NEWS OF THE WORLD LEADER IN ESSENTIAL OILS
Essential Edge News Volume 3.7 July 2013
BEING WITH YOU at this year’s convention was amazing! Your enthusiasm for our world-class products and your insatiable desire to bless others is inspiring. I have never been more confident about the future of Young Living than I am today, and your determination and commitment are major contributors to that confidence. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. These are really exciting times for all of our Young Living family, as together we’re experiencing growth like never before. We proudly stand as THE benchmark in the essential oils industry. Our research and innovation are unmatched; our practices in guaranteeing pure essential oils and effective products are extraordinary; and most importantly, our collective will to truly bless everyone is what makes Young Living special. We get what this life is about and do our best to make it happen. As we move forward from this phenomenal convention, hold on to the belief in yourself and in Young Living that was instilled within you. Work tirelessly for your dreams and grab them!
NingXia NITRO YOUNG LIVING’S NEW NingXia NITRO™ is the all-natural way to increase alertness, enhance mental sharpness, and fuel daily overall performance. Infused with a wide range of powerful cognitive enhancers, NingXia NITRO includes a proprietary blend of pure black pepper, nutmeg, vanilla, chocolate, yerba mate, spearmint, and peppermint essential oils designed to boost your focus. Combined with this exclusive proprietary blend, Bioenergy Ribose® improves physical performance, speeds up recovery, and increases overall energy reserves to keep you energized throughout even the longest days. Other supportive ingredients, such as B vitamins, green tea extract, choline, and Korean ginseng, are added to sharpen the mind and invigorate the senses. NingXia NITRO is the simple and convenient way to transform your life with increased focus and physical performance. What do we recommend you do with your newfound energy? Share it the Young Living way, of course. In this day of heart-racing, jittery energy drinks that can do a lot of damage, now is the perfect time to let the world know there’s a natural, healthy alternative to boosting mental acuity and energy with NingXia NITRO (Item No. 3064). Coming soon in Singapore.
Slique Bars YOUNG LIVING’S DELICIOUS, new tropical berry crunch Slique™ Bars are safe, innovative weight-management tools that use a targeted approach to promote healthy eating habits. Slique Bars are loaded with exotic baru nuts and wholesome almonds that promote satiation when combined with protein and high levels of fiber. The bars also contain an all-natural potato skin extract that increases feelings of fullness when ingested. Slique Bars deliver essential nutrients and antioxidants through the addition of pure cinnamon, vanilla, and orange essential oils; a dried-fruit blend featuring goldenberries and wolfberries; and Young Living’s exclusive dehydrated cacao nibs. The dual-targeted satiety approach and medley of exotic fruits, nuts, and science of Slique Bars creates the perfect stimulant-free, nutritious snack for your weight-management goals. Slique Bars Six Pack (Item No. 5024) coming soon in Singapore. Discover more new products on page 2! THE
DURING THE 2013 International Grand Convention, Young Living Founder D. Gary Young took the stage and reminded everyone why Young Living is at the forefront in bringing the most beneficial products to the world. With the release of these exciting additions, Young Living exemplifies why it is the world leader in essential oils. Discover them now in this issue and recapture the magic of convention in next month’s Essential Edge News.
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Thieves AromaBright YOUNG LIVING’S NEW Thieves® AromaBright™ Toothpaste is a premium, allnatural toothpaste made with 100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils, including the powerful and exclusive Thieves essential oil blend. Its formula is safe and effective and creates an alkaline environment in the mouth that slows bacteria growth and helps promote healthy gums and teeth. AromaBright’s refreshing, minty formula enhances total oral care and is the optimal choice for health-minded consumers everywhere, with its global formula meeting the strict standards of world markets. Coming soon in Singapore.
