Iyanla Vanzant

So I’m celebrating Iyanla Vanzant today. An American inspirational speaker, lawyer, author, life coach and television personality. A woman of passion, vision and purpose. A phenomenal woman who is a huge inspiration.


Iyanla Vanzant was born on September 13, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York. Iyanla’s body of work spans over three decades and includes 15 published books, six New York Times best sellers{translated in to 23 languages and with sales exceeding eight million copies, CDs, television, radio and stage performances. In 2000, she was named one of the “100 most influential Black Americans” by Ebony magazine. Today, Iyanla is the host and executive producer of the award winning break out hit “Iyanla: Fix My Life,” the number one reality show on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

As a founder of Inner Visions worldwide, Iyanla is actively engaged in personal development courses and on-going training programs. Iyanla embodies a no-nonsense approach in her message and teaching style. Outspoken fiery, transparent, truthful and wise. Iyanla uses humour and straight talk to deliver her consistent message of love, forgiveness and living your best life.


These are few inspiring quotes from Iyanla Vanzant;

“Every day is your day if you claim it. If you wait for somebody else to make it for you, you’re going to be disappointed.”

“Gratitude is like a magnet, the more grateful you are, the more you will receive to be grateful for.”

“Everyone has a purpose because God is a purposeful God.”

“Accept and acknowledge your own brilliance. Stop waiting for others to tell you how great you are! Believe it for yourself and about yourself”

“Loving yourself has nothing to do with being selfish, self-centred or self-engrossed. It means that you accept yourself for what you are. Loving yourself means that you accept responsibility for your own development, growth and happiness.”

She is truly a source of inspiration and a phenomenal woman!

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Have a lovely weekend guys.






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