October 10, 2019
Do you ever feel like your emotions get the best of you?
Listen to this podcast episode as Yasmin and I dive deeper into understanding our emotions and how that is very important for our fitness journeys.
Our guest for today is Yasmin Essa who is a Board-Certified Health Coach who helps individuals and families introduce and sustain healthy habits for the sake of Allah SWT. She draws inspiration from psychology, nutrition, fitness, Islam personal development, and neuroscience. She holds an undergraduate Business degree in Marketing and Management from Montclair State University and a Holistic Health Coaching certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She is board certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners.
She left a successful career in healthcare marketing in 2012 to pursue this work full-time. Through her private practice Wellness with Yasmin, she works globally with various clients one on one and teaches classes online through her academy, Glow Academy. She primarily works with women but also regularly works with families, including men and teenagers.
She has helped guide clients reach results such as improving blood work results, improving their emotional health, reaching goals, developing consistent habits, losing weight, fat loss, managing and healing eating disorders, managing and healing anxiety and depression holistically, establishing personalized fitness regimens, improving thyroid levels, managing food allergies and sensitivities, building and improving business practices, having more energized Ramadans, reducing inflammation, improve family communication, reducing muscular and joint pain, to name a few.
Today's topics are:
- The importance of investing in our time and money for our health and well being.
- What is emotional intelligence and how to know ours?
- How can being optimal vs. perfectionist help us with our health journey?
And so much more!
The tests that Yasmin mentioned are the following:
- Meyers Briggs-16 personality test
- Gretchen Rubin’s 4 tendencies-
- Tom Ferry’s 4 addictions
- HSP test
The video she talked about the reference to Brene Brown is the following https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Evwgu369Jw
You can get connected with Yasmin over on her website at https://wellnesswithyasmin.com/
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