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Life after sexual abuse - The Podcast

Life after sexual abuse - The Podcast

By Stacie Glass
A podcast to empower survivors of sexual trauma to know that there is life after sexual abuse, hosted by Stacie Glass, a childhood survivor of sexual trauma, author and coach. A safe place talking all about the healing journey to empower you along your own to release blame, shame and guilt. Time to heal your way and live the life you deserve. Book out now - Life after sexual abuse: A Practical Healing Toolkit to Reconnect Mind, Body and Soul. Take care of yourself when listening to this podcast - it may be triggering for some listeners.
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Ep.12. ~ I’m not broken ~
In this solo episode, Stacie talks about how in the beginning of the healing journey how she felt broken and thought she needed fixing. Part of the healing journey is acknowledging what is present - giving it space to be seen, heard and felt. Stacie reads an extract from her book Life after sexual abuse (Chapter 1 'I'm not broken') - a letter to her inner child. Everything you feel now is valid - give it space to be heard. Stacie's wish for you is that you healing journey brings you to a place of knowing that you too, are not broken. It wasn't your fault.  As always, take care of yourself when listening - look after yourself first and foremost and what you need today. The podcast will be here when you are ready. Thank you for sharing your feedback about the podcast/book - it is always welcome.   For more information about upcoming online Survivor Circles - see here. For information about Stacie's 1:1 Heart Holding sessions - see here. You can find out more about Stacie and her work in these places: Website Instagram: @_StacieGlass_ Facebook Book: Life after sexual abuse: A Practical Healing Toolkit to Reconnect Mind, Body & Soul
32:31
May 25, 2022
Ep.11. "I didn't believe me" ~ with guest Lauren April
The pod is back with a guest episode where Stacie chats to business coach and mentor Lauren April (Instagram @Laurenapril.co) who shares her experiences of sexual assault aged 10 and 13. This episode goes into the complexities of abuse within families and how we can struggle with guilt and shame when abuse experiences were not traumatic. This is an important episode about teenage development and how we feel at the time can affect how we view both the experience and how we feel about ourselves. This podcast is a safe space to share your truth - without judgement. All experiences and feelings are valid and welcome. Thank you Lauren for sharing your truth here.  You can find Lauren on Instagram @laurenapril.co. As always, take care of yourself when listening - look after yourself and what you need first and foremost. The podcast will be here when you are ready and that's okay if that isn't today.  You can find out more about Stacie and her work in these places: Website Instagram: @_StacieGlass_ Facebook Book: Life after sexual abuse: A Practical Healing Toolkit to Reconnect Mind, Body & Soul
01:17:43
May 04, 2022
Ep.10. All experiences are valid, especially yours
Welcome back to this solo episode where Stacie shares what’s going on for her right now, why all experiences of sexual abuse are valid (including yours!)  and info about online survivor circles. Stacie shares some survey feedback for what other survivors are struggling with right now - there are always similar themes which is why Stacie created Survivor Circles - to connect with others and know you are not alone.  As always, take care of yourself and what you need. You are important too.  You can find out more about Stacie and her work in these places: Website Instagram: @_StacieGlass_ Facebook Book: Life after sexual abuse: A Practical Healing Toolkit to Reconnect Mind, Body & Soul To join an online circle, you can find more information here
39:22
March 30, 2022
Ep.9. Finding your inner peace (guest episode) ~ Dr. Kathryn Gutteridge
In this special episode, Stacie had the honour of interviewing Dr Kathryn Gutteridge, a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, consultant midwife, psychotherapist, researcher and co-founder of Sanctum Midwives. Kathryn has worked relentlessly during her long and successful career to advocate for women, women's birth experiences and survivors of sexual abuse. Kathryn kindly wrote the foreword to Stacie's book 'Life after sexual abuse'. Sending gratitude to Kathryn for sharing her experience here with us.  Take care of yourself whilst listening to this episode as always - Kathryn shares her experience and that of those of her siblings and daughter of being abuse by her father in early childhood years. This episode shows the resilience and tenacity - endurance to find inner peace. I know this episode will give hope to other survivors that finding inner peace is possible. This episode covers: complexities of abuse within families, references to bereavement and depression, speaking up after abuse, motivation for speaking your truth and more.  You can find Kathryn's work with Sanctum Midwives on Twitter and Facebook. Stacie also shares the details of her Masterclass happening on Saturday 12th March 4pm GMT on Zoom. Early bird pricing an available until Sunday 27th Feb. Info and details to book can be found here. There are new dates for online circles (Women's & Survivor) for March here. Website Instagram: @_StacieGlass_ Facebook Book: Life after sexual abuse: A Practical Healing Toolkit to Reconnect Mind, Body & Soul Thank you to those who have shared their feedback about the podcast - it has been listened to in 15 different countries so far. If you are enjoying the podcast, please take a moment to rate and review so that others can find it too. You can also share private feedback directly with Stacie here.
