A Journey From Pain to Peace, Purpose and Power

Overcoming is an inspiration to all women who struggle with depression, stagnation and unfulfilment to seek out the peace, power and joy in their own lives.

A personal message from the author:

I wrote this book to share my story with others, with the dual purpose of healing my own wounds and sharing the jewels that saved my life. I am open, honest and raw with it all. Depression, addiction, abandonment and a suicide attempt that landed me in a mental institution. But this isn't a sad story or one that requires pity. At all times I take responsibility, give thanks to God and in turn transform my life. I want to help women get out of their own way. If I was able to overcome my past anyone can. If I could run a 6 figure business for over a decade so can you. I pray my story will show that anyone can overcome their circumstances and create the life of their dreams.

— Natasha Ickes Saman

She was a little girl who loved ice skating, reading and music. Yet from a young age Natasha felt different. She struggled with depression, feelings of abandonment and low self esteem. At 9 she stood with a knife pressed to her wrist, contemplating taking her own life. By 17 she was a pregnant high school dropout.

The next several years were filled with drugs and homelessness on the violent streets of Oakland. She survived through God, her intuition and a profound desire to change. One day she discovered a secret that would change her life forever. This poignant memoir follows Natasha’s journey from a depressed child, to a suicidal teen, to a successful business woman. It is a story of survival and beating the odds. It is how one woman overcame chronic depression, addiction and the battles of her own mind. It is a story of love and pain, tragedy and triumph, failures and wins.

Overcoming is for anyone who never felt like enough. It is a powerful story for those ready to get out of their own way and create the life of their dreams.


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