Nicole Griffin of Calm On The 5 Things You Need To Create A Highly Successful Career In The Health and Wellness Industry

Authority Magazine Editorial Staff
Authority Magazine
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13 min readAug 27, 2021

Human beings are not machines and we all need to rest and take care of ourselves and each other.

The global health and wellness market is worth more than 1.5 trillion dollars. So many people are looking to improve their physical, mental, and emotional wellness. At the same time, so many people are needed to help provide these services. What does it take to create a highly successful career in the health and wellness industry?

In this interview series called “5 Things You Need To Create A Highly Successful Career In The Health and Wellness Industry” we are talking to health and wellness professionals who can share insights and stories from their experiences.

In this particular interview, we had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Nicole Griffin.

Nicole Griffin is a behavioral health coach at Calm, a yoga instructor, and a Middle East and North Africa retreat leader. Her yoga retreats emphasize meaningful cultural immersion and mindful travel and explore how to take our yoga off the mat and into the world around us. As a teacher and coach, she guides people to develop resilience and mindfulness with the intention to positively impact the wellbeing of all people everywhere. She has lived and studied abroad in Turkey, Morocco, Jordan, and Lebanon, has an International MBA, and owns Nicole Griffin Wellness.

Thank you so much for joining us in this interview series! Before we dive in, our readers would love to “get to know you” a bit better. Can you tell us a bit about your ‘backstory’ and how you grew up?

I grew up in and around Berkeley, CA, an epicenter of health and wellness and beautiful local foods. I have early memories of my mom taking me to the local natural grocery as well as the juice shop, where she would get carrot juice for me and wheatgrass shots for her. My mom always made sure I was well-nourished by food, and my dad kept me active by enrolling me in all the sports. Health and wellness was definitely instilled in me from a very early age, and I consider that to be one of my greatest gifts. As a public school student, I…