Tag Archive | Domestic Violence

DOZ Show Episode 107 – Cheryl McAnda

Cheryl McAnda is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a gospel singer, business owner, and mum to three beautiful children. Years of verbal and physical abuse in her marriage and the impact of her divorce brought her to a point where she lost her self-esteem and confidence, felt worthless and suffered an immense inferiority complex. She believed she was ugly and could do nothing right. It took years to finally realise she was worthy and precious in the sight of God. Her turning point came when she started singing in church, and people applauded her and paid her compliments. Because of her experience, Cheryl is passionate about helping people, especially women and children who have suffered abuse. Her love and passion for people have caused her to continually receive requests from those who are challenged and require a listening ear or words of wisdom. She says; I can relate to most of the pain and abuse because I have been there. She is a phenomenal woman who is reaching back to help others get through their seasons of adversity. In this interview, Cheryl shares her inspiring journey; how she went from a broken home, created by racial segregation in apartheid South Africa, to a broken marriage, and has turned her pain to purpose and found a new zeal for life. Listen to Cheryl and be inspired for something new!

DOZ Show Episode 83 – Lady Anika Stewart

Lady Anika Stewart is the guest in the episode of DOZ Show. She is the founder and CEO of Embracing Your Inner Woman. She is also an Author, Christian Life Coach, Inspirational Speaker, and founder of the I’m Every Woman Conference. She empowers a community of women to embrace their journey of transformation and live a purpose driven lifestyle. Many women have been inspired by her story of overcoming drug addiction, domestic violence, separation in marriage and single parenting. She is the author of the books, “Diaries of An Elect Lady” and “Expose Unveil Discover: The Inner Woman Workbook & Guide.” She has been honored with the Prestigious Lady of Excellence in Leadership Award, amongst other recognitions. Anika seeks to be an example to women of all diversities. Listen as Anika shares her journey of transforming her life from drug addiction and violence to a successful CEO. Be inspired to transform your life.

 

DOZ Show Episode 72 – Dr. Yolanda Jerry

Dr. Yolanda Jerry is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a retired Air Force veteran, speaker, author, coach, and entrepreneur. She coaches inspires and empowers victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and youth bullying. Yolanda shares her story as a sexual assault and domestic violence survivor and what it takes to no longer be a victim but a Victor! She is the Founder and CEO of YJ Empowerment Solutions, LLC. Walking away from an abusive marriage did not come easy for her, and she knows firsthand and explains why many women prefer to remain in abusive relationships. The most potent lesson she took away from that season of her life is the fact that she can Get Back Up! Listen and be inspired as Yolanda shares her journey of going from sexual assault and domestic abuse victim to strong survivor and advocate who is helping other women. She has turned her pain into her purpose. Yolanda will be in London, UK, on the 20th of April 2019 to share her story in more detail at DOZ Live Inspirational Conference tagged Get Back Up! Go to Eventbrite to register for this event and get your ticket. If you have fallen it’s okay; you can Get Back Up!

DOZ Show Episode 49 – Author Patricia Asedegbega Nieto

Years ago she took the plunge to follow her dream of becoming an author by writing a collection of cat stories to raise money for a shelter that cares for abused and abandoned cats. Today she is an established author writing books to entertain as well as highlight societal issues and raise money for causes she is passionate about. Meet Author Patricia Asedegbega Nieto, and we are discussing domestic violence, an important societal issue highlighted in her book, “I Stand Corrected.” Plus she shares her inspiring journey of pursuing her dream. Listen and be inspired to take the plunge and follow your dream. Yes, you can!

DOZ Show Episode 42 – Jessica Mosley

Jessica Mosley shares her inspiring story in this episode of DOZ Show. When she walked away from an abusive relationship years ago, she was seven months pregnant and her son was seven years old son. She left everything behind, a good job, a roof over her head, and all she had was the clothes on her back. In that state she moved into a shelter for battered women. She was traumatised, heartbroken and without hope, but not for long as she soon became an investment banker quickly working her way up to Vice President of the bank. Currently, she is founder / owner of MizCEO Society for Coaches and CEO of J. Mosley Publishing. She is an author, a certified life coach and board member of the Forbes Coaches Council. She is also a PR professional and has put her clients on the Steve Harvey Show, Oprah Winfrey Network, Aspire TV, Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, Forbes, and Essence. She believes that her valley experiences have helped her to be more compassionate towards women and she constantly seeks ways to help women win. Listen and be inspired.