Start Your Journey Pack

In the past when you joined Forever Living we would fondly talk about the BOB.  Not just because Bob Parker is country manager here in the UK, but also because the box you bought to get started on your Forever Living journey was called the Business Owner Box.

But we have a new Start Your Journey Pack launched in February 2018 which replaces the BOB.  The new pack is available both through the online application form (Sponsor ID 440 100 686 316- Alison Mead) and also through our paper-based application form, which you can request using the Contact Me option above.

What is in the Box? Start Your Journey Pack

The actual contents can vary slightly depending on current stock availability in the UK – but generally, the pack will include:

Forever Aloe Vera Gel x 1
Forever Freedom x 1
Forever Aloe Berry Nectar x 1
Forever Bright Toothgel x 1
Aloe Ever-Shield Deodorant x 1
Aloe Propolis Creme x 1
Aloe Vera Gelly x 1
Aloe Lips x 1
Forever Lite Ultra – Vanilla x 1
Aloe-Jojoba Shampoo x 1
Aloe-Jojoba Conditioning Rinse x 1
Forever Hand Sanitizer x 1
Aloe Moisturizing Lotion x 1
Forever Bee Pollen x 1
Avocado Face & Body Soap x 1
Forever Active Probiotic x 1
Forever Aloe Scrub x 1
Aloe Hand Soap x 1
Aloe Heat Lotion x 1
Receipt Pad x 1
Product Brochure (pack of 5)
Order Form (pack of 10)
FBO Order Form x 1
FBO Application Form (pack of 5)
Incentive Brochure x 1
First Steps To Manager Brochure x 1
Sports & Weight Management Brochure (pack of 5)
Measuring Cup (Pack of 25)
Drink Information Pad x 1
Product Launch Order Forms (pack of 10)
Eagle Pin x 1
Document Case x 1
Welcome Pack

Why Buy the Box?

The box has a fantastic selection of some of the most popular products from Forever Living, but also has all the literature you need to start your new business, as well as a training brochure to go through with your sponsor.

You can’t expect to run a business unless you are familiar with the products, and it is hard to sell products you have never used.  The box is designed so you can open it up and start using them as soon as they arrive, and share them with others in ways you will learn in your initial training with your sponsor.

You will also get a discount of 35% and a step Forever’s Marketing Plan ladder to Assistant Supervisor with your purchase.  The new box is £199.75 and is also worth 1.177 case credits.  Chat to your sponsor if you don’t know what this means.

Thinking of Joining Forever Living?

If you are thinking of joining Forever Living and you want to find out more, the best way is to just get in touch and we can have a chat either online or on the phone.  Remember, you can’t change your life if you don’t change your thinking, so give it a go, what have you got to lose?

UK Trading Standards Statutory Warning

”Forever Living Products are a very proud & ethical company who pride ourselves on good practice. It is illegal for a promoter or a participant in a trading scheme to persuade anyone to make a payment by promising benefits from getting others to join a scheme. Do not be misled by claims that high earnings are easily achieved”



Update on MIT

Back in February 2017 I posted about changes in EU regulations concerning Methylisothiazolinone (MIT) in our leave on skin products.  This legislation is now changing again.

The New MIT Legislation

In July 2017 EU legislation was passed requiring Methylisothiazolinone (MIT) to be reduced to a specific percentage in all “rinse off” skin care products.  Forever has gone one step above and made the decision to completely remove MIT from all of their products. MIT is not considered to be harmful.  The background for the new formulation criteria of this ingredient in rinse-off cosmetic and personal care products is due to an “increased incidence of allergies” in some user.

The EU has determined that rinse-off products that contain MIT should be removed from sale by April 27th, 2018.

You can watch this video which covers Forever’s ethos on the ingredients we use in our products.

How does this affect your favourite products?

Forever is working to transition all affected products to new formulas by the stop sell date so that you will have no interruption in the supply of your favourite products. Some products, however, will be discontinued once the stock is depleted to make way for exciting new products currently being formulated in our 40th year of business.  The table below shows the list of products to be discontinued.

Discontinued products

Discontinued Products

Look out for future blog posts about the exciting reformulated products as they become available in the UK.  Favourites that I am looking forward to are the Aloe Bath Gelee, the Sonya Hydrate Shampoo and Conditioner, and the Sonya Volumizing Mascara and Precision Liquid Eyeliner.

Joining Forever Living in India

Forever Living is a truly international business, and once you join in your home country you can then build a retail business or a team in any of the over 150 countries where Forever have been given the approval to operate.  This means that if you have friends or family in another country, you can introduce them to your new business and support them in building their own business in their home country.

