My Thorne Health Story

My Thorne Story

So far you have learned that Brighter Rising is the personal blog, writings, and randomness of @josie.wyckoff  [In Her Words] and it’s where I share stories of health, wellness and healing in hopes of inspiring you to live life more intentional and balanced with style, grace and light.

If you’ve been following me for a while, then you’re learning that I talk about a lot of random things

[ though I tend to focus mostly on holistic, healthy living, personal growth, personal development, self-love and acceptance, mental health, spiritual health, wellness, healing and well-being, friendships and relationships, affirmations and manifestation, raising your vibration...]

Our GOAL here at Brighter Manner is to EMPOWER YOU to live your best, healthiest life by design and intention.

Part of that is to ensure the products and services we offer here at Brighter Manner, align with and keep those goals, and YOU in mind.

I think we do a pretty kick ass job of offering you inspiration, guidance, and support on this wild ride of life. And we are just getting started!

As you may have previously read, in 2015 I was diagnosed with #gastroparesis, which means my stomach is paralyzed and I cannot digest liquids or foods properly. I share much of my journey here, as well as Migraine awareness.

Life is not always easy, but we are still here, going strong – hoping to inspire you to keep going too.

Building this marketplace and blog have been a saving grace, and now it is evolving into more than we could have ever imagined.

I have always been fascinated with the health and wellness industries. I started my education and experience in wellness as an LMT back in 2004!

I have been hyper focused on nutrition and holistic wellness for the last 6 years.

My jump back into the wellness industry truly came from the need to heal and manage my health after being diagnosed.

Digestive issues lead to absorption issues. Which lead to nervous system, sleep, pain, inflammation and mitochondrial issues.

It is a vicious cycle of trial and error to find what will actually work with your body to heal, support or enhance it to improve a quality of life.

Trial and error is hard. We have been there – We are there – We get it.

I spent much of the first 4 years after diagnosis looking for supplements and diet and nutrition products that would help me get the nutrients, minerals and supplements my body needs to function properly without having a negative impact on my other body systems.

Did I mention there was a lot of trial and error?

With having digestion issues, gastroparesis, I have to be careful what I ingest and I tried it all.

Western meds. Juicing. Natural nutrient dense supplements and powders. All different shapes, kinds, tastes, textures and flavors. And it just wasn’t completely working for me.

My Labs showed I was not absorbing those supplements so I needed a HIGHER quality to really make a difference.

I started using the THORNE products in 2016, adding more and more products, as often as I could tolerate, to my regimen to help me get my health, nutrition, wellness, gut health and lab work under control.

Currently I use a list of Thorne products – including, Amino Acids, Adrenal Cortex, Resveracel, probiotics, collagen, NAC, and L-Carnitine – to name a few.

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Though it was only in 2021 that I realized the true nature and positive impact the Thorne Supplements were having on my health.

The proof is in the way I feel. More energetic. Less lethargic. More strength. Less muscle soreness and weakness. More supported in my nutritional needs. And more confident about what I am putting in my body.

Thorne is an amazing clean supplement company that has the best formulations backed by scientific research. And trusted by world-class, scientific collaborators including The Cleveland Clinic, John Hopkins University and The National Institute of Health. 

Each Thorne health and wellness supplement is special formulated with the highest of quality ingredients. And Thorne and has an extensive list of ingredients you can rest assured will never be in their products. 

I am a true believer in preventative and integrative medicine and taking Thorne supplements daily gives me the confidence that I am doing everything, to the best of my knowledge and ability, to lead a more enhanced life, helping me manage my health and reach my goals.

Since Thorne has been such an integral part of my healing and continues to help me manage my health, my sleep, my nutrition, energy and my cellular health, I decided to reach out to them to apply for an exciting role as a Health Ambassador.

They LOVED my story and our Brighter Manner message, and goals of inspiring and supporting the same results in others, they asked me to join their ambassador team!

You are now looking at the newest HEALTH AMBASSADOR For Thorne Research supplements !!

Woot Woot!! Holla! Oh, It’s no big deal. Just me being in the same crowd as the likes of top WELLNESS EXPERTS and professional athletes. Like Olympians. NFL and NBA Stars. Ahem. LOL.

All jokes aside. I am so excited and incredibly grateful for this opportunity to represent such a high-class, top-notch company that puts their passion for people and their individual health above all else.

We could not align better with any company, from the inside out.

So, without further ado, I would like to introduce you to the


Take a peek at all the amazing health and wellness resources, research and first-class supplements NOW AVAILABLE at your fingertips!!

I cannot wait to share more about these supplements and products, research and stories that will inspire you and change your mind about what it means to live a happier, healthier life.

This is a lot to take in, I know. But do not fret, I got you boo!

Message me directly for one on one support to help navigate your health and wellness profile. This is just the beginning babe!!

We are here to help you get where you are trying to go. In BODY, MIND and SPIRIT.

To get started working with us today, CREATE a

Brighter Manner or


AND GET 10% OFF your first purchase!!

Don’t forget friends, I live for sharing our story to inspire you to align, rise and self-heal to improve your health and mindset so you can reach new heights in your health and life. It all starts with you.

Tell us, what are you most excited to learn about Thorne Supplements?

With peace and love,


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