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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 Coaching 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.

Ligia's Blog

  • Leader with Humanity: How to Create a Compassionate and Productive Workplace

    Many times, when someone confronts a loss and returns to their workplace, colleagues avoid talking about the situation and even act as if nothing has happened. What happens to the bereaved? Does she feel validated? Most likely she felt lonely and invalidated since nobody has shown empathy or compassion. Frequently, based on my experience with

    February 12, 2019
  • The Power of Transformation

    You may not choose to suffer, but you can choose to transform your suffering into a meaningful life.                                                                                                                                      Samet M. Kumar In life we may experience many losses and sometimes it is not easy to confront what we must live, but we must realize that our life and the lives of others have

    January 31, 2019
  • You Can Change Your Life

    Be the change you want to see in the world. – Mahatma Gandhi As we start a new year, many people take the opportunity of planning the year ahead.  They set goals with great expectation and anticipation. Some of them focus on the physical dimension, starting a new diet or engaging in a new plan

    January 16, 2019
GUIDED MEDITATION AND RITUAL ON GRATITUDE

Join us in this special class just before Thanksgiving Day. In this guided meditation class we will also be doing a ritual on how to be grateful. You could then do it with your family as you celebrate Thanksgiving day. The class is held by Ligia M. Houben and it is open to the public.

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PITTSBURGH-OHIO

This powerful workshop offers techniques and tools to improve your client’s ability to get back to living and show them the steps they need to regain positive living. You will walk away with a new understanding of the power of transformative thought and action, and how it can impact the lives of your clients. Ligia

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SAN DIEGO-PALM SPRINGS

This powerful workshop offers techniques and tools to improve your client’s ability to get back to living and show them the steps they need to regain positive living. You will walk away with a new understanding of the power of transformative thought and action, and how it can impact the lives of your clients. Ligia

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Testimonials

“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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