Every company has slightly different rules in how they operate, so in this post I’ll tell you about joining Forever in India.  There are particular India specific rules and regulations which are different to most other countries which you need to be aware of.

Signing up as a Forever Living Distributor in India

There are 2 options available.  If you are joining with a distributor who is based in India or visiting, then you can fill out a Business Owner Application Form at any one of the many Forever Living offices in India.  This form needs to be signed by both the recruiting business owner and the new applicant.  The applicant also needs to have a Self-attested Proof and a copy of the PAN card and to place a minimum order of INR 1000/- (including taxes) to become a new active business owner.

The 2nd option which I use as a sponsor who cannot personally visit an Indian office is to direct the applicant to and click on Join at the top right-hand side of the page. You must have the 12 digit sponsor ID ready at this point for the form.  If you want me, Alison Mead, to be your sponsor then you can use the ID 440100686316.  This form can then be printed and signed just by the application (the sponsor does not need to sign) and sent to your local office with the same support information listed above (the Self-attested Proof and a copy of the PAN card).   In this case, the initial order is not required when you send in your application, but it needs to be made before you become an active distributor.

Make sure if you are joining in India using either method you fully read all the terms and conditions on the joining forms before signing up.India Joining form

Sponsoring in India

There are strict foreign exchange rules applicable in India.  Bonuses generated in India can only be paid into Indian bank accounts, and you need to adhere to Reserved Bank of India (RBI) rules to remit monies abroad.  In effect, this means if you are based outside of India and build a team in India you cannot have any bonuses paid to you in another country without registering as a company in India first.  But you can still benefit from the case credits your team in India earn for your promotions within the business.

If you plan to build a large team in India then the head office there will send you full information on how to best follow the process to benefit from your bonuses generated in the country.

Need more Information?

If you want to learn more about being a Forever Living Distributor in India and how the business works, then take a look at this New Distributor Pricing Pamphlet for details. You can request information about where the local offices are in the country from the India head office, Forever Plaza, 74 Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai – 400 050 or email the head office at where the staff are incredibly helpful and supportive.

If you are looking for a sponsor then please Contact Me and I can put you in touch with my team in India or answer any questions you may have.

40 Years of Getting it Right *Competition*

Next year Forever celebrates its 40th birthday and to honour the occasion, they will be launching a New Year campaign called ‘40 YEARS OF GETTING IT RIGHT’. The campaign will run throughout the month of January and will revolve around our flagship and founding product, Forever Aloe Vera Gel. This gel has literally impacted the lives of millions of people – Forever got it right in 1978 when it was first introduced to the market, and 40 years later, they are still getting it right!427566_323028404422414_219087814816474_902641_18814447_n

The campaign will encourage you to join us in getting it right by taking a daily shot of aloe throughout January. We know that Forever Aloe Vera Gel’s unique formula is packed with so many nutrients, beneficial properties and 96% PURE aloe, that the impact it can have on an individual after just one month of consumption is astounding.

The campaign will operate on social media so make sure you keep an eye on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as we will be sharing aloe facts, tips and encouragement to help motivate you. A competition will also form an integral part of the campaign. The winner will receive an IPad and a C9, second place will win an IPad and third place will get a C9 programme. To be in with a chance of winning, you will be invited to submit a video or image of yourself taking Forever Aloe Vera Gel and uploading it to social media using the hashtag #AloeChallenge. We would love it if you could take part in this challenge.

We will be launching this competition at 10am on 1st January 2018 and it will close at 11.59pm on 30th January 2018; the winner will be announced on 31st January 2018 by Forever Living Products. Please be aware that participants only need to submit one photo or video linked to the hashtag to qualify for the competition, but they can, of course, post more if desired. The full terms and conditions will be available on request on 2nd January 2018.383477_245805568851936_100002674843798_441152_222950840_n

If you already drink Aloe every day like I do then make sure you join in by posting your own pictures and videos.  If you would like to participate and try Aloe for the first time then get in touch via the Contact Me form with the subject #AloeChallenge and Alison will get in touch about how you can order your bottle.

To find out about which flavour of our Aloe drinking Gel is best for you then take look at my previous post Which Aloe Gel is Right for Me.


Want a Guilt Free Christmas?

So it’s the time of parties/overeating and over drinking!!!! Well, we can help you minimise damage.  You just don’t want to deny yourself at this time of year, but you also don’t want to end up feeling bloated and overweight come January either.

