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Beyond The Stethoscope

Dec 28, 2020

Favorite quotes of the episode: 

“Small impactful changes can result in transformation.”

“Diets are restrictive, we want to feel normal and not restricted, it’s a lifestyle shift, not a diet.”

“Make healthy food taste delicious. Make a healthy lifestyle fun!” 

Episode Overview

In this episode, I talk with Nagina Abdullah, she is a health coach for female professionals, corporate executives, and 7-figure entrepreneurs and founder of the website

She teaches tested and perfected metabolism-boosting strategies to help women lose 20-40 pounds while working 60+ hours a week even if they have tried everything.

Nagina has a degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from UC Berkeley, an MBA from NYU Stern, AND worked for a top 4 consulting firm as a management consultant before starting her health coaching business. She has been featured in, Business Insider,, and many more!


  • How to make small shifts to get closer to work-life balance.
  • Powerful strategies to stop the yo-yo dieting, create that lifestyle shift, and improve mindset around body image.
  • Metabolism-boosting spices and morning routine!
  • Why body image and weight are topics that female leaders need to be proactive about and not ignore.
  • Mindsets and mantras to stay motivated and consistent on a weight-loss journey.

5 Questions Segment

Q1. We know that the most successful and happy people have a morning routine, what do you do each morning or evening that sets your day up for success? Metabolism-boosting morning routine. 1) infused debloating water 2) Tea or Coffee with Cinnamon 3) Protein More Breakfast 4) Anti-inflammatory boost (Spinach, Turmeric, Berries)

Q2. What's your definition of Success? Being able to accomplish the goals I’ve set out to accomplish. Even if it took a long time, you are more successful because you still accomplished it. My health is something I need to consider myself successful.

Q3. What's your definition of Happiness? That feeling of contentedness, where you feel satisfied, there isn’t a major gap in anything. You feel you are living your purpose and have people around you.

Q4. What do you know now that you wish you would have known 10 years ago? My ideas will become something that others will believe in.  It would have helped me to believe in my own ideas sooner.

Q5. What do you think is the biggest issue facing busy professionals today? One of the biggest challenges is the balance between self-care and burnout related to our careers. We are striving for more success to the detriment of our bodies and mental wellness.


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