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Saturday, December 8, 2018

Power of Partnership and Mary Bowser/Gwen Carter on Saturday AM Live!

Mary, Barb and Gwen
Click Here to Listen to Mary Bowser and Gwen Carter this weeks on Saturday AM Live!

The Batman & Robin dynamic duo of Nikken award would have to be bestowed on my two friends Mary Bowser and Gwen Carter. These two ladies come from totally different backgrounds and yet compliment each other in amazing ways. When it comes to the power of a partner, Mary & Gwen bring a unique sense of teamwork to sharing Nikken. And what I feel completely embodies the Humans Being More spirit, neither profits from the other because they are only connected to Nikken sideways (crossline).

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"December 6, 2018

Power of Partnership

Third party credibility cannot be overstated. More often than not, when we see a movie, eat at a restaurant, purchase an item, or even make decisions for life, it’s because we were influenced by someone or something. In Nikken we stress the importance of a 3-way call and yet in the last decade this has taken on a new form because of the Internet. Almost daily I’m introduced to something that usually takes me back to YouTube.

In the past few weeks we have heard more about the subject of grounding than any other technology that Nikken has introduced since I’ve been with the company(26 years). The stories are all over the page and yet a seven minute video is really what opened my eyes to the validity of it.

Now truth be told, I’ve heard about grounding or earthing for years, but I really had no interest in it because it was out of my focus of Nikken. After all, why should I get excited about something that I’ll have to send folks elsewhere to get it. I grow weary of telling people about Costco, IKEA, etc. when those companies won’t compensate me for it. Now don’t get me wrong, I pay it forward all the time because it’s the right thing to do, but Nikken is a business that has continually rewarded our family in too many ways.

Back to grounding! Another great partner is the book that has been flying off the shelf at Amazon or any other source. ‘Earthing: The most important health discovery ever!’ Rather than wait till the KenkoGround arrives, we have several people who are placing orders for customers based on loaning this book to them for a few days. Imagine that! Using a book to get customers to buy the product for themselves.

And coming full circle back to the power of partnership. Whatever we do to leverage something or someone else to validate Nikken’s products will be a huge boost for us. After all, there is no such thing to a Lone Ranger in anything. Every great person throughout history has always had a partner or something they’ve leveraged for their success. I just spoke with a customer from years ago that I’d lost contact with. When asked if he’d watch a seven minute video, he responded with, ‘Absolutely! That could be just the thing for my friend.’


Saturday, December 1, 2018

Cold Weather Blues & Professor Paul Gabias on Saturday AM Live!

Professor Paul Gabias
Click Here to Listen to this weeks call with Associate Professor Paul Gavias.

"Paul Gabias may be an associate professor of phycology at British Columbia University, but to me he’s simply another beautiful example of a human being more. His energy and zest for life is contagious and I am absolutely thrilled when I get to converse with him on any subject. Here’s a link to read more:

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"November 30, 2018

Waking up being thankful during Thanksgiving weekend is what you’re supposed to do, but on Sunday all I wanted to do was crawl into the wood stove so I could get warm followed by step outside in the 40 mph cold wind to chill my burning body. Yep, whatever Emmy had on Thanksgiving Day was now deeply embedded into me. And what’s nuts is she’s the non-affectionate daughter so it’s not like I even touched her.

While people like Roger Drummer, Dave Balzer, Steven B Stevens, Dennis Bryant & others don’t have the letters of MD after their names, I have a collection of remedies that they’ve passed onto me that not only make sense, BUT THEY WORK!

While we could write pages containing all the Nikken methods for getting the most out of these amazing products, the biggest key is to use the common sense solution method. Getting the proper sleep ON the Naturest(not in a chair), drinking half our body weight in ounces of PiMag water daily, using the nutritionals for maintenance, and then of course... all the daytime energy products.

But when you feel like crud, sound like a frog, lose your appetite, have a head full of some scientific experiment and you hurt all over, it’s time to bring out the big guns!

Pouring a Lactoferrin under my tongue followed by 1/2 teaspoon of Jades every four to six hours may seem extreme, but I know it works. The four men I mentioned above modeled this type of behavior and so for me it’s now just common sense. And the results? Within 48 hours I was a completely transformed person!"


Saturday, November 24, 2018

Gratefulness and Kenko Ground News on Saturday AM Live!

Suzanne, Gary and Auntie Ann
Click Here to Listen to this Weeks Call about the KenkoGround.
"For Suzanne and Ann, the subject of grounding is not necessarily a topic of their expertise, but when you have a gathering of people who get to touch, use, and enjoy the benefits of the Kenko Ground, then they just might have something worthwhile to share. The stories are varied and all over the page, but it’s the spirit behind what these three experienced that all of us can benefit from."

