Epilepsy Didn't Seize My Day, Don't Let it Seize Yours - You Are Not Alone
September 29, 2015
Hosted by April Joy Ford
Why should you care about epilepsy? Each year, approx 50,000 people die from epilepsy-related causes, this is more than the number of people who die from breast cancer or drunk driving. Yet those with epilepsy feel alone because it's often misunderstood, underrepresented or unsupported. Guest Meghan Kennedy will share her story of this hidden disorder. The major isolation and obstacles she's had to overcome has allowed her to start an organization, Epilepsy Education Everywhere to bring awareness globally. She will also share other statistics that's causing a ripple effect such as 42% of children with epilepsy are subject to bullying. Tune in if you or someone you know has epilepsy. Or even if you don't, learn why you should care.
You Are Not Alone
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From tragedy to triumph, best-selling author, speaker and transformational coach April Joy Ford offers this show for those seeking answers and solutions to their stress, strains, struggles and setbacks. Gain insight on tools and truth to get empowered. Know that you are not alone and that there is hope. There are golden blessings to be discovered even when life throws you a curve ball and you can still experience joy.
Being a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and becoming a widowed single parent at 32 years old, April’s trauma and tragedies gave her the opportunity to hit the reset button on life to discover who she was truly meant to be. She teaches you to do the same by taking a holistic approach with the 4 step formula to breakthrough the barriers.
If you’re ready to create a blueprint and roadmap to rise above life’s challenges and discover the powerful you, this show is for you. Each listener is a life and each life matters, get your tools and truth to get empowered.
April Joy Ford
April Joy Ford turns her tragedies into triumph by writing, speaking and teaching on how to overcome trauma and women's advocacy.
After being an Engineer for over 13 years at Intel, she realized that her faith was greater than her fear and walked away to become a Best-Selling Author, Speaker-Radio Host, and Transformational Coach.
Being a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and becoming a widowed single parent at only 32, April’s tragedies gave her the opportunity to hit the reset button on life to discover who she was truly meant to be.
Her best-sellers: “You Are Not Alone- How to Rise Above Life’s Challenges”, “Journeys To Success – Women’s Edition” and “Chase the Challenge and Conquer.” She's been featured in media including her holistic training program “Breakthrough The Barriers-using the 4 Steps". This program is being utilized to teach staff and survivors in group homes on trauma informed care and self-care.
Listeners globally tune in to her live radio show, “You Are Not Alone,” seeking answers and solutions to their situations and setbacks. The show’s focus is to provide tools, tips and techniques holistically to overcome adversity.
Her brand, J.O.Y. started the vision of how we can rise above life’s challenges to discover our true authentic self. Her non-profit, Joy’s G.I.F.T. (Global Illumination Foundation Thrives) empowering survivors from loss or sexual abuse by providing them with wrap around resources and services.