"Free Yourself: My Story Not My Excuse" with Katie Johnson

Motivational speaker, Katie Johnson, defines what it means to "free yourself" and how the weight we carry can impact our relationships with others. She also shares an experience of abuse in her childhood and how she learned to forgive through therapy and a workshop intensive. The episode ends with a role play to tackle a common issue our friends face that keeps them bound in unhealthy relationships. 

To contact Katie directly, feel free to visit her website https://www.mystorynotmyexcuse.com/. In 2016, Katie spoke during the Walk the Talk series. See the video below!

Resources for Survivors of Sexual Abuse: 
*American Counseling Association https://www.counseling.org/ 
*Beginning to Heal (Revised Edition): A First Book for Men and Women Who Were Sexually Abused As Children by Ellen Bass & Laura Davis
*Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) https://www.rainn.org/ 

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[Music: "Get It Together" by India.Arie]

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