Tagged: From Lost to Found

Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable: A Glimpse of My Story From Lost to Found

Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable: A Glimpse of My Story From Lost to Found

It’s a little overwhelming to look back on my life as I think about all the times I felt uncomfortable or fearful – usually about ready to seriously expand my comfort zone – not knowing where I’d end up. One of the scariest, looking back, was the day I started my sophomore year of high school…

When 6th grade came, my older sister and I started a private school. I came from a public elementary school that I liked well enough. I never had a lot of friends. I don’t remember anything except starting 6th grade hopeful. After half that year spent being in the “popular crowd” (wow, still not sure how or why I landed that upgrade!) the other girls in the class started to not like me. Either they had just started or never liked me and I was blind to it. The name calling, singling out and judgment […]

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A Shared Story of Anorexia and Bulimia: From Lost to Found

A Shared Story of Anorexia and Bulimia: From Lost to Found

Three weeks ago I received an email from a one-of-a-kind, 20 year old young woman. It started, “I came across your website and I just wanted you to know how much you have helped me and how much I enjoy reading your blog…” She went on to explain her story and struggles with anorexia and bulimia. She was considering writing a book so wanted to know if I had any suggestions. We have been writing back and forth and many incredible Truths came to light. I believe she has impacted me as much as I have impacted her. This was a beautiful connection made and one I hope lasts a lifetime.

This young woman has unending insights and power, all which surfaced after many years being lost. Let this powerful story enter deep into your heart and mind to show you anything is possible and you can be anyone you want […]

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A Shared Story of Sexual Abuse and Attempted Suicide: From Lost to Found

A Shared Story of Sexual Abuse and Attempted Suicide: From Lost to Found

I received the story below just over a week ago. It landed in my Inbox and I was instantly filled with excitement. Sharing Your Story has become a powerful part of this website and one that people from all over the world are getting involved with. These stories are forwarded on to friends and families everywhere – which is precisely the point!

When I read this particular story, my eyes filled with tears and my heart was wide open. I was in complete awe of this woman who has been through hell and back. What POWER she is showing us, what GROWTH she has achieved, what UNDERSTANDING she gives. She is an incredible mentor and I cannot thank her enough for the wonderful gift she has given to us all, just by finding the courage to type out her story for us to read.

And now, the powerful story…

“The room is spinning. […]

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Pauline Victoria Aughe’s Story of Seeing Her Disability as a Gift: From Lost to Found

Pauline Victoria Aughe’s Story of Seeing Her Disability as a Gift: From Lost to Found

Every once and while, we come across a person who stops you in your tracks. You become so inspired, filled with hope, feeling love and courage – so many emotions all at the same time. Most often, you do not understand why this person has such a hold on you, but you know you’re forever changed because of the lessons you’ve learned. Pauline Victoria Aughe is such a person. I had the pleasure of meeting her through the publishing company I work with as she is working on a book to be released this year with power-house motivational speaker Les Brown. But she is certainly not relying on that for success – she is well on her way to achieving any and all dreams she can think of. Pauline, thank you for your amazing spirit, courage, love, and pure heart. We ALL look up to you.

And now, Pauline’s story…

“I started […]

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