Thieves Floss GET READY TO experience Young Living’s newly improved Thieves® Dental Floss—now available for purchase! Fresh breath is always important, and the new Thieves floss will more efficiently and effectively keep bacteria at bay. Made from stronger fibers that resist fraying and breaking, this hardwearing floss easily glides between your teeth, making it more efficient in removing hidden particles and plaque. A new, innovative process saturates the floss twice, giving you two layers of essential oils—a perfect blend of Thieves and peppermint—to helpfreshen your breath as you floss. Along with its improved performance, the new Thieves floss offers a greater value with a 33-foot increase in length. That is 25 percent more floss at no additional cost to you. Now that is a reason to smile! Transform your oral care today by ordering Thieves Dental Floss (Item No. 4463) Coming soon in Singapore.
Wolfberry Seed Bars THESE DELICIOUS BARS are nut free, high in protein, and rich in calcium and essential fatty acids. Infused with invigorating Young Living products, Wolfberry Seed Bars are a wonderful companion to healthy living. ½ cup Young Living Yacon Syrup or Blue Agave ⅓ cup raw tahini ¼ cup coconut oil, warmed to liquid 1 vanilla bean, scraped, or 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 10 drops Young Living Citrus Fresh™ essential oil blend ¼ cup hemp hearts ¼ cup cacao nibs ¼ cup sesame seeds ½ cup shredded coconut ¾ cup Young Living Ningxia wolfberries 1 cup raw sunflower seeds 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1 tablespoon lemon zest
1. Put syrup, tahini, coconut oil, vanilla, and Citrus Fresh in a blender and blend until smooth. 2. Place the remaining ingredients in a bowl, add the coconut syrup mixture, and mix until well combined. 3. Take half of the mixture and place it in a food processer; process until it breaks into small pieces. Once complete, transfer pieces back to the mixing bowl and mix it with the other half. 4. Press the mixture into an 8x8 pan lined with parchment paper; place in the fridge until firm. 5. Cut bars into desired sizes and store in the refrigerator or freezer until ready to eat.
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Believe COINCIDING WITH THIS year’s convention theme of Believe, D. Gary Young has reformulated our popular Believe™ essential oil blend. The new blend now includes the plentiful therapeutic benefits of Idaho blue spruce and Amazonian ylang ylang, both of which are harvested and distilled on site at Young Living farms. Young Living distributors will appreciate the addition of these new oils to Believe because of their ability to promote relaxation, emotional stability, and enlightenment. This powerful reformulation also contains frankincense, coriander, bergamot, geranium, and Idaho balsam fir—each included with the sole purpose of elevating life. With three of the seven oils found in the new reformulation coming directly from Young Living farms in Idaho and Ecuador, Believe (Item No. 4661) is truly a unique and exclusively Young Living blend. Coming soon in Singapore.
Restore Your Smile A BEAUTIFUL SMILE is not only about having straight, bright-white teeth; it’s also about having healthy gums. Gums play an important role in maintaining a youthful appearance, but if not taken care of, your gums can become plagued by disease that can cause bone loss and tooth decay—a situation that would age anyone. One of the most critical steps in preventing gum problems is flossing. When you don’t floss, bacteria build up quickly. To make this crucial activity more convenient and more effective, Young Living created Thieves® Dental Floss, a refreshing floss based on the strength of our therapeutic essential oil blend that includes clove, eucalyptus, and cinnamon, in addition to other valuable essential oils. Use Thieves Dental Floss regularly after brushing your teeth with one of Young Living’s Thieves toothpastes and rinsing your mouth with Fresh Essence Plus Mouthwash. Below are some tips that may help promote a healthy mouth and a happy smile: 1. Add 1–2 drops of myrrh oil to your toothpaste to promote healthier gums. 2. Add 1–2 drops of lemon oil to your toothpaste to help promote a brighter smile. 3. To dull tooth pain or sensitivity, add 1 drop of clove oil to a cotton swab and gently massage onto the gum above the tooth.
Jan Zerr is a holistic health coach and gourmet raw food chef. A Young Living Platinum distributor, she uses many Young Living products in her cuisine to enhance the flavor and boost the health benefits. She currently resides in Stamford, Connecticut.
