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A Woman's Soul: Restored

A Woman's Soul: Restored

By Latonia Hendry

A Woman's Soul: Restored Podcast

https://podcasts.apple.com/.../a-womans-soul.../id1573197623

The "A Woman's Soul: Restored Podcast" talks about rediscovering hope, happiness, and the things that can happen in life that can take away your essence. Latonia, and her guest, focus on the traumas that may have made you a victim and discuss measures that can be implemented to turn that negative into VICTORY. Topics are discussed that are hard to hear but necessary for growth, vitality, and a newness in life after a trauma. Helping women be healed and restored from their past trauma!
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"Friendenemies: Smiling In Your Face!" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
"Friendenemies: Smiling In Your Face!" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
Sometimes the closest people to us are the ones that hurt us. Some hurt occurs because life just works out that way, and during the course of any relationship, there is bound to be some level of hurt. What happens when that hurt was intended by someone who wanted us to believe they were our friend when they really were not? What happens when a vengeful person smiles in your face intending to hurt you. Can we spot fakeness before things get out of hand? Listen in this week as Latonia discusses toxic friendships and weighs in on the Shanquella Robinson case. Link to youtube channel refetenced this week: https://youtu.be/bQVutldQHsg Link to send Latonia a message: https://anchor.fm/a-womans-soul-restored/message
56:08
November 30, 2022
"When The Family Structure Is Broken!" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
"When The Family Structure Is Broken!" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
The fabric of who we are is centered around those family ties that keep us grounded. Our mothers, fathers, grandparents, aunts, and uncles, that make up our family structure and biological unit, are key into shaping the type of adult we will be and are the people we look to for guidance, strength, and love. What happens when those structures break down? What happens to the child that has to wing it on their own? How important is family really? Listen in as Latonia talks about the importance of the family unit and how she coped when she did not have that vital composition.
46:36
November 16, 2022
Wisdom Talk: "Don"t Let The Memories of Abuse Consume Your Life!" with Latonia Hendry
Wisdom Talk: "Don"t Let The Memories of Abuse Consume Your Life!" with Latonia Hendry
Nightmares, day visions, thoughts, and flashes from the past can take over your life and ruin it. Those things that cause disruptions in our lives can slowly cause us to fall apart if we do not learn how to manage those images when they happen. The emotions that we felt during our abuse can follow us for years after and cause us to second guess, live in fear, and have us be a fraction of the person we once were. Listen in as Latonia gives a 'Talk' on the Wisdom Platform concerning this life-altering situation.
43:49
November 09, 2022
What Time Is It? It's Email Week with Latonia Hendry.
What Time Is It? It's Email Week with Latonia Hendry.
I appreciate each email that is sent to awomanssoulrestored@gmail.com. It is my honor to be trusted with the innermost thoughts, feelings, and emotions of my listeners. This is the first Email week for Season 3 and it is starting with a BANG. This segment, I will be reading emails from California, Washington, Arizona of the United States and Nigeria.
01:03:58
November 02, 2022
Replay of Season 2 Episode 19 'Restored From Living A Double Life!' with Alison Bacon
Replay of Season 2 Episode 19 'Restored From Living A Double Life!' with Alison Bacon
As survivors of Domestic Violence, sharing our stories is one of our main agendas. Every time we share, it is freeing to realize that God saved us and brought us out of a situation that was meant to destroy us. To know that our stories can set others free, and let them know that there is life after domestic violence, gives us new life each time. Though our stories are different, we share a common theme; we made it. To celebrate those that survived, and honor those who lost their lives to the horror that is domestic violence, it is my honor to replay the most listened to episode from all seasons so far. We celebrate one another as domestic violence awareness month comes to an end but we live to advocate and fight on!
01:26:09
October 26, 2022
"The Secrecy of Abuse!" with Susan
"The Secrecy of Abuse!" with Susan
Abuse can leave scars that are hidden deep within our emotions. Those are the scars that cannot be seen but are definately felt. If we experience trauma at a younge age then it is important that help is sought out to address those emotional scars. If the trauma has not been addressed then it can be carried well into adulthood. Add insecurities, low self-esteem, and the closest adult to you in your life not believing you and that spells a recipe for an emotional breakdown. Join Latonia and her guest 'Susan' as they discuss the ramifications of secrecy of abuse.
01:01:09
October 19, 2022
"You Have to Turn The Page; Do Not Give Up!" with Carolyn Rice
"You Have to Turn The Page; Do Not Give Up!" with Carolyn Rice
So many situations can come upon us in life to where the situation can sometimes get more attention than getting to, and seeing, our healing. We get stuck in a space of negativity and we may feel that giving up is our only option. We cannot see any other Way except the Way we are in. That Way can be depression, suicidal thoughts, pain, agony, and a mix of other negative emotions and feelings until we cannot see our way to the other side where peace, tranquility, forgivness, and compassion lives. Through the pain, we have to see our future and how we want that future to be. We have to seek God and trust that He has us in His Hands. Latonia has a conversation with her return guest from season 2 episode 14 Carolyn Rice about moving past pain and trusting God in the process by turning the page.
46:07
October 12, 2022
'Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Intergenerational Abuse!' Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
'Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Intergenerational Abuse!' Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
There are many attributes that can be passed down through generations. Some things were not meant to be though. Negative and abusive behaviors can be detrimental, not only to the present status of a family, but the future of those being raised in the current environment. Statics show that a high percentage of people that abuse, or become involved in domestic situations, were products of an abusive home themselves. Join Latonia in the first week of Domestic Violence Awareness Month as she discusses generational barriers caused by abuse and Latonia's personal connection with generational abuse trauma.
58:56
October 05, 2022
"From the Streets to the Street; Nothing is Too Hard for God!" with Sandra Sampson
"From the Streets to the Street; Nothing is Too Hard for God!" with Sandra Sampson
Life can teach us many lessons. Some experiences we can encounter at a young age can throw our lives into a tail-spin. Everything that looks good is not always good and some people we encounter mean to do us harm instead of good. Life is a teacher that teaches us our most valuable lessons; sometimes at a very high price. Join Latonia this week as she has a conversation with Savannahian Sandra Sampson about a life lived that was hard but now she shares her testimony with others to bring the Light of God and a ray of hope in the lives of others.
52:51
September 28, 2022
"Restored From Doubt: Sometimes You Have To Encourage Yourself!" with Patricia E. Wiggins-Plummer
"Restored From Doubt: Sometimes You Have To Encourage Yourself!" with Patricia E. Wiggins-Plummer
There are factors that can cause us to feel a certain way about ourselves. Feelings of lowliness, no self-worth, fear, anxiousness, nervousness, etc. Those emotions can then affect our emotional health and well-being and cause us not to trust ourselves or the decisions we make. Latonia has a conversation with returning guest from season 1, " Restored From Self-Mutilation!" Patricia E. Wiggins-Plummer as they discuss how doubt affects us negatively and they talk about how to counteract and restore the feelings of self-worth, respect, and love.
