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August Natural News

Updated: Aug 28, 2019

Posted on August 1, 2019 by dragonspitapothecary

I love August. Not only is it the month of my birthday but it is the summer month with so much going on. Summer fun is still in full swing but in many areas like my own we start to see the return of school buses. I’m packing lunches, checking backpacks and making sure there are clean socks for that first day of school fast approaching. August is no where near the end of summer in my area by the temperature but there is a definite undertone indicating time is precious for my favorite season.

When you think about the commodity of time how do you see yourself spending it? Do you dreamily think of fun summer days spent doing things you enjoy with people you love? Do you think of travel to exotic places? Or do you think of just enjoying each day doing something special for someone else?

For many of us the commodity of time means putting 40 hours plus a week into our jobs and squeezing in as much familiy and friend time as possible from what is left. The pressure and obligation to make a living has often resulted in completely missing too much of the moments in our lives that are most precious to us! There isn’t a parent I know that doesn’t have some amount of guilt over that but what are the options? Not many of us can say we are independently wealthy and have control for how much we have to work to secure our financial future.

Compounding that problem is the fact that almost 8 million people hold more than one job! We are working part time, running our own businesses and consulting on the side to pay off debts, save up for a big purchase or just have a little extra. So the little bit of time we were squeezing in for family and friends is squeezed even further! This is not a happy way to live that will ultimately bring us fulfillment or satisfaction but again I ask what are the options? Are we just destined to work until we fall flat?

I started Dragonspit Apothecary as a way to offset a growing unsettling fact that I couldn’t count on my full time career to always be there for me and my family. Many of you too have seen layoffs, restructuring and other situations that have left you uncomfortable with feeling you can count on your job. I was burned out from that feeling and wanted something I could actually count on. It’s not always been easy to balance working full time and my small business but it’s been definitely rewarding. If you’ve ever thought about how to offset the risk of your primary job you are not alone nor are you limited to just minimum wage work.

Freedom in Direct Sales

Starting your own business is expensive and stressful. That is why many have turned to the direct sales industry. The stigma of direct sales is waning as more and more people realize the quality, service and value of having someone who personally works with you far outweighs the coldness and impersonal aspects of shopping in chain stores. People are craving connection with those that understand who they are and their unique needs. They want value for their money and service that isn’t fake or forced. They also don’t want to be pushed to buy things they don’t want or are not ready for in their life.

Yes I hear you saying, “but Amy direct sales is hard! People don’t like MLMs!”

At one point in time that was true. There was a negative stigma associated with parties and inexperienced pushy sales approaches that feel gross. However, you don’t have to do it like that and you can be successful. It absolutely is a new day for direct sales that is modern, convenient, secure, fulfilling and rewarding. Sure you can still find a product party and someone ou