Forever Lean is just one of the fabulous products we have that works well in stopping your body from absorbing fats, carbs and sugar which hugely increases this time of year.  You can see my previous post all about the other Weight Management Supplements we have on offer too.

So my offer for you this December is with every purchase of Forever Lean made during December 2017 you will earn a £15 off your next C9 purchase in 2018.

Forever Lean Christmas

To take up the offer use the Contact Me form and use the subject No More Guilt for Forever Lean at the discounted price of £25 (RRP £34.66) plus your £15 off voucher towards your next Clean 9.

Making Networking Work – Givers Gain

Some people get networking and some people don’t.  If you arrive at the meetings with the wrong mind set and attitude then you won’t get anything out of it.  You will leave thinking this networking group is rubbish, I didn’t get any business.

The first thing to need to do when you arrive at a networking group is think about why you are there.  Are you there to spend money and buy products and services?  No? If not – then why would you expect anyone else in the room to be any different to you?

If you arrive thinking I must tell people about the wonderful services I offer because I need to sell sell sell to the room, then you will most likely go away disappointed. You need to change your own mindset first in order to make the most from a business networking environment.

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Networking is about making connections. The clue is in the name!  You are building a network of contacts.  Linking with people from many different business backgrounds and really getting to know them which is the first step in a longer relationship which will in all likelihood lead further down the line to useful referrals and more business.

Recently I joined a different networking group, 4N.  Their Mantra is Meet – Like – Know – Trust.  These 4 steps take time, dedication, regular attendance and actually showing an interest in the people you meet, and in my 6 months in 4N I have seen first hand how this change in mindset really works.

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If you take the time to really get to know the people in the room, see how you can help them, connect to them outside of meetings on social media channels then the old mantra of givers gain comes into play.  Imagine if everyone in this room had this attitude then you will find you will be on the receiving end of others generosity just as you give to others.

MK Lunch Squats November 2017

Thank you to 4N Member David D’Souza Photography for allowing me to use his pictures from 4N Towcester Lunch and 4N Milton Keynes Lunch.

If you would like to learn more about 4 Networking then do get in touch and you can come and visit one of my meetings in Olney, Towcester or Milton Keynes.


Benefits of Joining Forever Living

Following on from my post entitled ‘why do YOU want to join Forever Living’, I’ve been thinking about the benefits you can gain from joining this network marketing company.  They are not always the most obvious benefits that you think you will get.  There are often hidden benefits too.

More Money

Well, this is the obvious one!  Most people do join as they need an income, either on top of their day job or a little extra each month to make life more comfortable.  If you are going to earn more money from Forever Living however then you need to treat it seriously like a job, and not like a hobby.  It will probably cost you more than you earn if you do not give your business the time and attention is deserves.coins-163517_640


Being your own boss and earning more money both can give you freedom of choice.  You choose when to work, you can choose who to work with, and if you build a successful business then you could earn the freedom to choose where to send your children to school or where to live.  The opportunities are endless.relax-2265248_640


When you attend our Forever Living business presentations there are often speaker training sessions before or after the presentation.  The people presenting at these events are Forever Living Business Owners who joined the business just like you and came and listened to the presentations done by others.  But gradually through experience and a growth in confidence, many people gradually take the opportunity to participate in the evenings, usually first with a short testimonial about why they have joined the business until eventually, they move onto participating in the presentation itself.  It is wonderful to see the confidence of others grow in this way as they learn to speak in front of a room of strangers (who become friends!) With forever you learn to believe in yourself,self-confidence-2121159_640


The very nature of a network marketing business is that you are helping others, either by supplying products or by mentoring others to build a business.  You cannot help making friends both within your own team or with other Forever Living business owners at company trainings if you are approachable and helpful.  Most business owners I have met are generous by their very nature, otherwise, they would not have been successful in their business.Team Champagne Leaders

A Sense of Purpose

Many people who join Forever have lacked a sense of purpose in their day to day life.  They may have been on maternity leave and feel they have lost their individual identity now they are ‘Mum’, they may have been made redundant and feel they are on the scrap heap no longer able to find a new job, or maybe they are in a job where they feel unappreciated and need something else in their lives.  I have seen Forever Living give many of my team members a fantastic sense of purpose back in their lives again.csm_prize_draw_questionnaires_0804bb92f9

Want to join us?

If any of these benefits are something you feel is missing in your life, then why not contact me about starting your own Forever Living journey and joining us?  Let me know which benefit appeals to you most and I can see what I can do to help you benefit from joining Forever Living too.  It is easy to join online, see my previous post, or just get in touch and we can have an informal chat.