Soldier Suicide Prevention Speaker to Connect with and Communicate to Soldiers Empowering Commanders and Military Troops to Overcome Adversity
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"Breakthrough for a Broken Heart" author Paul F Davis knows the secrets to overcome adversity, transcend tragedy and to triumph over tribulations to live victoriously!
Davis, raised by his beloved Army retired Lt. Colonel grandfather, contemplated suicide at the tender age of 12 when his father and stepmother took custody of him and he suffered child abuse and neglect.
Thankfully Colonel Krofchik, Paul's precious grandfather whom he calls "Pop-Pop" came to get him a couple weekends a month to walk with Paul shoulder to shoulder through his trying and turbulent time during his adolescence.
In like fashion, Paul, the cousin of a retired Army Ranger, walks shoulder to shoulder with soldiers providing heartfelt and inspirational talks to empower soldiers to overcome adversity and value their precious lives again.
As General Chiarelli told ABC News concerning the contributory factors leading to soldier suicide, they are primarily threefold:
1. Money troubles
2. Substance abuse
3. Failed relationships
Davis, a soldier suicide prevention speaker, speaks powerfully and personally to all three of these struggles of soldiers.
When Davis was hit by a drunk driver in July 2008, the car he and his wife shared was totaled in an instant. The driver earned her 2nd DUI in two years, served her 90 days and was thereafter released. But Paul remained imprisoned to circumstances and financial hardships resulting from that accident for two years, the first four months of which was spent battling his insurance company to get a replacement vehicle.
Meanwhile Paul and his wife drove rental cars at a huge expense for four months. As medical bills and expenses piled up, Paul felt emotionally overwhelmed. Nevertheless Paul purposed in his heart to cherish and celebrate life regardless of the external obstacles trying to squeeze him in.
As for substance abuse, Paul's biological mother (a former high school cheerleader and university graduate) got snared by alcohol and drug use. Hence Paul grew up with his maternal grandparents until his father and stepmother took custody of him in 5th grade. As for Paul's mother throughout his childhood, she was either in a drug rehab, jail, bar getting drunk or mental ward being evaluated as a result of her ongoing substance abuse.
Paul is also familiar with failed relationships. A worldwide minister and motivational speaker who has touched 60 countries building bridges cross-culturally and empowering people of all ages to live their dreams, Paul suffered a terrible divorce after his wife of 5 years had an affair while he was speaking in Pakistan following 9-11.
Although Paul earnestly tried to reconcile and seek restoration of his marriage through counseling, his ex-wife remained unrepentant and wayward in heart. Thus two months after her infidelity and ongoing drinking and befriending other men, Paul filed for divorced and proceeded to move on with his life.
Even momentarily during the separation and eventual divorce thoughts of murder and suicide went through Paul's mind. Thankfully Paul found strength in God, prayer, church and life coach training; which all collectively gave birth to Paul's book "Breakthrough For A Broken Heart" as he processed his personal pain during his emotional ground zero.
Given that Paul has personally and profoundly repeatedly overcome immense adversity in his own life, Paul speaks from a great depth and sincerity when addressing soldiers struggling with suicide making them feel safe and honoring their feelings and emotions, while empowering them to rise above the inner turbulence to triumph over their personal tragedies and live victoriously.
As even U.S. military chaplains have admitted and confessed to suicide attempts, soldiers do not need to feel ashamed because these are normal symptoms of battle fatigue and war. Rather than feel downcast, dejected or defeated, Paul empowers soldiers to come together and transparently share and discuss their struggles to be mutually edified, enriched and empowered by each others' perspectives, insight and experiences.
Paul therefore successfully gets rid of the dehumanizing stigma involved with behavioral health issues so as to reaffirm soldiers in their personal identity outside of combat. Thus soldiers are strengthened, affirmed and fortified to love themselves despite their struggles, weaknesses and personal challenges as they recognize these are issues we all face and part of life itself.
After being with Paul, soldiers are able to let go of built up stress, anxiety, self loathesome attitudes and tendencies to arise with new hope and a positive attitude and outlook on life.
Affirming and renewing soldiers to again love life is Paul's expertise and personal passion. Resurrect hope in your soldiers, commanders and troops on your base by bringing Paul in to empower your battle weary soldiers to regain their self-respect and personal dignity.
