Dare to be Raw: Growing in resilience and hope while journeying through the battlefields of life.

Dare to be Raw: Growing in resilience and hope while journeying through the battlefields of life.

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ISBN-13: 9781943526994
Publisher: Melanie Willard
Publication date: 11/22/2016
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Melanie Willard is a speaker, and author. Her passion is to help individuals and organizations grow in resilience and hope in the face of adversity while inspiring them to make a difference in their own life and in the lives of those around them! She has spoken to thousands of individuals over the last 15 years and provided one on one emotional and spiritual care to countless individuals going through crisis.
An adventurous and passionate fighter who is no stranger to pain, Melanie has overcome many life-threatening battles such as cancer, loss, eating disorders, domestic abuse, and addictions.
Melanie savours every moment she spends with her husband, Chris, and stepson, Tyler,
in their Canadian country home. Connect at: melaniewillard.com

Author, coach and speaker who helps individuals and organizations clarify who they are, why they're here, and where they're going so they can become a Soul on Fire, experience unhackability and share their message with the world. Founder and writer coach for Author Academy Elite. KARY OBERBRUNNER is Igniting Souls. Through his writing, speaking, and coaching, he helps individuals and organizations clarify who they are, why they are here, and where they should invest their time and energy.
Kary struggled finding his own distinct voice and passion. As a young man, he suffered from severe stuttering, depression, and self-injury. Today a transformed man, Kary invests his time helping others experience unhackability in work and life. He is the founder of Redeem the Day, which serves the business community, and Igniting Souls, which serves the nonprofit community.

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Table of Contents

Contents Foreword...............................................................................xi Introduction.........................................................................xiii Chapter 1: All the Ingredients for a Happy Life; What went wrong? ...1 Chapter 2: Masked: The Cost of Being an Imposter............................11 Chapter 3: Anorexia: How Starvation Became My Voice.....................24 Chapter 4: Domestic Violence: Welcome to Hell.................................41 Chapter 5: A Surprise Encounter: The Day Everything Changed..........68 Chapter 6: A Fresh Start: Learning to Fly with Broken Wings...............81 Chapter 7: "I Do": In Sickness and in Health.........................................92 Chapter 8: 'Til Death Do Us Part: Overtaken by Grief..........................106 Chapter 9: The Collapse: My Road to Recovery...................................127 Chapter 10: Ding, Ding: In the Ring with Cancer..................................137 Chapter 11: Turning the Page: A Second Chance at Love and Life.......147 Chapter 12: Keeping it Real: From My Heart to Yours..........................154 Conclusion.............................................................................................161 Notes.....................................................................................................163 Acknowledgements...............................................................................165

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