Welcome to Caregiver Cast, episode 76! In this powerful episode, Mary Elaine Petrucci interviews Jill Reynolds, the founder of Brave Heart Workshops and the author of the best-selling book, Fiercely Faithful. Jill bravely shares her childhood trauma, addiction, and recovery journey and how it has led her to help others heal from their own burdens. Despite her difficult upbringing, Jill’s resilience and determination shine through as she discusses her struggles with addiction, an eating disorder, and being a caretaker for her loved ones. Get ready to be moved by Jill’s story of finding hope and faith during a church service while still high on cocaine and how that moment sparked her journey towards sobriety. She also shares details about an upcoming event called “Resilient Bravehearts,” which will focus on helping children and young adults overcome addiction, depression, and anxiety. Jill invites the audience to attend or sponsor the event, providing makeovers and a feast for those who may be in need.
Here’s what you will expect in this episode… Jill’s story of childhood trauma and journey towards recovery Her experience with codependency and drug addiction and how it has influenced her work in helping others heal from their burdens Significant events in her life, including struggles with an eating disorder, caretaking for her mother and sister during illnesses, and building a home after hearing a train whistle on the property Her sister’s battle with cancer and her own journey to overcoming her eating disorder The event called “Resilient Bravehearts” in Branson Many more!
About Jill Reynolds: Using her Meeting and Event Planning background, Jill creates excellent conferences weaving authentic up-close stories that connect Hope. Health. And Healing. Jill is known for her Podcast, “The Connection Show,” where she helps leaders connect their life stories with who they are today. She is a #1 International Best-Selling Author in a collaborative book, “Fiercely Faithful,” where she shares her story, “The Essence of Humility.” Jill shows the audience how to reconnect with what matters most in life to be free from shame, embarrassment, and humiliation. At 28, Jill’s life was a train wreck. Addicted to Crack Cocaine, Alcohol and down to 97 pounds, she lost her job in San Diego and moved back to Chicago after encountering God.
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