Hi there, I’m Ali and I thought as I have new visitors to my website, I’d introduce myself.
So I’m an empty nester with 2 grown daughters. My youngest Anna, celebrated her 25th birthday yesterday! 🎈How does quickly time flies. My other daughter is Becky Rui and is a personal branding photographer.
I’ve been a women’s empowerment coach informally for decades (sometimes coaching took place in ladies bathrooms when a conversation would strike up as we washed our hands and I’d be asked for help 💁🏼♀️😂) I formally trained in 2009. It makes my heart swell with happiness when I witness my clients transform their lives – and often begin or grow their lifestyle businesses. Really does ☺️
I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis when I was 9 years old. I’ve finally at 51 I’ve learned to acknowledge it’s presence in my body. It can be very painful especially when it flares up. Together though, we’ve experienced hip replacements, many smaller surgeries, natural child births, brought up 2 amazing daughters, travelled around the world, danced on flaming bar tops in Kavos, paracended over crystal clear waters in the Seychelles, climbed winding staircases in Germany castles. Most recently, this year spent time in San Diego, LA, visited the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, swam in the Caribbean ocean of Barbados, had an ankle replaced and watched my friends marry in Italy.
My arthritis and I continue to experience life together! It doesn’t stop me from much although, it’s taken me a very long time to fully acknowledge and listen to my body’s needs (to rest, to be patient, to say no). Feels better now.
I’d love to hear from you – share something below about you!