Things I’ve Learned Since Joining Scentsy

decorative gravelWhen I first heard the magical and enticing siren call to join Scentsy I had no true appreciation of the implications and impact such a call would have upon my life. I did not know that Scentsy is a company based in the city of Meridian, in the great state of Idaho. Nor did I know that Scentsy’s premier product is a device known as a candle warmer. I did not possess the foggiest idea that the company known as Scentsy was founded in Salt Lake City in the great state of Utah in the year of our Lord 2003.

 

It was not until I actually fully committed to the idea to join Scentsy that I came into the knowledge that Scentsy sells its products through the use of a multi level and direct structure of selling. It was at this time that I finally opened my eyes and became aware that this multi level and direct selling structure happens in concert with the use of what is known as the party plan model for the purposes of marketing all of Scentsy’s wonderful smelling products.

 

Once I had been taken into the warm and nurturing bosom of the corporation which goes by the name of Scentsy I found myself referred to in my capacity as a member of the multi-level sales force by the title of consultant. It was at this point in my journey that I came to know that in addition to the many candle warmers and intoxicating scented wax, Scentsy also sells a myriad of bath products, a legion of cosmetics, a gaggle of laundry items, and many other similar products. In the year of our Lord 2014, Scentsy made the announcement that the number of consultants within its employ did in fact exceed two hundred thousand souls.

The Many Options Available in the Weber State Housing System

When exploring the many Weber State housing options available, the incoming student is advised to find an apartment or dormitory that suits their particular needs. Fortunately there are many dormitories available each unique in style and accommodations. For example the Myles Standish Hall located in bustling and scenic Kenmore Square is a good choice in that there are all manner of restaurants and stores located within its immediate vicinity. However, because the dormitory is located on the eastern edge of the campus it will take a longer time to make the commute to classes. By contrast, Shelton hall located on Bay State Road is closer to the academic buildings and also sits in a quieter part of campus. Some students prefer the action of Kenmore Square whereas other students prefer the quiet as it is more amenable to studying.

 

It goes without saying that the crown jewel within the Weber State housing system is that three pronged assault on the sky called Warren Towers. This is the largest dormitory on campus housing over five thousand students in single and double accommodation rooms. Each floor has a large bathroom equipped with showers to accommodate the students living there. The cafeteria is located on the first floor and is accessible to the residents of A tower, B tower and C tower.

 

On the west end of the campus near the athletic facilities are the three towers called West Campus. These dorms are typically inhabited by the student athletes who attend Weber State. In the summer these dorms are used to house high school aged students attending the various sports camps which make use of the athletic facilities. Many students attending Weber State opt not to live in the school dormitories. Fortunately there are many apartment complexes and rooms for rent to accommodate their needs.

 

Live the Unlimited Dream and Join Scentsy

Mouldy_ClementineTo live the unlimited dream is precisely what it means to take the plunge and join Scentsy. Think of it as the act of becoming one with Scentsy. Allow yourself to become engulfed by Scentsy. Of course what I am speaking of is joining the Scentsy Salesforce. Which means I am talking about flexing your entrepreneurial muscle as it were. In doing so you will surround yourself with the sweet smell of success as well as the sweet smells of the all the products that Scentsy has to offer.

 

I know what you are thinking as you read these words that I have written. You are thinking that this is all too good to be true. You are thinking that the decision to join Scentsy sounds good in the abstract but once a person has joined themselves to Scentsy a whole new reality will set in. I suppose it may be true that the thought of selling Scentsy’s products is in fact a different thing altogether than the act of selling Scentsy’s products. But cannot this be said when comparing the thought of doing something and its actual execution?

 

Never has an act been accomplished that has looked the same as in its stage of planning. There is no shame in it. Heavens no! Life is a journey that we all set out upon with grand dreams. Sometimes we fail and sometimes we accomplish what we set out to achieve. But never does the achievement perfectly match the initial dream. This is especially true if the dream is as unlimited as the dream to join Scentsy. But in reality there is no need to worry. This is all for the best. What makes life exciting is its lack of predictability. Where would the excitement reside if the execution perfectly matched the dream?

