My name is Angela Dee and I am an author, speaker, teacher. My purpose is to encourage others who are facing life struggles to find healing. My motto, Be Brave, Dream Big~I have dreamed of writing a book since childhood. Through the support of Igniting Souls Tribe and my coach Kary Oberbrunner, I completed my book called Voiceless-Spencer's Story (A mother's journey raising a son with significant needs). It was released in September of 2016 and is available on amazon.com and B&N.com. A proud single mother of three, my background is in nursing care and teaching. I have recently entered the empty nest and this has allowed me to pursue the passions of my heart. Writing, travel, and enjoying all the outdoor activities in my home state of Colorado.
Currently I am developing a workable program to collaborate with my book. Having been a fulltime caregiver for a significant needs child that required 24/7 care, I have realized the importance of finding value beyond the caregiving mode. My new program will address self care in three aspects. Physical, emotional, and spiritual development. Having an adventurous spirit, I want to encourage others to find their passions through whatever artistic medium brings them a sense of healing and peace.
For the last three years I have been rediscovering myself. After being a stay at home mom for 20 years, I divorced and started searching for ways to start living outside of these self limiting beliefs that had held me back for so long. The type A personality that I was living under was not who I was and I began to explore the artistic, adventurous side of my brain. I quickly learned that the areas I had dabbled in were now the activities that made me come alive again. Dancing, travel, writing, and creating jewelry/pottery are all things that I have grown to love. My first love was being a wife and mother. Now that those titles required less of me, it was time to find a dream job working the passions of my heart. My first goal was to complete the book I had started in 2000. Though I always imagined writing a children's book, I ended up writing a book about the journey of raising a once normal boy, turned severely disabled. I know that this book will help many who have weathered a similar storm.
I reside in Parker, Colorado with my boyfriend of 2 years. We have six children between the two of us and are busy with their lives as well as our own. My boyfriend is also an artist, who performs in two bands and acts in small productions in the Denver metro area. We both are adventurous, spontaneous souls who love people and enjoy crossing bucket list items off our lists on a regular basis.