS) Nancy Knittle (USA) Nancy Sanderson (USA) Nat & Lauren Bretz (USA) Nicole Neesby (USA) Niccole Perez (USA) Nicole & Kade Martin (USA) Nicki Ham (USA) Niki Flynn (CAN) Norhidawati Abdul Aziz (MYS) Noteworthy Team LLC (USA) Pam & Gary Edwards (CAN) Pamela Hunter (USA) Pamela Rich (USA) Pat Mclean (USA) Paul & Tina Ciesla (USA) Peggy Miranda (USA) Rachel & Ryan Holland (USA)
S I LV E R R E T R E A T Eryn Elizabeth Jones (USA) Jamie Schwegel (USA) Jennifer Huffstetler (USA) Jessica Oosterhouse (USA) Joy Bukowski (USA) Julia Rahardja (IDN) Julie Sanches (USA) Katie Lee (USA) Kornelia Coric (GBR) Kristin Chin (USA) Lauren Mi'Chelle Alvarado (USA) Leanne Peace (USA) Lisa Wijaya (IDN) Lyndi Jury (USA) Marisa Phillips (USA) Megan Collier (USA) Meghan & Scott Marr (CAN)
Abigail Green (USA) Alexandra (USA) Alicia Fertitta Croley (USA) Alisha Davis (USA) Amanda (USA) Amanda Esterle (USA) Amanda Stass (USA) Amanda Washek (USA) Amber Ward (USA) Amy Quigley (USA) Angela Mitchell (USA) Angela Yaskiw (CAN) Anne Ranger (USA) Arlene Poehlke (CAN) Ashley Cochrane (USA) Ashley Gray (USA) Ashley Kurtze (USA)
Ashley Martin (USA) Ashley Swanson (USA) Audrey Bennett (USA) Autumn Bartlett (USA) Beata Dolan (LTU) Binti Mohd Alias Melisa (MYS) Bonnie Morris (USA) Brenda Rapp (USA) Britni Prack (USA) Brittany Vail (USA) Brooke Nicole Yule (USA) Caitlyn Loos (USA) Cara Sinclair (USA) Carrie Sipple (USA) Cassandra Hains (USA) Catherine Marie Sutton (USA) Catrin Scholl (DEU)
Chelsey Corazza (USA) Ciara Parker (USA) Cole & Ashley Edwards (USA) Colleen Rathbun (USA) Dalila Betzabe Medina Vargas (MEX) Danielle Knell (USA) Danielle Murray (USA) Debbie Sullivan (USA) Diedra Mcgeever (USA) Dienbao Matthew Tran (USA) Dorothy Dickerhoof (USA) Douglas Adames (MEX) Dunbar, Melissa (USA) Elisa Rudyanto (SGP) Elizabeth Mclean (USA) Elizabeth Romo Cortes (MEX) Elizabeth Sands (USA)
We designed Elite Express to reward the success of even more members. Elite Express spans from Executive all the way to Platinum and oﬀers big rewards every step of the way. Elite Express is a 20-month program and is available for members across the globe in four tracks, lasting from 3 to 6 months each: Executive in 3 (Ei3), Silver in 6 (Si6), Gold in 6 (Gi6), and Platinum in 5 (Pi5), with a bonus Elite in 20 (Ei20) track for those who successfully complete all tracks within 20 months or less.
RANK A DVA N C E M E N T S Please visit bit.ly/YLRankAdv for a complete list of all rank advancements.
R E T R E AT QUA L I F I E R S Please visit bit.ly/YLRetreats for a complete list of retreat qualiﬁers and to get full details and information about each retreat.
Lisa Jimenez (USA)
Beata Dolan (LTU) Lisa Jimenez (USA) Rama Pfeiffer (USA)
Adriana Salinas Nevarez (MEX) Alejandra Rahal (MEX) Bianca Kooi (USA) Brittney Graham (USA) Carina Schoen (USA) Chris Friess (CAN) Denise Michaelene Ogurkis (USA) Farra Marie Rogers (USA) Heather Ackerman (USA) Kasey Jackson (USA) Kate Kahle (USA) Katrinna Katrinna (IDN) Kelly Lynam (USA) Kim Barbarino (USA) Mary Chrisman (USA) Maxine Rana Hipos Mendoza (SAU) Maxmillan Edmund Dena (MYS)
PAG E 3
Ade Vikeyuki Iravia Hadiwidjaja (SGP) Adrianne Rosier (USA) Agnes Eka Febrianti (IDN) Agnieszka Dworczynska (Pol) Aida (MEX) Alana Webb (CAN) Alexis Nicole Wharem (USA) Alicia & Chris Hammock (USA) Alicia Renee Margetich (USA) Alka De Boer (NLD) Ambar Retno Wardhani (IDN) Ana Rosales Yhip (MEX) Andreas Pauzenberger (AUT) Angela Workman (USA) Anja Schnoor (DEU) Anya Elizondo Funck (MEX) Apex Chiropractic, Llc (USA)
Good Asia Ventures Sdn Bhd (MYS) Abigail Henderson (USA) Abigail Marie Kreis (USA) Adventure Knox (USA) Aira Angela Gutierrez Bachoco (SGP) Aishah Hassan (MYS) Alana Fehr (CAN) Alex Chiappe (USA) Alexandria Sadie Spann (USA) Amanda Dahl (USA) Amy Addison (CAN) Amy Lee (USA) Angelina (IDN) Anita Mullins-Miller (USA) Anita Liman (IDN) Ann Velez (USA) Anna Gaona (USA)
YOUNG LIVING AUSTRALIA Region Update
Get to know January's product of the month! While January can seem bleak after the
Diffuse 6 drops of Thieves® with 5
holidays and before the month of love, we
drops of Citrus Fresh™ for a special
have something that will brighten even
with so many Diamonds who attended the Diamond Retreat at that time—
Are you ready for a winter's nap?
