Testimonials

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“I feel so much more motivated now then I did at the end of the year. I have a newfound respect for myself that the trials and tribulations of life so lovingly removed. Liz’s enthusiasm and power radiates from her pores. She is reliable, personable, and fun!”
-David J. Fornelli
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LEADERSHIP TRAINING

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Working with Liz during my organization’s staff retreat was transformational. I truly enjoyed her receptive and open-minded style of leading the exercises/activities as it helped foster a safe space for everyone to share and grow together. Personally, I appreciated the exercises on communication styles and Values Determination because they were both challenging but insightful experiences. I reflected on myself and was able to build the self-awareness and acceptance I needed to continue growing as a leader and person.

-Grazia Mora

Building Skills Partnership Staff Retreat Participant

Best Training Thus FAR!!!
This experience was an eye-opening opportunity to understanding how important “I” am. Through the exercises and activities I felt engaged as I explored what has been my challenges to understand my self-worth. After writing everything down and vocalizing my insecurities, I found comfort and tactics to use as my next steps to paint the bigger picture and move forward with it. I’m not going to lie, it had me emotional the whole time but it was so worth it!

– Yev

Self-Care for YWCA Domestic Violence Service Providers

I joined a self-care workshop facilitated by Liz. She very quickly established a space of trust and honesty not only between her and the participants, but among the participants themselves. Her activities were provocative, and I loved the way she challenged each of us w/out making anyone feel singled out! I’d highly recommend her to my colleagues. She is relatable.

– Sylvia Chua

Self-Care for YWCA Domestic Violence Service Providers

I’ve learned about my past, present, and future. Before walking in this room I didn’t realize where I stood within my life, but today I learned that everything in life happens for a reason. The past doesn’t have to dictate my present or my future. Realization and taking a step back today has really pinpointed where I stand, where I stood and where I would love to be. I have a lot to work on but I also appreciate me as a person. Thank you for helping me find out things about my life that I didn’t realize or recognize. You are wonderful and very inspirational!

– Adrianna

Self-Care for YWCA Domestic Violence Service Providers

I was in attendance of the CPRS District 13 Recreation Leader training. We had Liz as our guest speaker and she was amazing. She shared her wonderful story with us. She got us interactive, moving, and she was so enthusiastic. All of the points that she had just hit really on point with everyone. My staff really enjoyed it; instantly after she was done they came and said that she was a great speaker. And we all really loved her and appreciate all of her words of wisdom and it was fantastic.

Natalie Wilcox, City of South Pasadena

CPRS District 13 Recreation Leader Training

I was only able to come by for the last part of the training, and all I wished is that I could’ve been here for the whole thing. Emotion and vulnerability are so important and Elizabeth helped bring that out in everyone. Any business looking to bring employees together and make the company more “human”- take a class w/Elizabeth.

– Brighid Quinn

Self-Care for YWCA Domestic Violence Service Providers

I was able to reflect on how “who I am as a person” affects my overall performance at work. I’m very happy that I’ve been able to identify what I feel is negative and to try to change it. I would recommend this to anyone that is lost and needs some clarity on how they want to approach the next steps in their lives.

– Jocelyn J.

Building Skills Partnership Staff Retreat Participant

These last few days with Liz has helped me develop ways to communicate with my supervisors and coworkers. She also taught us ways on how to deal with constructive criticism.

– C.R.

Building Skills Partnership Staff Retreat Participant

A really powerful training that could help anyone looking to reassess and re-evaluate their values and goals. This training really emphasized how doing good for myself can do good for others. Thanks.

– Devon Malick

Self-Care for YWCA Domestic Violence Service Providers

I really loved these workshops because they helped me identify where I currently stand and where I’d like to be in the future. Moreover, it helped me identify tangible steps I can take to reach future goals, both on a career and personal level. Liz helped our group create a safe and comfortable space to guide challenging conversations that can so often be overlooked. I enjoyed all of the engaging and dynamic activities we participated in.

– Anonymous

Building Skills Partnership Staff Retreat Participant

If you want clarity, if you want substance, if you to accomplish your goals, then Liz is the person you need to hire. Why deal with the rest when you can hire the best? Give Liz a call and you’ll be happy you did.

– Daniel Hernandez

Dir. Of Community Relations for San Ysidro Health Center, San Diego

FEATURED VIDEO TESTIMONIALS

Coaching & Leadership Training

This self-care training that Liz gave us today was extremely influential! It brought me out of my comfort zone and got me to open up about a lot of things that were affecting me! I highly recommend meeting with Liz because she is truly amazing! Thank you for getting me to think deeply and heal! I really appreciate the work you do.

– Rita Katoujian

Self-Care for YWCA Domestic Violence Service Providers

This is my first ever staff retreat so I did not know what to expect. I believe it gave me a great sense of who I am now and what I’m doing to achieve my goals. The activity that impacted me the most was the Demartini Values Determination®. I am very pleased to have been able to get to know my coworkers and how Liz helped us bond in a way.

– Rojas

Building Skills Partnership Staff Retreat Participant

The workshop had the right balance between personal insight and job processes. This makes it easier to “connect the dots” between the self and the external world.

– Beatriz

Building Skills Partnership Staff Retreat Participant

I just spent the day learning with Liz. I have to say that I absolutely loved her style; she has a fantastic way of connecting with us, both as individuals, in our personal life and our professional life, helping us think through what are our competencies, where our areas of growth are and where we shine. So thank you Liz for everything you’ve done.

