In today’s world, being a woman is no simple task. We’re expected to have the ability to multitask with the best of them. We’re also expected always to be ready for whatever comes our way – whether it’s an unexpected meeting at work or an urgent matter in the family.
Being a woman, we must juggle the roles of mother, wife, and career woman. These roles constantly demand our attention, and we’re always on the go, always trying to do more. One woman who fits this description is Monica Malhotra, the CEO of Gaggler. In the business world, she’s always on the move.
I bumped into Monica recently, and I was so excited that she agreed to let me look inside her bag! I had a chance to chat about what she carries with her every day to keep her on point. Here’s what I found out…
As someone occupied 24/7, Monica knows that aches and pains can make even the most ambitious person’s day drag. To keep up with her busy schedule, she keeps a Big Hug Self-Heating Patch by Popmask on standby at all times. These patches help her get on with her day. They’re easy to carry, so she can use them anywhere – in the office, at home, or even on the go!
Big Hug Self-Heating Patch
Monica is an avid believer in the therapeutic power of essential oils, so she always keeps Tea Tree Oil by Rut Essentials in her bag. Her favourite way to use this oil is with an earth ceramic diffuser – it’s portable so she can take advantage of her essential oils in whatever space she’s in. Tea Tree oil is antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory.
Earth Ceramic Diffuser & Tea Tree Essential Oil
Setting the Scene
The 7 Chakra Balancing Spray by Saante is another essential part of Monica’s daily routine. This spray helps purify her space and rejuvenate her mind by reducing feelings of agitation, anxiety, and sluggishness.
When she’s at work, it helps her refocus and stay calm in a busy environment. Monica says, “It’s important for me to set up my day right so that I can tackle any obstacles that may come my way.” And when she’s home, she loves using this spray to help her relax.
7 Chakra Balancing Room Spray
Monica likes to stay hydrated and healthy, so she always carries Exotic Glam Immunity Tea by Namastea with her. These tea bags contain a combination of black tea, strawberry oil, and graviola oil, which help boosts immunity and contribute to more radiant skin.
She recently took the time to share her thoughts about these tea bags: “I love them! They’re great for when I’m feeling a bit rundown and just brighten me somehow.”
Exotic Glam Immunity Tea
As a busy woman, Monica knows that eating right and taking care of her skin go hand-in-hand, so she always packs a Good Mood Cookie by Beauty Treats for when she’s feeling hungry (and when she isn’t).
Combining the antioxidant powers of vitamin C powder and chia seeds with the hydrating benefits of coconut oil, these cookies are the perfect on-the-go solution for glowing skin and healthy nutrition for the modern-day woman.
Good Mood Cookie
Monica also carries her water in her Mandala Copper Bottle by Earthistic when on the go. She’s long been a believer in the antibacterial properties of water stored in copper bottles. Monica cautions though, “Don’t keep your water in a copper bottle constantly. The recommended 6-8 hours is all you need to receive the optimal benefits of copper’s antibacterial properties. Storing it longer may lead to copper toxicity that can cause issues.”
Monica suggests filling your copper bottle before going to bed and you’ll have perfectly charged copper water in the morning!
Mandala Full Print Copper Bottle, Earthistic
Monica’s Parting Advice
Through my chat with Monica, I learned that being an empowered businesswoman doesn’t mean we should stop taking care of ourselves. It’s more crucial that despite the hustle and bustle we always find time for self-care. As a woman whose always on the go, it’s easy to get caught up with all the tasks and forget to take care of our bodies. But as we all know within, there’s nothing more important than health!
It’s also important to remember that self-care is not selfishness. When you’re feeling great, it shows in all aspects of your life too – you’re more productive, you have more energy for projects that feel impossible to tackle, and you are better equipped to handle any curveballs thrown your way during stressful times – at work or home.
Monica left us with this thought to ponder: “I think one of the best ways to empower yourself is by taking care of your health and well-being. It’s essential that you always make time for yourself, no matter how busy you get with work or your children’s school or whatever else happens in your life, even if it’s just a few minutes throughout the day.”