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November 23, 2018

"So Incredibly Grateful

I had just taken my first bite of Thanksgiving breakfast when my pager buzzed indicating that we had an emergency. Over the years when people discover that I’m a volunteer firefighter, they usually ask if we have shifts. My response of yes, it’s a shift of 365, 24/7, usually renders a response of amazement.

That’s the thing about living a life of gratefulness. We don’t get the opportunity of taking a shift. God continues to ask us to live a life of thankfulness as we look forward to the next best opportunity. These next steps or duties may not appear to be fun or something a child would get excited about, but to the person who’s constantly looking for opportunities to serve, it’s simply the right thing to do.

The Humans Being More spirit is what compels people to share Nikken. Sure, there’s always a reward in the end, but I truly believe it’s because of a grateful spirit that we continue sharing these products and this company with others. We’re grateful of what we’ve experienced and we know that the results are something worth passing on.

It’s probably just a coincidence that on turkey day, our patient’s last name was Turkington, but the words of the grandma as we exited her home were exactly what we as Nikkenites hear every time another person encounters this gift of wellness…. Thank You."


Saturday, November 17, 2018

MSI's and Dr Heather Loucks (Q&A) on Saturday AM Live!

Click Here to Listen to This Weeks Call with Dr. Heather Loucks.

"Dr. Heather Loucks is a master guru at numerous things and when she was a guest a few weeks ago, I could sense that there were several questions that I failed to ask of her. As a Naturopathic Physician, what would she suggest for certain issues? What’s her favorite go to product of introduction? How does she feel about the new Kenko Ground? There are lots that I can think of, but rather than me ask the questions, this will be an open line format for everyone to go for it."

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November 16, 2018


I first heard the term Multiple Sources of Income from my mentor, ‘voice of God’ friend, and business partner Steven B Stevens. He would introduce people to the business side of Nikken by sharing that this industry allows us to invest into people and then in turn, they can become another source of residual income for us in the future. I told a friend yesterday that my parents have become millionaires several times over during their quarter century with Nikken because of this concept.

Today, there are even more ways to earn with Nikken, and just like any investment strategy, it takes concentrated effort, timing, and follow up. Of course there are several others steps that I’m sure business guru’s will tell us, but those who seem to be successful in Nikken continue doing these same things over and over and over again. Introduce people to Nikken, let them make a decision what program(Customer or Consultant) will best suite their needs, and then continue to support them. Two percentages that I share regularly are what I call the 91/71 principle. Nikken discovered that 91% of people simply want these amazing products, but statistics prove that 71% of Americans are always looking for a way to generate extra income.
When asked, Dennis Williams will continually say that freedom is his favorite Nikken product. The freedom to live a life that few do because they yield control to someone else. Yielding control of their bodies to doctors who continually guess at a treatment. Yielding their minds to whatever happens to come on the radio or screen. Yielding their families to any distractions or drama. Yielding their finances to more month than money. And yielding the society around them to others who may not share the same values.

Nancy Clyde taught me a new phrase to describe one of the potential MSI’s that we have with Nikken. When sharing her elevator speech, she tells her product experience and then always finishes with this little teaser: ‘And if you’re open to a business opportunity, we get money in the bank every Friday’.

Think about the MSI’s that you have in your life with Nikken. Are we tapping into them? While we don’t look at people as dollar signs, we have to look at them as an opportunity to expand wellness.

And just for humor sake, I shared one of our MSI’s with three of my fellow firefighters the other evening at a dinner. I was shocked that they’d never seen it and even more shocked as they continued to view it over and over again. I almost had to tell them to stop because it was getting embarrassing and I honestly thought they were going to wet themselves. This Wednesday was the four year anniversary of when I slipped on the ice and as of last week, my little mishap has generated over $12,000 for our family. Not really Nikken related, but I was wearing my mStrides and they definitely provided the agility to keep me from getting injured. And if I can earn money from people laughing at an 11 second investment of my time, I’m all for it!

And more popular with the music crowd "


Saturday, November 10, 2018

It's Coming! and Snapshots from San Antonio on Saturday AM Live!

Click Here to Listen to this Weeks Call

"Snapshots from San Antonio or Tips from Toronto is one way to describe literally a dozen or more conversations I’ve had with people over the last few weeks who attended one of these two events. Three weeks ago we heard from an all-star group of ladies about the Humans Being More experience up north, now we get to hear about the Mission that took place in the Lone Star State.

