Speaker ‘Tracy Shawn’ – is an award-winning Author, who embodies the moniker ‘Passionate Anxiety Warrior’, with absolutely the best message and example of what it means to keep-on-keeping-on! When Tracy speaks—we listen! Tracy writes and speaks about the importance of pulling oneself out of the trenches of stress, anxiety, and worry (with equal parts authority and humility). Her keynote speech – “From Stressed and Scattered to Calm and Centered,” offers innovative ways to overcome emotional tension, as a tool for finding a more balanced and productive way to live and work. Tracy’s debut novel, “The Graces of Crows” (Cherokee McGee, 2013), won awards for Indie Fiction (including the 2013 Jack Eadon Award for ‘Best Book in Contemporary Drama’, and 2nd Place for General Fiction from Reader Views). To her contributory credit, Tracy has written numerous self-help books – coupled with articles for both print and online publications. Her novel serves as a tale of fortitude, detailing one woman’s fight to overcome debilitating anxiety (as well as providing a source of strength and inspiration for others). As an experienced Toastmaster with oratory acclaim, Tracy has earned the ‘Advanced Communicator Bronze’ award for exceptional achievements in the Toastmasters International Communication Program. Tracy’s educational background includes: M.A. in Clinical Psychology, alongside a myriad of high-profile professional credits that serve as a touchstone for vocal excellence.
Our team is proud to introduce the ‘TZelement’ community to a voice cloaked in tenacity and compassion for one’s fellow man. When we listen to Tracy Shawn, there is no mistaking the passion borrowed from life’s experiences, in order to show the rest of the world what’s exceptionally possible.
– Positivity Questions For Tracy –
TZelement MAG: What’s the 1 word you would use to describe yourself, and why?
Tracy: Tenacious! Why? Because I keep on writing and learning even though I still haven’t been able to make a living as an author.
TZelement MAG: If you were granted the authority to change 3 things in the world, what would they be?
Tracy: That’s a great question! First, I’d make sure to set up strict global environmental laws into effect: allowing our air, water, and earth to heal – plus putting a halt to all animal cruelty. Secondly, I would make it a law that all world leaders would have to follow codes that included a strict adherence to human rights, democracy, and equality. Lastly, I would get all the world leaders to sign a document that we are one world – one people … and we need to help each other out
TZelement MAG: What positive message could you share with those struggling with low self-esteem and/or social acceptance?
Tracy: Take time to recognize whatever negative self-talk you’ve taken on through the years, challenge it, and then replace all destructive self-talk with positive, productive truths.
Individuals and businesses may contact Tracy Shawn via her website: www.tracyshawn.com | or Twitter: @TracyShawn
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