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Hey love!

I'm a Disney nerd, bi-lingual (in both TV and Movie quotes), the creator and founder of Brave Fear and a creative, driven woman who loves supporting other creative and driven women achieve their goals. Did I mention that I REALLY love musicals? Because, these are a few of my favorite things....

I'm Brianne WIk

I wanted to provide a place where you could find all of my favorite things in one place. Rather than make you go on a wild goose chase, here are my favorites from the business to the personal. Consider this your go-to resource any time you're wondering what I use in both my business and life. <wink> 

P.S. I recommend bookmarking this page for future reference.

Quick Disclosure: Some of the links listed on this page happen to be affiliate links which means when you click the link to purchase something on this page I may receive a commission for sharing this with you. Which is such a gift, because I was going to share it with you anyway!

let's talk better beauty

My whole life growing up I never realized how dishonest the beauty industry was. I wore the cheapest possible make-up from bargain bins at Target, had every lotion scent imaginable after working at Bath & Body Works and my hair was addicted to Pantene Pro-V. And ALL of it, messed with my hormones leaving me completely hormonally imbalanced. (Click here to read about hormonal imbalances)

It wasn't until I discovered Beautycounter that I learned the truth. Beautycounter advocates for stricter guidelines and regulations to shift the personal-care industry away from using harmful or questionable ingredients. We haven't had a major federal law passed governing this industry since 1938 (yep, that's over 80 years ago). As it stands right now, the US only currently bans approximately 30 ingredients from personal care products, whereas the EU bans 1,400. There are even "fragrance" loopholes that allow companies to hide toxins in their products - and not tell you. This is NOT okay with me.

Better beauty

Ingredients to avoid:

✘ SLS/SLES
(sodium laurel / laureth sulfate)
✘ Fragrance
(too many toxins hide under this one small word)

✘ PEGS
(including: CETYL PEG / PPG-10 / 1 Dimethicone / PEG-40)
✘ Parabens
(Words that start with: Methyl-, Isobutyl-, Propyl- )
✘ Phthalates
(DBP, DEHP, DEP)

What you put on your skin should be safe for you...

beautycounter has banned 1,800 ingredients from their products

This is why I trust Beautycounter, why I support their mission by shopping with them and advocate with them by selling their products.

We all know that we shouldn't put harmful or unnecessary chemicals into our stomachs, kidney's, livers, etc... Yet every day we apply dozens of toxic chemicals directly onto our largest organ, our skin.

If you're ready to join the better beauty revolution, I'd love to help you get started. Let's go shopping! The best way to shift an industry is to vote with your money. Shop at trusted retailers.

But for now, let's start the fun by going shopping!

Your skin is your largest organ

Let's give our skin the love it deserves.

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Other clean brands I love

heck to the yes!

I need this now...

Get a FREE travel size deodorant when you make a purchase.

It can be so hard to find a decent, clean, non-toxic deodorant that actually works. I've been through several, that deserve honorable mentions (see below) but NATIVE deodorant is by far the one that works best for me

Honorable mentions: Primally Pure, Type A, PiperWai

Get $10 off when you join the rewards program with my link!

If you want to get an amazing balm...start here.

I am obsessed with the Moon Cycle Balm (great for when Aunt Irma is visiting) and the Skin Repair Balm (perfect for so many skin ailments).

native deodorant

live botanical

Let's Talk all things business

Entrepreneurs - this page is for you

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Paige Hulse is the lawyer behind this amazing shop, and I trust her implicitly. I do not say that lightly.  I'm proud to say that Paige is my lawyer and my go-to gal for all legal needs.

Paige created The Creative Law Shop specifically for creative and online business owners. This shop is chalk-full of amazing resources, contracts and step-by-step guides to help you get your business in legal order.


The creative law shop

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Legal

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This is my choice email service provider. Women owned, easy to use, beautiful templates, analytics to track and simplified structure. 

Flodesk simplified the process for growing my email list and got me back some much needed sanity.

If you are ready to send beautifully crafted emails fast and easily, I recommend Flodesk. 

FloDesk

30-Day Free trial + 50% off!

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This is another email provider that deserves honorable mention and is the one I've spent the most time with. 

Convertkit offers a 30-Day free trial and unlimited landing pages to help you get started. It's a very robust program allowing you to automate more and tag subscribers for various campaigns (very helpful if you are juggling multiple things). Grow your list and sign up for a 30-day free trial.

convertkit

30-Day Free trial

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G-Suite is how I practically run my entire business. I'm pretty sure I spend half my time in Google Drive (thank you online storage that's easy to share with others)!

This to me is a no-brainer, if you don't already have G-Suite in your life,  get it now. This is a business game-changer, and essential for those who have their own domain. 

Gmail | G-Suite

30-Day Free trial + 50% off!

Email

Asana

Acuity scheduling

Dubsado

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This is my absolute favorite organizational tool, especially for teams and project management (though you can do a whole lot more with it). 

I love making lists just so I can check things off, and Asana not only gives you a list format, but it also provides a card format (if you're used to Trello). I personally use the free version of this tool, but you can upgrade to get all kinds of bells and whistles, especially if your team is larger or your projects involve a timeline. 

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Have you ever gone back and forth in an email for what feels like FOR-EV-ER...to try and schedule a meeting with someone? 

This tool saved my sanity (and energy) by allowing me to share one link and get a meeting scheduled easy peasy. I can upload my calendar, set my own meeting parameters and collect payment for consulting services all in one place.

If you're ready to take back your time, get Acuity!

7-Day Free trial

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THE BEST client management tool out there for service providers. I've tried other services like Honeybook, but Dubsado has stolen my heart. Always updating, providing the best customer and the most customizable forms. 

I highly recommend Dubsado for creative online service providers. You will LOVE what this tool can do for you. 

P.S. They'll even import existing forms for you.

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Organization

Free version

business

Personal

Over 6,000 organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, and sustainable products at 25-50% off? Umm...Yes please! I am constantly finding items I can't find at my local grocery store, I save money on high quality items and get them delivered directly to my door!

You can filter based on your dietary needs, so no more label reading! Get 25% off your first order at Thrive Market

P.S. When you join, you gift a family in need with a membership too.

thrive market

25% off your first order!

Health

Let's get personal

These tools help me live a healthier every day

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Daily Burn (365)

30-Day Free trial

I never worked out...until I found Daily Burn. I am not one for the same old, same old all the time (#Enneagram7) so I love the Daily 365 workouts (and how they're constantly new each day) . 

I can now officially tell you I'm in the best shape of my life. I feel better than I've ever felt, I have abs and shoulder muscles for the first time and both my anxiety decreased + energy increased.

Come work out with me! I'm using the app daily. <wink>

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Ummm.. yeah, easy, healthy food is my absolute favorite (emphasis on the word easy). Nourishing smoothies, soups, bowls, and snacks delivered to my door... ready to blend or heat right away? Sign. Me. Up. 

Daily Harvest changed the game in my household. My hubby's addicted too.  We have a smoothie every day, and I LOVE their bowls too. The perfect easy, nutritious meal, because with our busy lifestyle - that's exactly what we need on the regular.

Ready to get your smoothie on with me?

Daily Harvest

$25 off your first order!

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my bookshelf

Business & Personal Development

Let's get reading

These are my favorite books

fun fact!

I absolutely LOVE Fantasy fiction, especially YA stuff...

If you're a fan too, check out my extra special reading list (just for you fellow fan) here

Click here to see a little easier on your phone

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