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November 9, 2018

Can you just feel it?

In a few weeks the annual Rogers tradition will commence. They arrive in the mail, get torn open, read and looked over, and then either taped to the fridge or placed in the Christmas card box. During the 23 years of this procedure, there is still one card that is at the top of my list as my all-time favorite. A little girl, dressed in winter clothes complete with knitted hat, scarf, and gloves graces the outside of the card. She’s clutching a gift-wrapped box with the most anticipated grin on her face that a child could ever have. These five words appear in a beautiful text below her photo. Inside the card are just two words… It’s Coming!

With everything I’ve read, seen, heard, and studied over the last few years about the topic of grounding or earthing, I feel exactly the same as this little girl on that card. I just looked at Amazon and grounding pads, sheets, blankets, etc. are all over the page as far as price, construction, and functionality. It’s an absolutely HUGE market that we’re about to launch into.

After watching this seven minute video passed onto me by my friend Dee, I was even more compelled to delve a little deeper.

Could it be that simple? Standing on the ground barefoot or touching a tree. Yes, it can, but as the frost lays on the ground today, I’m not so sure I want to run through the yard without my Nikken socks, insoles, and shoes. Or find a really nice tree to hug. Fortunately, in a few days all I have to do is expose my hands or feet (or any other skin) to the Kenko Ground for a few minutes.

The stories I’m hearing about this small pad are all over the page. From better sleep, to nagging aches & pains, clinical depression to extreme child behavior issues, this one product is making an impact.

As we think about Christmas gifts for ourselves or something to warm us up a bit heading into the cooler time of year, consider Nikken’s Kenko Ground. Ours should arrive in a couple weeks and I’m beyond anxious to start using it and even more, I’m thrilled to be able to open peoples eyes to instant results with a product that’s gaining a lot of attention world wide. Heck yah! I can just feel it!"


Saturday, October 20, 2018

KenkoGround and Ruth Loh on Saturday AM Live!

Richard and Ruth Loh
with Their Daughter
Click Here to Listen to This Weeks Call with Ruth Loh.

"Ruth Loh is one of my most grounded friends in Nikken.  She lives life at mach 4 with her hair on fire, yet she knows how to truly embrace the 5 Pillars and share it with others.  Her daughter Rachel is a twice recipient of the Tom Watanabe scholarship and Ruth is the only Nikken Consultant to have won a Mercedes car!  While Ruth has a rich history and many trophies from Nikken, it’s the team she has and her Customer base that keeps her at the top of her game.

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"November 26, 2018


Ground breaking. Ground Floor. From the ground up.

Three uses of the word ground that keep going round and round in my head. If you haven’t heard the latest buzz yet, then here is my take on it with a few pieces of intel that I’ve robbed from people like Dave Johnson and Brody Craney. This product is awesome and I cannot wait to use ours when it arrives!!!

There was a fantastic call with Randy Rolfe and Dave Johnson discussing the KenkoGround pad and its potential benefits.

Access the call via:

'Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.' – Walt Whitman.

The Kenko Ground Pad is available for preorder now for $129 retail. The product is expected to ship sometime in November. Place your order quickly as there appears to be a large demand which could create a back order situation. The early bird gets the worm…earlier!

You get what you pay for is a phrase that our family uses a lot. When I first heard about grounding blankets it was from a few friends who had paid $5000 to $7000. Now of course this is a full blanket that not only produces the same effects as the Kenko Ground, it also provides a warm cuddling environment much like that of a throw. So I guess that’s why it’s so expensive. I really don’t know because I’ve not done the research. But just like the expensive water filtration devices that electrocute the water to provide the filtration benefits as our $327 Waterfall, these units are highly priced and only a select few can afford them. The Kenko Ground is priced so the MASSES can afford it.

One last example…. One of my fellow firefighters drives a VW. While I’m not a car guy at all, I know that it felt like I was riding in an F-19 fighter jet when I sat in the passenger seat. I told Nelson that it felt like a Mercedes or BMW! His response was, ‘I know, at a fraction of the cost’.

According to Dr Mercola:

'When you ground to the electron-enriched Earth, an improved balance of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system occurs.'

'Being grounded cuts inflammation by thinning your blood and infusing your body with negatively charged ion.'

'To take advantage of grounding indoors, your best bet is to use a grounding pad to sleep, stand barefoot or sit on.'

'Grounding may be one of the most important overlooked factors in public health. When grounding is restored, many people report significant improvement in a wide range of ailments.'

