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Shari's journal

A place where I openly share my personal experiences and thoughts to connect, motivate, inspire and journey through life with you. 

Transformative Resolutions for Thriving Amid Divorce

If you are one of the many couples closing the book on your marriage this year,  those standard new year’s resolutions may need a little revamping as we dive into the second month of the year. The good news is that divorce, even with all its challenges, can be an incredibly transformative journey of self-discovery […]


New Podcast Alert! Please Listen, Follow, Rate, and Love (& Share)!

Announcing a new podcast! An Imperfectly Perfect Life – Life Unscripted. One that’s part life coaching, part laughter, and all about transformation. I’m launching this podcast just a few days before by 54th birthday – while I am also in the process of ending a 26-year marriage, I’m turning the page to a new chapter […]


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I Was Found Abandoned In A Cardboard Box As A Baby. All My Life I’ve Been Searching For The Truth About Who I Am.

“Now a mother myself, I often think about the emotions that must have swirled within my birth mother during her pregnancy.” By Shari Leid Nov 16, 2023, 09:00 AM EST Article can be found here.


I’m traveling the country to honor my dad who didn’t feel safe to do so

Written by Shari Leid – Published June 15, 2023 on Motherly and picked up by Yahoo Life — My dad’s heart stopped and my heart broke. I won the lottery when it came to dads. My dad taught me how to ride a bike, how to tie my shoe, how to braid my hair, how […]


Success Magazine: The Power of Journaling

Pick Up the latest issue – May June 2023 – of Success Magazine – Shari shares journaling tools that work! Available everywhere magazines are sold!


Top 100 Success Stories

Spring 2023 Gladys Magazine What an honor to be included in this list of women who inspire me! Check out Gladys Magazine’s Spring 2023 edition!


Seattle Dances – Raising $1.7 million for permanent housing for adults who have found themselves in the dire situation of chronic homelessness – supporting Plymouth Housing

On March 11th, I had the pleasure of dancing in a large fundraising event called, “Seattle Dances” which benefits Plymouth Housing, an organization that provides permanent supportive housing for single adults who find themselves experiencing chronic homelessness.  This experience was life-changing in many ways. I have no dance background – I was never a cheerleader […]


10 New Year’s Affirmations for 2023: Why You Should Set An Intention, Not A Resolution

Natasha Burton interviewed Shari and other experts for this timely piece which was originally published on November 15, 2022 for DailyOM.


How A Devastating Cancer Diagnosis Forced Me Into A Purpose Driven Life

By Shari Leid Written For and Originally published in Your Tango on October 24, 2022. I was 47 years old when I heard the words that one in 8 women will hear during her lifetime: “I am sorry, the results are positive. You have breast cancer.” This was in October of 2018. My kids were in […]