53:45
September 21, 2022
"When Our Trust Is Violated By Someone We Are Supposed To Trust!" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
"When Our Trust Is Violated By Someone We Are Supposed To Trust!" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
Sexual abuse, in any form, is a clear violation of a persons mind, body, and spirit. It adds a level of hurt, shame, and mistrust that can turn into self-blame and hatred. There is a feeling of lowness that accompanies any type of abuse. This is further exasperated if the perpetrator is someone of a particular status. A singer, politician, actor, comedian, or even in the realm of a teacher or pastor that adds another layer of shame and feeling like you are climbing a never-ending mountain that you cannot hide from. Not only have you been violated physically but being dragged through the media, sometimes deemed as a liar or portrayed as a villian, further victimizes and intimidates someone. Join Latonia this week as she discusses, "When Our Trust Is Violated By Someone We Are Supposed To Trust!"
51:00
September 14, 2022
"When The Sistership Goes To The Left!" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
"When The Sistership Goes To The Left!" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
Sistership is the cross between a female friend to another female, that is so close, that they are considered a sister; hence sister + friendship. The Sistership between two or more women is a beautiful proposal of the ambiance and grace of the ultimate of friendships. But...what happens when that breach is broken? What happens when the woman/women that are closest to you cause you hurt and pain? The emotional shock that occurs when the ultimate of mistrusts happens can absolutely cause an internal level of insecurity and trauma than can prevent future relationships with women. Listen in as Latonia breaks down the interpersonal relationships between women and why they sometimes go awry. This episode is dedicated to Corrine 'Gin' Singleton November 12, 1964-July 9, 2022. 30 years of true Sistership up until the very end!
51:45
September 07, 2022
"Pay Attention to the Symptoms; 30 Minutes Longer And...!" with Min. Gloria Loyd
"Pay Attention to the Symptoms; 30 Minutes Longer And...!" with Min. Gloria Loyd
We go along from day to day not really paying attention to the functions of our limbs or organs. We walk, talk, hear, taste, smell, our heart beats, we are able to see, we can think and process, etc but we act as if our functions are automatic and disregard the fact that our body can shift to a state of imbalance if only one function is off. Think about what would happen if we begin to experience unexplainable internal changes in our bodies that eventually intensifies until... Join Latonia as she has a conversation with Min. Gloria Loyd as she shares a life-altering experience as they discuss paying attention to the symptoms and the serious ramifications if we do not. Tune in!
01:18:22
August 24, 2022
"The Trauma of Not Being Good Enough!" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
"The Trauma of Not Being Good Enough!" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
Unfornately we live in a society that is primarily based on things instead of the consideration of people. What we have and what we do not have. Who we know and who we don't know. Our jobs, neighborhoods, even where we send our children to school can factor in our acceptablity with others. We try to fit in, and be socially accepted, but either through bad choices or circumstances beyond our control, the wall makes it impossible to get over if you do not fit the mold. This week, Latonia gives commentary on an issue that she is involved with right now and enlightens us on the biases and stigmas of a artifical standard that can cause deep emotional trauma; The Trauma of Not Being Good Enough!
42:58
August 17, 2022
"Trauma of The Voice" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
"Trauma of The Voice" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
On a day to day basis, we encounter so many experiences that can land us on a direct path with Trauma. One person may be able to go through the same trials with ease whereas someone else may break under the pressure going through the same situation. How does it work then when, not only you are going through a variant of circumstances, but then your mind begins to betray you when you need it the most? When your thoughts leave you feeling worse than the situations that we are going through. What do you do when 'The Voices' become too much to bare? Tune in this week as Latonia discusses about Trauma of The Voice.
50:33
August 10, 2022
"From Death to Rebirth" with Shawnise Chantell
"From Death to Rebirth" with Shawnise Chantell
Welcome to Season 3 opener here on 'A Woman's Soul: Restored'. Today, the goal of this episode is to bring awareness concerning medical complications and the trauma that can derive from it. Also to inspire listeners that there is no sitution, trial, or sickness too hard that God cannot bring you through. Latonia's guest is Inspirationalist and Published Author of the memior "God Within The Lilly", Shawnise Chantell. Her mission is to share her story of triumph from a rollercoaster ride of health issues resulting from a medical procedure gone wrong. She shares an experience that has permanently altered the course of her life! Personal Quote: "My scars have shown me a new path, one that I am blessed to share with the world!" Website www.shawnisechantell.com
01:04:51
August 03, 2022
"The Purpose of It All!" Commentary with Latonia Hendry
"The Purpose of It All!" Commentary with Latonia Hendry
The bonds that abuse, domestic violence, child sexual abuse, etc. survivors have comnects women and men in a powerful way through their circumstances. Experience can be a harsh teacher but it is vital that, we not just go through a situation, but learn lessons from our traumas. There is purpose and experiences gained through any situation we go through in life; positive or negatine. This week, Latonia recaps season 2 and the importance of each guest that has shared their story to empower someone else to get out of either the memory or current abuse they may be experiencing. Click the link and listen in on the commentary!
37:26
April 27, 2022
"Your Timing is Not My Timing!" Commentary with Latonia Hendry
"Your Timing is Not My Timing!" Commentary with Latonia Hendry
Healing is a process and if differs for each individual. None of us do anything exactly alike; even if it's a step-by-step directive. We learn at a different rate, process at a different pace; and even if we are in a group setting with a planned format, someone is going to receive and apply the information ahead of someone else. There is a hidden danger in rushing someone's healing that is experiencing trauma. Join Latonia as she talks about processing a traumatic event and how vital it is to not put pressure on others to, 'just get over it'. She will also give tips on how to avoid an assult so click the link and tune in!
01:00:07
April 20, 2022
"A Journey of the Heart!" with Georgette Jackson
"A Journey of the Heart!" with Georgette Jackson
This week, Latonia's guest is Authoress and Motivational Speaker Georgette Jackson. In 2008, Georgette founded Divine Rest, Inc. A 501(C)3 organization which assist single homeless women with a goal of purchasing a home to help them get back on their feet. Her organization also assist the local homeless population in Savannah, Ga but her work is recognized outside of the Savannah area. She also has suffered many tragedies in her life. She will discuss this and how God gave her the strength to get through her losses and how she motivates others through her books and public speaking when we have a conversation about, "A Journey of the Heart!"
