Best of Masters: Noel DeCaprio

Noel DeCaprio, owner of Noelle Spa for Beauty and Wellness, was quite successful in her career and business, and has been heralded by many as a mentor and leader within her industry.

DeCaprio experienced a fourteen-year battle with breast cancer, which eventually took her life in December 1998.

“Six months before her passing, I interviewed Noel for an audiotape to raise money for breast cancer research at City of Hope’s National Medical Center,” Winn Claybaugh says. “In that interview, she shared that after her double mastectomy and months of chemotherapy, she looked in the mirror and hated herself. As she beheld the massive scarring and her baldhead, she felt embarrassed by the fact that cancer could show up in her body, and she despised herself for it. Noel was wise enough to know she had to find a way to fall back in love with herself. She did so and then went on to raise money and awareness for cancer.”


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Please listen to Noel’s message about the importance of balance and self-esteem.

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About: Winn Claybaugh is the author of Be Nice (Or Else!) and is “one of the best motivational speakers in the country,” according to CNN’s Larry King, who wrote the foreword for the book. A national speaker for major corporations and a business owner for more than 30 years with over 16,000 people in his organization, Winn is the founder, co-owner, and dean of haircare giant Paul Mitchell’s school division. Under Winn’s leadership and in keeping with their unique culture of giving back and building self-esteem, the 100-plus schools in the nationwide network have donated countless volunteer hours and raised more than $15.2 million for multiple charitable organizations.