WHERE WE STARTED
Be genki started with a desire to help a friend.
Our founder, Sam, created a special blend of essential oils to help improve her friend’s state of mind. She began working with her to introduce self-care rituals into her day to help build her health, too. Weeks later that friend made the choice to stop taking anti-depressant medication. That oil blend was Be Serene.
Today Be genki thrives on the desire to help more people.
Over the last 13 years Be genki has grown, expanding from one oil blend to five unique Be ranges, and then most recently returning to it's roots to focus on what it knows so well - supporting those with anxiety, stress and day-to-day worries.
Often we hear of people suffering in silence or turning to unnatural remedies as they face problems. Whether it’s reaching for that 3rd cup of coffee, using sleeping tablets to stop tossing in the night, losing your temper at loved ones or beating yourself up about not being able to cope, Be genki believes that this is not what life is about.
We can change anything by being conscious of our choices. That’s why Be genki exists so people have a natural way to help themselves.
As Thich Nhat Hanh reminds us,
‘There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way’.
Samantha Sargent is an advocate for natural beauty, health and wellbeing. She has over eighteen years experience in whole-istic nutrition, make up artistry, skin care, physical education, aromatherapy, Access Consciousness, Vipassana mediation and Aura-Soma.
When she’s not in the Be genki office or being interviewed for her impressive wealth of knowledge, she’s busy writing lots of happy, healthy things from the comfort of her home in the Byron Bay hinterland. You can read them at My Genki Life.
She is currently Foxtel’s Lifestyle You Wellbeing expert and has contributed to NineMSN as their Pamper Guru, Relaxation Expert for SpringDay and a wellbeing writer for Postscript Interactive (the Profesional Resource for Pharmacy Assistants). She also speaks regularly to places like Vogue, Marie Claire, InStyle, Russh, Women’s Health, Nature & Health, Women’s Health & Fitness, Australian Women’s Weekly, Cleo, Famous, Peppermint, Better Health, Your Fitness, EcoLuxe and Real Living magazines.