Keeping a House Clean

organizing 2It can be frustrating after a home owner hires a cleaning service Salt Lake City to clean his or her house and the house is messy again just two days later. Often this happens because the home owner shares his or her house with a family. Add pets into the equation and the house does not stand a chance to stay clean for very long. This is why it is important to keep up with cleaning a little bit every day. This practice in combination with hiring a cleaning service that will clean the house every week or every other week should be sufficient to keep the house in decent shape.

The home owner can perform the tasks that are easy to perform on a daily basis. Examples of this type of work include vacuuming, keeping surfaces free of clutter and doing the laundry. The cleaning service Salt Lake City can perform these tasks as well (albeit in a more thorough and professional manner) but will also perform the tasks that are more difficult or are perhaps less obvious to perform. The prime example of this kind of task is dusting but also includes cleaning out of reach surfaces and areas behind objects.

House cleaning is difficult work but it has to be done in order for a home owner to feel good about where he or she lives. The home is a place where a home owner will spend a significant amount of his or her life. Nobody really wants to clean a house but nobody wants to live in a messy house. This is why hiring a cleaning service is money well spent not only because it results in a professionally cleaned house but also because it frees up time in a home owner’s life to do other things.

Hiring a House Cleaning Service Makes Me a Better Person

cleaning productsI have hired a house cleaning Vancouver service because it will make me a better person. When my house is clean I am a better person. I become a better person because a messy house causes me to experience anxiety. The cause of this anxiety relative to the cleanliness of my house is complex. But I think it results from a history of being yelled at and shamed by my parents for having a messy room when I was a child. Because I bonded to that energy as a child I internalized it and now it shapes my psyche. I bonded to this energy because I had no other choice. As a child my parents were my protectors and providers. They were the objects of my love and the people from whom I naturally expected love in return. I say “in return” not because I necessarily expected a dependent contractual sort of relationship. I simply mean that love in both directions was naturally expected and typically is the natural expectation of all living creatures towards their progenitors.

This is not to say that my parents did not love me or that I blame them in any way. I bonded to the energy they put out because they were my parents and I had to bond to their energy for my own survival. This was true for them as well in the way they bonded to the energy that their parents put forth. As such, if I blamed my parents I would have to blame my parents’ parents. This would infinitely regress back to Adam and Eve I suppose. So really the blame rests with the system that fosters a cycle of shame that continues to be passed down from one generation to the next. What would be the point of blaming a system? It has no consciousness and therefore no ability to be aware of the blame in which I cast upon it. Accordingly, rather than place blame I choose to hire a house cleaning Vancouver service to affect in my small way a breaking of this eternal chain.

The Mysteries of the Mind and Home Cleaning in Salt Lake City

cleaning productsThe benefits of hiring a cleaning service Salt Lake City are legion. The first and most important benefit is that your house will be clean after you do so. This may seem like a perfectly obvious statement of fact and indeed one that probably need not be mentioned in an article for the purpose of convincing someone to hire a cleaning service. It does however bear mentioning because often the most obvious facts are over looked. This is especially true when one lives in a messy house. As the ancient proverb tells us a messy house is often associated with a confused mind. As an interesting aside, in Sigmund Freud’s signature work “On the Interpretation of Dreams” he states that a dream about a house is symbolic of the inner workings of the mind of the dreamer. It makes sense therefore that if one lived in a messy house he or she might not be fully capable of connecting the dots (as it were) regarding the primary benefit of hiring a cleaning service.

Strongly correlating to this first primary benefit of hiring a maid service Salt Lake City is the added psychological benefit that when one hires a house keeping service Salt Lake City he or she need no longer dwell on the fact that his or her house requires cleaning. This may also seem like an obvious truth that does not require mentioning. However, when one is freed of this psychological burden he or she will experience a feeling of liberation. This feeling of liberation is actually the freeing up of mental energy that had been previously devoted elsewhere. Once this mental energy has been freed it can then be devoted to more beneficial and profitable areas of interest. Home cleaning Salt Lake City is essential to a clear mind and the ability to maintain focus. Fortunately there are many services available to hire for this purpose.

