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 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]
I was a very successful news reporter and anchor with CNN for 24 years. I had absolutely no intention of doing something different because I loved everything about the news business: the energy, … [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]
I was vacationing on a remote beach in Hana, Maui, with my family when my 10-year-old daughter Emily and I saw a young black Lab that reminded us of our dog at home. When we got closer, it was obvious … [Read More]