[I suggest you] Google 'earthing', 'grounding,' 'health benefits of grounding pads' etc. You will learn a ton. Our product is well priced, superior construction and the 20% silver will make it a better conductor than anything I’ve seen on the market.

There is a wealth of intel out there about the power of grounding technology (Nikken makes no specific health claims). Have some fun and discover for yourself. But don’t wait to hear stories from others who have enjoyed the amazing benefits. Buy yourself an early Christmas gift and create your own story. Who knows, you could impact a few other lives with this amazing new technology.

Michele Kowalchuk already has a KenkoGround pad and is enjoying amazing experiences. She is the guest on a live webinar this Saturday, Oct 27th at 8am pacific / 11am eastern. Pass this on!

Please click the link below to join the webinar: or Telephone: 669 900 6833,,976 690 439#,#
Important info on KenkoGround [also at]: 


Saturday, October 13, 2018

Tools and Dr David Jones on Saturday AM Live!

Click here to Listen to this weeks call.

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" 'Dr' David Jones (not really a doctor) gave me one of the greatest tools that a friend could share so that I could take care of the temple that God gave to me. I often refer to him as a doctor because the advice he’s passed onto me has completely changed the way I think about my physical body. And as I learned from Dennis Williams, if I don’t take care of this body, where am I going to live?

David has been a physical trainer for more than three decades. Time Under Tension or TUT is just one of the things that he teaches with his Muscle Activation Techniques. And like many of the people who share Nikken, David’s life journey is the result of his own experience, not just theory or from a textbook. Being a college football linebacker he learned real quickly that tools are only good when they’re actually used. These tools along with a few choice words allow David to help people discover exactly how balance can be achieved."

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October 11, 2018

" 'Tools'

Both my grandfathers were in the construction industry. Grandpa Rogers started installing sheet metal gutters on weekends while working at a feed/building materials store. Contractors needed someone who knew how to hang gutters so grandpa (and dad) spent most Saturday’s and Sunday’s on roofs. Within a few months he had to give notice at the feed store because he had so much work. Grandpa Schimpf was a finish carpenter who was never without work due to the reputation he had for detail. Anything that could be built with wood and finished to a thing of beauty was 2nd nature to him.

These men taught me the value of tools. Dad used to always say that you can build a house with a hammer and a hand saw or that same house with a nail gun and a circular saw. Both sets of tools will get the job done, but the latter two will produce that house faster and with more accuracy.

Connecting people with Nikken with good tools is great, but with great tools its so much better. Or as Marty Jeffery taught me in lesson nine of the iCan Attitude course, ‘Tools do not work - if you don’t use them. No amount of thinking or intent will see your business succeed. Only right action, based on customer-centric principles will get us the long-term results.’

The Internet has redefined how we connect people to Nikken, but ultimately it’s still about using any tool to transfer information to open a persons mind to the possibility of a result with a Nikken solution. Yeah, that was a mouthful I know, but think about it for a second. We didn’t get a product result until we accepted the fact that something was going to happen. When we connect a person to Nikken’s philosophies, then the results are almost guaranteed.

So far, Brody Craney has recorded five excellent seminars on five different products. If you cannot catch this great tool live, then the recordings are just a phone call away. In a culture that we’re so busy and Internet/Data connections aren’t always reliable, this simple tool is truly wonderful. Simply punch the phone number, enter the access code, and then select the recording #. My friend Diane Koch shared with the iCan group that she just sold a Waterfall to a Customer after months of leg work who listened to Brody’s call on the Sports Bottle.

[Live Call] Thursday’s at 4pm PST
Code 721323#
Same Code then one of the following
2-Jade GreenZymes
3-Sports Bottle


Saturday, October 6, 2018

Power Conference Calls and Brody Craney on Saturday AM Live!

Click Here to Listen to this weeks Saturday AM Live Call. Brody Craney is a friend and amazing leader who hosts a conference call every Thursday that is just plain awesome! He’s agreed to share his story as well as some tips to leverage this weekly product call with us. I’ll warn you that he is high energy and always has been. Well, except when his body was really messed up prior to Nikken. His passion for sharing his journey of wellness is not only fascinating, it compels the listener to do something with this knowledge.

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If information is power, then my goal is to empower those whom I’m leading so they can empower the people they’re leading.

This statement has been a core philosophy of mine for over 15 years every Saturday morning at 7am west coast time. What started with a couple dozen people has grown immensely and at least once a week I receive the most gracious notes of gratitude that a guy could ever ask for. And what’s funny is that I really wanted to do was hear people’s stories of how Nikken impacted their lives and it developed into a wonderful resource that I leverage almost every time I talk to someone about Nikken.

