“Filled with forgiveness and love, and a story of rebirth and transformation that recognizes our deepest fears and hurt, and offers a path to healing.” --John de Graaf, co-author of AFFLUENZA and co-founder of the Happiness Alliance
In When Life Blows Up, Cylvia takes the reader on an intimate, vulnerable journey through a devastating public shaming that destroyed her business, countless relationships and even her personal sense of identity. Through the long annihilation of who she believed herself to be she discovered the True Self she hadn’t yet met and opened to new opportunities she hadn’t known existed. This book offers insights and practical tools for anyone experiencing loss, grief, and unexpected life upheaval, and who may be struggling with personal identity and purpose. It offers proven strategies for: • MANAGING FEAR EVEN IN CRISIS • FINDING POWER IN SURRENDER • HARNESSING FORGIVENESS • RELEASING SHAME AND GUILT • REENTERING CAREER, COMMUNITY AND LIFE WITH INTENTION AND POWER
This book is an inspiring guide for moving from surviving to thriving, from breaking down to breaking open. It is for all those phoenixes on the rise committed to harnessing hardship to grow into more peaceful, powerful beings.
“This book can serve as an inspiration for anyone who feels that they can’t possibly get up after life has knocked them down.” -- John Kitzhaber, former Oregon Governor
“When Life Blows Up” is a living testimony to the power of forgiveness and the healing available when we allow Wholly Spirit to guide our lives. … I think many readers will be in turn relating, wondering, and hopeful.” -- Rev. Jane Hiatt, Senior Minister, Unity Community of Central Oregon
CYLVIA HAYES is an award winning public speaker, empowerment coach, new economy strategist, professional environmentalist and former First Lady of Oregon. She is founder and CEO of 3EStrategies and Cylvia Hayes Enterprises. She is also a minister-in-training with Unity Worldwide Ministries. Cylvia lives in Bend, Oregon with a home and backyard like a wildlife sanctuary. Her greatest loves are her life partner, John, her son, Jonathan, dogs, horses, hiking and camping and all things Nature.
Cylvia Hayes is an award winning public speaker, empowerment coach, new economy strategist and professional environmentalist. In 2014, while serving as First Lady of Oregon, Cylvia became the target of a devastating politically motivated public shaming that went on for several years. This led to a deep inner awakening that changed the course of her career, her life and her concept of herself.
Cylvia’s coaching work centers on helping people facing transition and reinvention. She is founder and CEO of 3EStrategies, a long-standing social enterprise consulting firm and director of ANEW, an organization that supports people transitioning out of incarceration and into jobs in environmental, renewable energy and sustainability sectors. Cylvia teaches a college level course on Economic Illusions, Truths and Dangerous Assumptions. To her amazement and amusement she is well into the training to become an ordained Unity minister.
Cylvia lives in Bend, Oregon with a home and backyard like a wildlife sanctuary. Her greatest loves are her life partner, John, her son, Jonathan, dogs, horses, hiking and camping and all things Nature.