Sunshine Family News
July 5
, 2008 Edition

A Note From Randal  

Hope you had a great 4th of July holiday.  Donna and I stayed here and had some friends over to eat and watch the fireworks from our front porch.

Nature’s Sunshine continues to provide excellent resources for us to use in building our businesses.  Take advantage of them especially this month’s Product Focus call.  The speaker is very knowledgeable and fun to listen to.  He brings a sense of energy to all of his presentations.

Additionally, the Business calls are now archived so if you missed one you can now access it from the Nature’s Sunshine site.

We appreciate all your hard work.

Until next time,


Malaria and the West Nile Virus Connection

Malaria is one of the most deadly diseases in the world, with more people killed from this infectious disease annually except for AIDS and tuberculosis. An estimated 400 million people are infected with malaria every year leading to 1-3 million deaths.

Even though the many countries, United States included, have all but eliminated the disease, it still persists in Central and South America, Africa, and Asia.

For those unfamiliar with the work of Dr. Pedersen, malaria remains a seemingly incurable disease. It has become more and more difficult to treat because the "resistance to antimalaria drugs has spread rapidly across the globe and the most common drug, chloroquine, is no longer effective in most of the endemic areas."

There appears to be some similarities between Malaria and the West Nile Virus which has emerged as a serious health threat in the United States. Visit the following link to see a map of areas in the United States where West Nile Virus has been treated.

Nature’s Sunshine is saving children in Africa from Malaria using NSP’s patented product Silver Shield with Aqua Sol Silver Technology. View the video:

NSP Business Testimonials

Reading how others have become successful in the NSP business sometimes gives us hints and tips on different ways to make our own personal business success story. Here’s some testimonials to inspire you and to encourage the distributors you’re working with to make their own success story also:

I worked as a janitor for three years. That kind of work was really hard on me, but I needed the money. My life changed when I was introduced to Nature’s Sunshine. Not only have I been able to clear up my health problems, my financial situation has become a dream come true. Thanks to NSP, I own five automobiles and I’m now building my third home. By dedicating 100 percent of my energy to NSP, I’ve actually found the freedom to do what I want. I’m my own boss. Enrique Perez, Area Manager

When I discovered Nature’s Sunshine I was bedridden and barely surviving on welfare. I learned about herbs and decided to take my electricity and phone money and bought herbs with it. I didn’t know how I was going to pay my bills! But my third bonus check was for $3,400. I thought something was wrong, that it must have been someone else’s money. Betty Hearson, Senior National Manager

There isn’t a better opportunity out there. So many people out there are looking for the next big opportunity, the next big and fast moneymaker. I wish people could see that we have a great opportunity right here. Of course, we help people with their health, but we also offer them the financial opportunity. You show me someone who can’t pay his bills, and I’ll show you stress, depression and desperation. The Nature’s Sunshine opportunity helps alleviate those problems too. Alex Brensike, National Manager

The NSP compensation plan is very clear about what we earn. People have to just DO IT. Get out on the street, talk to the people, explain the business, and you will see results. Zoila Canales, Area Manager

With Nature’s Sunshine you can earn more than just enough to pay bills every month. You also have personal security. Money doesn’t make you happier, but it can give you peace of mind. Nanette and Darrell Gil, Senior National Managers

I first became acquainted with Nature’s Sunshine in 1980. At the time I was suffering from multiple health concerns and struggled financially to make ends meet. I collected welfare and owed money to just about everybody. Within a year of joining NSP my health improved and I was able to pay off all my debts. Then I got an unexpected letter from NSP announcing I had qualified for a trip to Hawaii. A little while after that I got another letter telling me I had qualified for a new car. Bill Fage, National Manager

It has taken perseverance, but hard work has paid off for me. Now I spend most of my time building the businesses of my downline, and it’s more fun than ever! Pat Cassidy, Regional Manager

I think the key to success is to be honest, sincere and have a real desire to help people. After you begin to do that your business just grows. One person tells another, and you build your business. We owe it to people to share the opportunity with them. Ivy Bridge, National Manager