01:24:31
April 13, 2022
It's Email Week! with Latonia Hendry
It's Email Week! with Latonia Hendry
This week, Latonia hosts another episode with emails. Her first email episode was her highest rated segment so now she is doing it again. This time she is reading four emails from a variety of listerners and giving her perspective to help them achieve a positive result. Listen in and feel free to continue sharing and sending those emails to awomanssoulrestored@gmail.com
01:09:31
April 06, 2022
"Women HERSTORY Month; Your Story For His Glory!" Commentary with Latonia Hendry
"Women HERSTORY Month; Your Story For His Glory!" Commentary with Latonia Hendry
This week, Latonia recaps guests Colleen Cooper, Nischa Phair, Veronica Stanford, and Sharon Burrell's episodes and reflects on key points from each podcast. She then discusses the importance of the stories that each of us have and how they can be healing us and a 'releasing' for others. March is designated as Women History Month but each month is a celebration of the stories that each of us have. Our stories are for God's Glory...HERSTORIES!
43:36
March 30, 2022
"Identity Theft: Restored Memories!" with Pastor Sharon A. Burrell
"Identity Theft: Restored Memories!" with Pastor Sharon A. Burrell
This week, Latonia has a conversation with, returning guest from Season 1, Pastor and Author Sharon A. Burrell. Their discussion mainly centers around when a memory from your past is remembered and the process that happens to our minds, soul, and spirit to adhere to that memory. Some incidents, from an earlier time in life, can be so traumatic until we can forget the incident in our adulthood. The memory is still there but it is suppressed. Pastor Burrell also talks about her new book, 'Love Filled Lies; Through the Windows of My Mind' available now on Amazon. Listen in on the conversation!
01:03:28
March 23, 2022
"Let Me Encourage You For A Minute!" with Veronica Denise Stanford
"Let Me Encourage You For A Minute!" with Veronica Denise Stanford
This week, Latonia has a conversation with philanthropist Veronica D. Stanford. Veronica shares her story of going from grief to becoming an encourager. She goes indepth in the conversation of a time in her life that no mother wants to experience. She is transparent about various events in her life that led up to the news that came knocking on her door one morning. Through her grief, God reshaped her and helped her to walk into her destiny. God has enlarged her territory by ordaining her as a licensed Minister, Motivational Speaker, Author, and Servant. She also married her loving and supportive husband, Elder Joseph Stanford. She has a twice a week Facebook Live series called, Let Me Encourage You For A Minute! During this conversation, she exhibits how she encourages and finds the lighter side through laughter. Listen in on the conversation!
01:44:29
March 16, 2022
"How to Reclaim Your Authenticity, Soulfulness, and Sexuality After Trauma!" with Nischa Phair
"How to Reclaim Your Authenticity, Soulfulness, and Sexuality After Trauma!" with Nischa Phair
Today, Latonia's guest Nischa Heron Phair is an author, researcher, trauma-informed pleasure educator and the founder of SomaBody Trauma-Informed Pleasure Work. She works with survivors and those recovering from unhealthy relationships to help them reclaim a nourishing, authentic and soulfully-aligned relationship to pleasure that supports them to live more purposefully in every area of their lives. Some of their discussion entailed: What is a Trauma-informed pleasure educator? Learning how to trust your feelings and intuitions. The importance of forgiving yourself. What is Fawning? and using non-traditional work to help individuals move into total fulfillment so join in on the conversation!
01:04:42
March 09, 2022
"Still She Stands!" with Survivor and Public Servant Colleen Cooper
"Still She Stands!" with Survivor and Public Servant Colleen Cooper
This week guest shares her story for the first time publicly. She has endured sexual assults, domestic violence, hospital stays, suicide attempts, dissappointments, hardships, illnesses, and she is a breast cancer survivor. Join Latonia as her guest, Colleen Cooper, discusses after all the trials she has been through, 'She Still Stands!' Colleen is a mother of three biological children, six children blessed to her through marriage, and so many more she picked up along the way. She has twenty-four grandchildren and four great grands and counting. She is normally heard and not seen; as her voice speaks for so many that cannot or will not speak for themselves. She is a Notary in the Chatham County area and is heavily involved in her community.
01:36:42
March 02, 2022
"A Life's Work of Helping!" with Attorney Rhiannon Baker
"A Life's Work of Helping!" with Attorney Rhiannon Baker
Being an advocate, and helping others, are things that cannot haphazardly be performed but there must be a passion for it. Being able to make a diffetence in the lives of others can be very satisfying and adds a gratification to life that makes it all worthwhile. Join Latonia this week with her guest Rhiannon Baker as they discuss: 1) How a personal trauma can shape a person's career choice. 2) Having a passion to advocate. 3) Satisfying moments of being an attorney and advocating. 4) Areas where changes still needs to be made. 5) The importance of having an accountability partner. Instagram: @mybeautyfromashes
47:08
February 23, 2022
"First Time Author TRAUMA!" Commentary with Latonia Hendry
"First Time Author TRAUMA!" Commentary with Latonia Hendry
Kudos for making the decision to become an author. Great job on making the choice to write your fiction or non-fiction work. There is more to the story than writing your story though. The real work begins after your story is finished. There are ways to avoid the scams and trauma that can come along with being a first time writer or even a seasoned writer. This week, for the first time publicly Latonia discusses her experience with Tate Publishing Company that was located in Mustang, Ok. She gives some tips on how to avoid the experience she encountered and the lessons she learned the hard way!
