1. Nurture your vision
She was born in Brooklyn, New York.
2. Love what you do
She was given the title “Iyanla”, after being ordained as a priestess in the Yoruba tradition.
3. Stop whining
She attended Medgar Evers College and Virginia Union University.
4. Keep it simple
She holds a Juris Doctor degree from the City University of New York School of Law.
5. Refuse to fail
She was named one of the “100 most influential Black Americans” by Ebony magazine.
6. Hold to your clarity
She is also an ordained New Thought minister.
7. Be authentic
In 2014, she was co-speaker in Oprah’s the “Life You Want Weekend” tour.
8. Be mindful of your words
She’s an honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.
9. Be Good to you
She can currently be seen on television as the host of Iyanla: Fix My Life.
10. Be clear
She’s a frequently featured guest teacher of Oprah’s Lifeclass.