Here’s a perfect example. Yesterday when chatting with my nephew I said, ‘I was on the phone with a doctor friend of mine last Saturday and she was telling me about her daughters condition. The more we talked the more I learned how great Nikken is for people in that situation.’ What’s even more fun is when I cheat a little bit and leverage other conference calls that I’m simply listening too or catch the recording of. No, I’m not actually talking with the person, but I can honestly share with others that I was on the phone with people like Dave Johnson, Julie Tara, Dave Rolfe, or a high powered attorney and nutritional guru like Randy Rolfe.

Dave Rolfe, Julie Tara, Randy Rolfe and Dave Johnson explain what’s new:

If you wanna have a greater impact with others, tune into at least one conference call a week and make it a habit of inviting others to join you. This one, with these four power presenters, happens every Monday at 5pm and Thursday at 11:00am PST. Because it’s a Zoom format, we get to watch them present wonderful information that’s timely and just the thing to introduce our customers to Nikken. It’s a proven statistic that 3/4 of people will join you if you invite them. They don’t have to leave their home, simply click on a link.

Here’s all the intel you’ll need to plug into these:

Starting Monday Oct 1st, 2018 Dave Rolfe and Julie Tara will be conducting Wellness Previews on Zoom. We will also be doing one on Thursdays.

Mondays at 5:00 pm pacific / 8:00 pm eastern

Thursdays at 11:00 am pacific / 2:00 pm eastern / 7:00 pm UK

You can get quick access here

The direct Zoom link is

Each week the intention is to have special guests for both Product Testimonies and Business Testimonies.

We will want you to participate and invite your guests and prospects.

These Wellness previews will be posted on the Nikken Events site and regular weekly emails will be sent.

Also every Tuesday morning the Smart Networker Zoom Call is done. You can get a preview of this here.

You can also join the Tuesday Zoom call using this link
The times 8:00 AM PST, 9:00 AM MST, 10:00 AM CST, 11:00 AM EST, 4:00 PM UK

All Zoom calls are recorded and posted on

If you have any questions or would like to be a guest please reply to Dave Rolfe at: or phone me [Dave Rolfe] at 617-388-9109

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Thank You and Dr Heather Loucks on Saturday AM Live

Dr. Heather Loucks, ND
The Energy She Shares is Amazing!
Click Here to Listen to This Weeks Call

"Dr. Heather Loucks is not your typical doctor. Her passion for helping others comes from her own journey to discover wellness for herself and it shows in the way she communicates the life changing benefits of Nikken products."

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September 28, 2018

"I remember reading a book eight years ago while we were in Ethiopia with the subtitle of ‘Meeting your neighbors one siren at a time’. It was written by a professional poet who happen to land in a small town and decided to join the volunteer fire dept. The book became a page turner because I gleaned so much as to how to engage people in different settings.

Heather and Linda
Epitomize Nikken Health and Beauty 
 Bud Davis is a friend who I don’t see very often other than at the post office or different community functions. Yesterday he was having trouble breathing so his wife called 911 and I was privileged to be one of the first responders to assist. What made the journey way up Larch Mountain Road so worth it was when we were loading him into the ambulance and he gave me this look as if to say something. I came closer only to be fully embraced in his arms as he said, ‘Thank you for coming to see me again’.

"Fairy God Mother" & "Heather Feather"
Nikken's 40th Birthday Party
Here is a guy who is 93 years young and still took the few seconds to thank me for doing what I am trained to do. What a great way to start the day!!!

This week marked the 26th year of me being introduced to Nikken and I can not even count the times that I’ve had people thank us for introducing them to this wonderful company. Not everyone will receive it, but it’s so worth it to find the ones that will open up their arms and minds to a gift. It’s not really hard either, its just a matter of figuring out how to engage people enough to listen. And when we do, they’ll tell us where it hurts."


Saturday, September 22, 2018

Renew or Not? and Al Thornton on Saturday AM Live!

Sandra and Al Thornton
Click Hear to Listen to this Weeks Call.

Our discussion about Nikken Wellness or the 18 amazing nutritional products continues tomorrow with a guest who I feel not only knows his stuff, but knows how to help others discover EXACTLY what their bodies need. Al and Sandra Thornton have continued to blow me away with their simple demonstrative methods of introducing people to the benefits of proper nutrients. Al’s background in marketing helps make him just the person I go to when showing people how great Nikken’s supplements are for us. If you’ve been looking for a little razzle/dazzle in your Nikken intro, I do hope you’ll catch this conversation.

