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Breaking the Cycle: Triumph Over Substance Abuse & Despair

Episode 5 with Michael Lattimore

Cybersecurity Awareness Evangelist | 12 Step Recovery Coach
Ordained New Thought Minister at AHIAH Center for Spiritual Living

Intro to Episode

I had the opportunity to speak with Michael Lattimore, a transformational technology coach and the founder of Success Support LLC, has a rich history of service in human and community development. Michael grew up in the challenging environment of the south side of Chicago, where he encountered traumatic experiences witnessing violence and gang activities in his neighborhood leading him to substances to cope with this trauma. After a 22-year struggle with alcohol addiction, Michael now openly discusses his transition to sobriety, working through shame and guilt, and finding joy in giving back. Michael has an inspiring story of awakening in recovery and in this episode you will hear more about…

🌟 His 22 year experience with alcohol addiction & his road to recovery
🌟 Overcoming substance abuse and realizing the need for healing
🌟 Embracing connection and community service in addiction recovery
🌟 Finding that humility is key to the recovery process
🌟 The importance of self-reflection, of building a support network, and of healing relationships in the transformation process

March 20, 2024

Key Moments

00:00 Intro
03:09 Michael’s Journey Through Trauma & Resilience
06:11 Addiction & Redemption
09:45 A Journey of Spiritual Awakening
13:20 Embracing Humility, Connection & Teachability
22:27 Life with Sobriety
25:40 Turning Hardships into Joy Through Spiritual Connection
30:11 Self-Acceptance & Sobriety
34:09 Support for Addiction Recovery

The Inspiring Journey of Michael Lattimore

In the realm of personal growth and spiritual transformation, individuals often find themselves navigating a path from adversity to awakening. One such individual who has embraced this journey is Michael Lattimore, a remarkable figure with a profound story of overcoming challenges and finding spiritual connection and joy amidst hardships. Let’s delve into Michael’s inspiring narrative of transformation and resilience.

Michael’s Story

Michael Lattimore, a transformational technology coach and the founder of Success Support LLC, has a rich history of service in human and community development. Growing up in the challenging environment of the south side of Chicago, Michael encountered traumatic experiences witnessing violence and gang activities in his neighborhood. His early life was marked by powerlessness and fear, leading him to adopt coping mechanisms that eventually spiraled into substance abuse and emotional turmoil.

The Journey Through Darkness

Michael’s downward spiral intensified at the age of 11 when he encountered substance abuse, which dominated his life for the next 22 years. His dependency on alcohol and other substances became a way to cope with the deep-rooted feelings of powerlessness and trauma from his past. Amidst struggles with addiction and seeking spiritual experiences through psychedelics and diverse paths, Michael found himself in a state of emotional and mental turmoil.

Navigating Through Challenges

Gradually, Michael realized the need for a profound shift in his life and sought help to address his mental health and addiction issues. His journey towards recovery began with self-awareness, acknowledging the destructive patterns in his life, and seeking support from mentors and spiritual guidance. Through a process of introspection and transformation, Michael embarked on a path of healing, gradually breaking free from the shackles of addiction and reclaiming his life.

Embracing Spiritual Connection & Joy

Michael’s transformational journey was marked by a deepening spiritual connection, leading him to redefine his relationship with higher power and embrace humility and teachability. He discovered that true joy lies in giving back and supporting others, finding fulfillment in service and community engagement. Embracing the power of vulnerability and emotional expression, Michael experienced a profound shift towards authenticity and self-acceptance.

Radiating Joy & Compassion

Michael’s life became a testament to the transformative power of joy as he radiated positivity and compassion, touching the lives of those around him. His commitment to service extended beyond personal healing, encompassing endeavors to support communities in Guinea, Bissau, and uplift individuals in prison through education and spiritual guidance. The essence of joy for Michael transcended personal triumphs, resonating through acts of kindness, connection, and a shared sense of humanity.

Support & Guidance

Michael’s journey serves as a beacon of hope for individuals grappling with adversity and addiction, offering a guiding light towards healing and self-discovery. Through his website, MikeLattimore.com, individuals can access resources, spiritual services, and connect with Michael for support and guidance in their transformational journey. Additionally, resources such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA.org), Cocaine Anonymous, and Narcotics Anonymous provide avenues for seeking support and community in the path towards recovery.

In the realm of spiritual growth and personal transformation, Michael Lattimore’s story stands as a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the transformative power of embracing adversity as a catalyst for awakening and joy. By sharing his journey of healing and service, Michael inspires others to embark on a path of self-discovery, spiritual connection, and profound joy in the face of life’s challenges.

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Connect with Michael

Bio

Mike Lattimore is the Transformation Technology Coach of Success Support LLC and assists people with creating life and Life Work that makes their heart sing. For the past 20 years he has also served the community at large as a cybersecurity awareness evangelist helping people, especially seniors stay safe in cyberspace. Mike helps people protect their Macs and personal computers, their home networks and businesses as well as their human computer, and personal networks. He enjoys teaching non-technical audiences how to configure their human firewall to avoid scams and thought viruses.

Reverend Michael is an ordained new thought metaphysical minister at AHIAH Center for Spiritual Living who supports people with awakening from their self-imposed nightmares and in fulfilling their life dreams. He volunteers with the Freedom to Choose Project bringing Change from the Inside of California prisons with compassionate experiential education. He also serves with Roots in Guinea-Bissau by bringing solar light technology and sustainability projects to villages in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau.

He also supports people in recovery as a sober coach and accountability partner leading people through the spiritual principles and practices that lead to living a life of freedom and joy.

