TAL #031 SHANNON ELHART

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TOPICS OF NOTE:

  • A different approach to living a happy life
  • The devastating news she received about her unborn child
  • The "something" that comes up for people in a place of pain
  • How her son's baptism had her look at her "Good Girl Checklist" in a new way
  • The "epiphany bubble" she experienced after asking, "Is this pain ever going to go away?"
  • The 1st and 2nd steps toward healing
  • What Shannon left behind as she healed her life
  • The message society gives us to (not) handle our pain
  • A "stinky" analogy for what not healing is like
  • Why Shannon went to AA and looked deeply at the cause of her drinking
  • The step she believes is missing from 12-step programs
  • The importance of talking with our children about alcohol
  • Awareness of rape and the repercussions in her life
  • How forgiveness gives us freedom

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QUOTES OF NOTE:

Everyone is so deeply loved.
— Shannon Elhart
You can choose happiness. You can choose it every day and be present in your life even when things are really painful.
— Shannon Elhart
No matter what youโ€™ve done, or whatโ€™s happened to you, or whatโ€™s come up in your life, you can learn something and grow from there.
— Shannon Elhart

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