Undoubtedly the soldiers who have so bravely and tirelessly served and protected our country are entited to be weary, restless and feel hopeless at times. By honoring these feelings as common, normal and expected Paul removes the emasculating dehumanizing stigma of suicide and imparts to soldiers a new outlook and love for life!
Newness of life is here! Don't delay! Save a soldier's life today!
http://www.PaulFDavis.com - worldwide motivational speaker and life-changing author to empower soldiers. info @ PaulFDavis.com - wherever soldiers are in need of encouragement Paul will go! 407-967-7553
Paul is the author of 18 books and a worldwide speaker who has touched 60 countries building bridges cross-culturally by joyfully disarming and empowering people throughout the earth to transcend their limitations and live their dreams!
Some of Paul's many books are:
- Update Your Identity
- Empowering and Liberating Women
- Breakthrough for a Broken Heart
- Are You Ready for True Love?
- Healthy Relationships
- Adultery 101
Paulís incredible depth and powerful stories from around the world, entertain and inspire audiences making Paul a captivating enrichment speaker able to awaken the greatness within us all.
Paul speaks for corporations, universities, the military and several luxury cruise lines at sea. Paul has appeared on numerous international broadcasts from Investors Business Daily, Oprah and Friends to Fox News to talk about success, leadership, relational intricacies, conflict resolution, life balance and overcoming adversity.
By reason of his global travels, Paul is a highly sought after destinations, diversity and multicultural awareness speaker.
Playboy Radio Afternoon Advice host Tiffany Granath calls Paul an awesome relational coach and recommends his books on love, dating, and sexuality.
Paul worked at Ground Zero in NYC during 9-11; helped rebuild a home at the tsunami epicenter in Indonesia; comforted victims of genocide in Rwanda; spoke to leaders in East Timor during the war; inspired students and monks in Myanmar; promoted peace and reconciliation in Pakistan; developed leaders deep in the bush of rural Africa where villagers had never before seen a white man; and fed the hungry in impoverished Haiti.
Paul's heartfelt and humorous stories from around the world empower make him a unique and unforgettable soldier suicide prevention speaker to love and lift soldiers through their personal pain to live purposefully and powerfully.
http://www.PaulFDavis.com - info @ PaulFDavis.com - 407-967-7553
Paul F. Davis grew up the son of a mother (a former high school cheerleader and honor graduate) who was an alcoholic and substance abuser. As a child Paul saw his beloved mother self-destruct and torment his grandparents as a result of alcoholism and using every drug imaginable.
Ironically, Paulís mother (a former drunk driver herself) was killed when crossing the road as a pedestrian when an 18 year-old drunk driver hit her Ė killing her on impact.
Dead on arrival, police awaited the return of the young drunk driver who left the scene of the accident. Upon returning, the police video (which Paul later painfully watched) showed the young man crying and screaming, ďI canít live with this on my mind!Ē
Paul a former lifeguard and fitness trainer doesnít drink alcohol to this day. Yet Paul doesnít condemn those who do and kindly serves as the designated driver whenever anybody close to him drinks.
Ironically, after a childhood of pain and hell as a result of substance abuse and drunk driving, Paul himself was hit and nearly killed in July 2008 by a drunk driver (a two-time DUI offender driving after her license was revoked). The 61 year-old lady barreling down the road in a large Chevy truck, driving drunk at 4:40PM on a Tuesday afternoon, hit Paulís car repeatedly (completely totaling it and nearly killing Paul) without stopping, attempting to flee the scene of the accident, after which she hit and totaled a parked car before being arrested by police.
Paulís 1997 Honda Accord Special Edition (which Paul told Karla he planned to drive for 300,000 miles or until it stopped working), which Paul had just put $350 of work into the day of the accident (thanks to the generosity of Paulís father-in-law visiting from California), which was destroyed in a moment by an inconsiderate drunk driver.
For nearly five months Paul drove numerous rental cars, while battling his insurance company to be financially compensated to purchase a replacement vehicle for his automobile totaled by the negligible drunk driver. Even worse Paul spent days and nights in hospitals and doctorsí offices receiving medical treatment after the accident for injuries, which still cause him pain and trouble to this day. The added stress and strain medically and financially also negatively effected Paulís marriage as logistically he and his wife shared the one vehicle the drunk driver totaled.
