From Racist, Bipolar, Homeless, & Suicidal to Purpose-Driven Success w/ Torri Shack
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Torri Shack has one of the gnarliest stories I’ve ever heard. She was raised a racist and developed early depression as a young lesbian and had multiple suicide attempts. She shares her epic journey into finding her way through life’s challenges into purpose-driven success.

Show Notes in order of appearance: 

  • Torri shares a funny “Oh shit” moment with her girlfriend. 
  • Growing up in a raging racist and homophobe household. 
  • Being a lesbian and a homophobe at the same time. 
  • The stigma around mental health conditions at home. 
  • Torri talks about depression, suicidal thoughts and dealing drugs in Orange County, California. 
  • Why drugs help you feel good when you’re depressed. 
  • Torri tells us how she got her ass kicked in grade school for saying something racist to a black girl. 
  • How Torri became an anti-racist. 
  • Sebastian shares his past about racist jokes. 
  • Torri talks about her father dropping racism. 
  • Torri’s journey and process in changing her racist viewpoints. 
  • Being Bipolar Type 2 and feeling the manic side of bipolar.
  • Torri gets stopped at airport security over something unexpected. 
  • The stigma around being or having a mental condition. 
  • Creating something with purpose and personal passion. 
  • Suicide discussion
  • Funding a non-profit with for-profit
  • Twella App- mindfulness and compulsive spending 
  • Changing behavior through cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Voting with our dollars 
  • Conscious leaders need to focus on...

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