Young Living Leaders Hall of Fame Bold = Newly Qualified
DIAMOND Fuller Life (SGP) PLATINUM Kai Hiang Tan (SGP) Patricia Gwee (SGP) Shu Li Law & Chua Hong Leong (SGP) Chua Hong Ling (SGP) Chuwen Huang (SGP) Claudia Hofmaier (SGP) Cynthia Teo (SGP)
Fee Boey & Nigel Pendrigh (MY) Foong Pooi Yee (MY) Ho Chee Hong (SGP) Pang Kim Choo (SGP)
SILVER Jennifer Sy Lim (MY) Kok Wai Hoi (MY) Jihan Saleh Kinnear (SGP) Khairul Ariffin (SGP) Lee Hock Seng (SGP) Lee Hock Soon (SGP) Lee Wai Ching (SGP) Ng Wei Suan (MY) Noorsaadah Binte Noordin (SGP) Nyit Kiew Leong (MY) Ow Leonard & Mardiana Ismail (SGP) Shamala Tan (SGP)
Sheena Ling (SGP) Sie Hun Sim (MY) Siew Kiang Chua (SGP) Sri Mulyadi (SGP) Sum Tong Ng (SGP) Tan Hwee San (SGP) Thia Woon Ling (SGP) Toh Sue Hwa (SGP) Wong Siew Yen (MY) Yanni Tan (SGP) Yoon Yung Chen (MY)
Bee Hoon Eng (MY) Chai Chee Ong (MY) Charlene Tan (SGP) Cheng Cheng Law (SGP) Cherie Tseng (SGP) Chong QiuLong (SGP) Donna Lim (SGP) Gennet Song (SGP) Huang Hsiu Keen Geene (SGP) Hwee Yong Nana Lim (SGP) Jacq Ong Chiu Hoon (SGP) Jayesh Parekh (SGP)
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Young Living’s World News AUSTRALIA
In June more than 40 Australian distributors traveled to Salt Lake City for the 2013 International Grand Convention. Congratulations to Angela Kirby, Essential Oil Goddess, Good Health and Pain Relief Clinic, Amy Marais, and Inspired Awareness on qualifying to receive $1,500 as part of our convention cash incentive.
Adding to the fantastic energy created by the six-country Beauty Tour and the Germany Grand Opening, Young Living Europe has now released tickets for the 2013 Pan-European Convention, being held in Austria September 21-22. For more information on this exciting event, read the article on this page.
Young Living Japan has started a new business seminar for new distributors. The Welcome Seminar will be held in major cities throughout Japan and focuses on the basics of starting a Young Living business. Participating distributors will also hear testimonials about how to use products and how to share the message of Young Living.
The 2013 International Grand Convention was a magical experience for everyone who attended from the South East Asia region. South East Asia was well represented this year, with delegates coming from Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines. It was also truly heart-warming to have our members together at the team dinner during the convention. It was a great time to bond with each other, celebrate the
region’s achievements and growth, and renew everyone’s commitment to fulfill Gary’s vision of bringing Young Living into every home in the world. Are you a business builder? Now is the best time for you to think about spreading your wings and expanding your organization to Singapore—your gateway to other markets in South East Asia. The Singapore office proactively supports all members with timely customer service, education, marketing support, and rewarding programs. To know more about expanding to the region, send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Young Living Canada continues to see excitement and growth from its distributors and leaders. The leaders are working with their teams more and doing all they can to support and help their teams succeed. The success is evident by the many new
rank advancements happening monthly, including Dr. Sabine DeVita, who recently became Canada’s second Diamond.
The Young Living leaders in Peru are seeing an increased commitment and interest, thanks in large part to training meetings—about 16 every month—that are focused on leadership and finances. The growing enthusiasm in Peru is evident, as more than 600 distributors attended a very special training event with Dr. Olivier Wenker and Marc Schreuder. In July 20 Peruvian distributors will visit the Young Living Ecuador farm for handson learning about Young Living’s proprietary Seed to Seal® process.
