Ed Squire is helping people create more visible kindness to overcome childhood trauma through healing and empowerment.

Overcoming Childhood Trauma: Ed Squire’s Inspiring Journey to Healing – BtR 413

Step into the captivating story of digital creator and public speaker Ed Squire as he courageously reveals his journey of overcoming childhood trauma and discovering healing beyond the mask. 

Ed’s story is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the transformative power of confronting one’s past with courage and vulnerability.

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Overcoming Childhood Trauma

Discovering the Masked Pain – An Inspiring Journey Begins

For Ed Squire, the journey towards healing began with a pivotal moment. A young advocate overheard Ed’s conversation in a coffee shop, and with one question, pierced through the facade Ed had meticulously crafted to conceal his inner turmoil. This encounter shattered the illusion of control Ed had maintained for years, forcing him to confront the masked pain that had been haunting him since childhood. It was a moment of reckoning, a catalyst for profound introspection and self-discovery. 

On top of that, it was a powerful moment of awareness and healing for the group with the therapist, other victims of childhood sexual trauma.

The Need to Accept That Pain Happened – Healing

Confronted with the undeniable truth of his past, Ed realized the need to accept that the pain had indeed happened. No longer could he continue to bury his trauma beneath layers of ambition and achievement. Instead, he embarked on a journey of acceptance, acknowledging the scars that had shaped his identity and recognizing the importance of embracing his authentic self. It was a journey fraught with challenges and setbacks, but also one filled with moments of profound growth and self-awareness.

The Need to Confront Evil – Justice for Many

As Ed delved deeper into his healing journey, he came to a profound realization: the need to confront the evil that had inflicted such deep wounds upon him. He understood that by confronting his own trauma head-on, he could prevent others from suffering similar fates. Ed’s journey became not only a quest for personal healing but also a mission to advocate for justice and accountability leading to one of the biggest convictions of an abuser in Canadian history. 

Through his public speaking engagements and digital platform, he became a voice for the voiceless, shining a light on the darkness of childhood abuse and offering hope to those who had been silenced by their pain.

In conclusion, Ed Squire’s inspiring journey serves as a beacon of hope for anyone who has experienced the devastating impact of childhood trauma. Through courage, vulnerability, and unwavering determination, Ed not only confronted his past but also found healing and redemption beyond the mask of his pain. His story reminds us of the resilience of the human spirit and the transformative power of confronting our deepest wounds with honesty and compassion. As we navigate our own journeys of healing, may we find solace in Ed’s example and remember that no matter how deep the scars, there is always hope for a brighter tomorrow.

Ed Squire

For over 25 years, Ed Squire served as a senior consultant, crafting strategies and plans for Fortune 500 and global companies across the United States, Canada, and Europe. However, in 2016, they made a pivotal decision to depart from their corporate career path and venture into new territories. 

Transitioning into roles as a videographer, podcaster, and nonprofit founder, he embarked on a journey to merge his corporate expertise with a deep-seated passion for human connection and community impact. 

Now, Ed leverages his extensive background in strategic business management alongside creative skills in videography and social media to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. His channel, Me Too What Now, has helped viewers overcome childhood trauma through inspiration as well as updates on his journey to find justice for himself and others.

Through keynote speaking engagements and various multimedia platforms, Ed aims to inspire, educate, and empower individuals and organizations to reach their full potential and effect positive change in the world.


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Help is available!

National Sexual Assault Hotline – 1-800-656-4673 Call or Chat 24/7.

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, online.rainn.org y rainn.org/es) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) – https://www.missingkids.org/home

Listen to Ed’s podcast, The Visible Kindness Podcast

The Visible Kindness Podcast shares encouraging and inspiration stories and insights to build a world where we all work together better. Hosted by Ed Squire.

Listen to Visible Kindness on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

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Connect with me:

Leave a voicemail at (469) 608-0355.

Send an email to [email protected].

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