Jena Goncalves – Passion for Health & Beauty

Photograph credit : @lieslengelbrechtphoto

With many years of experience in the medical and Acupuncture fields, Jena excels in her passion for the health and beauty industry. As a loving mom and wife, leading a busy lifestyle, she brings reality and productivity to the table, making sure that Alchemy Elixzar products fit into the busy everyday life .

If you had a theme song, what would it be?

Don’t stop believing – Journey.


What is the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

Given up a career and full-time employment to follow my heart and live my purpose.


If Mars was liveable, would you accept a one-way ticket there?

Not unless I can take my husband and son with me.


If you were given one thousand acres of land what would you do with it?

Grow my own CBD crop and create my own supply.


Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer? 



How many pairs of shoes do you own?

Scared to be judged…  Let’s just say over 51 after I cleaned out my shoe cupboard in April.


If we came to your house for dinner, what would you prepare for us?

Because I am vegetarian it sometimes makes things tricky, what I tend to do is find out what dietary requirements my guest have.  A good go to for me would be the following:

Pork fillet with Date and Coriander Relish

Pumpkin Pie because it’s a way to get all the kids to eat vegetables

Green beans with Baby Rosa tomatoes’ and almond flakes


How would people communicate in a perfect world?



When you have 30 minutes of free time – how do you pass it?



If you woke up to 300 unread emails, how would you prioritise which ones to answer?

I would start with the newest ones first


Where do you go and what do you do to find peace and recharge?

I love traveling, anywhere where its warm and sunny if you are talking about me needing an hour to myself, I would get into my car and go to Nourished and sit and have a Boobalicious smoothie bowl by myself.


If you could know the absolute answer to one question, what question would you ask?

Am I doing all the right things or what can I do more to be able to build a sustainable business to hand over to my son?


If you could write one new law that everybody had to obey, what would it be?

No drinking and driving.


What, if anything, have you ever re-gifted?



What is the most interesting thing you have seen or read this week?

Clinical researched based on the recovery trial (Randomised Evaluation of Covid-19 Therapy) Led by Professor Peter Horby and Professor Martin Landray, Chief investigator in the UK where they looked at “Dexamethasone reduced deaths by one third in ventilated patients and by one fifth in other patients receiving oxygen


What skill or craft would you like to master?

I would love to play a musical instrument (Guitar or Piano)


If you could dedicate your life to solving one problem, what would it be?

Abuse in women and children

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