Vicky Darden

Vicky is a health coach to survivors and others, worldwide, who are ready for change in their lives and have goals they want to reach-naturally. She holds an RYT in Vinyasa Flow Yoga, is a Reiki practitioner, Laughter Wellness instructor.

Her own journey as a survivor of molestation, rape, domestic violence, and cancer brought many valuable lessons. She chose to pay forward those lessons and give back to other survivors. She started her journey of service by first speaking to a group of women about domestic violence, how it affected her life, and how to break the cycle.

She now shares educational presentations, offers personal coaching, assistance to survivors, organizes and holds events for many causes, volunteers in many parts of the world, all as a means to give back and help others heal. Her journey has taken her in many directions, around the country, and around the world. Previous collaborations include Penn State University, Hershey Entertainment and Resorts, WITF Facing Cancer Together, Livestrong, Tamika & Friends, and Indiana University Health Systems, to name a few. She has been featured on PBS television, Radio Smart Talk, Amazing Women Rock, and numerous other outlets.

She is currently conducting an experiment into human kindness, leaving handmade inspirational messages in random places on her travels.

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Entries by Vicky Darden

Taking Control of Your Story

None of us know when our last day in this realm here on earth will be, as each moment dies in order for the next moment to be born. Know that we are not our experiences. What happens to the physical does not need to alter the spirit, the essence of who we truly are. You are not your stories: if you don’t like your history, tell yourself a new one, a more positive one. Create your story the way you want it to be. In full knowledge that I am lucky to be alive, each day is a blessing. Each… Read more.

Kindness, unlike stuff, creates joy and blessings in our lives.