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Is your daughter struggling with depression? Today’s guest, Wonderfully Made founder Allie Marie Smith Marie knows what this is like. When Allie was 18 years old, she planned to take her life. Today she’s on a mission to help teen girls discover their true worth. Learn how to encourage your girls and fight for their mental health. In today’s conversation, you’ll learn: 

3:30 When mental health issues are in your family history 

6:30 The stress I was putting on myself to be perfect 

8:00 Nearing the Golden Gate bridge to end my life 

11:00 The difference it would have made if I spoke up 

13:10 Intentionally set time to talk to your kids about their friends and social media 

15:52 We didn’t know our worth…finding comfort that we are fearfully and wonderfully made  

20:45 When depression resurfaces 

23:40 Teen girls are at the epicenter: 1 in 4 girls contemplate suicide, tied with social media 

Allie Marie Smith is the founder and director of Wonderfully Made, a non profit dedicated to helping teen girls and young women know their true value. She is an award-winning author, speaker, podcast host, and certified life coach. She loves surfing and adventuring up and down the CA coast with her hubby Paul and golden retriever named Gidget.

Find out more about her book, Wonderfully Made: Discover the identity, love, and worth you were created for. 

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