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August 21, 2018,

" 'To renew or not to renew, that is the question'

As I click the yellow notice at the top of the Nikken website to renew for the 25th time since I joined Nikken on December 2nd, 1992, I have to ask the question that I often do when renewing any subscription, membership, or pay an annual fee… Is it worth it?

Here’s the short and skinny of why I continue to renew our Nikken Consultantship. BECAUSE I’M IN THIS TO IMPACT LIVES BOTH PHYSICALLY AND FINANCIALLY! Anyone who’s not interested in the business of Nikken, should not renew or even join as a Consultant. It’s a waste of time and money.

Let me explain why I’m so strong on this issue. Registering a person as a Consultant just to get a discount is a waste of $99 and it defeats the benefits of our amazing compensation plan, especially the new weekly pay-outs from Customer orders. And when it comes to Autoship (which is something that everyone can benefit from) it simply doesn’t pencil out. A Customer would have to spend $2000 in their first year on Autoship orders to offset the $99 because they automatically receive a 25% discount on all the consumables when ordered via Autoship.

Here’s another example that seems to be a topic of most or our current culture. Amazon Prime. This annual membership costs $100 and gets you free shipping on most items. If you order a lot, then it pays for itself. If you don’t, then it doesn’t. And if you live in a remote area where you cannot get cable, but have Internet, then there are lots of movies you get included with this service. So essentially, it could even eliminate the cost of cable or a satellite dish.

So when it comes to renewing our Consultantship, I know why we do it. I encourage you as a Consultant to remember why you joined. If that why doesn’t make you cry, then consider being a Customer or think about re-launching that why. But please, don’t renew simply because you think you’re saving some money. Renew to changes lives both physically and financially. After all, those are the two pillars where most people are needing a little improvement in."


Saturday, September 15, 2018

Apple A Day and Nikken Wellness 101 Part 2 on Saturday AM Live!

Click Here to Listen to this Weeks Call about Nikken's Wellness Nutritional Solutions.

Last weekend we started discussing Nikken Wellness or the 18 amazing nutritional products so we’re gonna pick up right where we left off. The group contribution was excellent and I do hope this will continue. We’ll discuss the Features, Advantages, & Benefits or FAB of each item starting with Mental Clarity and continuing down the shopping cart. Please be ready to contribute your favorite experience with each item as testimonies are often more interesting than factual information.
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September 14, 2018

" 'An Apple a Day…'

One of the earliest goal-setting quotes I remember hearing as a teenager was simply this: ‘Failing to plan is planning to fail’. While most would associate this with tasks or dreams, it’s one of the basic fundamentals of diet that our family has used to maintain healthy bodies.

As we head into the cooler months and the thought of white stuff falling from the sky, our bodies need an extra boost to keep them in proper working order. Long sleeves, hats, and warmer clothing is standard, but sometimes we forget that a few basic tweaks in our nutritional habits will yield big results and keep us away from the doctor.

Nikken Wellness is just that. Wellness via Nikken! While making healthy food choices is elementary, adding a few choice nutritional products can be the key to a strong immune system and preventing some of the normal ickiness that everyone seems to think is normal during the winter months.

As Consultants or Customers, taking advantage of Autoship is the ideal way to get a few nutritional products coming every month with big savings for our wallet. Our family has been using this wonderful method of ordering since before we were a family and I know that the money we have invested has saved us thousands on the long end. And kept us out of the doctors office!
So if you don’t have access to a great organic apple every day, look into adding a few basic core supplements to your routine. Jades and Immunity have been staples in our home for almost two decades now. I’d suggest starting there and then build in the areas of need. Again, Autoship is the way to go!


Saturday, September 8, 2018

50th Birthday and Nikken Wellness 101 Part 1 on Saturday AM Live!

Yummy Kenzen KVB with Shaker
Click Here to Listen to this Weeks Saturday AM Live about Nikken's Wellness Solutions Part 1.

While I thought we could pull it off in one session, after reviewing the greatness of Nikken Wellness or our fabulous nutritional products, it would be rather challenging to cover all 18 of them in one conference call. We’ll discuss the Features, Advantages and Benefits or FAB of each item starting with my favorite Jade GreenZymes and continuing down the shopping cart. Please be ready to contribute your favorite experience with each item as testimonies are often more interesting than factual information.

Looking forward to exploring Nikken Wellness with you tomorrow!

