My Strength is My Story with Kristine Sperling, Makes 3 Organics, shares her story of how listening to her heart opened up a new adventure. As a finance attorney turned entrepreneur, you will be amazed by her passion and talents to help others.
Kristine Sperling: A wife of 10 years, a mother to a beautiful daughter, and a financial attorney of 12 years turned entrepreneur. She decided to retire from her corporate life, and embark on a journey that would broaden her horizons. With her daughter’s development of asthma, eczema, food and environmental allergies, she found herself learning how to clean up and detox the household to give hope for better health. And then the spark was ignited!
“We just decided to create our own to solve the problem for our family.”
~ Kristine Sperling
Enjoy the multitude of topics discussed including personal care, a typical day for success, and how organic products impact your life. You’ll be inspired to look at your home in a unique manner and maybe even begin your on detox journey with organics.
- Family Plan
- God first
- Personal Health
- A typical day
- Meditation & Prayer
- The story of Makes 3 Organics
- Health of her daughter
- Environmental Working Group (EWG)
- What are the products you use to start your day?
- Personal Care
- EWG Verified
- FDA & Medical Claims
- Natural ???
- Natural flavors
- Legislative Initiative
- Be informed
- The Everyone’s Shopping List
- What is organic?
- Petroleum By-Product
- USDA Regulations
- GMO in Agriculture
- Aspirational yet affordable
- Intentional Action
- Narrow toxins
- Chemical Body Burden
- Inflammatory Response
- Food Allergies
- Peanut Allergies
- How does Makes 3 Organics stand out?
- A cottage business
- Behind the name
“It’s organic for everyone.” ~Kristine Sperling
Quotes and statements within the interview:
“Creating a life that we enjoy living.”
“We put God first. We put ourselves second, our marriage third, our daughter fourth.”
“Flows like a waterfall down into creating that happy life we’re seeking to have.”
“Especially for women, it’s a challenge to think this way.”
“My eyes pop open at about 5:15 am.”
“We walk into our morning feeling energized to really be responsive to the variety of customers we have.”
“He gave us a prescription for an EpiPen and also told us to detox our lives.”
“Even in the natural food stores, there are products that claim that they’re natural, but there are chemicals in there that we didn’t know what they were.”
“That is one of the fun ways we create our products.”
“We have to help Him, help us.”
“Our products are made in harmony, I believe, with our bodies.”
“It really gives all of the assurance, I believe, that we all deserve.“
“It’s actually a side effect of our products that we didn’t anticipate.”
“What does is mean to be natural? What does it mean to be organic?”
“There is no meaning behind the word natural.”
“We believe the consumer in order to make informal decisions needs to know exactly what’s in these products.”
“I don’t think all chemical are the enemy!”
“When you disclose the ingredients on the labels, consumers have the ability to choose for themselves.”
“For now, I make choices.”
“Some of those petroleum by-products absolutely are essential to how our society functions, but we do not need to put them on our skin.”
“And that’s why the whole industry of GMO crops really exploded in the late 90’s.”
“The whole point of the GMO-free movement is to really reduce the amount of herbicides that are sprayed on crops that we end up eating or end up in the environment.”
“It takes 5 years of not being exposed to the chemicals.”
“We may carry genetic markers, but they don’t all have to be expressed.”
“Is this a product that’s going to work with my body or is this a product that might be working against my body?”
“The challenging thing about toxicity is that you can’t always identify the specific combination that is triggering a response.”
“We are one of the first companies to provide that third party verification.”
“I couldn’t be doing this without him (husband).”
“Tuning into that (your heart) needs practice for most people.”
“Keep on moving forward everyday and you have to see through that dream.”
“It’s ok to use the naysayers as motivation to succeed.”
What strategy would you give someone who has a dream and desires to take his/her first step?
- Do it sooner than later.
- Don’t wait.
- Listen to your heart.
- Find that quiet time.
- Tune out those who say you can’t do it.
What has your story gifted you?
- The gift of myself
- Shed a lot of me that wasn’t serving me.
“The story has given me the gift of myself.”
Resources mentioned in the episode:
- WEBSITE: Makes 3 Organics
FaceBook – https://facebook.com/makes3organices
Twitter – https://twitter.com/makes3organics
- Pinterest – https://pinterest.com/Makes3organics
Instagram – https://instagram.com/makes3organics
- Chemical Body Burden:
- Video on “Natural”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AftZshnP8f
“One step at a time leads to miles of greatness!”
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Music by Mandisa – Overcomer
Cover Art by Jenny Hamson