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We All Need To Be Our Own Best Friends First

Posted by sherrysaunders on June 10, 2010

Becoming Your Own Best Friend, a new book published by Professional Woman Publishing, is a fascinating compilation of expertise and creative knowledge shared by twenty-five amazing women. The topics covered range from the personal to the professional including:  Overcoming Childhood Trauma, Overcoming the Need to be Perfect, Sisterhood: The Importance of Friendship, and In the Still of the Night, the importance of solitude.

Business and Professional Women’s Foundation trustee and Secretary Venita Garvin Valdez, is one of the book’s chapter authors.  Venita’s chapter “When the Vows Break, How to Handle Divorce” is a beautiful mix of personal story and practical steps leading to a “healthy” divorce,” while becoming your own best friend during such a life altering change.  

Venita is the Chief Executive Officer of the Domestic Abuse Shelter (DAS), Inc., which serves

Venita Gavin Valdez

victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in the Florida Keys from Key Largo to Key West. Garvin Valdez has been with DAS for eleven years. She is also a certified trainer in cultural diversity.  

Check out the book and become your own best friend.


One Response to “We All Need To Be Our Own Best Friends First”

  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by BPW Foundation, Debbie Frett . Debbie Frett said: Congrats Venita: BPWF Trustee knows we all need 2 B our own best friends. Check out her chapter in this new book. http://bit.ly/9adkdz […]

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