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See Someone Beautiful


I turned my pain into power. 

For many years I struggled with depression, anxiety, and had absolutely no self-worth. I struggled with an eating disorder, and all this became worse after I had my baby girl. 

I didn’t connect the dots and realize this was due to my abuse as a child. When I heard about Saprea Retreat I just knew I had to be brave and attend. 

What I learned at the retreat has saved my life. I can look in a mirror for the first time and see someone beautiful. I’ve firmly closed that door on my past and turned my pain into power. 

I now have so much self-worth, which is precious to me. No one will ever take that away from me again. 

I am so unbelievably grateful to everyone at Saprea Retreat for helping me reclaim my life. I’m going to make the rest of my life the best of my life. 

-Wendy, Survivor