51:42
February 16, 2022
Its Email Week at A Womans Soul Restored. Commentary with Latonia Hendry
Its Email Week at A Womans Soul Restored. Commentary with Latonia Hendry
This week, Latonia will be reading and addressing emails from 5 of her listerners. Content surrounds a variant of issues dealing with. 1) Telling family about an abuse, 2) How to deal with children amidst divorce from an abusive parent, 3) Addressing not letting children spend time with a relative that abused you, 4) Unaddressed rape in college., 5) How to love yourself after coming out of an abusive situation. Ways to connect with Latonia Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LatoniaHendry/ Instagram https://instagram.com/blessed_all_day_everyday?utm_medium=copy_link Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/latonia-hendry-84940450 Twitter https://twitter.com/ToniaYHendry?t=drJQhhBB48VexoRr9Yyv6g&s=09 Website www.livelifenowlovelifenow.net Email awomanssoulrestored@gmail.com
46:53
February 09, 2022
"So How Do I Tell Someone?" with Tamara D. Brown-Hodges
"So How Do I Tell Someone?" with Tamara D. Brown-Hodges
Being led by the many emails Latonia has received about how to share with someone about an abuse, or how to even go about starting that discussion, Latonia invited season 2 ep. 21 guest Tamara Hodges to give her expertise and insight on this very topic. Areas discussed are: 1) Is there a timeframe for sharing an incident? 2) Is there such a thing as waiting too long? 3) Does sharing your ordeal aid in the healing process? 4) What should a victim do if a person responds negatively to your sharing? 5) Tips on how to share...and so much more so be sure to click the link at the top of the page to join the conversation! Keep in touch with Tamara via the web: Website: https://www.AuthoressTamaraBrown.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tamara.brown.16 https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063524902852 https://www.facebook.com/SaySomethingToSomeone Instagram: https://instagram.com/tamara.brown.16
01:04:55
February 02, 2022
"Are You Ready to Discover Your Possibilities" with Life Coach and Amazon #1 Best Seller Julie Starr
"Are You Ready to Discover Your Possibilities" with Life Coach and Amazon #1 Best Seller Julie Starr
Julie Starr is a Life Coach, award winning social issues advocate, and an author who has an Amazon #1 Best Seller entitled, "Your Husband Left, Now What?" She will be sharing information on: 1. How important it is to be in tune with your possibilities. 2. How can you discover your possibilities. 3. The importance of Clarity. 4. Discovering the gap between where you are and where you are going. 5. The importance of advocacy and how we all play a huge part...and so much more so be sure to listen in.
58:47
January 26, 2022
"Normal Trauma!" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
"Normal Trauma!" Commentary with Latonia Y. Hendry
Rape, Abuse, Domestic Violence, Child Sexual Abuse, Sickness, Grief, Depression, Anxiety, Guilt, Shame, Anger....we can go on and on naming situation and/or feelings that can cause us trauma and put us in a state of loneliness and defeat. What happens when we make these feelings and emotions apart of our lives by not dealing with them but going through the motions of acceptance because we feel like there is nothing we can do. This week, Latonia does commentary on how we can normalize trauma by just going along and letting the feelings consume us instead of finding healthy ways to address those issues that distress us. Do not bring the accepted baggage from 2021 into 2022. Stop making trauma normal and see it for what it is so you can move forward in life!
46:46
December 29, 2021
"Faith Restored My Soul!" with Pastor Sharon A. Burrell
"Faith Restored My Soul!" with Pastor Sharon A. Burrell
I had the honor of having to interview a guest for the 1st first time on my 5th episode of A Womans Soul Restored in season 1.  Ms. Burrell is a Pastor, Co-author-and now new author, Empowerment Speaker, and a Counselor with a Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health. The journey from The Big Island to America has not been an easy one.  She has had many trials in her life, and has been verbally and sexually abused, but has not let those occurances hold her back. She gives a powerful empowerment session during this podcast. "Abuse can stop you in your mental tracks!" Pastor Sharon A. Burrell
30:37
December 22, 2021
"Restored by The Word of God and Music!" with Divine Favor aka Min. K.C. Webb
"Restored by The Word of God and Music!" with Divine Favor aka Min. K.C. Webb
The situations that happen to us as children can either shape us or break us as adults. When adult traumas happen to children, it forces you to grow up very quickly. Many adults cannot process the trails that some children are forced to endure. Some things were supposed to be a secret because of the events that had taken place but there is healing in speaking your truth and letting the past propel you instead of haulting you. Join Latonia on this repeat 2nd highest rated episode of Season 1 as the songstress, and the many other hats she wears, Divine Favor aka Min. K.C. Webb shares how she was Restored from sexual abuse by the Word of God and Music!
45:42
December 15, 2021
"Restored By My Love For Christ!" with Lashaunda R. Jamerson.
"Restored By My Love For Christ!" with Lashaunda R. Jamerson.
Trauma can rear its head in many forms; regression, supression, anger, depression, hostility, remorse, and self-loathing are a few. Our sense of self can be lost in the muddleness and consumption of a predator that fills up more of our lives than we are willing to give. The predator that clings to us like the leach they are and refuses to let go. The snake that slithers into our lives, robs us of our essence, and tries to drag the life we have left out of us. They take up our mental space and our thoughts are not our thoughts anymore but the predator raids our physical and emotional space as well and is content with merely being around us as a form of keeping control. Join Latonia in a conversation with her guest Lashaunda Jamerson as she shares how her love for Christ restored her and broke the 25 year hold her predator had over her.
53:33
December 08, 2021
"Restored From Self Mutilation by God and Prayer!" with Patricia E. Wiggins-Plummer. Repeat Episode
"Restored From Self Mutilation by God and Prayer!" with Patricia E. Wiggins-Plummer. Repeat Episode
The trauma that we experience can cause us deep interior pain. That pain can remain bottled up inside or be displayed outwardly in unhealthy ways. Self-Mutilation is the mutilation of oneself, especially as a symptom of mental or emotional disturbance or to cause physical harm to oneself from some sort of trauma. Latonia's guest for December's First Sunday Conversation lived with a terrible secret that she learned to hide for many years. Please listen in as Patricia E. Wiggins-Plummer discusses a time in her life that she was in a very low place, but through her belief in God and having a strong prayer life, she made it and her secret became her testimony.  Check out Latonia's First Sunday Conversation with Patricia here on A Woman's Soul; Restored.
31:00
December 05, 2021
"A Legal Perspective!" with Attorney Susan M. Omilian
"A Legal Perspective!" with Attorney Susan M. Omilian
There have been many prolific events that have taken place over the years with sexual trauma and domestic violence; even to the point of domestic violence being coined that term. The legalaties of the system have not always been favorable toward a woman that was in the midst of a traumatic event. Over the years, there have been successes and failures in the areas of crimes against women, and the lacking of after care, leaving her feeling lost and sometimes confused about how she should feel and what to do to get back on track. Finding a light after sexual trauma can be very difficult if a woman has to do it alone. Latonia's guest Susan Omilian is a trailblazer in the area of helping women reclaiming their lives after abuse from start to finish and aftercare. Listen in on the conversation as they discuss Susan's long-standing career, the work she has done as an attorney advocating for women, and the hundreds of women she has helped to Thrive as they discuss, "A Legal Perspective!"
01:08:13
December 01, 2021
"Still Standing!" with Aeriel White
"Still Standing!" with Aeriel White
As children, we are taught to listen to our parents/adults, do well in school, and to be good boys and girls. The parent(s) job is to love and protect; to provide and to be that comfortable place when we fall. The lessons that we learn as a child are supposed to equip us for the future but what if those lessons were learned because we had to grow up fast? Learned because the role of the parent became our role? What if we learned that we had to sacrifice ourselves for the well-being of others when we should have been outside playing with our friends? Season 2 Episode 24 guest Aeriel White discusses with Latonia what it felt like having reversed roles as a very young girl and how her early beginnings of abuse, neglect, and being failed by multiple systems equipped her for what she is doing in her life today. Join the conversation as they talk about, "Still Standing!"
