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Aloe Vera Tips & Solutions, Issue #001 -- premier issue with note about gift aloe vera plants going
January 02, 2012
Welcome to the very first issue of this monthly ezine! Let's see where our friendship takes us.
I had promised to mail a small aloe vera plant to the first 20 subscribers to this ezine. First time I checked I found 40 new subscribers listed! Wow! I wrote to the first 20 to ask for their mailing addresses. To my surprise some emails have bounced back undeliverable, and some never replied. I thought they had confirmed their subscription. So I have written to the next batch of subscribers. Meantime, the first three plants were ready to out at the post office this morning - get this - to New York, Ireland and Pakistan! However, the post office was closed yet. I'll try again tomorrow morning.
We can see though, this will be quite the international test of what it takes to mail out plants! I'll give you a progress report next month.
You probably want to know how I take care of my own health, so this spot will be where I share my own ups and downs, and what I discover about coping and caring for myself, from the spontaneous things that happen in my daily life.
Now this incident may not appear to be food related, but I think our attitudes have a lot to do with our health too. This simple momentary 'happening' gave me some insight into myself when I thought it over later.
Usually I walk the 13 blocks to my office, but on days when I know I have errands across the city, I do drive to the office. One morning, I had just parked across the street from the office where I work. I had slung my purse and backpack over my shoulder, (and grabbed some other bag too, I think); I was about to dart across the street, but a car came nosing out of the alley behind my car. I paused to let him go first, but the driver waved me on.
I nodded thanks and dashed across the street without delay. I usually do that when waiting for traffic to clear, even at a cross-walk. The man had his window down and called out, as he drove by, "Have a good day!"
Over my shoulder I threw, "Thanks. You too!"
Once in the office I got to thinking, others would play a "no, you first" game, which can be frustrating to a driver. I must have resolved long ago not to play it with others. If the driver has already stopped for you, and you motion for them to go ahead. They motion you to walk across, so after some hesitation and thinking, you step forth, but then they've decided you must not want to go, so they are starting to drive at you.
All that just causes tension and frustration. Maybe even anger.
Then I realized that when I'm walking to and from the office I have to cross at some intercessions where there are no stop signs for the vehicular traffic. But often the drivers do stop and motion for me to cross. I don't have to deliberate at all. I give them a grateful nod or wave, and get myself across the street quickly.
Moral: learn to think through and make certain decisions ahead of time for little situations that reappear often enough in your life. It will save a lot of time and wear and tear on your soul.
If you are still not sure that aloe vera is a great healing plant, take action to find out. Run a little survey of your own. Simple get a notebook or pad, and ask your family members and friends if they have any healing experiences with aloe vera, or if they personally know of one. Seek out the oldest in your family clan or circle of acquaintances. They are your most likely prospects. But young people are quite savvy too.
Hearsay stories don't count, although you might ask them for the contact information of the person who is suppose to have have a great healing experience, and then you can go ask them directly for their story.
Sometimes you might accept someone else's written account, (in case someone emails you the answers to your questions), but you might have better control over your survey, if you ask the questions, listen carefully to your interviewee and watch their body language too. Then write up your own summary of what you saw and heard.
When you think you have enough reports or stories, sit down to review them all, and think things over. Did the stories ring true? Did the interviewees seem confident they were healed? Was there enough time to see whether the results lasted? What conclusions are concrete and obvious to you now?
What further questions are raised in your mind?
My first, and still favourite place to order aloe vera capsules is Puritan's Pride
Much as I enjoy growing aloe vera plants, I don't always have time to harvest the gel for immediate use, and sometimes I just have smaller plants left; I need to let them grow more. Or, when I'm travelling (which is not that often), I like the convenience of popping my aloe vera capsule before I dash off to work.
So yes, I highly recommend Puritan's Pride
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