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’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]
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]
I am a 15-year-old Boston actress who had a VIV Moment when I was chosen to play the lead in an anti-bullying video "The Same" by brother-sister music duo Michael & Marisa. Everyone has been … [Read More]
As a writer of children’s stories, interest from a literary agent meant many things. Most importantly, it meant I wasn’t crazy. Just maybe, after more rejections and more “almosts” than I cared to … [Read More]
One night, several years ago, I found myself staring out at a beautiful, illuminated bridge that spanned across a dark and glistening river. I was in my living room, watching cars cross the bridge … [Read More]