Stories That Inspire Us / The Author Series, welcomed to today’s podcast, Thursday, March 9, 2023, Sandra Cooze. Sandra is an Intuitive Mentor & Coach, Certified Traumatic Incident Reduction Facilitator, Reiki Master/Teacher, and Author of the Book: Journey to Your Self / How to Heal from Trauma Written by Someone Who Did. Her book takes the reader on a journey through the mysteries of trauma, and the effects it can have on body, mind, and spirit.
Her passion and dedication for trauma healing was born as a result of her own traumatic past. Molested as a child, bullied in school, sexually assaulted, and raped as a young adult, Sandra felt lost for many years until the unusual request of a friend set her on a path of true healing and transformation.
Yes; she has a passion and dedication; she personally went through it. She shared her story in a way that helps her reader unravel the concept of trauma; she lists helpful tools, leaves room for notes, and encourages her readers to work through the unique exercises she lists to support them on their healing journey.
No matter how you look at a healing journey, there is no easy way but her strategies and helpful tools help you to shift from anger to understanding and that is not easy (I can personally attest to that!)
We acknowledge the trauma, we hopefully at some point work through and resolve it to let it go; let it not control us anymore. There are peaks and valleys with releasing the trauma which also include forgiveness which brings me to the “Acknowledgement” paragraph at the end of Sandra’s book:
I am giving a shout out to all those individuals who let me down, bullied, threatened, manipulated, humiliated, and abused me. It is because of your violation of my body, mind, and spirit that I discovered a strength and resilience I never knew I had. You instilled a darkness within me that helped me discover my light. Let it be known far and wide: I chose to thrive not despite of what you did, but because of it. Sandra Cooze
To connect with Sandra further and to purchase her book, please check out her website and various social media platforms:
Let me know what you thought of today’s episode. Also, do you have a story you want to share? Your story will inspire others as Sandra’s has! If you are interested in sharing your story, please go to my website and “register as a guest”.
Thank you Sandra - “truly” you have risen above your story as these are the Stories That Inspire Us!!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/janis-melillo7/message