It’s Never Too Late to Get it Together with Anna Stone
Have you ever felt like your life was spiralling out of control and you didn't know how to turn it around? That you were stuck in a negative pattern with no way out? Anna Stone knows those feelings all too well - but her story proves that no matter how bad things seem, it's never too late to get it together and create positive change.
In this powerful episode of the Choosing Change podcast, Anna shares her journey from rock bottom to personal reinvention after a near-death experience literally woke her up. Struggling with addiction for years and in an unhealthy marriage with no job or money, Anna found herself at her lowest point in 2015. But after dying in the hospital from an ectopic pregnancy and having an out-of-body experience, she came to realize she wasn't defined by her past or current circumstances.
Anna made the choice to let go of victim mentality, and shift her mindset to focus on small, manageable steps forward each day rather than all-or-nothing thinking. She surrounded herself with supportive people also working on self-improvement rather than those who reinforced negative patterns. Within a year, Anna had turned her life completely around - she was sober, in school getting her degree, and teaching to help others facing similar struggles.
Her story is a powerful reminder that we all have the power to overcome adversity through consistent effort, positive thinking, and choosing to accept rather than resist our situations. No matter what challenges you face, as Anna says, it's never too late to get it together. This episode is filled with practical advice and inspiration - don't miss Anna's transformative message of hope.
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Highlights from this episode:
- It's never too late to turn your life around and get it together, no matter your past or current circumstances. Anna's near-death experience was a catalyst for major positive change.
- Letting go of a victim mentality and belief that you have no control is essential for improvement. You choose what you allow into your life.
- Small, manageable steps forward are better than waiting or all-or-nothing thinking. Consistency over time leads to big results.
- Your mindset, thoughts, and who/what you surround yourself with greatly impact your outcomes. Shift your internal narrative to a positive one.
- Traumatic past experiences don't have to define you - you can overcome, learn from them, and use it to help others. Find the silver lining.
- Taking care of your mental health and not passing on trauma to others can be strong motivators for change.
"The greatest lesson I've learned is that it's never too late to get it together." - Anna Stone
"You can either let struggle beat you or you can beat it." - Anna Stone
"Some pressing issue causes stress and … you pass on that anxiety disorder to the next generation, and then they're gonna probably do the same thing. And like, somebody has to stop that. And as hard and uncomfortable as it was, for me, I was like, I can't do this. I cannot, I gotta do better, I gotta be better.." - Anna Stone
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Anna Lee Stone is an instructor at Los Angeles Community College and Glendale Community College. She holds a master of science in interdisciplinary studies with a dual focus on educational design and professional communications from Southern Utah University. Anna is currently working towards her second master’s degree in consciousness and transformative studies at JFKU while concurrently enrolled at the University of Sedona as a Ph.D. candidate in transpersonal psychology.
Anna’s own history of childhood trauma and her struggle with accepting her psychic gifts and her near-death event in 2016 are the driving forces behind her research into childhood trauma and its links to psychic abilities. Anna has two daughters, 26 and 8, and lives in Los Angeles CA.
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