Today’s episode of the Whispers and Bricks podcast features the compelling story of a woman who has been hit, and hit harder, with a lot more bricks than most people. Carly Israel has confronted many trials and tribulations in her life. But she adapted, and she overcame. In the process, she has inspired a lot of people and given them hope.
Special Guest: Carly Israel: Amazing Transformational Story of a Child of Alcoholics and Grandchild of Holocaust Survivors
A childhood alcoholic, Carly has been sober since 1999. After her divorce, she became a co-parenting coach, using one of her toughest challenges to help other divorced parents more effectively parent together, even though they are no longer married. She wrote the book Seconds and Inches to tell her story of healing.
She is a Huffington Post contributor and the host of two podcasts, In Your Corner Divorce and Northstar Big Book. She is the mother of three boys.
This inspiring episode reveals
- The day Carly could have died. Instead, she quit drinking and became a Sober Warrior
- The reason for her thanks and gratitude to a kid who spoke hurtful words to her son
- Her grandmother’s stunning confession of a brick she deemed worse than going through the Holocaust
- The bold, costly step that Carly took for her kids that no one took for her when she was growing up
- Her belief about hardship that many people disagree with
- How her son’s life-threating medical situation helped her become who she is today
- The amazing story of how Carly met her current husband
- The surprising way her son’s brain and head adapted to a potentially fatal condition doctors had never before encountered
- How a Facebook post of a family’s struggle with a child’s debilitating, terminal illness gave her a fresh, new perspective on her son’s battle and flooded her heart with gratitude
She also reveals her opinion on the lost art of letter writing and shares a simple, two-letter phrase that changed her life for the better.
Grab Your Free Gift From Ari
First 3 Chapters of Miracles & Fate on 78