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147 Christine Ristaino

Stories that Empower

Release Date: 07/06/2020

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Stories that Empower

Stephanie Raffelock and I bring you another episode of “Holiday Stories” with our special guest, Mary Helen Sheriff.

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Stories that Empower

Lisa grew up in a home, where she witnessed domestic violence and emotional brutality. She experienced shame and isolation. Lisa managed to get herself out into a healthy life. Writing about it helped her speak her truth.

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Stories that Empower

Stephanie Raffelock and I bring you another episode of “Holiday Stories” with our special guest, Michelle Cox.

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Patricia survived sexual abuse from a family member. Initially, she became very good at self sabotage. Patricia found the courage to thrive, release the shame, and live fully. This enabled her to free her voice.  

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Stephanie Raffelock and I bring you another episode of “Holiday Stories” with our special guest, Kathryn Taylor.

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Rebecca experienced cancer diagnosis through the eyes of a daughter. She knew she could either focus on what isn't (allow fear to creep in) or focus on what is (enjoy each day). Rebecca chose the latter.

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Stephanie Raffelock and I bring you another episode of “Holiday Stories” with our special guest, Jeanne Guy.

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When Kristen lost her baby, she leaned into journaling as a way of coping and navigating loss. She felt a loss of relationships, identity and dreams. Kristen chose not to allow events to define her. She navigated from the grief and rebuilt herself from the ground up. Kristen put herself back together again in new and better ways.

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A special "Holiday Stories" episode with guest Stephanie Raffelock.

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Losing her brother to AIDS and her spouse to cancer, planted seeds of addiction in Rosemary. She felt that was surviving from crisis management.

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Christine was molested by a family member. She was also attacked and beaten up by a stranger. Christine never talked about these things, as she felt shame and experienced low self esteem. She didn't trust her own voice. Then, Christine's place in the world shifted. Getting her story out there really made the difference. Today, Christine feels empowered. She shares these powerful nuggets of life wisdom:
- be mindful of the shame that you may feel
- trust your inner voice
- speak from your truth
- survivors go at their own speed
- start loving yourself
- start small
- voice how you feel
- listen to your body and your heart
- awaken yourself again
- treat yourself as a best friend

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