Hi! I’m Irene – a wife, mom of 3, mindset coach and Registered Dietitian. After struggling with a negative voice and mindset for over 15 years, my life was turned upside down with one phone call. The stars aligned, and I was chosen to have my my weight loss journey followed on The Today Show. Little did I know, this would be the beginning of a journey that I never expected it to be. Yes, I lost 30 pounds and 20 inches in the first 3 months, but what I really got from it was a new perspective on life, a new mindset, and a new dream to chase. For the first time in my life, I can feel happy without having my negative voice stop me. After learning different tools and methods for making this change for good, all I want to do is help others find their inner peace + happiness, too. My mission is to help you find the inspiration, motivation + guidance you need to stop surviving and start thriving.
The unalome symbol in my logo is a buddhist symbol that represents our journey to enlightenment and inner peace. The spirals are meant to symbolize the twists and turns in life, and the straight lines represent the moment one reaches enlightenment or peace and harmony. Our journeys are never straight and even – we go through so many ups and downs in life, it’s important to remember that you should never compare your journey to others, you should use failures and setbacks as learning experiences knowing that they are all a part of your journey, and always strive for true enlightenment to continue learning and growing.
I felt for a long time that I was stuck – it was when all I focused on was my weight, what others thought of me, and constant negative self-talk. I’ve learned that changing my mindset – the actual way that I think about things – was the missing link for me. We can’t expect to change using the same thinking that got us stuck! Change is uncomfortable, scary and difficult – but the results are so worth it. I hope I can encourage you to start thinking a little bit differently and seeing your life in a different light.
The universe has brought us together for a reason, and I’m so excited to find out why!