In this episode Brittany has a conversation with Sue Bowles about her experiences in life and how she made a shift from being a survivor of her life to thriving in her life. Sue discusses how being a victim at age 7 shaped her for the 15+ years after the incident. Sue gives a transparent account into how she initially lived post trauma and how she started the journey to healing.
** Disclaimer trigger warning rape, abuse and suicide are mentioned during the episode. If you are someone you know is experiencing suicidal statements here is the hotline number 988. You can call or text 988 for help.
Sue Bowles is a survivor turned thriver as an author, speaker, and Master Certified Life Coach. Having done the hard work of healing from a childhood rape, an eating disorder, other sexual assaults, and being twice suicidal, Sue now defines the effect the life-altering events have on her. The events no longer define Sue; she defines them.
Sue leads My Step Ahead, an organization committed to breaking the stigma around mental health struggles. “You only have to be a step ahead to help the person behind you” is the bedrock to the value Sue brings. She helps stuck people get unstuck by cultivating Hope, journeying together for the next step ahead. Whether speaking on a podcast, a stage, or one-on-one, Sue's enthusiasm is contagious, shining the light of hope wherever the listener needs, cheering them to see their dreams become present reality.
Sue's award-winning first book, "This Much I Know...The Space Between" is available on Amazon and Kindle.
You can learn more here: https://linktr.ee/mystepahead
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