Serena Sabala

Serena Sabala is a certified nutrition consultant specialising in how to rebalance your hormones with nutrition and lifestyle. 

She tells us that, “I run Whole Shift Wellness with my husband Eugene and we have over 20 years of combined experience in the industry transforming the wellbeing of over 500 professionals across 5 countries. This has allowed us to develop a proven method that you’ll actually enjoy rather than endure.”

What were your initial years of growing up like? Tell us about your life before starting your corporate journey/venture/initiative.

I was born and raised in Italy. The first inspiration for becoming a wellness professional was seeing my dad struggle with mental illness from when I was about 8 years old; my greatest motivation is to inspire professionals to take the best possible care of themselves so they never have to suffer from poor health.

Every industry that is now a large-scale, top-notch business once started as a small idea in the minds of entrepreneurs. What was that idea or motivation that made you start your business /initiative? What motivated you within to say YES, go for it!”

What motivated me to become a hormone rebalancing specialist were the challenges I myself endured due to PCOS (diagnosed when I was 15) and severe PMS which started when I was 20. I never thought I could achieve the amazing balance I have now. No woman should settle for the kind of pain I was living with.

Tell us something about your initiative or current role. What is it about, and what impact are you trying to make?

I currently run monthly FREE 5 days hormone rebalancing challenges so that anyone can discover the fundamental steps of our proven method, regardless of income or where they are in the world.

Your journey and your vision are very inspiring, but are there any achievements or accomplishments you would like to mention?

One of things I’m most proud of is publishing my book Make The Shift which is now available on Amazon as paperback, kindle or audible. It was a very inspiring and cathartic process. I love seeing the final product in the hands of people!

Would you like to share with our young budding women entrepreneurs the change you would like to see in the world if given an opportunity?

I see a world where every single business is actively contributing to making the world a healthier, more balanced and more compassionate place to live. We’re very proud to be impacting positively at least 10 of the 17 UN goals for sustainable development: this is what keeps us going when things get tough.

Women are a growing force in the workplaces worldwide, standing shoulder to shoulder with their male counterparts. There are cracks in glass ceilings everywhere, with many women breaking through to carve out a space right at the top of the pyramid. What are your thoughts about women leadership today?

When women are not afraid to be their truest selves in the workplace and actually own and leverage their feminine traits (rather than trying to work just like men do), they bring the exact balance to worlds desperately needed these days. In the office and beyond.

What would you want to say to our young women leaders/audience reading this?

I encourage young women to be patient yet determined. To discover their passions and follow them with both heart and mind. To work smart rather than hard. To be authentic and compassionate. Most importantly to support each other.