Peace Beautifuls, I want to introduce you all to A Life Balanced. If you are interested in holistic / natural based products to enrich your well being, than this is it!!! Take a moment to watch the video (sorry kind of lengthy) and then continued to read the Q&A to learn more about A Life Balanced and the owner, Alana Hinds.
From A Life Balanced website:
In ancient Egyptian mythology, the heart portion of the soul was weighed in a balance against the feather of Ma’at, symbolizing truth, harmony, peace, balance & order. This is how we should live our lives (mind, body & spirit). Let our heart be as light as a feather=BALANCE
Are you living A Life Balanced?
What is it that you are carrying in your heart? Guilt, shame, regret, fear, resentment, unresloved issues.
What seems to be eating away at your heart? Processed foods, fats, sugars, salt, substances.
Our mission is to balance your health & well-being using holistic approaches. A life Balanced will give you the knowledge & support you need to achieve your nutrition goals. No one diet works for everyone. We will guide you to find the food and lifestyle choices that best support you. We will also help you to make gradual, lifelong changes that enable you to reach your current and future health goals.
Q. What is your name and where are you from?
A. Alana Hinds
Q. Can you tell us a little about your company?
A. My company is a Holistic (whole person mind, body & spirit) Nutrition based company that assists individuals in achieving their health goals both inside and out
Q. What was your inspiration behind starting the brand and for each design?
A. My inspiration began with my passion on healthy living and eating. It was pretty much a reflection on how I was raised from a child and how I continue to live today. I was raised in a health conscious/alternative medicine household by my parents and grew to know the importance of it as I got older. The inspiration behind each product resulted in simply wanted a more holistic and natural product to use both internal or external.
Q. What distinguishes A Life Balanced from other brands?
A. We are a very small business (just me) 🙂 that caters to the individual needs of each client/customer to provide optimal results. And I believe that’s something that is lacking in “healthcare”. Also we provide “holistic” services and products that is safe and beneficial for both the internal/external body. Although our products may be similar to other brands the quality and benefits supersedes others.
Q. What challenges have you faced with starting the line?
A. Being able to supply the demand. Being that it is only me mixing, preparing or consulting, it can be challenging at times. So I would say time can be a the challenge but overall I love what I do.
Q. What personal goals would you like to accomplish with your business?
A. To be able to reach individuals on a globally
Q. Do you have any advice that you would offer to an aspiring entrepreneur?
A. To continue to do what you love regardless of the financial or supportive (family, people) ups/downs because the reward is in the passion that you will later discover
Q. And finally, how do we get our hands on A Life Balanced?
A. A Life Balanced can be reached on all social networks @alifebalanced (IG, Twitter, Facebook)
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If you are a fellow Naturalista please continue…
Q. Why did you decide to go natural?
A. Did my loc chop (get my dread locs off) 10/2011 after 12 years. Read the story here:http://aroundthewaycurls.com/alana-hinds-from-a-life-balanced-discusses-the-big-chop/
Q. How long have you been natural?
A. Always was natural since birth
Q. What has been the most rewarding part of your natural hair journey?
Freedom of expression, individuality, versatility