Trauma and adversity mean something different to everyone, and the feelings they create in us as adults can cause future adversities within ourselves. Our guest today has an impactful and powerful story that will give you an insight into healing and retrieving ones self. Joining us, we have the professional speaker, self-care and accountability coach, Leigh Joy. Leigh shares with Lance her story of how she lost her mom and was given up for adoption at just four and a half years old. Leigh opens up about her years of addiction, how she was able to learn to love herself again and start recovery for herself. Hailing from South Africa, Leigh explores South African society with Lance and how local citizens view the topic of self-development and self-care.
🥇WHAT IS ONE LESSON YOU HAVE LEARNED FROM ADVERSITY🥇
Leigh answers with, “There is a magic that is not man-made that lies within each and every single one of us.”
IN THIS EPISODE, YOU WILL LEARN:
- [00:03:56] Leigh’s Background With Adversity
- [00:12:28] Getting Sober
- [00:18:13] Defining Addicts
- [00:21:10] The Root Cause of Addiction
- [00:30:58] South Africa Society
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About University of Adversity Podcast
Learn how to shift your perspective on adversity by understanding that although adversity may feel like your worst enemy, it is actually your greatest ally. My mission is to connect with unique and inspiring individuals and showcase their journey and what they have gone through in order to become successful in their lives. Tune in three times a week with Lance Essihos for your gold-filled lesson of inspiration, resilience, and bravery. Don’t forget to subscribe