Awaken My Soul
Awaken My Soul
Jun 8, 2020
011: From Blackouts to Recovery & Sober Living with Katie Iredale
Play • 1 hr 10 min

“I was dating this heroin addict, and he woke me up one day and told me, ‘You just projectile puked across the room and it hit me in the face.’ I was like, didn’t care because I was like ‘dude you’re the loser, you’re the loser here.’” - Katie Iredale

Katie Iredale is a passionately driven entrepreneur who travels the world photographing humans in love. Katie’s photography brand specializes in small intimate weddings and destination elopements. Katie also lives a life in recovery and finds great fulfillment in helping others achieve sobriety.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • Katie’s journey from hating her job & in her free time taking photos & editing them on her phone to becoming a high demand wedding & elopement photographer
  • Going from party animal, abusing drugs, regularly drinking to black out, & seizing up from alcohol withdrawal, to thriving in sobriety
  • Spiritual awakening & radical life shifts through yoga teacher training
  • Finding happiness in a completely new lifestyle alongside recovery
  • Business tips: being yourself, navigating emotions & a pandemic as an entrepreneur
  • Choosing a path of freedom through faith, acceptance, & an inner knowing that we will always be provided for

Katie’s Awaken My Soul Soulection:

Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions by Russell Brand

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts by Gary Chapman

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book) by Don Miguel Ruiz

Katies Offerings:

Wedding & Elopement Photography

Branding Photography for Female Entrepreneurs

Family Photography

Mentorship Program For Starting A Photography Business

How To Get Your Business Up and Running - A Step By Step Guide

Connect with our guest Katie:

Katies Instagram: instagram.com/katieiredalee

Katie’s Website: katieiredalephotography.com

Connected With Me!

Melissa's IG: instagram.com/melissa_mcewen

Melissa's Website: awakenmysoulcoaching.com

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