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 expands my capacity for joy

I had a new awareness around ‘appreciation’ that I am excited to share with you.

Since getting to know you [Katie] and Gay  and your work, I have  had many experiences with appreciation raising the positive energy and being a …

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How one care-giver’s practice of appreciation inspires empowerment in her 97-year-old client

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My name is Patti Jacobs, and I had this lovely experience last week
while I was with a client. I’m a caregiver. My client had been neglected by
the caregiver before me. She was very thirsty. Her lips were …

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Claiming response-ability helps to let go of past relationship drama and invite a new, thriving co-creative romantic partnership

My first introduction to the ease of this transformational work seemed to me to be magical. My acupuncturist happened to also be a certified Hendricks Conscious Living and Loving Coach, and a graduate of the Leadership and Transformation program. In …

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How response-ability and authenticity shifted a business partnership out of conflict and into co-creativity and connection

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Hi, my name’s Gavin White. I live in Portland, Oregon. I do
organizational consulting work, and I want to tell you about a big shift
that I made in my work with my colleagues very recently. Over the past…

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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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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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