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In this empowering episode of Women Winning Series, we explore the resilience of the human spirit with the remarkable Felicia Cox, also known as the Iron Diva. As a renowned IFBB Pro bodybuilder, fitness expert, and survivor, Felicia shares her harrowing experience of a medical setback that nearly stripped her of her identity and vitality. Her story is a testament to the power of movement, the necessity of stress recovery, and the undying strength we possess even in the face of adversity.

Whether you’re a CEO, a parent, or someone who’s simply trying to make it through the day, Felicia’s insights on movement and stress recovery are invaluable. You’ll hear us explain the physical effects of stress on the body and why we must prioritize our health to be ready for life’s unexpected moments.

Tune in, be inspired, and remember that no matter the setback, the capacity to recover and thrive is within all of us.

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Felicia Cox, Business owner, Author and Fitness Expert
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The podcast that teaches High Achieving Black Women how to use thought work to be her absolute best self, no matter the situation.

 

She will learn how not to let outside influences impact how she thinks and feels about herself or how she shows up in the world.

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Each week, Life and Mindset coach, Brig Johnson, combines coaching, a little bit of neurobiology, and practical easy to use tools to empower you to break barriers and become unforgettable.