Oct. 5, 2022

Breaking Free From Approval Addiction with Kimberly Valerie

Breaking Free From Approval Addiction with Kimberly Valerie

TRIGGER WARNING: In this episode, my guest and I dive into the following topics: Physical Assault on a Child, Removing children from their home, Attempted Sexual Assault. If you need to pause or stop listening to this episode, please honour that. Thank you.

Per The State of America's Children, a child is removed from their home and placed into foster care EVERY TWO MINUTES. In this episode, my guest Kimberly Valerie speaks about how she was removed from her childhood home at a young age in Canada. Yet, her siblings remained.

After having an experience in a juvenile detention center for two days, she decided she never wanted to get into trouble again. Instead, she chose to over-achieve, become successful, be "the strong one" and live by all of the things that defines you in society as "making it". Except mentally, spiritually, and emotionally, she was so exhausted with her life. So much so that it impacted her physically and she developed a life threatening disease. The one thing that broke her free from the addiction of approval: tapping into her subconscious.

I invite you to join our conversation as Kimberly Valerie and I discuss:

  • Childhood abuse
  • Trauma
  • Foster Care
  • Survival
  • Rejection Opposition
  • Dementia
  • Reconciliation
  • Addiction
  • High-Achiever
  • Breast cancer
  • Sympathetic nervous system
  • Breath work
  • Real Estate


Honourable Mentions

Share how YOU overcame a situation

29 Surprising Foster Care Facts

Being Strong For Others Can Stunt Your Own Self-Healing

Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies

Stress as a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer and Recurrence

How to Listen to Your Body

Where can you find Kimberley Valerie?

Website: https://www.kimberleyvalerie.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kimberley.valerie/


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