Personally encountering the crooked and fraudulent business practices of tow truck companies, medical professionals, insurance claims adjusters, and car salesmen added additional aggravation and suffering to Paulís life at a time when he was most vulnerable.
Nevertheless Paul persevered and battled through it all to stand tall, becoming a voice of conscience to substance abusers, drunk drivers, they who prey on victims of catastrophic accidents, and those suffering through seasons of tragedy turning their world upside down.
Paul F. Davis is a substance abuse victim and survivor. Paul inescapably speaks with passion, empathy, and heartfelt conviction to awake the conscience of the irresponsible and ill informed. Paul is a worldwide and frequently requested substance abuse prevention speaker, who has touched over 50 countries and 6 continents, bringing hope to the hurting, healing families, and transforming people of all ages to live responsibly.
Paul F Davis is a drunk driving prevention speaker whose Mother was killed by drunk driver. Paulís substance abuse prevention talks and stories awaken audiences of all ages, while helping us remember life is precious.
Donít allow those you love and call friends to drive drunk. Value and protect the lives of those you love, as well as the other innocent people traveling on your cityís roads and highways. Drunk driving leads to personal injury, financial hardship, imprisonment, loss of life and pain and suffering for countless families.
Have a heart and think before you drink and drive.
Donít drink and drive lest you die prematurely and kill somebody! Drunk driving prevention and awareness speaker Paul F Davis speaks to audiences of all ages about substance abuse prevention saving lives from the foolishness and deadly combination of drinking and driving.
Paul's beloved Mother was killed by a drunk driver in 2000, after which Paul himself was hit by a drunk driver in July, 2008 totaling Paul's car and badly injuring him. The drunk driver who hit Paul went to court and was thrown in jail for her 2nd DUI in two years. Even worse the 61 y/o lady who hit Paul was driving illegally on a revoked license, she being drunk and behind the wheel at 4:40pm on a Tuesday afternoon.
Paul understandably is passionate about prevention and persuading people of all ages not to drive drunk and to drink responsibly. Paul's personal stories of people close to him struggling with alcohol abuse and imprisonment for alcohol related misdemeanors sober up the hardest of hearts.
Paulís talks about drunk driving prevention are heartfelt and compassionate, while simultaneously being entertaining and empowering.
The irony of Paulís Mom being killed by a drunk driver is that she herself was a substance abuser and alcoholic who also got behind the wheel while under the influence. Years later when an 18 year-old drunk driver killed Paulís Mother, it just reconfirmed Paulís convictions and decision not to drink himself.
Nevertheless Paul willingly offers to be the designated driver whenever those he is around in a social setting are drinking. Paul therefore speaks with passion, while not being condemning or judgmental. Paulís drunk driving prevention talks awake all ages, while reminding us all the importance of respecting the preciousness of life.
Paul has spoken to thousands of people throughout 55 countries and 6 continents about substance abuse prevention, drinking responsibly and the importance of not driving when drinking. Countless lives have been saved thanks to Paul being given the opportunity to speak and awaken people of all ages as to the importance of not driving drunk.
Colleges, Universities, High Schools, and innumerable other organizations have brought Paul in to deal with the issue of prevention, responsible drinking, and not driving drunk. Employers worldwide have seen notable results and an increased level of sobriety and productivity among their employees after Paul has spoken at their conference and convention.
No matter the size of the group or location, don't hesitate to contact Paul F. Davis to speak about prevention, responsible drinking, and not driving drunk in your city. You will be glad you did as the results are tangible and the lives that will be saved priceless.
Paul F. Davis is a worldwide speaker who has touched over 50 countries & 6 continents building bridges cross-culturally and empowering people throughout the earth to live their dreams!
Paul is the author of 17 life-changing books. Paul has appeared on numerous internationally broadcast radio shows from Oprah & Friends to Fox News Radio to talk about leadership, success, conflict resolution, healthy relationships and living your dreams.
Paul worked at Ground Zero in NYC during 9/11; helped rebuild a home at the tsunami epicenter; comforted victims of genocide in Rwanda; spoke to leaders in East Timor during the war; inspired students & monks in Myanmar; promoted peace & reconciliation in Pakistan; and has been so deep into the bush of rural Africa where villagers had never before seen a white man.
Playboy Radio Afternoon Advice host Tiffany Granath calls Paul an awesome relational coach and recommends his books on love, dating, and sexuality.
Paul empowers people to love passionately and live purposefully.