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Yahminah McIntosh

 

Yahminah McIntosh is a Mother, Author, Poet, Motivational Speaker, Life Coach, Advocacy Athlete, Playwright, Clothing Designer, Brand Strategist and Advocate to name a few. Yahminah is an all around Organic Renaissance woman who believes in turning your "Bucket List" into your "Bring IT List" and The Power of Owning your journey and mastering life. Yahminah is The Founder of The P.H.A.M.L.I. Foundation (People Having a Mutual Love for Inspiration) an organization that houses: an inspirational production company; Funding sources for community based life enrichment programs; Health and Wellness initiatives; Scholarship programs for high school and college students; Business Scholarships for entrepreneurs and Mentoring programs

She is President and CEO of ThinkBOXER International, a life empowerment firm that offers: life coaching, brand strategy, image coaching, journey mapping and risk mitigation services. Through ThinkBOXER International, Yahminah helps clients refocus, prioritize, create successful brands, find their purpose, stay in their lane and assist them in implementing strategic plans to better their best.

Yahminah is The Founder of "The Lupus Light Group" an organization designed to address the immediate health, wellness, nutrition and support needs of individuals affected by Lupus. Diagnosed with Systemic Lupus over 12 years ago, Yahminah works to create resources and mentors for others with Lupus to enhance their quality of life.

She is The Founder of "The Great i AM" (The Great International Autism Movement) an organization that focuses on enriching the lives of those affected by Autism through nutrition, health, wellness, fitness, therapy support and group recreation.

Yahminah has released two CD's to date, "Pieces of a Dream" and "Poetik", and is currently working on her next CD, "Minah'mor" to be released in 2016. Yahminah has authored three books: "Shugah: Love's Dew"; "Shugah: Bittah Sweet"; and "Shugah: Mint Condition". She will be releasing her next two books: "Life & Depth" and "Come out Come out Wherever you are", later in 2015.

As an advocacy athlete Yahminah started the following:

"A Run to Overcome", an annual 100 mile 3 day walk/ run to raise Awareness and Funds for Health, Wellness, Fitness and Nutrition programs for families affected by Autism.

"No More Chains: A Survivor's Journey" an annual 100 mile 3 day walk/ run to raise Awareness and Funds for individuals affected by Domestic Violence.

"Butterfly Fest": Lupus Pedals for Life - A 100 mile bike ride to raise Funds and Awareness for The Lupus Light Group. Healthy Hearts On Purpose a Semi-Annual full 26.2 mile marathon to raise awareness and funds for Heart Disease

The Power of Life Movement benefitting The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society raising funds and awareness to assist with furthering their mission to help individuals affected by Blood Cancers.

She also participates in marathons and duathalons internationally to raise funds for charity.

One of her goals in life is to inspire others to "Walk IN their Purpose and Live"! She believes that, in order to find the best IN you, you have to Invest in YOU!

One of Yahminah’s Mottos is, "The only way that Each One can Teach One, is if we are willing to step outside of ourselves to Reach One."

Yahminah is a woman with a vision on a mission to make a difference in the lives of all people by any means necessary.

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