Shannon Egan

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Shannon Egan is an author, international journalist, and advocate for addiction recovery. Despite training as a writer on humanitarian issues for the United Nations, Shannon prefers sharing her personal stories of addiction and recovery to infuse hope in those still struggling and spread the message that recovery is possible.

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Shannon Egan I keep on writing! I have found that writing through the block always leads to the breakthrough of something substantial.
Shannon Egan It helps me grow personally and at the same time connects me to a higher purpose and mission.
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In this episode Chris Shea interviews Shannon Egan, author and international advocate, talking about her latest book "No Tourists Allowed". In this podcast Shannon shares with us her addiction and recovery story, encouraging us to find our own recovery path. This episode is not only for those who suffer from addiction or who are in recovery, as her story is about transforming her life to findin...

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You Are A Writer by Jeff Goins
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No, no, no, no! I read this entire book in under 10 minutes. Ok I skimmed it. But as I skimmed I could see clearly that it was full of fluff and common sense. Suggestions on how to become a successful author included 'create a Facebook page, win fans ...more
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Escape by Carolyn Jessop
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This is a fascinating read and I found myself crying throughout it many times. My heart breaks for those still suffering from the religious oppression of the FLDS faith.

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Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome by Reba Riley
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I did not complete this book so my review is only based on half the story. I found the plot-line underdeveloped and lacking in depth. In all fairness, I had just published my own book about a similar topic ( I grew up in the Mormon church in Salt La ...more
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“Today I share about my addiction and recovery journey as often as possible because I don't want to die all alone in a dark closet, shrouded in shame beside the decomposing skeletons I tried so desperately to hide. I want to live.”
Shannon Egan, No Tourists Allowed: Seeking Inner Peace and Sobriety in War-Torn Sudan

“Journalism, to be useful and serviceable to the country, will take its definite place only when it becomes unselfish and when it devotes its best for the service of the country.”
Shannon Egan, No Tourists Allowed: Seeking Inner Peace and Sobriety in War-Torn Sudan

“Gandhi believed that the sole aim of journalism should be service. Writing as a form of service. What an intriguing concept. I’d”
Shannon Egan, No Tourists Allowed: Seeking Inner Peace and Sobriety in War-Torn Sudan

“Today I share about my addiction and recovery journey as often as possible because I don't want to die all alone in a dark closet, shrouded in shame beside the decomposing skeletons I tried so desperately to hide. I want to live.”
Shannon Egan, No Tourists Allowed: Seeking Inner Peace and Sobriety in War-Torn Sudan

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