Pan-Euro Convention Takes Center Stage THE 2013 YOUNG Living Pan-European Convention will be the first of its kind in what is promising to be a very memorable weekend. The convention theme, Believe, encourages you to trust in yourself and in Young Living to achieve the financial, physical, and personal transformations you desire. When you have an unshakeable confidence in your own potential, you can achieve and share even more wellness, purpose, and abundance! Young Living distributors from Austria will host this event in the illustrious Hofburg in Vienna September 21–22. It is an exciting opportunity for both long-time and new distributors to network and gain valuable education from industry leaders. Reserve your seat now to take advantage of the early bird ticket price! You can register now at ylconvention2013uk.eventbrite.co.uk or by contacting your Young Living Customer Care team. Simultaneous interpreting of the onstage presentations into English, German, Swedish, Spanish, Polish, and Czech will be provided.
Young Living South East Asia Leadership Seminar 2013 September 12 - 15, 2013 Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket
2013 Updates and Feedback Session 2014 Strategies and Plans
Leadership Talks by Guest Speakers A whole lot of bonding and fun at the pristine beach of Phuket!
Open to all members in South East Asia who have achieved Silver for at least two consecutive months from September 2012 to August 2013. All expenses paid*.
For more details, visit http://www.youngliving.com.sg or call the Sales & Marketing Department at (65) 6391 0170.
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A Very Grand Convention Indeed! Message from the General Manager
June was a very special month for Young Living members as the 2013 International Grand Convention was held in Salt Lake City, Utah. Attendees were in for a treat with enriching workshops conducted by keynote speakers such as Gary Young, Darren Hardy and Wayne Dyer. Members were able to experience first-hand, Young Living’s newest products, as well as had the opportunity to connect with members from all over the world. It was definitely a thrilling experience for all!
Wow! The recent International Grand Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah was truly a huge success! This was due especially to the excitement and energy of everyone who attended from South East Asia. It was wonderful to see so many of you again, and enjoy your companionship for the few days that we had together. The information that was shared at convention was invaluable and can help all of us lead healthier, more abundant lives. Dimple Malkani (SG) & Dolf Cheng (PH) with Cierra, Karen and Will
Singapore delegates: Emily Ho, Jenny Ho, Richard Ho, Jacq Ong, Kai Tan, Cennet Song, and Sheena Ling
Now it is time to take the things we learned from convention and share them with others. I am reminded of a quote by the famous aviator Norman MacEwan who said: “Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Having received such useful information on the benefits of essential oils, it is
Fun outdoor opening reception
now incumbent upon each of us to share the information,
SEA flag bearer: Fee Boey for Malaysia and Dr. Tiger Lee for Taiwan
Memebers at General Session
Singapore Gold leaders with Gary and Mary: Yonie, Elsie and Cynthia
and the oils, with others. Think of your favorite restaurant. How many times have you referred others to the restaurant? How often have you told others about how great it is? Now, how many times have you received a financial benefit for referring others to that
Flag bearer: Cynthia Teo for Singapore and Dolf Cheng for Philippines
Karen, Will & Cierra made sure our flags were seen!
YL members: Noorsaadah, Yonie and Geene
Singapore Platinum leader; Patricia Gwee with Gary and Mary
restaurant? You helped the restaurant make money by referring others to it, yet likely received nothing in return. While finances may not be the most important things in the lives of many, helping ourselves and others to wellness, purpose and abundance should be a priority for all of us.
