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My Arbonne Story - A journey of discovery

You guys, drum roll, please... I have become an Independent Consultant with Arbonne!

This is a big change for me and I am SO, so excited for this opportunity. But, no one seems to be as surprised as I am by this development. Most of the people that I have told have said something like, "That makes sense." Or, "I can see you doing that."This has gotten me reflecting on what has been emerging in me that is facilitating this transition. And, how does what seems like such a discovery to me seem so logical to everyone else?!

I have been an Arbonne groupie for several years now. I absolutely love their product! Every time they come out with something new and I get to try it, I end up wanting it. I have hosted several parties and I have thoroughly enjoyed introducing other people to all of the amazing products that I have been enjoying, but I never considered becoming a consultant.

Recently, something shifted for me. I was at a party and I felt really stirred when Nikki (a good friend who also used to be a neighbor and has been with Arbonne for 10 years) started describing what it means to her to be an Independent Consultant. She talked about the incredible work-life balance that she enjoys, the financial provision for her family, and how amazing it is to develop leaders and partner with people as they grow their businesses. For the next several days, I could not stop thinking about this opportunity. I was filled with a desire to respond, but I felt uncertain because it seemed so outside of my comfort zone. 

I think this opportunity came at the perfect time for me. As I shared in my last post, I have been enjoying a unique season of rest in the past two months. I have been off of my job as a school counselor and only working one day each week in my private practice as a counselor. This gift of this season has afforded me the opportunity to spend more quality time with my son, to enjoy more time outside, to deepen relationships with family and friends, to spend more time in the place of prayer and to explore new recipes, novels, and music. I have also found myself feeling more creative, courageous and able to pursue my deep desire to live wholeheartedly. I started praying about how to respond to what was happening in my heart and asking God to help me cultivate and maintain what I was discovering.

The invitation to become an Independent Consultant with Arbonne arrived right in the midst of all of this heart activity! It seemed to me like God was answering the questions that I have been asking by providing this opportunity.

My desire to live wholeheartedly is only increasing and I want to continue to pursue all of the valuable things that I have been discovering. I believe that Arbonne can help me to pursue this lifestyle. I believe they offer the work-life balance that I am looking for to continue to live well in this next season. I am so excited to take on this new adventure and explore everything that this organization has to offer!

If you are curious about Arbonne and the amazing products that I'm using and loving, then please let me know. I would love to talk with you about how you can purchase Arbonne and answer any questions you have. You can also check out my Arbonne page, www.JodyStriker.arbonne.com, and my Facebook business page, fb.me/JodyStriker.

Finally, the part that feels most exciting to me is the opportunity to work with other amazing people and build a great team of leaders. I could not be more thrilled to have my best-friend and sister, Karyn McDonald, be my first Arbonne team member!!!! We are beyond excited to start working together and to build the best Arbonne team ever. If you are interested in joining our team, then let me know!

Also, please save the date for August 25. We will be hosting a big launch party for all of our local friends so that you can learn more about this exciting business adventure.

Elias was thrilled to help me explore all my new products. :)
He's very excited about the Arbonne adventure too.



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