01:21:16
November 24, 2021
Cringes, Scars, and Things That Makes You Say, "Oh My!" Commentary with Latonia Hendry
Cringes, Scars, and Things That Makes You Say, "Oh My!" Commentary with Latonia Hendry
An emotional grinding of bones can be described as a Cringe. A bottomless pit of an unexplainable emotion that carries a crushing wave of agony that singes through joy and happiness and leaves you temporary debilitated. Scars; physical reminisces of an healed up action from a perpetrator that forever bears its mark from someone else on your body. The personification of them looking at you daily with no regret; but you wear the burden. Looking at a crippling memory in a physical state. This week, Latonia gives commentary on the lasting effects of Cringes, Scars, and Things that Makes You Say, "Oh My! She also gives her personal story of her Cringe and Scar moments and some from her former guest.
44:37
November 17, 2021
"In the Thick of It!" with Ashley Michelle
"In the Thick of It!" with Ashley Michelle
There are some instances where the situational trauma is just as bad, or worse, than the event trauma. These are instances that would not have happened if we were not in a particular place, or with certain people/person, that lead to drastic circumstances that causes both situational and event trauma. As we think back over the emotional and sexual stressors that have happened in our lives, we may even look at the situation and see that if our choices were different then our outcome may have also been different as well. This week Latonia, and her guest social media maven and rising TicToc star Ashley Michelle, discuss her traumatic event-which is a first for this podcast-and how her life has been after her traumatic event and how she uses her platforms to raise awareness.
01:07:42
November 10, 2021
"God Blocked It And He Would Not Let Me Go!" With Tamara Brown-Hodges
"God Blocked It And He Would Not Let Me Go!" With Tamara Brown-Hodges
There are severe traumas that we are mentally protected from by a blockage of certain memories that would otherwise cause more harm than good. These moments in time, for a period, are better forgotten than remembered. One medical term for this phenomenon is called Traumatic Dissociative Amnesia (TDA) meaning the brain has a protective mechanism and pockets some stressful memories to preserve the mental state of a person. Sometimes these memories are hidden for a short term, but 87 percent of patients that remembered their traumatic event experienced TDA for decades. A medical diagnosis is one way to explain this occurance, but some believe that this is a way that God provides His Divine Protection by blocking the stressed memories of a person. November's First Sunday Conversations with A Woman's Soul Restored, Latonia and her guest Tamara Brown-Hodges, discuss recovered memories of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) and the adulthood feelings and emotions associated with supressed memories that have been remembered. Tamara will also be giving away a copy of her book.
01:30:26
November 07, 2021
"Let Me Prey Upon You!" with Sandy Phillips Kirkham
"Let Me Prey Upon You!" with Sandy Phillips Kirkham
There are incidents of abuse that, as a society, we have become desensitized to because we have become numb to some particular acts of violence. We have heard so many tramatic events until nothing shocks us anymore but there are instances of, not the act, but the role of the perpretrator that now gives us uncertain feelings about whom we can trust. Someone in political office, school system, and the church should be regarded more stearnly when they cross the line from protector to perpetrator; but that is not always the case. This week, Latonia and her guest Sandy Phillips Kirkham discuss such an instance of a perpertrator being someone in high regard and what happened to Sandy's life in the aftermath of her traumatic ordeal as they discuss, "Let Me Prey Upon You!"
47:53
November 03, 2021
"Restored From Living A Double Life!" with Alison Bacon
"Restored From Living A Double Life!" with Alison Bacon
We can be living our lives in a productive manner of working, taking care of our families, and just trying to get by day to day. To the outside observer, everything can be fine, and we can look normal. We blend in with others well in this sometimes routinely existance we call LIFE. Sometimes though, there is something deeper going on behind closed doors that is not obvious to the natural eye. The doors hold dark secrets and the walls contain the sights that the outside have no idea is going on. This week, Latonia has a discussion with her guest Alison Bacon as she talks openly about what she endured during her bout with Domestic Violence. They will be discussing, "Restored From Living A Double Life!"
01:23:17
October 27, 2021
"The Soul of Science" with Charlene Jones
"The Soul of Science" with Charlene Jones
When we hear the word 'science', or even think of it, our minds can transport to the intellectual proponets of foundational studies, experiments, chemistry labs, test tubes, and ofcourse data analysis. Measured activity focused on the systematic study of the structure and behaviour of the physical and natural world through observations, and other principles, to explain the sometimes unexplainable. Charlene Jones is an award-winning author, podcaster, studier and future practioner of 'Havening', and an innovator that realizes there is another proponent to science, and because of recent discoveries, the thought of science does not have to be so 'matter-of-factly' or impersonal but can be thought of outside of the box and used to aid in helping others survive Trauma. Latonia and Charlene will get into the conversation of 'The Soul of Science!'
01:10:45
October 22, 2021
Possibilities From Impossibilities!
Possibilities From Impossibilities!
We can have a situation that can seem impossible and we may feel that we have no way out. Those situations can then multiply and intensify by other things happening that may compound our feelings of sadness and leave us drowning in our sorrows and woes. This week, Latonia talks about finding possible results from impossible situations. There is light at the end of the darkness. The sun will shine in the midst of our cloudiness; we just need to find it!
39:26
October 13, 2021
"Coaching Conversations For Change!" with Lois Wagner
"Coaching Conversations For Change!" with Lois Wagner
There are many times that, when you are feeling negative, have a situation, or just need to decompress, that finding a good friend to talk to can be comforting and therapeutic. It is also a bonus when that friend, or even family member, can make you laugh and forget about the thing you are going through; if only for a moment. What if your friend helped you with your situation by telling you stories about their life? What if we can find all of this in a Coach? This week, Latonia's guest is Lois Wagner from Johannesburg, South Africa. She is a Coach and Training Facilitator that has a unique way of bringing comfort through conversations for real and effective change. Lois will be telling her personal story and how her business was derived from a tragedy. How being resilient has helped her to take her life lessons and use them as tools to help and empower others. (Audio loops at 27:00-46.00 so please feel free to skip ahead of this section.)
