Made in America with Love

One of my favorite things about living in America is the freedom to make your dreams come true. Nothing can compare to living in the land of opportunities where you can create almost anything that your heart desires, and I really mean it.  What better time is there than summer to commit to looking your best, inside and out?  Around this time last year, I shared with you about how healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring.

Since the birth of my Goddess Sanctuary officially to the public this year, my focus to awaken the modern woman’s inner goddess goes much further than just eating healthy. Now in my forties, fun, and fabulous stage, I feel that what I use on my body is just as important as what I put into it.  It is all about preventing and slowing down aging as well as living life with quality rather than quantity. That’s why the products in my Body Luxury collection are all hand-made in America with so much love, so much dedication, and so much passion with only the finest essential oils and the freshest ingredients. The beautiful rose petals and herbs that are in them comes directly from my Venus Garden, and I hand prep them myself before they go into production. It is when I am involved in such creativity that I feel even more beautiful, more feminine, and more powerful as a woman.

My therapeutic body luxury collection is not only well presented, but it smells good and awakens your heart and soul. It moisturizes and heals your skin. For those of you with a wounded heart, try Earth Goddess, it will help you greatly while smelling so beautiful. Use it everyday in place of your chemically-made bath and body products and soon you will experience the inner God and Goddess powers that you never knew you had. Oh and did I mention that Arabian Night and Chemistry have aphrodisiac ingredients in them? Most of them do…..See now why I love America so much? My next creation I am working on is matching perfumed oils.  Come by and visit our sanctuary if you are in Old Town Alexandria this weekend for Independence Day weekend.

Assume That You May Be Wrong…


This is so cute!

This is so cute!

How many relationships in your life have been ruined because you assumed something without finding out the real truth?

How much time, money, and productivity have been wasted at your job due to people making assumptions and acting upon them?

When was the last time you assumed that you may be wrong?

I have experienced all of the above over the years and still experiencing it now almost all the tim. This at times can be quite frustrating.  At the same time, I have in the past also contributed to the assumption community as well in a not so great kind of way.

Out of all the assumptions that communication expert and leadership advisor, Steven Gaffney talks about, my favorite is “Assume You Could Be Wrong”. At work, when we assume that we may be wrong, we would ask all the right questions to get the answers we are looking for and the details that we need before execution.  Have you ever completed a project and later find out it was done completely wrong? What did you learn from that experience? Who were involved and why did that happen?  Was it due to you or others just executing on assumptions rather than going directly to the source to get what you needed? This is often the challenge I face with my creative team members.  Thinking and working like a business person just does not come naturally to them.  Their favorite line is “Yes I can!” Then I discover later that a project was not done correctly to meet my expectations and deadlines. This is usually due to the lack of communication and not embracing the “Assume you could be wrong” mentality.

When we assume we may be wrong, our work and home life would be so much more productive and less stressful. Our relationships would improve, too. For the next 28 days, I invite you to embrace “Assume You May Be Wrong” mentality and start applying it in your life immediately.  Keep me posted on your transformation and the things that come up for you at work and in your personal life. I assure you that if you stay consistent and stick to it, you will see the wonderful changes that will happen. If anything, you will earn respect and admiration from others for taking this on as well as improve your relationships with others.

As for leaders, you will inspire and influence your people and motivate them to do the same when you apply this principle when leading. For more on this topic, I encourage you to visit Steven Gaffney’s website or read his books as he is the expert in this area. He has been my communication and relationship advisor on this journey in the past 10 years. His books are also available in our goddess sanctuary as well since this is something I stick true to.

Until next time… ~tu-anh

Beauty In A Venus Garden

Peonies represent feminine beauty and  nobility. In full bloom, they represent peace.

Peonies represent feminine beauty and nobility. In full bloom, they represent peace.

Want to know what pleases a Taurus goddess? Taurus is ruled by Venus, the goddess of love, beauty, sensuality, and harmony. So that should give you enough to think about. There are many things that a Taurus goddess loves and desires. Since I am a Taurus myself, I thought I would share with you something that pleases me below, flowers from my Venus garden. I have been nurturing them from roots and seeds for the past 5 years and now I get to take pleasure in the rewards of my hard work of love. So beautiful, are they not? You can always visit our sanctuary and experience them in person,too. Our goddess sanctuary for the public is filled with them at the moment and so is my personal goddess sanctuary, and that makes me happy. :)