ABOUT ME

"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles."  Audrey Hepburn

TANYA BARRETT
 
Life Coach 

This is one of my all time favorite quotes.  I love great quotes.  I love inspiration.  I always have.

I have always had this urge to help heal others.  I could always look at an argument and put the shoe on the other foot and try to see both sides.  I'm not sure why in my college years I never went for what I really wanted or explored it more.  There was a seed there and it stayed dormant for a very long time.  

Fast forward to my adult years, husband, kids, dogs, houses, cars, work (I owned my own business doing title work, was stressed beyond belief and hated it!)  My husband was a Virginia State Trooper.  Mark loved his career.  He was able to help people, drive fast, shoot guns and dive (his own words). On a fateful day in September 2010 he accidentally drowned while doing dive training in Lake Anna.  I remember sitting in the hospital, a nurses break room, vomiting into the trash can and saying "This isn't my life, this wasn't supposed to be how my life turned out. I am not a widow!"  My life had done a 180 degree turn.  The life we had worked so hard for was gone.  The marriage that was work, the committment we made to it, the fights we had were all gone.  I was alone, shattered and broken. 

In the year that followed my husband's death, I did the work.  I went to counseling, I read the books and I found my silver linings everyday.    

Today, when I look around and I see the life I have created, the life I love, I want others to be able to do the same.  I want to help you make the hard decisions, empower yourself, get organized, have the life of your dreams and tons of peace, love and......

SILVER LININGS.

 

 


 

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