What is a VIV Moment?
A VIV Moment is a point in your life when everything clicked and you discovered something new about yourself. You may have experienced a VIV Moment while running your first marathon, after publishing a novel, or while shopping for shoes. Perhaps you felt it after the collapse of a marriage, the passing of a parent, or other enduring hardship. Whatever the case, this split second defined you and taught you an important lesson.
These VIV Moments were submitted by real, inspiring women — just like you. Enjoy these stories, ponder your own VIV Moments, and delve into what it means to Live VIV.
I am a woman who has learned to follow her path and understand that it will take me where it will, even if the direction appears to be rather off course. I’ve come to recognize that the world around … [Read More]
I had kids late in life, like a lot of us these days — my first at 37, my second at 38. Before that, I was a happy career girl as an art director and designer for magazines. I had an amazing circle of … [Read More]
It’s been said that inside every fat person there is a skinny one trying to get out. In my case, that skinny person was screaming to get out, until I finally decided to listen. High school is … [Read More]
I’ve actually had a series of "moments," and most of them have something to do with sports and fitness. I’ve always loved playing sports, and it turns out they prepared me well for the challenges … [Read More]
Sometimes change can come in an instant, as it did on the day I peeped through a dirty window at the stuff of my life, scattered and waterlogged. My home is located where the eye of Hurricane … [Read More]
I was working for Glenmore Lodge, Scotland’s National Outdoor Training Centre, as marketing manager when a flier came through the mail, showing a person cycling through Pakistan with the words, … [Read More]