Face Everything and Rise

Broken. Abused. Whole.

Dr. Toscha Dickerson joins us for very impactful and sadly too relevant episode of the Brave Files. Toscha is an inspiring woman of many facets, but most notably known today for her work with non-profit ’S.T.R.E.S.S.O.U.T.’, (Striving to Reveal, Encourage, Succeed, and Strengthen Others by Uniting Together) and as the author of ‘Sisterhood: Traveling the Scarlet Road to an Authentic Life’.

All too often, and especially now, we hear stories of women (and men) who have dealt with abuse in their lives. Be it physical or emotional, this abuse leaves a profound mark and impacts our lives in many different ways. In every instance, it leaves the victims changed. Far too often we go through our lives thinking what would have happened if we did one thing differently, made one different decision. Would everything be changed, for better or for worse? Heather Vickery always says “Fear either owns you or empowers you” and Toscha agrees, that you shouldn’t want to be fearless. Without fear, we never get the chance to be brave. Inspiring, moving, and touching, this week’s show will hit home with many, and become a beacon of light as well.

The brave Files. Living courageously through abuse.

Top Takeaways: 

  •    FEAR is an acronym. You can either Forget Everything and Run. Or, you can Face everything and Rise!

  •    We find ways to convince ourselves that something is acceptable when it’s not. Act now!

  •    There is ALWAYS another day. Let your fears inspire you and keep moving forward.

  • Everyone deserves a second chance at life.

Giving is good!

Outside of her own organization,S.T.R.E.S.S.O.U.T.,  Toscha loves 2nd Chance, another group that helps previously abused women (and men).

 Toscha with a young lady that was honored at an event because she graduated from college despite all her obstacles

Toscha with a young lady that was honored at an event because she graduated from college despite all her obstacles

 Toscha telling her story and raising awareness for her organization on the Great Day Houston Morning Show

Toscha telling her story and raising awareness for her organization on the Great Day Houston Morning Show

Dr. Toscha Dickerson's Bio

Dr. Toscha Dickerson is an author, certified life coach, and founder/owner of Stress Out, a non-profit aimed at helping abused women get back on their path. Toscha, like many others, saw her fair share of abuse at a young age. Luckily, those moments of fear changed her and started her on the journey of where she landed today. Currently based in Houston, Toscha works with abused women in helping get their lives back to normal, often times many of which are recently out of jail.  

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