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This is Negin’s story…
“Before Mrs Jones (Heidi) was my health coach she was my design and technology (DT) teacher. I still remember her making me redo this one piece of drawing around 4 times just because it wasn’t perfect, she always pushed me to do my best. In DT we always learned to design products, which suit our target market, so I knew that Mrs. Jones was the perfect person to help me design a new, healthier lifestyle, which was specific to my body.
Before starting the programme, I hated to run, never ate any greens, barely cooked, didn’t know much about other diets such as paleo or vegan, and to be honest I never really cared about my healthy in general. I didn’t care, because I didn’t understand the importance of taking care of our body. What I loved most about Mrs. Jones was that she always explained everything, she didn’t just say ok here’s some kale go and eat it, she gave us logical reasons behind why our body needs greens.
The goals that I achieved:
Negin experimenting with different foods and recipes during the 6 month program
What I will always remember from this programme is that you crave what you eat. I remember Mrs. Jones telling me on the first day that she craves kale because she eats it regularly, I found that really weird and to be honest I still do…However, I do agree with what she said, maybe not kale for me, but I do crave coconut water and dark chocolate. My friends are especially surprised that I love coconut water so much now, because whenever we went out to eat and they ordered a Pina colada, I used to start ranting about coconuts.
I highly recommend Mrs Jones as a health coach, especially for 17-18 year old students who are planning to go to university abroad. Mrs Jones will change your life in way you never imagined, you will be more responsible, and you will learn to hold yourself accountable for your actions. Mrs Jones will not give you a temporary solution to changing your lifestyle, but rather a permanent one.”
Negin, age 17, Dubai.
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