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I’m Mickie Zada and I lived in abuse…for 34 years…from age 19 until I was 53.
I believe we create our realities, and I chose to stay in a damaging relationship for so long because I thought it was my Calling. I was wrong.
I changed me. I am now an enthusiastic participant in Life.
“The words ‘I am’ are potent words; be careful what you hitch them to. The thing you’re claiming has a way of reaching back and claiming you.” A.L. Kitselman
I am a strong woman, a fabulous woman, over 60 years old.

I am a Change-agent. I am an encourager. I am uniquely qualified to speak to living in abuse, getting out and surviving to the fullest extent. I know what it takes. I know the fear. I am a survivor.

I am a coach.

I am happy to have these “I Am” words to reach back and claim me!

The actions I teach and share are those that I’ve learned in my Journey from choosing to live in abuse to choosing to create my authentic life; safe, sound, Real.

I invite you to read through this web page. Think about who I Am. Read blogs, listen to some podcasts, watch live videos. Do we connect?

I am open and exposed. Choose to reach out to me or not.

What I know for sure is that I lived the life of abuse, and got out, and I’ve thrived, to serve as a beacon to other women.

If you live in abuse, or you’ve recently escaped, it’s my Mission to support and encourage you to choose and live a healthy life.

The materials, the tools, the support is here.

It’s your responsibility to grab hold and change yourself, from the in-side out.

Stories of women who have reinvented themselves for the second half of their lives. You hear where they have come from, what inspired their transformations and you can follow their path to having the life you really want. Figuring It Out After 50 is about taking your life from where you were to WHO you ARE!

SHATTERPROOF Thriving After Domestic Abuse Mickie Zada

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    • 4.9, 240 Ratings

I’m Mickie Zada and I lived in abuse…for 34 years…from age 19 until I was 53.
I believe we create our realities, and I chose to stay in a damaging relationship for so long because I thought it was my Calling. I was wrong.
I changed me. I am now an enthusiastic participant in Life.
“The words ‘I am’ are potent words; be careful what you hitch them to. The thing you’re claiming has a way of reaching back and claiming you.” A.L. Kitselman
I am a strong woman, a fabulous woman, over 60 years old.

I am a Change-agent. I am an encourager. I am uniquely qualified to speak to living in abuse, getting out and surviving to the fullest extent. I know what it takes. I know the fear. I am a survivor.

I am a coach.

I am happy to have these “I Am” words to reach back and claim me!

The actions I teach and share are those that I’ve learned in my Journey from choosing to live in abuse to choosing to create my authentic life; safe, sound, Real.

I invite you to read through this web page. Think about who I Am. Read blogs, listen to some podcasts, watch live videos. Do we connect?

I am open and exposed. Choose to reach out to me or not.

What I know for sure is that I lived the life of abuse, and got out, and I’ve thrived, to serve as a beacon to other women.

If you live in abuse, or you’ve recently escaped, it’s my Mission to support and encourage you to choose and live a healthy life.

The materials, the tools, the support is here.

It’s your responsibility to grab hold and change yourself, from the in-side out.

Stories of women who have reinvented themselves for the second half of their lives. You hear where they have come from, what inspired their transformations and you can follow their path to having the life you really want. Figuring It Out After 50 is about taking your life from where you were to WHO you ARE!

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
240 Ratings

240 Ratings

StrongHeart<3 ,

Lessons in Life and Love with Riana Milne

Amazing information. love that you are addressing this subject of abuse. Riana Milne is educated and tells it like it is on this episode. Very enlightening. I am a mentor who helps people address their childhood traumas and make changes in their current life, by changing the decisions they made about themselves at the time of the trauma. So the information shared on this episode was extremely valuable in the way I serve my clients! Thank You!

MattBMaverick ,

Powerful and Authentic

Wow, Mickie is hosting such an important show here. Real vocies and stories from abuse survivors who are now thriving need to be heard, and Shatterproof is providing the platform.

AndrewStotz ,

This is Authenticity!!

What a great podcast. One of the past episodes went through the stories of four different women in abusive relationships. These short, powerful stories put me right in their shoes. Powerful. Keep healing the world 🙏🙏

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