Featured DivaGirl for November Emily Milan

Joy Lagrimas

A strong advocate for self-love and self-care, Emily Milan involves her clients on a journey of self-love and is our Featured DivaGirl for November! Emily received special training as a Health Coach from HCI. Her current projects include meal prepping and one on one coaching. She is a wife and mom of five beautiful young women.

“Seek and ye shall find” You can’t just expect things to show up. You must go out and look for them.

What is your definition of a leader?

My definition of a leader is someone who knows how to show appreciation to his/her team. Someone who is willing to do the tasks at hand with their team if need be, understands the spotlight isn’t on them but rather for the team.

If you can travel anywhere in the world, where would that be and why?

Hawaii. I have always wanted to learn more about their culture and see the beautiful scenery.

What do you do to get fit, have fun and feel sexy?

I learned to change my eating habits and learned to love myself as I am first, then I started working out. First with Piloxing then with Piyo. I also do yoga and some walking but most importantly I love myself.

What are your (3) staple outfits in your closet?

Because I mostly work from home my closet isn’t my go to. My staple outfits consist of  yoga pants,  pair of jeans, and a few t-shirts. It’s just so much easier to throw those on get my work out on then go get my little ones from school.

What is your definition of a Divagirl? How does being a DivaGirl make you feel empowered and inspired?

A DivaGirl is someone who encourages, empowers and uplifts women.  Being a DivaGirl makes me feel empowered because I know I have a community of likeminded sisters by my side

What are your three major accomplishments and why?

Right now my 3 major accomplishments are completing my Health Coach Certification, being smoke free for over 70 days and realizing I have the power to shape my future.

Aside from your family and close friends, who are your outside influencers and how have they changed you?

I would have to say life itself has been my outside influencers. Without the ups & downs I wouldn’t know how to recognize the good from the bad.

Favorite Quote/Motto that you live by?

My favorite quote is “Seek and ye shall find” You can’t just expect things to show up. You must go out and look for them.

If you can have dinner with someone from past, present, or future who would it be and why?

I would love to have dinner with my Great Grandparents. They lived such a fruitful yet hard life.  I would love to hear their stories and learn more about where my family came from.

What is the last book you read?

The last book I read was “Daring Greatly” by Brene Brown. Talk about empowering. No other book has made me see deeply within myself. I’m ready to take on the world.

What has been challenging for you as an entrepreneur? How did you overcome it?

The thing I found most challenging is coming out of my comfort zone. Really sharing my desires and passions and telling people more about myself is something I have never been comfortable with. I can’t say that I have completely overcome it but I am getting closer.

What is the ONE word that best describes you?

Supportive. Which is probably why I went into the coaching business. I love supporting other women in reaching their goals.

We applaud you for stepping out of your comfort zone and being an advocate for self love!! Stay connected with this amazing woman

https://www.facebook.com/renewedselfinterest/
Twitter: @renewedself

 

Joy Lagrimas
DivaGirl Fitness Philly FranchiseeatDivaGirl
Joy Lagrimas is the owner of DivaGirl Fitness Philly. She holds a BA degree offering 16+ years of marketing, sales and recruiting experience in the broadcast and pharmaceutical industry. Joy is also a fitness instructor specialized in Piloxing, Piloxing Barre, and Kickboxing/Fight.
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