Why "Friday Night Lights" Matters in Wellness

With the news that beloved television series "Friday Night Lights" disappeared from Netflix when October rolled around, fans everywhere undoubtedly binged the series just one more time (for the uninitiated: yes, it’s that good). And while Coach Taylor’s unwavering determination and Tami’s supportive, nurturing counsel helped countless characters find their way over the show’s five seasons, the show’s core mantra has unexpected relevance in the wellness world, too.

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3 Famous Entrepreneurs With Inspiring Wellness Journeys

The old adage “if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again” is ingrained in our vernacular for a reason — triumph often follows adversity. Failing isn’t fun in the moment, but it’s a key component of growth. After all, if everyone did everything perfectly on their first attempt, life would be pretty boring, wouldn’t it?

This is a concept that CEOs, founders and business owners across industries are all too familiar with, and many will vouch that their biggest successes have followed failures ranging from minor slip-ups to massive mistakes. This is especially true in the health and wellness world, where increasing competition and a plethora of scrutiny means that success is hard-earned. Look at famous entrepreneurs like Oprah, P.T. Barnum, Richard Branson and other now billionaires. Their net worth might be representative of their company's success, but their business didn't pop up overnight. It was their entrepreneurial spirits that made them the successful people that they are.

But in the world of wellness, being a woman entrepreneur, founder and CEO means something completely different. Though we can learn a lot from every entrepreneur, here's a famous entrepreneur list that highlights women in wellness whose hard work outweighed their start up capital and turned them into media moguls, successful business owners and more. These are the lessons that are crucial to their success.

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