Posts by Kortney Rivard

Kortney Rivard is a certified life coach living in the Washington, DC area. A former aerospace engineer who found herself wanting a more fulfilling life, she is dedicated to helping women who are ready to stop brushing their dreams aside find the courage to go after their dreams and create a life they’re excited to wake up to. Check out her podcast, Real, Brave & Unstoppable HERE and learn more about her work at

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What Helped Me the Most When I Thought My Life Was Over

“What I’m looking for is not out there, it is in me.” ~Helen Keller

I used to think that life should be easy, and if it wasn’t easy, then I was doing it wrong.

I’m older and wiser now, and …

How Being in a Toxic Relationship Changed My Life for the Better

“Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars.  You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.” ~C.S. Lewis

My ex and I split up about five years ago. We had been married …