44:31
October 13, 2021
"Education, Safety, Business; Having A Love and Drive For It All" with Sabrina Osso
"Education, Safety, Business; Having A Love and Drive For It All" with Sabrina Osso
There are Visionaries that tackle violence head on with a different approach. They have 'Out Of The Box' thinking and are not confined to being limited to available sources but look for ways to strike a blow from unexpected avenues to produce lasting and effective results. This week, Latonia's guest is one of those Visionaries. Sabrina Osso, and her company Osso Safe, are fighting violence through many factors; turning the unconvention into Hope. Listen in as Latonia and Sabrina discuss, "Education, Safety, Business; Having A Love For It All!" Disclaimer: There are many technical difficulties that can go wrong during a recording; or even during a live podcast. This recording was no different but both Host and Guest persevered through, and once they got going, the interview was a wealth of information with a passion-filled episode. Latonia apologizes for all interruptions and thanks Sabrina for being so very understanding. This is real life with real occurances but the information shared overrides any glitches due to human and technological errors!
01:18:37
September 29, 2021
'Restored From Darkness and Brought Into His Marvelous Light!' with Carolyn Rice.
'Restored From Darkness and Brought Into His Marvelous Light!' with Carolyn Rice.
There may come a time in life, when the trauma is so consuming, until you feel like nothing matters and life is just something to go through and not to enjoy. Your peace and essence my be drowning in a sea of hurt, pain, and memories from the past. You may feel invisible and that you are not as good as everyone else because of what you have experienced in life. You may even feel that you do not matter and find it extremely difficult to move forward. This week, Latonia's guest is Author and Servant Leader Carolyn Rice as she shares her triumphant journey of how she was Restored from darkness and brought into His Marvelous Light!
44:11
September 22, 2021
"Embracing F.A.M.E." with Pastor Stephanie Lashley
"Embracing F.A.M.E." with Pastor Stephanie Lashley
Forgiveness is a challenging road that we all travel down at some point. Unforgivness can cause bitterness, resentment, and a loss of focus. It can also harden your heart. Unforgivness is a road with many bumps but Forgiveness clears a path for less bumps and a heart that is free. This week, join Latonia and her guest Pastor Stephanie Lashley as they address the topic of "Embracing F.A.M.E. (Forgiving All Mine Enemies)" They also discuss how not to 'burn out' in ministry, the importance of forgiveness, finding purpose in grief, and many other essential topics that are vital when growing while going through trials.
56:40
September 15, 2021
"Blessings In Bruises and Gifts In Grief" with Jennifer Bridwell Oppenheim
"Blessings In Bruises and Gifts In Grief" with Jennifer Bridwell Oppenheim
One of the damages that trauma causes is when good things happen, the good and the trauma are sharing the same space within, so good things cannot be enjoyed and the bad overshadows everything. There can be a prolonged continuance of emotional degrees of staying in the moment of trauma. Hi's and low's manifest together. This week Latonia, and her guest Transformational Coach Jen Bridwell Oppenheim, discuss the importance of seeing good; even when bad things happen. They also have a discussion surrounding Jen's area of expertise; food, eating, and body image.
46:09
September 08, 2021
"Restoration Through Acceptance" with Author Kimberly Ann Bell
"Restoration Through Acceptance" with Author Kimberly Ann Bell
When we go through a tramatic experience, a part of us suffers a death. That death emcompasses the loss of whatever we are mourning because of a rape, sexual abuse, molestation, etc. Grief has five (5) stages. The last stage is acceptance. Until we accept the things that have happen to us, we cannot fully be Healed and Restored. For the first installment of First Sunday Conversations, Latonia has an open and candid discussion with Author and Inspirational Speaker Kimberly Ann Bell as she discusses the traumatic occurance that happened in her life and her new book, "The Epitome of Kimmy: Accept and Embrace It All!"
51:35
September 05, 2021
"Empowering Children Through Books" with Bracha Goetz
"Empowering Children Through Books" with Bracha Goetz
Children are the fabric of our future and we should do everything in our power to protect them. Danger does not necessarily come from strangers anymore and we must teach them that 'bad touch' is bad no matter who it comes from. We should give them the much needed guidance and information to aid them in knowing that they are important and that their voices will be heard. This week, Latonia's guest Bracha Goetz is the author of 40 children books that speaks to the souls of children and she is empowering them through books.
01:03:42
September 01, 2021
Transformation Through Somatic Approaches with Marina Yanay-Triner
Transformation Through Somatic Approaches with Marina Yanay-Triner
There is a method that some Coaches and Counselors are using to help Trauma patients that can either aid or go beyond traditional talk therapy. Traditional talk therapy is still a necessary part of healing but the body-based Somatic Approach supports a connection back to the body for a sharper and more acute instincts and intuition. This week, Latonia has a conversation with Transformation and Trauma-Informed Coach Marina Yanay-Triner as she talks in-depth about, "Transformation Through Somatic Approaches." Latonia also shares information on a new journey she is contemplating taking and seeks Marina's expertise on the topic.
47:47
August 25, 2021
"Surviving Pain Through Research and the Arts!" with Aunia Kahn
"Surviving Pain Through Research and the Arts!" with Aunia Kahn
Doctors and Researchers are constantly seeking avenues to help individuals with mental health disorders and trauma. As the need for alternatives to medication are constantly rising, there are demands for alternative methods that will not medicate but still stimulate. This week, Latonia's guest is mental health and trauma researcher Aunia Kahn. Aunia is a creative entrepreneur, globally awarded figurative artist/photographer, inspirational speaker and many other endeavors that she is involved in. Dealing with a life-threatening illness for over 18 years, and coming from a place of violence and abuse, Aunia is using her pain to help others through trauma and life's difficult challenges through creative methods. Her goal is to let others know she is rooting for them and for them to keep going!
01:00:58
August 18, 2021
Adverse Childhood Situations That Can Plague Adulthood!
Adverse Childhood Situations That Can Plague Adulthood!
Unresolved issues from our childhood can resurface in our lives and cause havoc. Our state of mind, how we function, and even our careers can be affected by negative situations from our past. Our emotional health can be damaged as we try to navigate through our feelings and relationships with others. Riana Milne MA is a Certified Global Life and Love Trauma Recovery Coach, #1 Best Selling Author, Educational Speaker, and Liscensed Mental Health Counselor for over 21 years. Riana will bring her expertise to A Woman's Soul: Restored as she discusses with Latonia, "Ten Adverse Childhood Events that Sabotage Us in Life, Love Relationships, and Business!" www.RianaMilne.com
46:18
August 11, 2021
Feelings of Inadequacies!
Feelings of Inadequacies!
We can go through so much in life until we may feel like we are not good enough for anything or anyone. Add an abuse, or any type of sexual or emotional trauma to the equation, and that is a formula for someone not appreciating who they are as a person and what they add to society. This week, Latonia addresses those subpar feelings of not being good enough and how to combat those feeling to find your Value!
