#1 Bestselling Author
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Ali is a singer/songwriter, visual artist, poet, storyteller, minister, entrepreneur, bestselling author, wife, mother, nana, dog lover, lifelong learner, and explorer with a curious mind. She has completed certification courses and programs on business and entrepreneurship, an advanced diploma in human resources management through Camosun College, and diplomas in both theology and ministry through Vancouver Island International School of Ministry, where she went on to work in ministry for over fifteen years.
Ali has volunteered for a variety of non-profit organizations and is certified in non-violent crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and as a Lifeline phone counsellor for crisis intervention. She has also worked as a disability case manager for BCANDS (British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disabilities Society), where she learned so much from the beautiful culture and traumatic history of Indigenous people in Canada and was forever changed.
After sustaining a traumatic brain injury five years ago, Ali needed to reinvent herself and is now continuing her studies, painting, and writing music and children’s books. She is also writing her memoir on healing from trauma through creativity and forgiveness, anticipated to be released later this year.
Aging at Any Age with Moxie!
YOU'VE GOT MOXIE BABY!
Chapter Title: Finding a Way Forward
“Beautiful souls are shaped by ugly experiences.”
"Vigor, nerve, pluck. spirit and courage. Force of character. Attitude."
Moxie is the secret sauce that juices things up. It can be subtle or overt, but either way it lets you know who you are and allows you to live out loud with spirit and no regrets.
These authors have shared a diversity of gritty real-life stories from hormonal nightmares, devastating breakups, bullying, illness, accidents, depression and more, yet they have all chosen to move through adversity into triumph.
They now pilot planes, belly dance and burlesque, jump into marathons and onto their Harleys...and range from think to curvy, vegans to meat-eaters, moms to singles, bug business to retired, and from quiet to outrageous.
There is something to inspire every woman in this book . Wherever you're at right now, these stories will inspire you to push the upper limits of your comfort zone and take the next step into a higher level of joy, wellness, purpose and passion.
16 Women Who Are Thriving
Through Turbulent Times
YOU ARE THRIVING!
What’s Next Is Whatever I Want It to Be!
“In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.”
Thrive: “To advance, grow, develop and flourish.”
Our world is dramatically changing, and we are being invited to evolve right along with it.
In the midst of overwhelming challenges, including isolation and business closures, you will find many unsung heroes who are living rather quietly but with meaning and purpose. In this deeply stirring book you’ll take a walk into the lives of 16 women who refuse to be ruled by fear, and have stepped into exploring new ways to work and live with curiosity and courage.
From Canada to the United States and from Guatemala to Hong Kong, you will meet these remarkably authentic women who have shared their stories about how they adapted to change. Besides being inspired, you will also take away their practical tips and ideas to bring into your own life.
There is something for everyone, as these stories clearly demonstrate how the resilience of the human spirit can shine in the most turbulent of times. You have been invited into the personal lives of these courageous women who are inherently just like you, and you’ll see exactly how it's possible to not just survive but thrive.