"Include everyone"—this is something Amanda Kloots prioritizes in her work, whether it's with her co-workers or with us, her audience. She makes us all, even the ones who don't know her, feel included and part of the conversation. From getting us up and going through her fitness videos to sharing her personal journey, the talk show host is warm, engaging, thoughtful and, most of all, relatable. In her book, Live Your Life: My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero, Amanda opens up about the most difficult part of her life, but even then she does so in the voice of a trusted, longtime friend. Here, the mother and New York Times best-selling author shares even more as we step into a day in the life and learn everything from her favorite thing to make (her answer is so fitting) and personal talisman to why gratitude will always help with life's challenges.
Chaotic, busy, but laser-focused
What got me started...
To provide for my son
What clears my head...
Exercise, meditation, massages
When in doubt, I...
Greatest challenge—and how I overcame it...
Learning how to pick myself up and move on. Remembering to be grateful for what I do have.
how i make it happen
2. Reading my positive quote of the day
3. Spending time with my son
3 life hacks...
1. Working out every day. Some type of movement.
2. Compartmentalize my day.
3 secret work weapons...
1. Be kind.
2. Be a good listener.
3. Include everyone.
My husband's necklace
Best advice received...
Treat others how you want to be treated.
A crisp, collared white shirt. It always looks smart, clean, and doesn't look like you're trying too hard.
My wardrobe MVP...
A great pair of jeans
What I would tell my younger self about getting dressed...
Go with whatever mood you're in that day.
Wearing Veronica Beard makes me feel...
Like a polished businesswoman in the day and a fun, sexy woman at night.
Reading my daily devotional book. Listening to a mix of music, everything from Dua Lipa to Coldplay to Billie Eilish. Binging Jane the Virgin
Obsessed with my red light therapy face mask and weekly massages
Favorite thing to do...
Spend time with my son
Favorite thing to make...
One mover and shaker I admire...
My girlfriend, Purdie. She's always been a hustler, just bought her first office space and is busy creating her business. I admire that.
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