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Breaking the Cycle: Triumph Over Substance Abuse & Despair

Episode 5 with Michael Lattimore

Cybersecurity Awareness Evangelist | 12 Step Recovery Coach | Ordained New Thought Minister at AHIAH Center for Spiritual Living

Intro to Episode

I had the opportunity to speak with Michael Lattimore, a transformational technology coach and the founder of Success Support LLC, has a rich history of service in human and community development. Michael grew up in the challenging environment of the south side of Chicago, where he encountered traumatic experiences witnessing violence and gang activities in his neighborhood leading him to substances to cope with this trauma. After a 22-year struggle with alcohol addiction, Michael now openly discusses his transition to sobriety, working through shame and guilt, and finding joy in giving back. Michael has an inspiring story of awakening in recovery and in this episode you will hear more about…

🌟 His 22 year experience with alcohol addiction & his road to recovery
🌟 Overcoming substance abuse and realizing the need for healing
🌟 Embracing connection and community service in addiction recovery
🌟 Finding that humility is key to the recovery process
🌟 The importance of self-reflection, of building a support network, and of healing relationships in the transformation process

March 20, 2024

Key Moments

00:00 Intro
03:09
Michael’s Journey Through Trauma & Resilience
06:11 Addiction & Redemption
09:45 A Journey of Spiritual Awakening
13:20 Embracing Humility, Connection & Teachability
22:27 Life with Sobriety
25:40 Turning Hardships into Joy Through Spiritual Connection
30:11 Self-Acceptance & Sobriety
34:09 Support for Addiction Recovery

The Inspiring Journey of Michael Lattimore

In the realm of personal growth and spiritual transformation, individuals often find themselves navigating a path from adversity to awakening. One such individual who has embraced this journey is Michael Lattimore, a remarkable figure with a profound story of overcoming challenges and finding spiritual connection and joy amidst hardships. Let’s delve into Michael’s inspiring narrative of transformation and resilience.

Michael’s Story

Michael Lattimore, a transformational technology coach and the founder of Success Support LLC, has a rich history of service in human and community development. Growing up in the challenging environment of the south side of Chicago, Michael encountered traumatic experiences witnessing violence and gang activities in his neighborhood. His early life was marked by powerlessness and fear, leading him to adopt coping mechanisms that eventually spiraled into substance abuse and emotional turmoil.

The Journey through Darkness

Michael’s downward spiral intensified at the age of 11 when he encountered substance abuse, which dominated his life for the next 22 years. His dependency on alcohol and other substances became a way to cope with the deep-rooted feelings of powerlessness and trauma from his past. Amidst struggles with addiction and seeking spiritual experiences through psychedelics and diverse paths, Michael found himself in a state of emotional and mental turmoil.

Navigating Through Challenges

Gradually, Michael realized the need for a profound shift in his life and sought help to address his mental health and addiction issues. His journey towards recovery began with self-awareness, acknowledging the destructive patterns in his life, and seeking support from mentors and spiritual guidance. Through a process of introspection and transformation, Michael embarked on a path of healing, gradually breaking free from the shackles of addiction and reclaiming his life.

Embracing Spiritual Connection & Joy

Michael’s transformational journey was marked by a deepening spiritual connection, leading him to redefine his relationship with higher power and embrace humility and teachability.
He discovered that true joy lies in giving back and supporting others, finding fulfillment in service and community engagement. Embracing the power of vulnerability and emotional expression, Michael experienced a profound shift towards authenticity and self-acceptance.

Radiating Joy & Compassion

Michael’s life became a testament to the transformative power of joy as he radiated positivity and compassion, touching the lives of those around him. His commitment to service extended beyond personal healing, encompassing endeavors to support communities in Guinea, Bissau, and uplift individuals in prison through education and spiritual guidance. The essence of joy for Michael transcended personal triumphs, resonating through acts of kindness, connection, and a shared sense of humanity.

Support & Guidance

Michael’s journey serves as a beacon of hope for individuals grappling with adversity and addiction, offering a guiding light towards healing and self-discovery. Through his website, MikeLattimore.com, individuals can access resources, spiritual services, and connect with Michael for support and guidance in their transformational journey. Additionally, resources such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA.org), Cocaine Anonymous, and Narcotics Anonymous provide avenues for seeking support and community in the path towards recovery.

In the realm of spiritual growth and personal transformation, Michael Lattimore’s story stands as a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the transformative power of embracing adversity as a catalyst for awakening and joy. By sharing his journey of healing and service, Michael inspires others to embark on a path of self-discovery, spiritual connection, and profound joy in the face of life’s challenges.

Connect with Michael

Bio

Mike Lattimore is the Transformation Technology Coach of Success Support LLC and assists people with creating life and Life Work that makes their heart sing. For the past 20 years he has also served the community at large as a cybersecurity awareness evangelist helping people, especially seniors stay safe in cyberspace. Mike helps people protect their Macs and personal computers, their home networks and businesses as well as their human computer, and personal networks. He enjoys teaching non-technical audiences how to configure their human firewall to avoid scams and thought viruses.

Reverend Michael is an ordained new thought metaphysical minister at AHIAH Center for Spiritual Living who supports people with awakening from their self-imposed nightmares and in fulfilling their life dreams. He volunteers with the Freedom to Choose Project bringing Change from the Inside of California prisons with compassionate experiential education. He also serves with Roots in Guinea-Bissau by bringing solar light technology and sustainability projects to villages in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau.

He also supports people in recovery as a sober coach and accountability partner leading people through the spiritual principles and practices that lead to living a life of freedom and joy.

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