01:02:44
March 02, 2022
Ep.8. Healing in progress
In this short solo episode, Stacie talks about where she is on her healing journey and the reminder that healing is always in progress. Stacie shares her experience of going on retreat recently and what that brought up for her to witness and honour. Stacie also shares the details of her Masterclass happening on Saturday 12th March 4pm GMT on Zoom. Early bird pricing an available until Sunday 27th Feb. Info and details to book can be found here. There are new dates for online circles (Women's & Survivor) for March here. You can find out more about Stacie and her work in these places: Website Instagram: @_StacieGlass_ Facebook Book: Life after sexual abuse: A Practical Healing Toolkit to Reconnect Mind, Body & Soul Thank you to those who have shared their feedback about the podcast - it has been listened to in 15 different countries so far. If you are enjoying the podcast, please take a moment to rate and review so that others can find it too. You can also share private feedback directly with Stacie here.
25:26
February 23, 2022
Ep.7. PTSD and Healing (guest episode) ~ Tilini Jayaweera
In this guest episode, Stacie is delighted to be joined by Tilini Jayaweera, a yoga teacher and cyclical living advocate who joins the podcast today to talk about how a traumatic event brought on PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), how she begun to address this, the healing journey and tools that helped her to move forward. This is such an insightful episode with themes that are relatable to any trauma and practical steps to help you along your own journey. Stacie is so grateful for the wisdom Tilini shares in this episode.  As always, take care listening to this episode, your wellbeing is paramount so pause if you need to. This is meant to be a supportive space for the healing journey.  You can find Tilini and her work on Instagram where you can also find links to her website, classes, her yoga 'on demand' and more. Thank you Tilini for bravely sharing your story and all your wisdom from your own healing journey.  As always, Stacie is happy to receive feedback about the podcast - you can email here here. Website Instagram: @_StacieGlass_ Facebook: www.facebook.com/CSAblog
01:06:44
February 16, 2022
Ep.6. Five Tips to Begin your Healing Journey
In this solo episode, Stacie gives her 5 top tips to begin your healing journey, your way. This is one of the most asked questions 'how do I start to heal?'/ 'where do I begin?' so in this episode, Stacie gives her top 5 tips for beginning. Beginning is the most important and often the hardest part - it's okay if you're not ready yet. You have to go at your own pace and bring kindness to yourself as much as you can. Stacie is planning a masterclass to expand upon this topic so keep your eyes peeled over on Instagram @_StacieGlass_ and the Website. As always, take care of yourself and what you need today.  Facebook: www.facebook.com/CSAblog Stacie’s Book: Life after sexual abuse: A Practical Healing Toolkit to Reconnect Mind, Body & Soul  Leave feedback here.  If you are finding the podcast helpful, please leave a rating and review where you listen to your podcasts.  Thank you for being here. 
