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The Big Silence memoir by Karena Dawn

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The big silence

by Karena Dawn

$28.95 | April 26, 2022

Karena Dawn, New York Times Bestselling Author and cofounder of Tone It Up, chronicles her brutal journey from the emotionally abandoned daughter of a homeless schizophrenic mother through her teenage years as she desperately tried to escape her own inner demons. At the heart of Karena''s story is the eternal struggle we all share-reconciling our internal voice with our external voice and moving past the pain and suffering of our battles to experience life''s joys.

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The Big Silence podcast is a supportive, educational space featuring in-depth conversations with psychologists, spiritual leaders, wellness influencers, public figures, and anyone who wants to share their story in order to inspire others to do the same.

Karena shares her own journey growing up with a mentally ill mother and also dive deep into topics like coping with anxiety and depression, caring for loved ones with a mental health condition, building compassion, releasing fear, and integrating mindfulness.


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