– Lisette Islas

MAC Nonprofit in San Diego

Liz really helped me identify my strengths and weaknesses and laid the foundation for how I could grow in my future endeavors.

– Anonymous

Building Skills Partnership Staff Retreat Participant

Liz is such a great facilitator, making all of the activities engaging and respectful. Thank you for helping us as staff look at our organization through a lens of positivity and growth.

– M.Z.

Building Skills Partnership Staff Retreat Participant

This was a great presentation, and we learned a lot about what it means to be a leader, especially if currently you do not have a title as a leader. We learned that no matter what you do within your organization everyday is an opportunity to show your leadership skills and grow both professionally and personally, within the scope of your life.

– Victoria Perez, Library Assistant

City of Commerce Library Staff Retreat Participant

Spending time reflecting on the way that I communicate with others in the organization and just generally on how I show up to work led to some really insightful and life-changing awareness. I can seriously say that this coaching session is the beginning of a life-long journey towards a better self- personally and professionally. Liz provides a balanced space for professional and personal introspection.

– Anonymous

Building Skills Partnership Staff Retreat Participant

The topics she introduced related to leadership truly allowed me to start the process of reframing the ways that I think about communication, failure, and feedback. I appreciated the honest perspective she used to help me and my co-workers grow together. I would recommend her as a trainer for any team interested in learning about one another and upscaling effectively. Thank you, Liz! This was an amazing training! I learned a lot about myself and I just started in a new role so I am excited to apply this perspective.

– Ariana H.

Building Skills Partnership Staff Retreat Participant

Meaningful and evaluating inner feelings; feelings that you were never aware and explored. This is self-care!!! It’s a way to find yourself and to even realize what your missing and/or confusing feelings/thoughts. I am taking a tactic w/me today, learning how to explore my inner feelings more often and getting out of my comfort zone. So empowering, the coach was very empowering!

– Maureen

Building Skills Partnership Staff Retreat Participant

First I want to say THANK YOU! for doing this amazing job. I really discovered that I have many things that I need/must work on. Need to let go of a few things to be able to be a better person. I realized that in order for me a better woman, mom, friend, coworker, daughter, mentor I need to take care of myself to be a better human being. Your training helped me to see many areas that were hiding under my smile and my past. I learned that I need to really “take care of myself” and make a difference starting with myself.

– Love Magda

Self-Care for YWCA Domestic Violence Service Providers

Our instructor was helpful, knowledgeable, and experienced. She challenged us with tough questions and gave us tools to work through our internal and emotional development challenges. Our workplace will not be the same after this training!

– V. Soma

Self-Care for YWCA Domestic Violence Service Providers

LUV ME RETREAT

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The Luv Me Retreat was a great way to kick off my year. Liz’s style of coaching and support is phenomenal! The exercises and processes really helped me close one chapter and start another one from a place of clarity, power and freedom!

– Sonia

Educator, Luv Me Retreat Participant

I feel so much more motivated now then I did at the end of the year. I have a newfound respect for myself that the trials and tribulations of life so lovingly removed. Liz’s enthusiasm and power radiates from her pores. She is reliable, personable, and fun!

– David J. Fornelli

Luv Me Retreat Participant

I had an amazing time at the retreat. I was able to let go of emotional barriers, embrace my true brilliance and set myself up for success

-Celene Heredia

Luv Me Retreat Participant

This retreat has allowed me to connect with myself again and be able to plan my goals for a great year. At the end of the retreat I started feeling optimistic about the year and the outcomes I will have.

– H

Luv Me Retreat Participant

This retreat gave me a new perspective in how to love myself and others. It also gave me the tools to allow myself to face my feelings and let them be. Lastly, I am motivated to take action on my future goals.

– Anahisa Aguirre

Luv Me Retreat Participant

I can’t believe that I cried… I didn’t realize the pain I still felt. I’m learning to let go of the things I can’t control. Thank you for helping me put things into perspective.

– Maggie Fonseca

Luv Me Retreat Participant

The Luv Me Retreat reaffirmed my belief that life is not cookie cutter- everyone has different goals at different times in their lives. This retreat has helped me gain a healthy perspective on where I’m at and where I want to go.

– Amanda Bustos

Luv Me Retreat Participant

Goal setting is hard for me. Liz and the team allowed for a safe space to work through all the feelings and become 2017 ready.

Luv Me Retreat Participant

I came with an open mind and left with an open heart. My life needed this so bad.

– Bray P. Vasquez

Luv Me Retreat Participant

This workshop was phenomenal in learning how to view your past from a source of strength to build a roadmap for the future that is firmly grounded in your values.

– Daisy Pizana

Luv Me Retreat Participant

Such a powerful and beautiful way to start off this new year. After today I am ready to take the first intentional step towards a happier life!

– Edith R.

Luv Me Retreat Participant

Attending the Luv Me Retreat has allowed me to learn that through compassion and understanding one can reach true love and happiness.

– Erika Cabrera

Luv Me Retreat Participant

The Luv Me Retreat is excellent for someone searching for strategies to get unstuck. Liz offers a welcoming and familial environment free of intimidation and full of support. The concepts are tangible and not whimsical like many self-help resources.

– Brenda Gonzalez

Luv Me Retreat Participant

This was such an awesome experience. I strongly recommend everyone to participate in the retreat. I’ve learned things about myself that I didn’t know. It’s a great way to love and reconnect with yourself. Great support overall.

– Andrea

Luv Me Retreat Participant