If there’s one woman that totally rocks living on purpose, it’s this one, Lola Berry. Nutritionist, Author and part time fairy, Lola continually inspires us to be the best version of ourselves. Her cook books ‘The 20/20 Diet Cookbook’ and ‘The Happy Cookbook’ ooze delicious goodness and are never far from our reach. But more that just the incredible recipe’s they contain, they capture the big energy, passion and zest this blond pocket rocket has health and life. Living proof that you can do what you love full time, it’s the one and only Lola Berry…
OC: WHERE ARE YOU + WHAT’S THE TIME?
LB: Paddington, Sydney, 4:10pm
OC: TELL US A BIT ABOUT WHAT YOU DO
LB: I’m a nutritionist, yoga teacher, food nerd and author, I’ve just released “The Happy Cookbook”
OC: WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT WHAT YOU DO?
LB: I love what I do, simple as that, I think we are so lucky and we get to live this dream so why not go out there and make it all come true.
OC: WHAT SACRIFICES HAVE YOU HAD TO MAKE TO BE A SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR?
LB: I’ve never really seen myself as that and I’m a bit t of an everything for a reason girl so I trust the changes I’ve made are all for the bigger picture.
OC: WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY?
LB: Mother nature, yoga, filing, spreading a message that I love, helping.
OC: TELL US ABOUT A HIGH POINT IN YOUR CAREER
LB: Filming at West Harlem Soup kitchen, I was interviewing a Johny, a guy who’s been visiting the soup kitchen for the past 13 years, and I asked him what he loved about it, he said “thanksgiving, because they put table cloths on the table. They go all out.” And that blew me away, I was so in my head and in my own world but at that moment I felt so grateful, it’s was really humbling.
OC: NOW TELL US ABOUT A LOW POINT
LB: Well losing gigs and deals is never fun, and that happens, but it’s just the nature of working in media, I’ve learn to go with the flow a bit more and to trust.
OC: WHAT DID YOU NEED TO KNOW TO GET OUT OF THERE?
LB: To have a bit of faith.
OC: WHAT’S YOUR COFFEE ORDER?
LB: Have never had a coffee in my life but love tea.
OC: WHAT KICK ASS DAILY HABITS DO YOU HAVE IN PLACE?
OC: HOW DO YOU GENERATE NEW IDEA’S?
LB: Get out in nature.
OC: IF YOU HAD THE CHANCE TO START YOUR CAREER OVER AGAIN, WHAT WOULD YOU DO DIFFERENTLY?
LB: Nothing because it’s all been worth it, even the mistakes have taught me so much.
OC: IF YOU COULD SHARE ONE PIECE OF BUSINESS ADVICE WITH OTHERS WHAT WOULD IT BE?
LB: Believe in yourself, that’s the number one key.
OC: WHAT DO THE NEXT FEW MONTHS HOLD?
LB: More book tours, filming some fun gigs and lots of travel, and I’ve just started writing the next book.
OC: GIVE US THE 3 WORDS OTHER PEOLE WOULD USE TO DESCRIBE YOU
LB: Quirky, loyal, romantic (the cheesy type)
To find out more about Lola head over to her website >> loloberry.com