Julia’s inspiration came from her own experience of being broke, overweight and extremely unfulfilled with life. Her mentors and other authors helped her create lasting change in her life. This ignited a burning desire to help others do the same. Julia believes that we are here to find what we love, master it and help others do the same; there is simply nothing more exciting than helping others win and feel passionate about life.
Emily used to struggle with being her authentic self instead of the person others wanted her to be. After it was determined that Emily had a treatable thyroid disease, she draws on that experience to advocate the importance of mental and physical health. Emily discovered yoga, and it became the way she connected with her body and mind to bring her life in balance. She now teaches yoga to help people find their stillness, strength, and inner peace.
Fitness Coach and Professional Boxer
Monty’s journey started as an overweight kid who couldn’t get control of his eating habits. He missed many opportunities & experiences in his younger years because he was ashamed of how he looked. Monty decided enough was enough & dedicated himself to creating a health transformation through boxing. Today, he attributes his success to hard work and the joy he feels in helping others make fitness a fun & rewarding experience.
Rhonda is a certified hypnotist with many years of experience. She draws on her background as a mental health rehabilitation specialist to guide clients via hypnosis in overcoming obstacles and live fulfilling lives. Rhonda was so impressed by Julia’s regression hypnosis that she joined the Best Life-ing team. She uses it to help people find answers to burning questions, gain a deeper understanding of their purpose, foster meetings with loved ones who died, and resolve deep-seated wounds.
Natasha was born and raised in Latvia. Her desire to care for others led to a career as a nurse. Drawn to holistic approaches, she learned Hatha yoga, then moved to the U.S. to share her expertise and explore Reiki and sound therapy, which she now incorporates into her practice. Natalia has witnessed dramatic transformations using the power of these modalities. Through these, she seeks to support others in their holistic journey.
Professional Editor & Author Mentor
John began his writing career in 2009 as a hit TV writer, continuing until 2012 when he was a writer on National Geographic’s Alaska State Troopers. In 2014, John transitioned into copywriting, blogging and book publishing, with six bestselling books. He regularly edits and launches books for clients, and has helped transform many new writers into bestselling authors. Outside of the writing world, John is an NBA fanatic, meditator of 17 years and a beer connoisseur (if you can say that’s a thing).
Brit has faced many obstacles. Being raised in a broken home he struggled to find what he excelled at. He was broke, homeless, and lost in depression until he discovered his deep love for music and art. That influenced him to express himself authentically and embrace his individuality – he inspires people to chase their passions to create a fruitful life, and does this through his music.
Marilyn had lost direction as a teen: turning to alcohol and drugs, she was on the verge of dropping out of college. However, she decided to change up her lifestyle habits and prioritize her health. Challenging herself through fitness, clean eating, and volunteering, Marilyn has maintained a positive attitude and completed her business degree. Marilyn believes mental health is integral to living a healthy, balanced life. Sometimes, one small change can lead to habits worth keeping.
Customer Experience Manager
Despite coaching younger kids in soccer for 8+ years, Luis always felt like there was something missing in his soul: a missing drive to shoot for the stars. One day he changed his life and began to push himself physically, mentally, and spiritually. He successfully lost 70 pounds which created an opening to all other forms of growth: at Best Life-ing he is committed to evolving and taking others on the same journey that he took. He wants to change lives for the better.
Cydni loves to dance, act, and entertain. Those activities was curtailed when she became ill as a teen, but atthe age of 18, she turned her life around: she changed her eating habits and began running as a form of meditation. She entered her first half marathon in 2014. So far, she has completed three half marathons and raised over $15,000 for CCFA in a full New York City marathon. She prides herself on doing what makes her happy and remaining positive helps her stay focused on her goals.
Corporate Development Manager
Pat was born and raised in New York. After gaining her Bachelors and MBA degree, receiving awards for academic excellence, she advanced to President of the International Division at a Marketing Services Company as well as holding roles as Adjunct Professor and serving as Director on multiple international corporate boards. Today she is happily retired and chooses to work only on projects she enjoys – her hobbies include dancing and learning new things.
After Max finished secondary school, he didn’t have any real interest in studying and his heart wasn’t in it: with no motivation, he ended up failing. After reassessing his priorities, he discovered his passion for archaeology. Today, Max is pursuing his second Master's degree. He travels the world visiting heritage sites and along with those successes, he joined the Best Life-ing team to help others achieve the same sense of fulfillment.