Today we peel back the curtains to uncover how Danette May went from having $47 in her bank account to becoming a world renowned motivational speaker, #1 best-selling author of seven health and women empowerment books, fitness trainer, wife, and mother. Her rise began after losing her son during childbirth, getting divorced, and finding herself with $47 to her name. All one after the other. It was then that she decided to stop being a victim and rewrite her story. She began to focus on the three pillars of healing – healing foods, healing movement, and a healing mindset. In this interview she shares her struggles amd major successes in business, why an online platform is key and advice she would give to herself or anyone else who is in business or just starting out. For more info on FIT CHICKS, visit


In this episode, we cover: 

  • How Danette went from $47 in her bank account to building an 8 figure business
  • Her 3 pillars of health and why they are key to her business
  • Danette shares her biggest struggle with her business, especially as it continues to grow
  • What you need to look at while you scale your business
  • Her biggest accomplishment to this day that has scaled her business to massive success
  • Why she doesn’t really have an end goal to her business
  • Her main piece of advice she would give to anyone in this industry or that is starting out in business

About Danette

Danette May is the founder of Mindful Health LLC, and The Rise movement. She is a world renowned motivational speaker, best-selling author, and former celebrity fitness trainer, as well as a wife and mother. She has shared her unique, inspiring message on such places as Access Hollywood, Hallmark Home and Family, and CBS.

Danette has changed the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual lives of millions of people around the world by focusing on healing foods, healing movement, and a healing mindset. She teaches students how to transform the “muck” of their lives into inner motivation, empowering them to love the bodies they live in and love the life they live. You can visit her online at

IG: @thedanettemay


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