I felt a tremendous amount of guilt - felt responsible for my parents financial situation.
At around eight years old I wanted to kill myself - tried to push a knife through my heart.
Throughout most of my teenage years my morning routine consisted of:
Problem: I was not going to help anyone the way I felt about myself.
Insecure because I was so uncomfortable in my own skin. When I started high school I broke out in hives the first week - was so afraid that people would find out what a horrible person I was and I would end up in the trash can.
I won't go into the full story of transformation here, I have written on that before and that is not the intent of this blog.
As I began to follow the steps laid out by various mentors and coaches, the voice became louder.
As I began to believe in myself, the voice became louder.
Inspires you to see that my story is likely not that different than yours.
I grew up in a small town from humble beginnings.
I walked through most of the early part of my life with my head hanging down, ashamed of who I was.
If I could do it, I promise you that you can too.