Elsie, Patricia and Yonie
Diamod Leader, Frances Fuller with USA member
SEA delegates at Gala Night dinner
Leaders recognition at Gala dinner
Malaysia members: Fee, Nigel and Karen
Karen and Cierra with Australia Sales and Marketing team
Young Living offers a way to share these three objectives with others, while being rewarded for doing so. 2013 is only half over and there are still so many exciting things that we have planned to roll out. There are still new products to launch, new programs to introduce and new
Kai (Gold) with her Silver leaders: Jacq, Gennet and Sheena
Sinagpore Platinum leaders; Hong and Shuli with Gary and Mary
promotions to enjoy. We have been hard at work to bring about the best year we have ever had and I encourage you to share Young Living with others so they can take advantage of all the new things we have in store. I look forward to seeing many of you again at the South East Asia Regional Convention in October. This will be a special event as we bring a small taste of the International Grand Convention to everyone in the region. SEA delegates at Farm Day
Geene, Jamie and Khairul
Have a wonderful day, month and year. And to each of you I wish the very best of success! Will Halterman General Manager Frances with Jamie and Khairul at The Gary Young Foundation Casino Night.
Karen and Cierra with Australia GM, Jim and his wife
YL Singapore staff with Corporate Team
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Essential Edge News Success in Six Updates As Success in Six Take the Challenge (SG) and Silver in Six (International) Year 2 continue, we are happy to congratulate the region’s newest achievers who have reached their goals in less than six months! Each of them has qualified to receive their very own Aroma Complete Kit. Congratulations to our latest Success in Six – Take the Challenge (SEA) Qualifiers: Yanni Tan Route #1 Silver in Six Achiever (SG) Advanced to the rank of Silver within 2 months of becoming Executive
“It all happened so fast that I couldn’t even believe it myself. To have achieved this, I couldn’t have done it without my friend and mentor Kai who encouraged me to believe in myself and never give up. I have learnt that many times, sharing with others on the oils is very much like sowing seeds in the field. While you may not see the immediate results and response that you are so hoping to get, do not be discouraged. Be sincere, be patient and be ready for the time will come when you will reap the harvest just like I did.”
Toh Sue Hwa Route #1 Silver in Six Achiever (SG) Advanced to the rank of Silver within 2 months of becoming Executive
“I embarked on my journey and personal experience with Young Living Essential Oils as a mother looking for an alternative, safe and natural way to help my 3 year old daughter. She had to rely on an inhaler and nebulizer to treat her breathing difficulties as an asthmatic. My husband is an asthmatic too and this condition in both of them made me anxious to find a natural solution which would not cause harm to their bodies. Ever since I used the various oils RC, Thieves and Breathe Again on them, their inhalers became white elephants. I was elated to see that these oils could help them tremendously. Having found these to be useful, I spread the joy to my friends who have kids in the same plight as my little girl. I enjoy helping people and my heart is filled with great satisfaction whenever I receive messages of gratitude from my friends who used the oils. These oils should be shared with everyone we care about indeed.
I am thankful to my family for being supportive and trusting me with using the oils on them. Today, we reap the benefits of being a healthier, happier family. I am also thankful to Gary Young for bringing us Young Living as well as my dear friend Xianhui for introducing me to Young Living. One year on, my little girl is now four and she has taken a special interest in learning the knowledge and smelling the natural oils herself. She amazes us with the mouthful of names of the different oils we have at home. Her personal oils are Lavender and Valor. My 5 month old boy has been benefiting from the oils as well, from Peace and Calming (diffused during bedtime) to DiGize (when he has a hard time with his tummy). I must say Young Living Essential Oils are truly essential to our family. As a mother, it is clearly the best product I have ever used. Share the joy today with all & everyone you love.“
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Our Everyday Oils Collection was recently featured by Mother & Baby magazine, June 2013 issue.
YL @ Your Workplace There’s always a first time for everything; and 10th of June marks the first time we had our very first YL @ Your Workplace workshop which took place at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Our trainer, Cierra managed to have a fun and fruitful sharing session of thepeutic-grade essential oils followed by lunch with medical practitioners from Tan Tock Seng Hospital. For those who turned up - we truly appreciate the time that have been allocated to attend our workshop. And to express our gratitude, each attendee of the YL @ Your Workplace workshop walked away with a complimentary bottle of Orange Essential Oil. For any queries or if you would like to express your interest on YL @ Your Workplace, please do not hesitate to contact Cierra at firstname.lastname@example.org.