31:12
August 04, 2021
When Victims Become Perpetrators
When Victims Become Perpetrators
There are a large number of studies that show that prepetrators were once victims themselves. There are situations that can cause a shift to happen in a victim and they become the thing they hated. A cry for help can be in the form of violation. This week, Latonia discusses the various conclusions that can happen in an adult that was molested as a child and not get the help they needed; including becoming a perpetrator.
36:28
July 28, 2021
The Trauma of Secrets!
The Trauma of Secrets!
It can be funny to think that something so innocent as a secret can cause so much hurt, sadness, and heartache; but then there is nothing innocent about some secrets. Keeping a secret, in some instances, can be detrimental not only when a situation is occuring but even much later as the realization of the secret is exposed. This week, Latonia discusses the magnitude of levels that secrets, in abusive situations, can cause and the trauma that is inflicted.
30:38
July 21, 2021
She Did Not Let Go!
She Did Not Let Go!
As women, we are very resilient. We have the ability to push through; especially when all seems lost. It may take a moment to gather our bearings after a series of negative events, or tramatic experience, but we can be amazed at our own abilities at times to propel forward. This week, Latonia discusses the importance of getting up from whatever situation that has you down. Not only can you get up but you can make new discoveries about yourself that allows you not to let go!
24:56
July 14, 2021
Where Is She?
Where Is She?
There is a sickness and maliciousness that occurs in an adult that molests, violates, or abuses a child in any manner, but there is a particular circumstance that can be occuring in a childs' life that causes them to be more subjectable to a prepetrator. What should be looked at as more protection for children in this situation can be used as an opportunity to harm them. This week Latonia address a very serious occurance, or reoccurance, that can be happening to a child that can leave them in the hands of the closest of vileness.
33:10
July 07, 2021
Married to Pain
Married to Pain
When two become one, that can be one of the most momentous occasions in both of their lives. The bliss of a new united life overrides any pain that either of them may have. The honeymoon period of twelve to eighteen months highlights life together, but when this phase is over, and the reality of married life settles in, what happens when unresolved emotions surface in the midst of the marriage? In the Season Two opener, Latonia addresses the topic of tramatic pain in a marriage, or relationships, and how the people we love can be affected by it.
31:08
June 30, 2021
Time Does Not Necessarily Heal All Wounds
Time Does Not Necessarily Heal All Wounds
We have been led into thinking that, if enough time passes by, we will be ok. Time can be our disfunctional friend and having that status means that we have to know how to deal with our friend. Dates can be triggers for memories. We can relate to a date of a traumatic event and it can put us in a bad place. As that date approaches, we can experience mental and psychological changes. We may cannot explain it but we definately experience it. This week, Latonia discusses dates in time and the effect it can have on us. The significance of the date that a traumatic event happens stays engrained in us. We do not have to suppress it but we do need to manage it! 
23:30
May 31, 2021
Why Do We Have to Tallk About ‘It’?
Why Do We Have to Tallk About ‘It’?
This is the question that some may ask about the topic of Sexual Truma, Abuse, Domestic Violence, etc.. That maybe if we just do not talk about it, or because it is not in the forefront, that it is not that important. There is a misconception that it is really not happening that much, and there are way more important issues that can be discussed, so why even spend time on a topic that is not that relevant to current events or may only affect a small population?  This week, Latonia address this very subject, why we have to keep the conversations going, and why these issues are so important to her.
28:29
May 10, 2021
Your Authentic Self!
Your Authentic Self!
When we go through a tramatic event as an adult, it can destroy your life as you knew it. Faces become the enemy, locations become bad memories, and our mind can put us in a place of unrest mentally and physically. You are still you in the midst of it all; you just have to reconnect with HER. What can we do to reclaim our authenticity? How can we move forward when we do not feel like moving at all? What should we do first? Who can we trust? This week, Latonia will discuss how to reclaim your Authentic Self.
21:03
April 26, 2021
When the Past becomes the Present
When the Past becomes the Present
As we overcome traumatic situations, either from our childhood or adult lives, we can feel a sense of normalcy by being able to live productive lives.  We may have thoughts occasionally of what took place in our lives, but the past is tucked back in our minds and we are able to push through to be an active and present individual; or so we thought. What if we had a reoccurance? What if something happens to bring us smack back facing our past? What should we do? What can we do?  This week, Latonia will tackle the subject of a resurfaced traumatic event and how the past can make a full circle in our lives.
25:04
April 19, 2021
When Your Past Infiltrates Your Present!
When Your Past Infiltrates Your Present!
When we are going through a current trial or situation, we can get so troubled until our Past resurfaces itself back into our Now; it can be that stronghold that pulls us back to a place of vulnerability. As we navigate this thing called Life, it is important to remember that our day-to-day living can be difficult enough without resurging past memories or feeling stuck in current abuse. We do not have to muddle everything together either from our past or currently.
27:37
January 18, 2021
Fighting Domestic Violence on a Deeper Level
Fighting Domestic Violence on a Deeper Level
Safe Shelters are located in different areas across the country. They fight the battle of Domestic Violence on a deeper level. They are not only a safe place for victims and children to reside after leaving an abusive situation but they also teach and restore the victim emotionally. Safe Shelter advocates for victims on so many levels to the point where they are able to stand, and provide, for themselves.Listen in as Latonia interviews Doretha Rice, Program Director for Chatham County Safe Shelter-Center for Domestic Violence Services. Since 1979, SAFE Shelter has been Savannah's only shelter dedicated to all victims of intimate partner violence and their underage children. 
29:15
December 07, 2020
Children and Domestic Abuse
Children and Domestic Abuse
When we go through sexual trauma, particularly domestic violence, the people we are trying to protect end up being the main people we hurt; our children. The children that we think are not listening, that they are sleeping, that we have covered them....that is not true. Their innocence is taken and they are forced to grow up way too soon. Making sure that we not only get aftercare but that the children do as well so that they can become well-adjusted and productive adults. They do not stay little, so our decisions must not be emotional but what is conducive to what best for them. 
31:34
November 09, 2020
From Victim to Victory
From Victim to Victory
There comes a time, in between being victimized and encompassing your victory, when there is an uncertainty that can be confusing and have you questioning or even doubting yourself. The limbo of emotions that are felt right after making the decision not to be a Victim anymore can set up how you get to your Victory.  The two words have the first four letters in common, but that is all. Just like these two words start off the same but end differently, it is how you end that makes a world of difference and not the commanality of what you may have gone through! 
30:48
November 02, 2020
Prayed For then Preyed On; When the Sheep Are Bled On!
