During the height of the Standing Rock protest, Mari, my activist acupuncturist, wanted to do something – she wanted to do good and support the cause. She came up with the idea to offer patients a relaxing doTERRA essential oil treatment at the end of their acupuncture session for $5; all proceeds would go directly to the Sioux Tribe. Her do-goodness (and her patients do-goodness) paid off and together they raised $120 for the Dakota Access Pipeline Fund during December.
With needles penetrating my body, my question to Mari during a recent acupuncture visit was “Why stop now? Why not keep going and support a different nonprofit quarterly?” It’s a great way to expose patients to local nonprofits they may not know about and encourage involvement. I’d share the donations stories via Small Change to promote and bring added awareness to the nonprofits. Mari loved the idea and so “Do Good, Feel Good” was born! [Continue Reading]