A Brave Storyteller with Edie Allen (Part 1 of 2)—Episode 298 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

Edie Allen

Edie Allen has a stunning story of self-recreation. Physically and sexually abused from an early age, Edie ran away from home at 15, cycled in and out of foster care, leaned on alcohol and drugs, and then began to pull herself out of that life with the help of non-traditional healing modalities including Reiki, meditation, intuitive therapy, and every other method that resonated with her soul.

With a heart devoted to helping others heal, Edie created a boutique healing practice in 1997 to assist people in a process she calls SHED, SHIFT & SHINE.

“Nothing makes me happier than sharing the tools and methods I’ve learned in my healing journey to help others SHED what holds them back, SHIFT their energy and beliefs to enable them to SHINE like the lights we are all meant to be, which essentially makes the world a brighter place”

Drawing from an expansive 30-year career in mental health, personal development, and wellness, as well as her own transformational experiences, Edie is a sought-after life coach, trainer, and educator, having spoken for Lululemon on Empowerment, as well as numerous health and business organizations. She recently joined with Hollywood’s elite and Rock Royalty to share her story on stage at Steven Tyler’s 2nd annual Grammy Viewing Party Gala for Janie’s Fund in Los Angeles, California, helping to raise more than $2.8 million for girls who’ve suffered from abuse and neglect.

Edie is passionate about sharing her story with as many audiences as possible in hopes of letting those who still suffer know they matter, and to inspire them to use their voices as a way of empowering themselves. Using her story as a platform for change, she also hopes to educate and inspire groups, organizations, corporations, churches, and institutions who have an interest in the subjects she specializes in.

A Professional Speaker listed with Southwestern Speakers Bureau as well as RAINN’s Speakers Bureau (the Tori Amos founded Rape Abuse Incest National Network), Allen is an expert in Personal Development, Empowerment, Transformation, Mindfulness, and Resilience.

Show Highlights:

  • The things that happened to me in my childhood were horrible, but the things that I did to myself in my life were horrific as well. —Edie Allen
  • It’s so important to be conscious in the world. Conscious people don’t others and they don’t hurt themselves. —Edie Allen
  • I went and learned how to turn my story into something beautiful and meaningful and helpful. —Edie Allen
  • We can do better at talking to people about our secrets. —Edie Allen
  • If we’re not equipped, we need to do our best to help people find the resources to share their secrets. —Edie Allen
  • Therapy in whatever form you feel connected with is the right form for you. —Edie Allen
  • I love talking about hope. All of the little nudges I experienced were ways to stay connected to hope. —Edie Allen

Edie’s closing thoughts: I think prevention is about giving people safe platforms to unburden themselves for the things that are troubling them that become things they act out on society.

The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Dan Moore, President of Southwestern Advantage, the oldest direct-sales company in America, and Partner with Southwestern Consulting. With more than 45 years in sales leadership and marketing management, Dan has a wealth of knowledge to share on how to make better use of time to achieve life, sales, and other business goals. Each week, he interviews some of the nation’s top thought leaders and experts, sharing meaningful tips and advice. Subscribe on iTunes and please leave a rating and review!

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