We try to provide the service our downline members need. Then these people have success and take good care of their customers and build for the future. Jean Anthony and Carmel Archer, Regional Managers

Nature’s Sunshine has provided me with a way to work from home and center my life on my children. Ruby Lawler, National Manager

After earning a degree in marketing, I went on to work in geothermal technology. Despite a good salary, I finally decided I wanted to be home with my children. I knew an Herb Specialist who ran a very successful business from her home. When I saw her doing it full time, I got the inspiration I needed. Now other people see me doing it and realize they can too. Sarah Beth Wilcox, District Manager

After working as an engineer where I oversaw the development of the newest and fastest microchips in the world, I decided I was missing out on some of the important things in life. I chose to become a full time herbalist. Not only have my wife and I opened a second store, but I’ve been able to spend the important hours with my sons that I had been missing. Paul Tsui, Regional Manager

Nature’s Sunshine In The News

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah will be introducing an insurance plan that rewards healthy behavior with money for medical expenses. The self-managed group plan will provide members up to $600 a year if they participate in a variety of activities, including going to the gym, getting an annual flu shot or attending a cooking class. The money can then be applied to out-of-pocket medical expenses including deductibles and coinsurance.

Read the story about Nature’s Sunshine saving an estimated $5.5 million:

Business Workshops Are Coming to YOU!

There has never been a better time to promote your NSP business opportunity. A weakened economy, an escalating health crisis and a wave of baby boomers seeking ways to achieve health and financial wellness are driving double-digit growth in the booming wellness industry.

These two and a half-hour workshops are guaranteed to transform your results! Learn how you can make it possible for anyone who’s willing to work and learn to achieve financial freedom – simply by helping others live healthier lives.

Sharing NSP products will earn you income for now. Building a successline could earn you income forever!

Here’s more on the workshop:

• Learn how to quickly earn extra income to strengthen your financial outlook.

• Discover how to contact and sponsor people in a way that feels comfortable to you.

• Reach prospects from a range of ambitions, experiences, circumstances and priorities.

• Create interest in NSP as a partor full-time business opportunity.

• Handle the toughest objections sensitively.

Cost is just $10 per person. Call Customer Service to register (1-800-223-8225). Door prize giveaways and special offers for those who attend.

If you haven’t seen the May Manager Extra, read even more on this topic and others by downloading it from the NSP site at:

Scheduled Locations:

July 9
Ann Arbor, MI

July 10
Green Bay, WI

July 11
Oak Lawn, IL

July 12
Kansas City, MO

Aug. 4
Austin, TX

Aug. 5
Omaha, NE

Aug. 6
Tulsa, OK

Aug. 7
Sandy, UT

Business Building Call
Save 6:00 p.m. (Pacific) on the third Wednesday of each month (except August) and join our free Business Building Teleconference call to develop your sales, sponsoring, communication and Leadership skills.

Time: 6:00 p.m. (Pacific)
Number: 1-800-432-6381, PIN 7876408#. (submit question)

Listen to archived calls*:
March 19
April 16

*streaming .wav files

Training:  Monthly Toll-Free Product Focus Call
Mark it on the calendar!

Each month the NSP Training Department offers intense training on one NSP product.  Product Focus Meetings are conducted via a tele-conference call and are available, at no cost, to anyone who has a touch-tone phone. 

Share the number with clients and friends. During this meeting, health experts from both inside and outside NSP will provide in-depth information on how to use the product and how it can improve your health.

Expand your knowledge of specific NSP products.
Ask questions of product experts.
Take advantage of free training.

When:  Wednesday, July 9th
Guest Speaker: Dr. Gordon Pedersen

Time:  6 PM Pacific, 7 PM Mountain, 8 PM Central, 9 PM Eastern
Topic: Unfriendly Invaders

Product Focus: Garlic, Silver Shield, Tea Tree Oil, Ultimate Echinacea, Vitamin A & D, Vitamin C

Dr. Gordon Pedersen graduated with a Ph.D. from the Toxicology Program at Utah State University.

