VIDEO: This Woman Helps Others Find Their Inner Beauty

03/21/2013 12:25 EDT | Updated 05/21/2013 05:12 EDT
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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY PABLO RODRIGUEZ Colombian Nubia Espitia combs her hair in front of a mirror at her home in Bogota on March 5, 2012. Espitia, 33, was burnt with acid on 2008, and attributed the aggression to an envious neighbor, which she could not prove. In Colombia such aggressions are categorized as personal, equivalent to hitting, and the maximum penalty for them is four years of prison. Victims of this kind of aggression are organizing to claim for more severe punishments. AFP PHOTO/Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

Have you ever met that kind of woman who radiates beauty from her inner core? You know, the one who attracts your attention with an easy, bright smile and has a centred nature and calming effect?

Jennifer Ettinger is one of those women.

I initially connected with Ettinger through Facebook some time ago and was intrigued by her work that focuses on helping women find their inner beauty. Months later, I had the opportunity to meet her in person as we both were speakers at the Toronto Women's Expo in December. When I learned more about her personal journey, I knew I had to interview her.

Ettinger's drive stems from her struggle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and having been bedridden and overweight. She managed to find whatever it took from a dark place deep inside to overcome her physical limitations and lead what is now a highly active, productive and meaningful life. Today, she is the founder of Fit Your Style, a lifestyle boutique which encourages women to find their inner beauty. She is also the author of Find Your Inner Goddess, a contributor to Chloe Magazine, a regular TV contributor and has her own regional TV show Fit Your Style on Rogers TV. She is also a National Brand Ambassador for New Balance, a brand that resonates with her quest to help women get fit inside and out.

If you wish to find your "inner goddess" -- that beauty from within -- I invite you to watch my interview with Jennifer Ettinger on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner.

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