Empowered YOUth is the heartfelt story of Michael and Jeffrey Eisen, who rose up from a tumultuous, emotional past to come together in a loving, respectful relationship as father and son, coach and student. Through this engaging narrative, they provide a refreshing perspective on how parents and kids can work together to empower one another by opening the channels of communication, dissolving fear, and surrendering the need for control.
With a perfect balance of moving stories, applied learning, and practical wisdom, Empowered YOUth offers guidance for parents, young people, educators, and anyone seeking a more empowered life. While adults will instantly relate to Jeffrey’s struggle to connect with his children, provide for his family, and listen to his own heart’s desire, young people will love Michael’s honest and emotional examination of an angst-filled childhood that was laden with stress, sadness, isolation, and self-inflicted pressure. Through this story of a relationship that has been broken apart and put back together, Jeffrey and Michael provide inspiration for those looking to empower the next generation in a more loving, open, and intuitive way
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About the Author
After more than 30 years of successfully growing and managing a multimillion dollar steel-distribution and fabrication business as president and CEO, Jeffrey Eisen left the corporate world to embark on an intense journey of self-discovery. At the age of 50, he realized that he cared more about people than profits and wanted nothing more than to dedicate his life to awakening, empowering, and inspiring others by sharing his love and wisdom. Since giving up his active role in the business, Jeffrey has become a skilled life coach, spiritual guide, inspirational speaker, and writer. He lives his passion every day, working to help individuals find true happiness, contentment, and inner peace. Visit Jeffrey online at www.awakeningtheself.com.
Michael Eisen is the founder of the Youth Wellness Network (YWN), an organization dedicated to inspiring and empowering youth across the globe to live happier and more positive lives. YWN specializes in creating and implementing wellness programs in schools and organizations, while offering additional assistance through online resources. Michael is a passionate, authentic, and charismatic speaker, author, and social entrepreneur.
After positively transforming his own life at the age of 19 and overcoming challenges with stress, anxiety, depression, and sickness, he is now driven to share with other young people the principles, strategies, and practices that gave him the strength to start living a more joyful and healthier life. Michael created YWN when he was 25 in order to provide more extensive support programs and resources for youth struggling with similar challenges. He contributes a fresh, young, authentic voice to the field of wellness, and is rapidly becoming a youth-wellness expert.
To learn more about Michael and the YWN, visit www.youthwellnessnetwork.ca.
Table of Contents
Foreword Louise L. Hay xi
A Few Words about This Book xvii
Chapter 1 In the Beginning 1
Chapter 2 Family, Fireworks, and Frustrations 15
Chapter 3 Searching for Meaning in the Teenage Storm 39
Chapter 4 From Breakdown to Breakthrough 69
Chapter 5 Taking a Leap and Embracing Change 91
Chapter 6 Inspired Living, Empowered Action 121
Chapter 7 Dreams Really Do Come True 139
Afterword: Living the Empowered YOU 149
About the Authors 179