Minx Boren

Minx Boren is a Master Certified Coach, credentialed through the International Coach Federation, as well as a motivational speaker and workshop/webinar facilitator. She is author/co-author of sixteen books, including Friendship Is a Journey, Healing Is a Journey, and, most recently, Decades of Gratitude, Gusto, Grit & Grace. Minx is a longtime community leader and activist and has served as president of Executive Women of the Palm Beaches 2013-14 and as a member of the Board of Directors of The Women’s Foundation of Florida since 2007. She is the 2013 recipient of the Giraffe Project, presented by Women’s Chamber of Commerce to women who “stick their neck out for others. ”Her current focus is on exploring with olders what it means to grow into our later years with gratitude, grace, and gusto. As an adjunct professor at FAU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, she offers courses on such topics as Navigating by Values, Resilience in Stressful Times, and Healthwise Living. As an author, Coach Minx leads workshops at spas and wellness centers as well as for the Women’s Foundation of Florida for those who want to write a book or articles for publication or simply want to learn to journal their personal reflections more effectively. Minx is the CJO – Chief Journaling Officer – for Purpose Journals, a company that offers unique journals, webinars, tools, an active writing community along with significant support for anyone who wants to “discover yourself on the page.” Minx is involved with developing and presenting local Sustainable Living initiatives including, because of her background in nutrition and wellness, programs on Food Glorious Food – A Sustainable Perspective. For the past 10 years, she has been sending out a Balance Point Newsletter every other week – thought-provoking ideas, questions, and action challenges - along with selections of poetry from her poem-a-day practice – all from a coach perspective. You can sign up to receive them on her website.


I Feel it All

"I feel it all sometimes all at once the unbridled gladness and happy messes the uncontainable sorrow and burdens of loss ... "

Everything is Grist for the Poetry Mill

"And so perhaps the question becomes does my life have good bones? Is it strong enough to withstand the twists and turns and tumbles and grumbles of life?" ...

Perhaps …

"Perhaps in the end we come to see that all that we once considered  burdensome and exhausting  were the experiences that allowed us  to access our own wholeness ..."

A River of YES

"There is a “River of YES” ** of dreams and possibilities and imaginings and experiences of joy and love and tender messes ..."

Invisible Kindness

"like a flower that blooms against all odds in the crack of the prison wall I too can turn my face to a sliver of light and find what I need to sustain my soul as I summon the courage to offer my own invisible gesture to the world ..."

What If?

"What if every day we stepped outside the noise and news and views bombarding our senses and sensibilities making time and taking time finding ourselves replenished by the immediacy of our living breathing planetary home?" ...