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063 Diane Pomerantz

Stories that Empower

Release Date: 11/26/2018

188 Joan Dempsey show art 188 Joan Dempsey

Stories that Empower

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

Stories that Empower

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

Stories that Empower

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

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185 Greg Centineo show art 185 Greg Centineo

Stories that Empower

If you want to feel energized, then you've got to listen to Greg's empowering story. He helps others to achieve their dreams.

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184 Marilyn Hagar show art 184 Marilyn Hagar

Stories that Empower

You've got to check to Marilyn's empowering story on how she found her belonging in the circle of life. After her divorce and the feeling that her family had crumbled, she submerged herself in nature to find a sense of belonging.

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183 Dr. Veronica Slaughter show art 183 Dr. Veronica Slaughter

Stories that Empower

When Veronica was 8, she and her 3 siblings were abducted by their American father from her homeland of the Philippines. As an older sibling, she played the role of caretaker to her younger siblings. After 4 years, Veronica's mother was able to find her children and move them out. Even though her mom struggled to raise 4 children on her own, she taught Veronica to be a warrior, express kindness and never lose hope.

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182 Sharon Dukett show art 182 Sharon Dukett

Stories that Empower

Growing up, Sharon felt she had no future, because girls were discouraged from attending college. Her future felt pointless. Sharon ran away from home with her older sister at the age of 16. At first, the hippie movement in California was wonderful, but she realized that it wasn't what she thought it would be. Sharon was very depressed and felt suicidal. Then, she read a book, which helped her envision a place where there's love and caring for one another.

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181 Tina Siemens show art 181 Tina Siemens

Stories that Empower

Tina shares a story of her family's difficult migration to the US to ultimately become US Citizens. She realizes that none of this would be possible without compassionate Americans stepping outside their comfort zones to help them. Tina feels so proud and thankful to be considered a part of the American fabric.

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180 Dr. David Reiter show art 180 Dr. David Reiter

Stories that Empower

David found himself to be motherless within seconds of birth. He went to an orphanage, foster care and was eventually adopted. David was open to possibilities as he was trying to 'find his way' through life. He went on a journey of self-discovery and identity. Initially, David was reluctant to search for reunion with his biological family. However, the search and writing enabled him to reflect on who he was.

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179 Mary Jane Black show art 179 Mary Jane Black

Stories that Empower

Mary Jane escaped from her emotionally and physically abusive spouse. She remarried, but unfortunately she lost her second spouse to pancreatic cancer. Mary Jane felt moments of despair, but by asking for help and using her inner tools, she began to rebuild herself back up.

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Dr. Diane Pomerantz is a clinical psychologist who has been in practice working with children, adolescents, and adults in the Baltimore, Maryland area for over thirty-five years. She has done extensive work in the area of trauma and child abuse and research in the area of personality development of abused children. She currently runs Healing Through Writing groups in her practice. She is a breast cancer survivor and has two wonderful grown children. She and her shaggy dog, Rug, live amidst tall trees on the outskirts of Baltimore, Maryland.  She published her first book, a memoir called "Lost in the Reflecting Pool", which tells her story of her 20 year marriage to a malignant narcissist.

www.dianepomerantz.com 
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