Transformational Moments Blog

By Ariel Kane

Shya said it again. Of course it was spoken in private with no witnesses except our cat Baby, and she can’t talk. Sometimes I must admit what he says is hard to tolerate. Should I brush it off? Walk away? Stand and take it? Or do...

“Start, then persevere until the end” is one way to approach projects. At times this can be a useful strategy. In fact for the two of us, when writing an article, the information sometimes comes fully formed like a mental download and all we need...

I teach art in a public elementary school in New York City. I recently had an experience in which listening led to transformation. One day, I was contacted by Mrs. Perez,* the mom of one of my students. She was upset and deeply concerned about what...

The call came early on Sunday morning, the weekend before Christmas. It was my sister Cathy with news that my 91-year-old mom had fallen and was on the way to the hospital. One of those moments where my primal fears are activated: My mom’s life is...

I’d like to share a recent win with you because this community has a huge part in it. Recently, I won the “Curvy Fashion Dancer Big Twister 2022” at Germany’s only Curvy Model Contest. Here’s how it came about. Last year on a job, I met a...