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September 7, 2018

Crossing the half-century mark

Two days after my 50th birthday I received an invitation to join AARP. WOW! I’ve finally arrived was my first thought and then I did a little more digging only to discover the real perks to being in my 50’s don’t really kick in till I’m 55. Bummer! Now I have to wait another five years.

After drinking all that Free Coffee
Do ya think he was Wired
A friend told me yesterday that 20 years ago he almost joined Nikken. The more we conversed the more he started sharing physical issues that I literally had to bite my tongue to avoid a response. ‘I suppose you’re gonna tell me that Nikken has a solution for this eh?’, was his question as I simply smiled. When he was ready to hear I simply shared my elevator speech about me being 24 with a major back issue and how these amazing products enable me to do what I do today with very few limitations.

Regardless of our age or what condition our body may be in, we can always improve them by aligning ourselves with earth energies and these wonderful concepts called the 5 Pillars of Health.

My friend may have the financial pillar dialed in, but what I found interesting was the two cups of coffee he had sitting on the kitchen counter and a third being brewed in the French press. ‘Now I know your secret’, I said to him and simply smiled.

Maybe Stacy Will Tell Us
Before we departed ways, I asked for the best method for him to review two short videos and obtained his cell #. I made sure he’d actually watch them if I texted them to which he smiled and said, ‘I’d like those very much as I’ve been wondering what life would be like today had I made a different decision 20 years ago’.

And while I know I could leverage 26 years of Nikken experience and how I am in better physical shape at 50 than I was at 24, I find it much easier to leverage tools like these:

What is Vital Wellness?

Nikken mStrides and brief history of company/magnetics


Saturday, September 1, 2018

Back-to-School and Nikken 101 on Saturday AM Live!

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"As Nikken unveiled a few major changes a few weeks ago, it typically takes us some time AND practical application to really grasp the magnitude of these changes. The Packs, new Sports bottle, how we get paid weekly & monthly, and every order counting for everything are some of the things we’re going to learn about. While I’ve never claimed to be a teacher of vast wisdom, I think together we can learn a few more things to really understand what Nikken’s given us. This will be a two part ‘Back-to-School’ call with changes this weekend and nutritional highlights next weekend."
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August 31, 2018

" 'Back-to-School'

Last night at the orientation for the new school that our youngest daughter Addi will be attending this year I experienced intel overload with a barrage of information that was almost foreign to my educational background. Maybe it had something to do with the fact that I’d been awake since 2:46am, but that’s a story for another time.

What I heard loud and clear without it ever being stated was that this new school to us has a rich history of absolutes where as the school system I grew up with has evolved into more of a touchy-feely academic classroom. Don’t get me wrong, some kids thrive in an emotionally driven experience, and yet others want absolutes.

The one absolute that seemed to get the most attention was this personal device called a cell phone. In this school, it’s simply not allowed. Period! While school is in session, from 8-3, a cell phone cannot be on a students body or in their hand. I couldn’t believe my ears! In a culture that we don’t experience vacations anymore, but take selfies of each moment to post on social media for the world to see, how could a school implement a rule and take away such a necessary tool of life?

In all seriousness, I see Nikken’s history very much the same as this school’s history. Almost the same age, Nikken has established some absolute truths to enable our bodies to harness what God put in nature so that we can live full lives. All these amazing technologies can be used everyday IF we’ll accept the absolute fact that the earth’s energy works. We really don’t even have to believe it or understand it, just put our bodies into that environment.

For me, a back-to-school experience is returning to a truth that is absolute fact. A student can learn when they accept the fact of focused attention on a teacher WITHOUT the distraction of a cell phone. No excuses. No justifications. And no whining. My body will heal itself when I expose it to super cool products made from energy forms from the earth. Nikken technologies continue this everyday in so many ways.


Saturday, August 25, 2018

Thanksgiving in August and Julie Tara on Saturday AM Live!

Julie Tara
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"Julie Tara is a friend of ours that understands the value of relationships like few people we’ve come to know in Nikken. She literally is larger than life whether it’s one-on-one or in front of a larger audience. Addressing issues with real solutions that impact all 5 Pillars of Health not only launched her business after a miraculous experience in her lower back from a career as a ballerina, but have sustained her. As Marty Jefferies taught me, when you understand people, you understand business. Bottom line, Julie gets people and she’s willing to share a few tips on how we can to.

If you need a little firing up to have a great weekend, join Julie and me.

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August 24, 2018

" 'Thanksgiving feast in August?'

