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September 9th, 2020

Happy Birthday, Alisha Reed!

This month's birthday girl, Dr. Alisha Reed, will inspire you to fly high. Each month, we celebrate a local female business owner on her special day.

Our September birthday girl, Dr. Alisha Reed, a board certified geriatric pharmacist and life coach, will move you with her personal story as well as her wit and wisdom on her Instagram feed. We're thrilled to celebrate a woman whose mission is to inspire women to live their best lives by becoming the best versions of themselves.  

Happy birthday Alisha! We're bringing you a dozen treats from The Cupcake Collection to celebrate. What's your favorite flavor? 
Sweet potato.
 
What does it mean to be a life coach and how has that changed in 2020?
A Success Coach teaches women how to navigate through life’s difficult situations. 2020 has been the year of difficult situations. My journey alone proves that there is hope.
 
You want to help your clients fly - what does that mean to you?
FLY is First Love Yourself. In order to truly love anyone else, you have to love yourself.
  
What one thing can people incorporate into their life TODAY to get motivated to make a positive change in their lives?
Daily affirmations. You believe whatever you tell yourself.
 
Any unexpected positives that the pandemic has revealed to you?
I have started to enjoy spending time alone. I’m on this journey to rediscover who I am.
 
3 apps you can't live without in your professional life.
 
What neighborhood do you call home?
My home is in English Turn and I grew up in New Orleans East. I am planning to build my new home there. New Orleans East is where all of my childhood memories are and I want to be a part of its redevelopment.
 
One thing our readers would be surprised to learn about you.
I have a twin.
 
Favorite places to cocktail and caffeine in NOLA?
Cocktails: The Mill
Coffee: Backatown
 
Ideal relaxation day spent in NOLA - what would you do?
Self care day and yoga at Longue Vue House & Gardens, the pool and spa at the Windsor Court Hotel and a facial at Esthetique Facial Spa
 
How many candles will you be blowing out?
41.
 
What’s on your birthday wishlist?
A Chanel bag. I’ve already bought it! 
 
Photo: Ashley Callahan-Payne Photography
 
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