Makaia worked her way up through the fashion industry, launched her own online fitness community and clothing brand. She is now in demand as a motivational speaker and social media influencer. She has overcome depression and what she now recognises was an unhealthy relationship with her body. Now promoting a message of self-love and empowerment.
In Keeping it Real, Makaia openly shares her struggles and strategies that help her to maintain a positive body image and outlook. Her story is a reminder that physical and emotional well-being starts with self-acceptance. As she says, ‘self-loathing is imprisonment; self-love is liberation’.