Heal your past. Change your present. Transform your future.

Leadership with Humanity: How to Create a Compassionate and Productive Workplace

This message is for you the CEO, the manager, who wants to make a difference in their place of work and create an environment where people feel that you care. Be a leader with humanity? Besides showing you care, you are also helping your own company as people will be more productive. Open your Heart. Lead with Humanity. Change the Culture of your Company.

Ligia M. Houben

Leadership in Grief and Loss Transformation

NEW! 12-Week Online Program

Life Coach Miami

One of the most valuable aspects of coaching is connecting with the other person. The moment we connect with another person we can be ourselves and open our hearts and minds to new possibilities. I would love to work with you without the constraints of space or distance.

The Center For Transforming Lives

The Center For Transforming Lives is located in South Miami, Florida.  As a professional certified coach and certified grief counselor, Ligia offers one on one sessions to individuals and couples. She also offers private guided meditation and mindfulness classes.

Transform your Loss. Your Guide to Strength and Hope is a self-help book inspired by the great loss of her father when Ligia was 12 years old and led her to create The 11 Principles of Transformation®, were introduced in this book. It is also available in Spanish.


Circle of Gratitude with Ligia @ The Center for Transforming Lives
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Circle of Gratitude with Ligia @ The Center for Transforming Lives

For 5 years we held a guided meditation class on Tuesdays.
Starting on Tuesday 21 we will be having a Circle of Gratitude every Tuesday where we will have the opportunity to start cultivating and embracing gratitude in our lives. If we want to be happier let’s be grateful!
According to Mayo Clinic A daily gratitude practice has been shown to significantly increase your happiness — and your physical health. Practicing gratitude improves sleep, boosts immunity and decreases the risk of disease.
In our Circle of Gratitude we will share in group and engage in activities that promote being grateful. Our group will end with a gratitude guided meditation.

Ligia's Blog

  • Just Before The Year Ends…

    December is a month filled with festivities. People spend time in celebrations, taking advantage of the sales of the season, and sharing time with family and friends. We are exposed to many stimuli and may not take the time to reflect, to be with ourselves, to take a break. Still, it is now, when the

    December 31, 2019
  • Coping with Loss During the Holidays

    Although the Holidays are special days filled with joy, celebrations, and shared times, for some people the Holidays symbolize a time of nostalgic memories, losses, and remembrance. These feelings of loss may bring grief to our souls that at times cannot be expressed or shared with others, especially when one is supposed to be cheerful

    November 26, 2019
  • What Are You Choosing in Your Life?

    As I was doing my reflection this morning, I was pondering what life is all about and thought about the famous words of Socrates, “An unexamined life is not worth living.” Are we taking the time to examine our life at a deep level? It dawned on me that many of us live on autopilot.

    August 29, 2019
Meditación Guiada y Respiración Relajante con Ligia

Tómate una hora de tu día en octubre 22  de 7 a 8pm  y conecta con tu dimensión espiritual. Acoge a tu ser interno y vive con más paz dentro de tu alma. Se han comprobado ampliamente los beneficio de adquirir la practica de meditacion, ya que ayuda con símpomas tales como: •ansiedad •depresión •insomnio

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Transform Grief and Loss Seminar-Coaching Group

September 18  to October 6, 2019-6pm-8pm 8 Week Seminar/Coaching Group Strategies to Heal the Past, Change the Present and Transform the Future. If you are experiencing a loss in your life, you may feel alone. You may find yourself on a roller-coaster of emotions, experiencing pain, anger, fear, anxiety or hopelessness. You are grieving… Your

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Deja ir el miedo y sé feliz!

¿Tienes miedo a los cambios? ¿Estás paralizado cuando te enfrentas a desafíos? ¿Tienes miedo de tomar la decisión equivocada? Si tu respuesta es sí a cualquiera de estas preguntas, ¡este taller es para ti! Objetivos 1. Aprende a llamar a tus temores por sus nombres 2. Aplicar técnicas de empoderamiento cuando te enfrentas a tus

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“I can not say enough wonderful things about working with Ligia Houben! She has helped me through the most difficult transitions of my life. And what is most amazing is how she continues to be my guide, even though we are hundreds of miles away from each other because I had to move to another state. Ligia is always here for me; her sweet voice and great wisdom continue to inspire and guide me, and she is never farther away than a phone call! She is truly a glowing light in my life. Wherever I am I know I can find her. Through her coaching I have the confidence to move forward in my life and I can’t believe how far I have come! Thank you Ligia!”

-Nancy Watson

Life Coach

Interviews & Appearances

A Guide for Mental Health Professionals “Counseling Hispanics through Loss, Grief, and Bereavement is an extremely timely and welcome addition to the literature in thanatology.” – Kenneth J. Doka, PhD

Transform your Loss

This self-help book is your guide in times of loss and grief.  It helps you heal from the inside out if you are experiencing the death of a loved one, a divorce, the loss of a job, or any challenging life transition.

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