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#1 Bestselling Author

Facebook:  @jenellerbrewer or @kiyogacanada

Jenelle’s life story is one of evolution, so it is no surprise that when COVID-19 shut down the world, she took this time to make some changes. She has spent most of her life struggling with trauma and loss. At fourteen, Jenelle turned to drinking, and by seventeen she was addicted to cocaine. Angry and in pain, she lived on the streets and eventually risked her life to escape a human trafficking ring at the age of nineteen. After the death of her boyfriend and one of her sisters, she decided to get clean so her mother did not have to endure losing another child.


Once she became a mother, Jenelle knew her only option was to provide the best life she could for her children. After two terms as a politician, she went back to school and got her Bachelor of Business Administration before returning to serve her community in many capacities. After a significant injury and living in chronic pain for years, she rediscovered her passion for yoga and became a yoga teacher, a career that supports a healthier lifestyle. She now teaches classes online through her website, which you can find below.

16 Women Who Are Thriving
Through Turbulent Times

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Chapter Title: Turning Pain Into Passion

"Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.” 

~Helen Keller

Thrive: “To advance, grow, develop and flourish.”


Our world is dramatically changing, and we are being invited to evolve right along with it.


In the midst of overwhelming challenges, including isolation and business closures, you will find many unsung heroes who are living rather quietly but with meaning and purpose. In this deeply stirring book you’ll take a walk into the lives of 16 women who refuse to be ruled by fear, and have stepped into exploring new ways to work and live with curiosity and courage.


From Canada to the United States and from Guatemala to Hong Kong, you will meet these remarkably authentic women who have shared their stories about how they adapted to change.  Besides being inspired, you will also take away their practical tips and ideas to bring into your own life.


There is something for everyone, as these stories clearly demonstrate how the resilience of the human spirit can shine in the most turbulent of times.  You have been invited into the personal lives of these courageous women who are inherently just like you, and you’ll see exactly how it's possible to not just survive but thrive.

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