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135 Linda Atwell

Stories that Empower

Release Date: 04/13/2020

195 Linda Strader show art 195 Linda Strader

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As one of the first women to work on a Forest Service fire crew, Linda was harassed and discriminated. The more her male colleagues discouraged her, the more determined she became.

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194 Shawn Murphy show art 194 Shawn Murphy

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Shawn is fascinated by how to live our best lives.

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193 Thomas Blackwell show art 193 Thomas Blackwell

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Thomas' daughter died as a baby, which brought him and his family to their knees. He and his spouse knew they had a moment of choice:. They decided that the victim (why me) mentality would not serve them. Instead, they chose the 'what can I learn' from this mindset. As a result, they found love and gratitude in life's tough situations.

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192 Laurel Mintz show art 192 Laurel Mintz

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Laurel was studying to become an attorney, but realized that she didn't enjoy it. Then, out of the blue, she had to put things on hold to run her father's furniture company, as he was fighting cancer. She taught herself how to run his company through the school of hard knocks. Fortunately, her father survived the cancer. After leaving her father's business, she discovered that marketing resonated with her, as she found it to be collaborative, creative and problem solving.

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191 Betsy Graziani Fasbinder show art 191 Betsy Graziani Fasbinder

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Betsy is fascinated by how people make it through setbacks.  With her "The Morning Glory Project" podcast, she's on a journey to understand what it is that makes some people make it through challenges and to share this knowledge with others. 

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190 Joe Bauer show art 190 Joe Bauer

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Joe and his fiancee have found a way to fulfill their dream of exploring all the US National Parks, while working from the road and empowering others. By traveling the US, they have immersed themselves in micro cultures and created lifelong friendships.

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189 Bryan Falchuk show art 189 Bryan Falchuk

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Bryan recognized that seeking his own happiness may have caused harm to those he loved.  By finding clarity, he transformed his previous dysfunctional relationship to a healthier place.  Today, he uses his knowledge to enable others to build better relationships.

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188 Joan Dempsey show art 188 Joan Dempsey

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Joan's story is about empowering others to write and complete their novels.

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187 Sean Harvey show art 187 Sean Harvey

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Sean's frustration with his work environment and the lack of creativity were catalysts for him to become more comfortable in his own skin and come to a place of more gender balance.

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186 Ron Price show art 186 Ron Price

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Ron empowers others to see potential they have, may have taken for granted and/or may be hidden for them.

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Author, Linda Atwell and Husband John

Linda, the mother of a daughter with special needs, walked the 500 mile Camino de Santiago. She realized that it's about the journey, not the destination. The experience taught Linda to leave her burdens behind and she began to feel more at peace. She shares these powerful nuggets of wisdom:

- turn around and see how far you've come
- let go
- some things are outside of our control
- take one day at a time
- you don't have to solve everything now
- decide not to give up
- pause and take a look behind you
- every step towards a goal is a step in the right direction

Linda Atwell lives in Silverton, Oregon with her husband, John. They have two incredible adult children. Linda earned her BA from George Fox College, but it is her entrepreneurial and adventuresome spirits that have inspired her career goals. She owned a successful home décor business for ten years before switching to adjusting catastrophe insurance claims and climbing roofs for a living. Now she writes. Her award-winning work has appeared in print and online magazines. She irregularly writes a blog about her daughter with special needs, travel, and other life adventures. Her first book, Loving Lindsey: Raising a Daughter with Special Needs was released by She Writes Press in September 2017. Linda is happiest traveling the world, and hopes to get fifty stamps in her passport before it expires.

http://lindaatwell.com/

https://www.facebook.com/outoneear/

https://www.instagram.com/linda_atwell_writer/?hl=en

https://www.amazon.com/Loving-Lindsey-Raising-Daughter-Special/dp/1631522809/

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