Stories of Transformation

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Every day, everywhere, people like you are experiencing powerful shifts by embodying Authenticity, Response-ability, and Appreciation. Hear how they’re changing their lives, in subtle and sweeping ways—and share your story, too!

Appreciation creates simple moments with profound impact

Some time ago, I started expressing appreciation on a frequent basis and two occurrences stand out in my mind.  A man helped me find something at a grocery store and thanked him and let him know how happy I was …

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Create a steady stream of empowerment by dropping blame and claiming response-ability

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Hi, I’m Leslie Chertok, and I’m here to tell a very short
story of transformation. And it’s a story about me, and in my past I was
addicted to blame. I grew up in a house where there was …

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Being authentic and present for those in crisis creates powerful support and comfort

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Hi, my name is Dee. When I think of the Hendricks Foundation, and what they are accomplishing, I am thrilled. As I so believe in the power of these tools and their transformation, even in moments of intense crisis …

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I love me

The power and joy of Life-By-Me (Response-ability): creating a new relationship in a field of appreciation and authenticity

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Hi, I’m Margo. A year ago, I had a beautiful family and I thought life was wonderful. And I found out one day that my husband had been unfaithful for most of our marriage, and it brought me to …

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Appreciating and loving oneself creates the experience of self-forgiveness

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My name is Liz, and I feel like the most transformational thing that
occurred for me in my life is to be able to find the gentle voice within me
that allowed me to forgive myself and in the …

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Speaking freely and authentically proves to be of powerful service to others

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The big thing that I opened up and expanded in me is I discovered who I am authentically, how to be myself authentically. And part of that opening has been to learn to appreciate myself and to hear appreciation …

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Response-ability and authenticity generate creativity and aliveness

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Hi there, my name is Harry Poliak and I’m happy to be here to
share a little bit with you about the experiences that I’m having through
Hendricks Body Center Transformation. So when I came into this program I…

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Taking healthy response-ability creates clarity around others’ feelings and invites connection

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Hi, my name is Jane Warren, and I wanted to share with you what
happened for me particularly in my relationship, my intimate relationship,
relative to as I am starting to take more and more responsibility for my
own …

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Response-ability in relationship creates curiosity and reduces conflict

My friend ‘Mary’ told me that another member of our learning circle (formed for a finite period of time) ‘Jane’, had issues with me and had complained to her about me.  I don’t know, and don’t want to know, what …

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Appreciation and response-ability help a community to keep its school’s doors open

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Hi there. My name is Helen Daniels and I want to share with you a story about how we used the power of appreciation and taking responsibility at the small not-for-profit school of which I’m a board member.

A …

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