The Psychology of House Cleaning Vancouver

bathroomThere is a tremendous psychological component to house cleaning Vancouver. When I think of cleaning my house I think about making the bed, vacuuming the carpets, wet vacuuming the pet stains out of the carpet, sweeping the dog hair from the hard wood floors, mopping the floors, washing the dishes, washing the laundry, cleaning stains off the walls and so much more. It quickly becomes overwhelming and then I am faced with two options. I can begin the process of cleaning or I can put it off another day. Obviously putting cleaning off to another day is the easier option. As such, I am more likely to choose it. But if I do choose that option the problem only becomes bigger and more overwhelming.

 

The simple solution to this problem is to hire a house cleaning Vancouver service to do the work for me. Not only does hiring a house cleaning service solve the problem by getting the house cleaned once and for all but it also resets the vicious cycle that I described in the paragraph above. Once the house has been professionally cleaned it is much easier to stay on top of cleaning the house going forward.  

 

Easier still would be to hire a house cleaning service to visit on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. This solution eliminates the psychological burden going forward. This is true because if you let your house get to the point where the thought of cleaning it has become overwhelming once, you are likely to do it again. Hiring a house cleaning service to clean your house on a regular basis eliminates this eventuality for good. When you make the decision to hiring a house cleaning service on a regular basis you are then free to focus whatever psychological energy you were previously devoting to cleaning your house towards other more beneficial areas of your life.

Living With Roommates in Weber State Housing

One of the many challenging aspects of college life is the experience of learning to live peacefully with a roommate. There are many ways to deal with this challenge while living within the Weber State housing system. Probably the most important gesture that can be made by a roommate to maintain a peaceful living situation is to speak openly and honestly about any potential problems. Although roommates might be reluctant to step on the toes of each other at first, not being able to fully and honestly articulate your needs will lead to resentment festering under the surface. There is no way that festering resentment can ever give rise to a peaceful living situation.

 

On the other hand it is also important for roommates to maintain a certain degree of flexibility. Nobody can ever get what they want all the time and people occupying the same living space especially need to be able to compromise willingly from time to time. I say compromise willingly because when one compromises begrudgingly this will also create an energy of festering resentment. In order to compromise willingly the compromise must be made with an energy that is secure in the knowledge that over time the compromises will even out to both party’s benefit.

 

Finally, it must be acknowledged that some roommate situations will never be ideal. In some cases roommate that cannot get along must come up with rules that will define each roommates obligations relative to each other. Some roommates living within the Weber State housing system might choose to spend as little time possible with each other. Some might choose to separate entirely. For example, one might stay in the dorm and let the other leave to find an apartment. In some situations the only solution is to grin and bear it. In most cases, however, roommates tend to find a solution that is mutually beneficial.

 

Questions to Consider When Choosing a Wedding Venue

wedding_33When young couples intending to marry investigate the various wedding venues in Salt Lake City there are many competing factors to consider and evaluate. The first and most important factor to consider is whether the wedding venue fits within the couple’s budgetary constraints. Many times couples feel compelled to exceed their budgets because the wedding is such an important life event and the money issues can be sorted out at a later date and time. This would be a mistake, however, because money issues are a major cause of marriages breaking up statistically speaking. As such, it would not bode well to begin the wedding on the wrong foot financially speaking.

Another important factor to consider when choosing a wedding venue is what are the specific rules that the wedding venue requires adherence to and whether that fits with the couple’s vision for their special day. For example, in Utah especially there are many rules and regulations concerning the serving of alcoholic beverages. Wedding venues in Salt Lake City may have further restrictions upon these state imposed restrictions. Accordingly, it would probably be a good idea to investigate these or any other restrictions the venue might impose prior to entering into a contract with a prospective wedding venue.

Finally, a couple investigating a wedding venue should also consider whether the location will actually accommodate the number of people invited to the event itself. This consideration goes beyond whether the venue is large enough to accommodate the number of people invited but also whether the venue has the facilities necessary to accommodate the special needs of the people invited to the venue. For example, if the venue has a lot of stairs it might not be ideal if many elderly guests will be attending. Obviously, these three paragraphs merely scratch the surface of the many factors to consider when making this decision.