27:12
February 09, 2022
Ep.5. Supporting Survivors (guest episode)
In this episode, Stacie has another special guest, one of her dearest friends and Heartbreak Coach, Sarah Benbow. Stacie and Sarah have been friends for over 20 years and Sarah has supported Stacie through her healing journey. They both reflect upon their experiences as both survivor and supporter and give some helpful suggestions for any supporters out there. It's a special conversation where you hear two friends reflect upon their friendship and the healing journey. This is another special guest episode so we hope you enjoy it.  For more information about how you can best support a loved one - you can find a whole chapter on 'Supporting Healing' in Stacie's book 'Life after sexual abuse'. You can connect with Sarah and her work via Instagram @secondstorycoaching. As always, take care when listening to this podcast. Pause or rest when you need to. If you're enjoying this podcast, send some love in either a review on Apple Podcasts or through private feedback here.
01:04:28
February 02, 2022
Ep.4. Meditation as a healing tool
In this episode, Stacie shares how meditation has become a life changing tool on her healing journey. Also includes - what meditation is, the benefits of meditation, types of meditation and a bespoke guided meditation just for you here. Stacie recently became a meditation teacher to share the benefits in her work as a therapeutic coach. Time stamp for when you want to re-listen to the meditation: 22.00. This meditation was created just for you here, to explore what healing means to you and what you most need today; to be a supportive tool. Feel free to come back to it as often as you need.  You can contact Stacie on Instagram @_StacieGlass_ or at the website  Your feedback is always welcome.
32:11
January 26, 2022
Ep.3. Disclosure of sexual abuse (guest episode)
In this first guest episode, Stacie is delighted to have her sister Katherine as her first guest who herself is a survivor of sexual abuse. Katherine was a pivotal part of Stacie’s healing journey which they explain. The focus of this episode is disclosure of abuse to family/friends and how the response to disclosure is impactful upon the survivor and their healing journey. Stacie and Katherine share some useful disclosure suggestions based upon their own experiences. Remember, you are the expert in your own experience.  As always, take care listening and always put what you need first so it’s okay if you need to come back to this or any episode. This podcast was created to be a supportive and safe companion for the healing journey - look after yourself.  If you need someone specialist to talk to, there are several national charities nationally and internationally (search the internet local to where you live). In the UK, you can call either the Samaritans or Napac.  Leave a question or topic suggestion either directly through Anchor/Spotify or via the website. You can find Stacie on Instagram @_StacieGlass_
01:01:07
January 19, 2022
Ep.2. The Healing Journey
In this episode, Stacie begins with a breathing/mindfulness exercise which is a tool she will bring to solo episodes. A way to bring us to this present moment and to check in with yourself. As always, look after yourself listening to this podcast - put your own needs first. Stacie covers an outline of what her healing journey has looked like when it began in 2011. She also describes future episode topics and guests that will be coming to share their experience and healing journey. The last part of the episode Stacie reads out a section of her book ‘Life after sexual abuse’ - my healing journey: the unknown quest.  Remember, you are the expert in your own experience. As always, take care listening and always put what you need first so it’s okay if you need to come back to this or any episode. This podcast was created to be a supportive and safe companion for the healing journey - look after yourself. If you need someone specialist to talk to, there are several national charities nationally and internationally (search the internet local to where you live). In the UK, you can call either the Samaritans or Napac. Leave a question or topic suggestion either directly through Anchor/Spotify or via the website. You can find Stacie on Instagram @_StacieGlass_
33:25
January 12, 2022
Ep.1. There is life after sexual abuse
Welcome to the first episode of the pod! In this episode Stacie shares her experience of childhood sexual abuse. Look after yourself when listening - it may be triggering. Stacie hopes to shine light into the dark place that is sexual abuse to help other survivors know they are not alone. For online survivor circles and coaching options you can find details at www.stacie-glass.com / Instagram: @_StacieGlass_. Thank you for listening.
27:21
January 05, 2022