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Utah Author-Speaker Publishes 2nd Book

Utah Author-Speaker Publishes 2nd Book

Terry Sidford, a seasoned author, motivational speaker, and life coach has published her second book, Inspired by her once happy childhood that became unstable with her mother’s alcoholism and her father’s subsequent departure, Terry shares her personal challenges and journey to encourage readers to find strength, empowerment, and love through hardships. 

“After experiencing a tumultuous, unconventional childhood in the 1970s in Southern California, I can definitively say that I now know what truth is. It will set you free, and I fully trust it,” says Terry Sidford. “I recognize truth by unconditionally seeing everything for what it is, rather than making it something different to fit a convenient narrative.” 

Sidford believes truth brings courage, and courage opens you up to love. These are three essential elements that can empower us to transform trials to triumphs and successes. “This book stemmed from my life’s purpose to help everyone learn how to recognize their own truths, be courageous, and lead with love regardless of their life experiences,” she explains. is available on Amazon in Kindle and paperback formats. Synopsis

She had two loving parents, a brother, and a sister, all of whom lived in a beautiful house with a pool on the Southern California coast during the 1970s. Life couldn’t have been more perfect. Until… One night Terry unexpectedly heard her parents arguing loudly, and in that instant everything changed. 

The arguing escalated, her mother started drinking heavily, and her father eventually moved out, leaving Terry and her siblings to deal with an alcoholic single mom. In an attempt to escape her mother’s issues with alcohol, Terry and her sister run away from home one night to join their alternative-lifestyle father. Their hope was to find some adult stabilityAn intuitive child, Terry grew up in a split family where each member struggled to survive. Terry’s story starts with sadness, resentment, and confusion, but ends in forgiveness, trust, and love, with a lot of lessons learned in between. She shares the tools you need to survive, and even thrive from your past, adverse experiences, no matter how difficult they seem to overcome. Join Terry Sidford on her journey to discover the secrets for using your worst experiences to become the best version of yourself. For more info, visit