When dear friends visiting from a foreign country who just happened to miss last Thanksgiving, Christmas, and every other American holiday, the crazy family that I’m part of go all out to prepare a meal to remember. And it’s not just the food that made the night memorable, but the wild conversation and entertainment of our youngest that kept me laughing as I did my part cleaning up and carving the rest of the bird. While the laughter ensued from the dining room, the topic of relationships kept my mind racing.

Relationships are vital in Nikken. Or as my friend Brody Craney texted me yesterday, ‘I love the good people of Nikken’. Sharing products is one thing, but being part of a mission to spread concepts that truly impact peoples lives forever is totally different.

I think what really caught me off guard was that before, during, and after dinner we shared these life-changing products with our two friends living in Indonesia for their own issues and some of their friends who are desperate. What do other people discuss and share with friends when physical needs are brought up? I thought about this and was so incredibly grateful that we could offer solutions that can really help.

We don’t have to wait till November to celebrate our gratefulness. We don’t have to wait for anything to share Nikken and these amazing products. All we need is the listening ear of a friend who is open to hear. What really made the conversation the most fun was when I presented the new Water Pack to which our friend said, ‘That makes perfect sense to address all the water products in the home which is probably what I’ll start with.’

I am so grateful to Nikken today and the great relationships I get to be part of. We truly get to discover it AND live it!


Saturday, August 18, 2018

Hot August Nights and Michelle Kowalchuk (Summer Sizzler) on Saturday AM

Michelle Kowalchuk
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Michelle Kowalchuk is one of the newest members of Team Kaizen. This dynamic gal has an amazing story that I truly believe is the secret to her success. Not so much that it was a ‘one foot in the grave’ type story, but simply the fact that she shares it with people and continues to do so consistently.

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August 17, 2018

" 'Hot August Nights '

This is the time of year that many wish to come to an end due to several environmental factors and poor sleep is the biggest one. Parts of the world have comfortable temperatures during the evening and many gather outside for concerts, dinners, etc. It’s the sleeping conditions that are often uncomfortable because the lack of what we in Nikken call a ‘climatically controlled sleep environment’. It’s not just one product, but the entire sleep system. Here in Portland, Oregon only 50% of the population has air conditioning so sleep suffering is quite common.

Nikken’s blog this week addresses this subject and any one of Dr. Gary Linder’s presentations on the subject is a wealth of information. We used the high-tech tool called the Internet and YouTube to have Gary share in our home last night. In less than 15 minutes he addressed a slew of health issues that really got the group thinking about these issues.

What I continue to find amazing is that even though we went way longer than I’d hoped, it was the conversation about all things wellness that kept the dialogue going. People left at different times and now comes the follow up. And in the end, I was grateful that I not only got to climb into my sleep cocoon, but that we introduced several more people to the gift of Nikken and got process of discovery started. While we cannot control what their response is, we took advantage of yet another hot August night by introducing a little Nikken sizzle.


Saturday, August 11, 2018

Living in Nature's Energy & Debbie Davis (LMT) on Saturday AM Live!

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"Known to most of her friends as the ‘Energizer Bunny’, Debbie Davis is a licensed massage therapist who loves to teach others how to create environments of health and well-being in their own homes.  Using the Nikken products as she provides this wonderful service of touch, she also educates them about how she lives her life with the 5 Pillars of Health.  The one thing that motivates her is to share more, knowing that there are people who still don’t know [what she knows what is true] and that she could be missing [an opportunity to serve] by not sharing."

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August 10, 2018

" 'Living in Nature’s Energy'

A few miles to the east of our home, is the Pacific Crest Trail.  This 2650 mile trek from Canada to Mexico is hiked by 200 people annually and for our family, it’s fascinating to say the least.  Let me first say that I really don’t have any interest in spending several months hiking this route, but the idea of tapping into what God put into nature would be wonderful.

The long version very short is that on Stacey’s 48th birthday this week we met Evan and Angela while enjoying dinner in the town of Cascade Locks.  This young couple started the trek on April 14th near the border of Mexico and will finish before they fly home on September 7th from Vancouver, Canada.

Sure, we’re a bit nuts as a family to take in complete strangers and yet when you know that you know, it’s just the right thing to do.  Last night during and after dinner we thoroughly enjoyed learning & laughing about this adventure they’ve been on.  I remarked several times how they’re harnessing exactly what Nikken has incorporated into our wellness home in its purest form.

Best part about Nikken today is that we truly have the opportunity to offer people the absolute impact of all of the earth’s energy WITHOUT living in the wild like the Roberts!  In other words, we get to enjoy the best of God’s creation 24/7 while we sleep, sit, walk, and play.  What an incredible gift we have!!!"