Healing from Trauma | Abigail Teixeira


Best Selling Author, Speaker and Coach

Ep. 288 - If you’re struggling with deep-rooted issues and past traumas that have led you to a darker path or know someone who is, this episode is for you! Abigail Teixeira shares how her childhood trauma impacted her life with addiction and self-loathing leading to her healing and recovery journey.

In this episode, she shares the impact of her childhood traumas and addiction and how she has worked through her recovery and transformation journey.

Listen in to learn how therapy, journaling, and support communities can help in your healing and transformation journey. You will also learn the significance of impacting others with your story and helping them heal and recover.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to start healing by admitting and acknowledging you need help and then seeking support
  • How therapy, journaling, and support communities can help you in your healing journey
  • The power of sharing your healing story to inspire others who need to get out of the same situation
  • How to empower others with your story in their own healing and recovery journeys

“People need your story because there are others out there who are struggling with the same thing that you’ve struggled with, and they need to hear you share it.”- Abigail

In this episode, you will learn:

Abigail on her childhood background and history with generational trauma and addiction [01:09]

She shares her struggles with sexual abuse as a kid and alcoholism in her teens and adulthood [05:24]

She explains how the sexual and physical abuse happened and how it impacted her brain [13:49]

The different ways she and her sisters chose to deal with their unresolved trauma [18:34]

When she decided to make changes, how she approached it, plus the practices that helped her [23:20]

How she’s working to become the role model for little girls that she didn’t have growing up [36:17]

When she realized the power of sharing her story and decided to help others transform [38:30]


Abby is a second generation Latina Canadian whose parents immigrated from El Salvador in 1985, escaping a violent civil war happening at that time.

Over the past 7+ years, she has diligently worked to overcome deep and painful trauma stemming from a childhood of violence, abuse and addiction.

Through a rigorous journey of personal development, she has achieved a whatever it takes attitude and mindset that has led her to a path of wholistic healing and recovery.

Abby celebrates being a wife, mother, entrepreneur, public speaker, international best selling author and influencer.

Successfully enjoying a career in nursing for 15+ years and is now pursuing her passion of truly making an impact in her community and beyond by speaking and writing candidly about her ongoing journey through recovery from addiction and mental health struggles.

She shares her passion, coaching and mentoring women, mothers and individuals who are ready for change and are willing to do the work to become the best version of themselves, creating a life of not just success, but significance.


Winner: Business from the Heart: Up and Comer Award

Nomination: Business from the Heart Quality Care Award


Abigail Teixeira | Best-Selling Author, Speaker & Coach

Facebook: @uh.vee



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