Prayed For then Preyed On; When the Sheep Are Bled On!
Latonia Hendry, and four local Survivors and Advocates in Savannah, wrap up their Panel Discussion at the Restored Table for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the last part of the 3 part discussion. This discussion focuses on Sexual Abuse in the church. Please listen to parts 1 and 2  if you missed them. From left to right: Min. Shondtel Walker, Author, business owner, and Advocate. Lady Melanie Mason, Founder and CEO of Rise Up 2 Build Up, Women/Community Advocate, Voiceover Artist. Lady Katrina Smith, Information Specialist for Sisters Helping Sisters Social Org. for Women, Inc and Children/Community Advocate. Lady Veronica Stanford, Author, Trendsetter, and Philanthropist.
34:17
October 26, 2020
The Misconceptions of Domestic Violence  ‘Panel Discussion at the Restored Table!’
The Misconceptions of Domestic Violence ‘Panel Discussion at the Restored Table!’
Latonia Hendry, and four local Survivors and Advocates in Savannah, take on a series of topics for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in part 2 of this 3 part discussion. Please listen to part 1 last week if you missed it .From left to right:Min. Shondtel Walker, Author, business owner, and Advocate.Lady Veronica Stanford, Author, Trendsetter, and Philanthropist.Lady Katrina Smith, Information Specialist for Sisters Helping Sisters Social Org. for Women, Inc. and Community/Children Advocate.Lady Melanie Mason, Founder and CEO of Rise Up 2 Build Up, Women/Community Advocate, Voiceover Artist.
30:57
October 19, 2020
The Twists and Turns of Domestic Violence – Panel Discussion at the Restored Table!
The Twists and Turns of Domestic Violence – Panel Discussion at the Restored Table!
A Panel Discussion on Domestic Violence: Myself, LaTonia Hendry, and four local Survivors and Advocates in Savannah, take on a series of topics for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in part 1 of this 3 part discussion. From left to right: Min. Shondtel Walker, Author, business owner, and Author, Lady Veronica Stanford, Author, trendsetter, and Philanthropist.Lady Katrina Smith, Information Specialist for Sisters Helping Sisters Social Org. for Women, Inc. and Community/Children Advocate.Lady Melanie Mason, Founder and CEO of Rise Up 2 Build Up, Women/Community Advocate, Voiceover Artist.  https://www.amazon.com/Window-Without-Issues-Heart-Male-Become/dp/1720914834/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1539888849&sr=8-1&keywords=Issues+of+the+heart+male+when+his+issues+become+your+issues&dpID=410Rs9dOC3L&preST=_SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40_&dpSrc=srch
24:59
October 12, 2020
Domestic Violence Awareness Month – “A Window Without A View”
Domestic Violence Awareness Month – “A Window Without A View”
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Throughout the month, advocates across the nation come together to end domestic violence. As advocates, we understand that this fight is a daily one to help victims become survivors and to protect lives, but in October, the focus is more intent, and many events and activities are planned many months in advance. My book, "A Window Without A View" is about a very dark time in my life living in an abusive marriage but also remembering the molestation that happened to me as a child. This book is more serious than, 'Issues of the Heart-Male; When His Issues Become Your Issues' because the occurances in were on a more mature level. The book is about living your life but not really seeing your situation. A Window Without A View
26:20
October 05, 2020
Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, But Words Can Pierce The Soul
Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, But Words Can Pierce The Soul
Somewhere along the lines of an old wives tale about, "...words can never hurt me", we have found out that is a lie. Verbal abuse can cause just as much harm as physical abuse, but because words are seen as trivial and harmless, we do not take verbal abuse seriously. The tongue can be a vile little creature, and when the ones we love use words to hurt us, it cuts deeper than any physical scar can. Words are a double-edged sword; they can help or harm."Use your words to heal not hurt!" Latonia Hendry
23:34
September 14, 2020
When His Issues Become Your Issues
When His Issues Become Your Issues
When we correlate traumatic events that have happened to us, and compare it to issues that our partners may have, they fit together. Especially in intimate or parental relationships, issues of the males in our lives may seem like a heart issue, but it is a mind facet that connects their mental issue with our heart in a negative way. It is a heart issue for us because of how we were created as women. We have a yearning to be fixers, but at some point, we can become the recipient of the issue. "Live to tell your story. Do not become a statistic; do not be spoken of in the past tense!" Latonia Hendry
24:60
August 24, 2020
The Silent Weapon of Destruction
The Silent Weapon of Destruction
According to Psychology Today, as many as 70% of adults and 52% of children suffer from Depression as a result of recently being removed from an abusive situation. In a 7-10 year case study, those numbers increase by 9% in adults and 12% in adolescents up to age 19 and young people up to age 24. When we are experiencing abuse, or just getting out of a toxic relationship, we do not fully grasp the severity of what is or has happened because we have a self-mechanism to 'numb' ourselves to adapt and accept. As time goes by, and we realize fully what has taken place, the hurt and shame may bring on depression or even a deeper depression. The numbers are also higher because children do not tell sometimes until their teen years or even adulthood. Women sometimes feel that stigma of blame as well and do not come forward until years later. This is also true of children whom have grown up in abusive homes.There is hope for a better tomorrow not filled with disturbing thoughts and images that may cause our mental health to become imbalanced. We do not have to live a life suffocated by The Silent Weapon of Destruction."Your beauty may be covered in ashes, but ashes can be washed away!"
16:13
August 17, 2020
Breaking Free From Your Mental Prison
Breaking Free From Your Mental Prison
Traumatic experiences can produce negative thoughts, feelings, and emotions. You may feel trapped in a place of darkness that you feel there is no escape from. A feeling of drowning and hopelessness that has confined you to being stunted from any growth; or growing minimally. You do not have to live in the prison of your mind. Unlock the cell door and throw the key as far away from you as possible. Take control of your thoughts and live your life to the fullest. "The only thing holding you back is you. You were created for greater!"
19:49
August 10, 2020
Refining for a greater purpose
Refining for a greater purpose
This introductory podcast of A Woman's Soul Restored will focus on how repressed hurt can manifest in your life presently.  Pain, that has not been addressed, has a way of showing up when you least expect it. Life is more than existing, but hurt and pain causes you to do just that; exist. Life is to be lived with purpose and joy, and not just going through repetitive motions just to get to the next day.  Choosing to move beyond your past does not mean that you forget, but it does mean that you can use your past to achieve a wonderful future of acceptance and continuing to grow."The negative occurrences that may have happened in our past does not define us but refines us for a greater purpose!" Latonia Hendry
21:19
August 03, 2020