Young Living Australia saw steady month-to-month growth the rest of the
Create a relaxing atmosphere by
year. The dynamic symposium energized local members and the Australia
About a year ago, we asked members
diffusing 5 drops of Lavender, 4 drops
corporate team with presentations from Diamonds, the U.S. executive team,
what they really wanted in a diffuser. The
of Cedarwood, and 2 drops of Thieves.
and professional speakers; 19 new product launches; and two product expo
days. With this renewed spirit, the market ended the year with a 32 percent
the darkest winter day: The Desert Mist™
Desert Mist Diffuser is custom-made based
After hosting the Australian Symposium this past May—and interacting
growth rate—an amazing accomplishment in the market’s 18th year!
on the results of that survey. It offers longer
a winter romance! If you and your
run times; a stylish, home décor-friendly
special someone are snowbound, try
Another factor in the region’s exciting growth was the launch of 30 new
design; and functionality at a great price.
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products this year, including nine new Essential Rewards kits and three
Our favorite winter blends for the Desert Mist: • January blues got you feeling down?
of Peppermint, 2 drops of Eucalyptus,
new starter kits. In addition to these new products, Young Living Australia
and 2 drops of Lavender.
launched Savvy Minerals by Young Living™ with a whirlwind tour to five cities in the region. The tour—which reached over 2,000 people and featured U.S. Diamond leader Melissa Poepping as keynote speaker—exemplified the market’s excitement for the new line, and a staggering 49 percent of attendees made Savvy Minerals purchases averaging $350 AUD per person. This exciting success comes thanks to the hard work of so many people,
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WOLFBERRY TRAIL MIX BARS INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup almonds 1/3 cup cashews 1/3 cup pecans 1/4 cup cup Young Living organic dried wolfberries, roughly chopped 1/4 cup dried cranberries, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1/4 cup honey 2 tablespoons Young Living Yacon syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Pinch of sea salt
INSTRUCTIONS Yield: Makes about 6 bars • Line the bottom and sides of a 9x5 inch • In a food processor or with a sharp knife, • In a medium-sized skillet, bring coconut oil, honey, yacon syrup, vanilla extract and a pinch of salt to a simmer over medium-
to smooth top. • Place in fridge to cool completely before cutting into bars. • Cut into 6 bars and store in an airtight
low heat. heat
occasionally until bubbling slows and mixture
• Pour immediately into parchment lined pan and press down firmly with a spatula
finely chop the nuts. Set aside.
• Add chopped nuts and dried fruit and mix until well coated and sticky.
loaf pan with a piece of parchment.
darkens in color (about 3-4 minutes).
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including the region’s amazing leaders. To celebrate and encourage members in the area, the market hosted a business-building promotion with an incentive trip to Hawaii. In September, 44 qualifying members visited Kona Sandalwood Reforestation Project in Big Island, Hawaii, where they relaxed and learned about the farm’s dedication to reforestation initiatives and its passion for Young Living. With so many developments for the market, including the region’s third Diamond qualifying in September and the second Crown Diamond in November, this region continues to help Young Living in its efforts to take essential oils to every home in the world. We can’t wait to see where the new year takes Young Living Australia!
BEYOND THE STANDARD With General Counsel and CCO Matt French When Young Living updated the Seed to Seal program to highlight the three pillars of Sourcing, Science, and Standards, we did so to share the demanding standards that go into providing you every pristine drop of essential oil you enjoy. On our recent episode of the Drop of Inspiration podcast, we spoke with General Counsel and Chief Legal and Compliance Officer Matt French about Young Living’s standards that go far beyond the standard. Under the Standards pillar, you’ll find an exhaustive compliance program. Matt explains more on the podcast, “The Standards pillar encapsulates the desire to and commitment to follow through on legal sourcing and compliant sourcing all throughout the world in everything we do.” The standards that guide our Seed to Seal program lead the industry, and we intend to keep it that way. Setting the pace for ethical and green practices has an impact that extends far beyond bringing your family the highest quality essential oils. As Matt offered, “We want to do it right because we abide by the laws and we care about what governments think. I think being that first company out there that’s doing it the right way, we set the trend. And that means in the future, the whole world will be better for it.” Our Standards pillar, like the Sourcing and Science pillars that bolster our Seed to Seal program, is a commitment to anyone who encounters our products that we’ve gone above and beyond. “Our real heartbeat is to protect the earth and to protect products that we want to get into people’s homes,” said Matt. “We know that by sourcing compliantly, a lot of the laws are set up to make sure the plants are still there in the future and that it’s done right.” Learn more about Young Living’s Standards and the rest of our Seed to Seal program by listening to the “Standards that Set Us Apart” episode at YoungLiving.com/Podcast.
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Published on Dec 28, 2017