He has a Master’s degree in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Wellness.  He now serves as the director of the Institute of Alternative Medicine and was nominated to chair the United States Pharmacopoeia Review Board Natural Products Committee.

Dr. Pedersen is the formulator of more that 150 nutritional products.  He is an international best-selling author and is the host of the radio show “Common Sense Medicine.”

For current and future topics, view the schedule here:

At the scheduled time dial our Focus Call number, 1-800-432-6383, and enter PIN 8626#.

Training:  NSP "Young at Any Age" Seminars

Current topics:

  • Young At Any Age: Take Charge of Your Health & Reclaim Your Vitality
  • True Health Begins in the Cell
  • The Silver Solution
  • Breakthrough! The Nutritional Prescription for Maximum Weight-Loss Success
  • Business Building Module (Optional, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.)

Time:  9 a.m.–3 p.m. (lunch is on your own)
Cost:  $35 per person – Early Registration $25 per person

7/12/2008 English Kansas City, MO Kansas City Airport Hilton
8801 NW 112th St
Kansas City, MO  64153
7/19/2008 English Southfield, MI The Westin Southfield
1500 Town Center
Southfield, MI  48075
7/26/2008 English Springfield, MO Oasis Conf Center
2550 N Glenstone Ave
Springfield, MO  65803
8/2/2008 English Atlanta, GA Cobb Galleria Centre
2 Galleria Dr
Atlanta, GA  30339
8/2/2008 English Hutchinson, KS Grand Prairie Hotel
1400 N Lorraine
Hutchinson, KS  67501
9/6/2008 English Arlington, TX Hilton Arlington
2401 E Lamar Blvd
Arlington, TX  76006
9/6/2008 English Myerstown, PA Lantern Lodge
411 N College St
Myerstown, PA  17067
9/6/2008 English Oak Brook, IL Wyndam Drake Oak Brook
2301 York Rd
Oak Brook, IL  60523
9/6/2008 English Springfield, OH Courtyard Marriott
100 S Fountain Ave
Springfield, OH  45502
9/13/2008 English Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma City Marriott
3233 NW Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK  73112
9/20/2008 English Indianapolis, IN Sheraton Hotel & Suites
8787 Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, IN  46240
9/20/2008 English Maria Stein, OH Spiritual Center 
2365 St Johns Rd
Maria Stein, OH  45860
9/27/2008 English Alma, MI Masonic Pathways
1200 Wright Ave
Alma, MI  48801
9/27/2008 English Denver, CO Denver Doubletree Hotel
3203 Quebec St
Denver, CO  80207
10/11/2008 English Auburn, NY Holiday Inn
75 N St
Auburn, NY  13021
10/11/2008 English Rocky Mount, NC Gateway Ctr Complex
651 Winstead Ave Ext
Rocky Mount, NC  27804
10/18/2008 English New York, NY Bull Run Conf Ctr
52 William St
New York, NY  10005
11/15/2008 English Philadelphia, PA Embassy Suites
9000 Bartram Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19153

Call NSP Customer Service (with your account number) at 1-800-223-8225 for registration or to learn more  about the "Young at Any Age" Seminars. Dates and locations are subject to change so keep looking for others that may be scheduled in your area.  Also consider who you know that lives in these areas, so you can refer them to a seminar to build your group.

Here’s the link for more information and locations:

Our Website Resources For You

The Herbs Place has years of archived natural health newsletters and lots of web pages with content accessed by the search engine.  Find natural solutions by using our online catalog.

Testimonials cannot be shown on The Herbs Place due to FTC/FDA laws, so we provide success stories on The Frugal Life site.

Online Training and Support

Online Classes

Distributor Support

Email Newsletters

Pet Resources

Healthy Pet Corner has years of archived pet newsletters.  Use the search engine.

Find herbal success stories for pets on our site.

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The content of this monthly newsletter is directed to members doing a Nature’s Sunshine business in The Herbs Place organization.  Any benefits or offers in them are directed solely to this group of people.

Randal & Donna Watkins
The Herbs
Toll-Free:  1-866-580-3226