Founder of Life Rebuilding, LLC
Bio: Vladimire Calixte is a Therapist, Empowerment Coach, Author, Transformational Speaker, and the founder of Life Rebuilding located New York City. She is passionate about helping people live powerful lives with a strong concentration in Domestic Violence/Trauma Recovery/PTSD/Addictions/Couples Counseling. She loves to write, sing, cook and dance. She is most proud of being a happily married mother of two young children; She has been married for 10 years. Her new book Naked and Transparent: Six Vital Tools for Knowing Yourself and Attracting Healthy Relationships is for the person who is suffering in silence from rejection, abandonment, abuse, low self-esteem, hurt, pain and many other areas.
Through her private practice, empowerment videos, and enlightening relationship classes, Calixte teaches many clients and celebrities how to heal and overcome the devastating effects of PTSD, low self-esteem, domestic violence, trauma, and the addictive, self-defeating behaviors that keep them stuck in pain, mediocrity, and toxic shame.
Calixte is the author of Naked and Transparent: Six Vital Tools for Knowing Yourself and Attracting Healthy Relationships, The Power of My Words, and is the co-author of The Power of Transformation: Reinventing Your Life. She has appeared in numerous outlets, Heart & Soul Magazine, Ebony Magazine, Fox News Radio, CBS Radio, and ABC’s “Here and Now”.
Interview with Vladimire Calixte
Dhylles Davis: Who is Vladimire Calixte?
Vladimire Calixte: Vladimire Calixte is a mother, a wife, a psychotherapist, an author, a speaker and a proud native of Haiti. My passion is to be of service to others. My purpose is to help others live powerful lives through self-love, self-awareness and self-compassion.
Where did you realize you were born an accomplishment?
Vladimire: It was not until I realized who I really was through my own self-awareness journey that I knew that I was born an accomplishment. I know what it feels like to grow up without a father. My mom did her very best as a single mother; however, my father’s absence was very painful for me for a long time. Living that experience was a source of hurt, anger and feelings of diminishment. I know the feeling of “emptiness” and “worthlessness” because I thought at the time, that maybe I was not good enough for my father to stay around. Conversely, when I came to the understanding through self-awareness that he chose not to be around, I was able to journey from pain to inner peace. From that time, I realized I was born an accomplishment.
Dhylles: When was the last time you cried and why?
Vladimire: Honestly, I am a crier. The last time I had a good cry was two weeks after my book signing. I cried so much as I reflected and saw how far I had come. Truly a humbling feeling!
Dhylles: When you look in the mirror what do you see?
Vladimire: When I look in the mirror, I see love and greatness. I love to see others do well. Nothing brings me more joy than to see other people succeed in life. I love to see others come to realize their greatness.
Dhylles: What does being vulnerable mean to you and is it a strength or weakness?
Vladimire: Vulnerability is definitely a strength, as it draws connection. Being vulnerable makes us soft. Having the courage to be vulnerable reveals that we are choosing to be transparent; thus, no longer in hiding. We underestimate the healing powers of showing vulnerable.
Dhylles: Thanks for such an amazing interview and for being “Naked and Transparent” 🙂 Much continued success Vladimire!
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