Growing up in Canada, I had to adapt to 2 very different cultures. The Indian culture is very rich in community, religious and family values.
My personal story is of vulnerability, honesty, and resiliency.
I am a survivor of Childhood Abuse and Sexual Abuse. I grew up in poverty as the oldest of four with mother who was a single parent.
In September 1989, I started my dream job, teaching high school physical education. However, five months later, before the end of my first year of teaching, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
“Your son is blind and there isn’t anything you can do about it,” stated the ophthalmologist matter-of-factly.
“My vision is to give you a glimpse of yourself beyond anything you can imagine. I want you to experience more happiness, more hope for your future, more excitement for your next journey, more confidence in yourself, and a greater understanding of your true purpose and power in this next chapter of your life.”
~ Kavita Ahuja, Founder of Power Purpose Play
Due to an unexpected turn of events and a minor stroke 10 years prior prompted Cheroll Dossett to re-assess her lifestyle choices.
“For me, it’s not about selling salami. For me, it’s about people. The reason I get up in the morning is because I want to grow people.” ~Teresa Spinelli
Ten years ago, I left the mission field to face darkness as I had never known. My world came crashing down as symptoms of PTSD began to appear after six years of living in the middle of a bloody terrorist war.
With just 5 simple steps every woman can “Design a Resilient Mind” and bounce forward when faced with adversity while on the path to living on Purpose!
One day I was reading a book on osteopathy, when my young brain read that “our body has the innate ability to heal”. I thought: “Yes, that’s it! I knew it! I need to do that!”
Pain and tribulations enter our lives and try to destroy us from within. They begin small, but they grow, multiply and overwhelm us when we don’t know how to stop the pain because we’re trying to deal with it on our own . . . without God, and it persists until we find Him.
I will never forget my daughter losing her phone to a typical teenager punishment… you would have thought World War III was happening.
At 17 I took one drink and knew instantaneously I had a problem with alcohol.
The year I turned eight years old was not a good year for me. Receiving news that my grandmother had died was one of the most devastating experiences of my life.
“Good done anywhere, is good done everywhere“…Maya Angelou
When I awoke from the coma, I had to learn how to walk again and my tongue had been coated in white (death was trying to take over).
Shortly after my 50th birthday, my marriage failed, my job closed down, I became an empty nester and I felt truly lost.
I have always taken pride in being a person with strong ethics and morals. That doesn’t mean I always followed every rule, but with maturity came a very clear understanding of ethical conduct versus unethical conduct.
I was born in Romania under Communism regime. Throughout my childhood I experienced tremendous life challenges and circumstances. I was shy, insecure and totally sheltered from the world.
I’m a proud-single mom, Health Coach, and Energy Healer who lives in Connecticut. I’m passionate about helping individuals transform into a better version of themselves.
I am an advocate for deep self-awareness, personal accountability and conscious choice. We are active players in our lives – not bystanders.
Ecstatic, I raced from the powder room. About to make the announcement of a lifetime, I threw open the patio door, prepared to shout the news to our friends.
Waking up feeling like a complete failure is the lowest point I have been at! It was 4 years since I had had my daughter, bless her!
I was catapulted into this world 9 weeks early in a state of trauma. I was born fighting to survive. When I was diagnosed with Leukemia 2 years later, my life became about survival again – and with survival comes fear.
My life path has been amazing! I have been at the side of many mothers as they bring their new babies into this world and I have been beside many people as they have left this world.
As women, a healthy, happy and fulfilling life is something we all strive for.
Red, Yellow, Purple all the shades of the bruises on my body, from the hands of who I thought was my protector, my lover, my helper, my shelter.
This article is dedicated to my grandma for being a great role model to me. She’d left a priceless legacy behind. She taught me to be strong and fearless regardless of the situation.
My vision began to take root some years after the tragic death of my 13 year old son, Billy.
I’ve flown to many places all over the world. From several of the United States to Guam, to the Philippines, to Japan… even to Sweden.
“Ugh, I can’t get comfortable and I can’t sleep!” I yell out into the empty bedroom. Exasperated I flop back down on the bed trying to get comfortable.
I never thought in a million years that I would be speaking in front of hundreds of women about how they could change their relationship with food.
Erika has always had a strong entrepreneurial spirit and has started a few successful business ventures over the years.
Deborah Shannon… will never use a single-use plastic utensil again.
“I really like supporting things that help other women.” Line says.
Women can become astronauts now, but there are still a few other things that still need attention…
Entrepreneurship happened by complete “fluke” for Valarie Midgley.
Lisa’s journey to entrepreneurship was never premeditated. It was an employer that saw her potential, something she failed to recognize in herself at that time