Christie Wislicenus is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a mother, grandmother, registered nurse and entrepreneur. Christie has been able to rebuild her life following seasons of adversity, which include the death of her father when she was only twelve years old, the deaths of her step-father and grandfather, an abusive marriage, and drug and alcohol addiction. In this interview, she shares with us her pain and triumphs. Listen to Christie and be inspired to rebuild your life. Yes, you can!
Dr Ava Eagle Brown is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. Ava’s early life was spent in poor rural Jamaica. As a young child, she was not regular at school because of the need to work for food instead. Her inner strength carried her through adolescence when she experienced incest and sexual abuse. As a young adult, she was raped at gunpoint, which caused her to flee Jamaica. She could have settled for being a victim of her painful past, but Ava chose to turn her pain into purpose and become her own warrior and hero. Armed with determination and courage, she rose from the ashes to become a resilient, strong and self-reliant woman. She is reaching back to help others find their purpose, and get unstuck from their limiting beliefs, so that they can live their best lives. She has coached entrepreneurs, CEOs, and business leaders, and has spoken words of inspiration and change to audiences in the US, Jamaica, Poland, Ireland, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Africa. In this interview, Ava shares her journey and inspires us for more.
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!
Jasmine J. Moore is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a motivational speaker, philanthropist, and purpose partner. In addition, she has been a social worker and counselor for youth and women for over 10 years. She is a mentor to many young women and girls with whom she identifies in countless ways. She is the author of the book, Because No One Told Me: 21 Days of Purposeful Transfiguration for Adolescents, written to help young girls learn from her own adolescent mistakes. Following the release of this book and after receiving feedback from women who were hurting from past experiences, she wrote the book, No Longer Scarred: The Path After My Pain. This book demonstrates to women that their scars don’t have to be permanent. Listen as Jasmine takes us on her purpose journey in this interview. Be inspired to find your reason for being!
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!
Kenise Etwaru is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a recording artist, songwriter, worship leader, motivational speaker, executive HR coach and author of the book, The Good Wife and The Other Woman. She is a multi-talented woman who desires to use all her talents and abilities to bring glory to God’s name. Kenise shares with us her joys and frustrations of being the daughter of two pastors, her divorce and how it changed her life forever, and the journey to writing her autobiography, The Good Wife and The Other Woman. Listen to Kenise and be inspired to find purpose in your pain.
Tanieka Randall is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, international inspirational speaker, and cancer survivor. She is the creator of the revolutionary natural hair care line, Tee’s Hair Secret. In 2011, she was diagnosed with cancer and exposure to chemotherapy left her completely bald and feeling depressed. But she didn’t give up, she began to research ways to regrow her hair and having regrown her hair, she created Tee’s Hair Secret. Tanieka’s products have helped women all over the globe to grow healthy hair without using harsh chemicals. Tanieka teaches women how to achieve their healthy hair goals by becoming more knowledgeable and active in their hair care. Her ultimate goal is to help millions of women discover their potential and confidently walk in their God given purpose. A preacher’s daughter who grew up in the hood, as a young child, she struggled with poverty, a low self esteem, and her faith in God. In this interview, Tanieka shares her amazing story of battles and victories and purpose birth in adversity. Listen and be inspired.
Amanda Bedzrah is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is CEO of Empower A Woman, an organisation that was set up for vulnerable women, women who have been through domestic abuse, domestic violence and/or sexual abuse. She shares with us her personal journey, from the death of her only brother, to a sudden reminder of being sexually abused as a child and how both experiences shaped her and helped her to add value to women. Please listen and be inspired.