The Battle of Identity Part 1: How We Are Shaped

Warriors ARISE

05-01-2022 • 32 min

Welcome back to the Warriors Arise Podcast! I am Suzi Hanson and today, I am joined by co-founder Stephanie Reed. To start the year, we welcome you to the first part of the four-week series of The Battle of Identity. We will define identity and how it is shaped through childhood, labels, generational values, social status, abuse, and so much more. This goes to show the danger of wearing labels yet we have the choice to break free. Join us and listen in!

[00:01 - 09:19] Identifying Identity and the Self

  • The individual’s sense of self
  • Ask yourself who you are
  • Knowing who you are supposed to be
  • The danger of false labels
  • Recognizing social status

[09:20 - 23:37] Being Wary of the Labels

  • Scarcity mindset as a hindrance
  • Looking back to your early years
  • Being labeled can translate to feeling unwanted
  • Abuse as a big contributor
  • Manipulation at its best
  • Body image for women

[23:48 - 32:24] Closing Segment

  • Preventing identity crisis
  • Lies that cause fear and panic
  • Next episode’s topic
  • Closing words

Tweetable Quotes:

“If I was to look at myself in the mirror back in the day, it was you know, what would I be saying to myself? And it would say you have become someone you're not supposed to be… So that gives the question Who am I supposed to be?” – Stephanie Reed

“I grew up with a scarcity mindset. And it hindered me a lot of times with taking risks.” – Stephanie Reed

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