I Think I Just Joined Scentsy

flowersI have a friend who has been trying to get me to “join Scentsy” for some time now. At first I did not even know what she meant by this phrase. It sounded like some sort of cult to be perfectly honest. But she explained to me that Scentsy is a company that sells scented candles or some such. She went on an on about how Scentsy’s mission is to “inspire people with beautiful fragrances and the memories and emotions they bring forth.” (I am pretty sure she used that exact phrase). She said they were looking for “passionate people who want to succeed on their own terms.” I did not know quite what to make of all this jargon she was talking about. It seemed to me that she had joined Scentsy and Scentsy had taken over.

Then she got down to brass tax. She said if I made the decision to join Scentsy I could earn 20 to 36 percent commission on my sales with bonuses depending on my performance. I asked her why there was such a range in the amount of commission earned. She told me that new consultants (that would be my title once I joined) earn 20 percent on the first 1,000 points in “Personal Retail Volume” and 25 percent on all subsequent sales. In addition I could earn a 9 percent bonus on “Personal Wholesale Volume” based on rank. At this point I could feel my eyes begin to glaze over. She continued on and on about all expenses paid trips, learning valuable business skills and how I would make new friends with customers, hosts and all the other consultants. This is really the last thing I remember before I passed out and collapsed to the floor. Then I remember having a dream. I do not remember the exact content of the dream but I do recall the distinct presence of cinnamon and cloves. When I awoke I found myself alone in my bed with the strange sensation that I had somehow joined Scentsy and there was no turning back.

 

A Clean Living Space Increases Productivity

cleaning productsI am a firm believer in keeping my living space clean. When my living space is clean my thinking is clearer and my state of being is less agitated. By contrast, when my living space is cluttered and unclean, my thinking becomes scattered and my anxiety level increases. This negative mindset only becomes exacerbated the longer I remain in this state of affairs because the idea that I should clean up sits in the back of my head and nags me constantly. It takes energy to keep this nagging at bay and this is energy I could be using for other purposes.

Certainly cleaning takes time that I could otherwise be using for other seemingly more productive purposes. But I think that it would be a mistake to use this logic as an excuse not to clean myself or to hire a cleaning service in Salt Lake City to do the job for me. The reason for this is simple. If I do not clean and my mind becomes scattered and my anxiety level rises I will become less productive because the energy I would be using to be productive is now either being spent to keep the nagging voice at bay or is depleted and spent through anxiety. This will effectively nullify any gains in productivity I might have reaped by spending less time cleaning and more time trying to be productive.

I truly believe I have a finite amount of energy to expend each day. If I do not clean or hire a cleaning service in Salt Lake City to clean for me a portion of that energy will be dissipated in anxiety. If my thinking is scattered I loose whatever remaining energy I have because I cannot effectively focus it towards being productive. This is why I have found that by simply taking the time to keep my living space clean I will actually increase my productivity in the long term.

Newborn Nursery Scent

NurseryAnyone with a child still in diapers knows that it is difficult (to say the least) to keep the area where the changing table is located smelling fresh. At the time I made the decision to join Scentsy and start selling their products, I had two children who were still in diapers. Because of this one of Scentsy’s products specifically caught my eye because it directly addressed the issue of diaper odor in the nursery. This product was a particular scent called “Newborn Nursery.”

The description of the scent reads, “Fresh, clean, and powdery, this dreamy scent evokes memories of cradling your little ones.” That description pretty much sums up what the Newborn Nursery scent is all about and I found that the scent itself was actually very effective in eliminating the unpleasant odors a nursery might produce.

Before we have babies we think about all the positive aspects. They are cute and cuddly. They both offer and are receptacles for unconditional love. We think about bonding with and protecting the child and about how beautiful that all can be. After the baby is born, we find that all of those positive aspects are certainly there but we also discover other aspects we might have overlooked looking through our rose colored glasses. There are sleepless nights in addition to a million new responsibilities. There is the end to the freedom we took for granted before the baby was born. And yes, there is odor associated with changing the baby’s diaper in the nursery. This odor (by the way) gets significantly worse once the baby starts to eat solid food.

Luckily, there is a company like Scentsy that makes so many great smelling scents to solve this particular issue. Babies are beautiful and because I made the decision to join Scentsy I can more fully appreciate their beauty without my enjoyment being obscured by odors wafting from the changing table.