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210 Anne Heck

Anne’s journey is a story of healing and life transforming experience. At 26, while she was out cycling, she was violently beaten and raped. This shifted her world. The trauma affected her physically, causing her anxiety and breathlessness. Ann tried different types of healing. The shift came when her daughter was born. Ann leaned into spirit. She knew trust would come, which it did. By forgiving/blessing her attacker and herself, Ann was able to find a balance of flow and ease. She shares these powerful nuggets of life wisdom:
– we have a universal connection with others
– find healing and wholeness
– lean into spirit
– bless yourself and those who may have hurt you
– practice forgiveness
– put out loving intent
– we are all deeply connected
– how we show up affects everyone
– honor and nurture yourself

https://www.anneheck.com 

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209 Margie Odom

Margie’s journey with emotional eating began as a child. She struggled getting that part of her life under control. Margie realized that we wasn’t practicing self care. So, she embarked on a new journey to heal old wounds and build resilience. Margie knew she was moving in the right direction as her desire to eat food for comfort was lessening. She now shares this knowledge with her clients. Margie shares these nuggets of life wisdom:
– diet is not the solution
– food is not the enemy, it’s your friend
– start from the inside out
– practice self care

https://weightwithin.com 
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The Weight Within: Healing Emotional Eating from the Inside Out: Odom, Margie: 9798601710640: Amazon.com: Books

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208 Ashley Sweeney

Ashley was violently assaulted by a man that she loved. This ended the relationship. She locked the grief away into closets for a long time. Recently, she thought about what she should do with the time that’s been gifted to her. So, Ashley confronted her long buried pain and gave herself permission to revisit the assault. She took the time and room to uncover her own hurt, although it was extremely painful. Ashley realized that she had been suffering from PTSD, but masked it with a sunny disposition. She forgave herself for holding it in and realized that she was not at fault for what happened. Then, as if a miracle happened, Ashley crossed the threshold. She shares these powerful nuggets of life wisdom:

– strive not to see yourself as a victim, but rather a survivor
– we need to do the work
– open the closets and deal with ugly contents
– I exist as I am … and that is enough
– give yourself permission to open the closets of your soul
– be kind to yourself and allow emotions to surface
– forgive yourself for waiting so long to uncover your trauma
– move into the future and claim your story
– every experience shapes us

https://ashleysweeneyauthor.com 

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