I Am Here: The Journey from Fear to Freedom (Hardcover)
“Everyone can take something beneficial from these powerful words.” — Rachel Platten
"Ashley is a trustworthy guide, let her grab you by the hand and walk you toward wholeness." — Jen Hatmaker
Following her bestselling memoir, Born to Shine, founder of The Shine Project Ashley LeMieux shows how she found healing and transformation, even in difficult seasons. I Am Here continues this journey using “Clarity Mapping,” a tool that walks women through setting intentions, understanding why you are worthy of the life of your dreams, identifying the things you carry that no longer serve you, noticing the people you can serve, and finally, identifying the truest version of yourself.
I Am Here will help you:
- Reframe your thoughts
- Reimagine your life
- Reclaim your power
If you've been looking for help to create a plan to start moving toward your dreams, this book has all the inspiration and useful tools to get you where you want to go.
About the Author
Ashley Lemieux is the founder and CEO of The Shine Project and the author of Born to Shine. Her company, The Shine Project, is an online community for women that helps them find support, resources, motivation, and encouragement to triumph over the challenges in their lives. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
“I truly related with so many aspects of Ashley’s life that she so beautifully shared in I Am Here. I’m so grateful to have read her powerful words and believe everyone can take something beneficial from them.”
— Rachel Platten, Emmy Award winner, multiplatinum-selling recording artist, and author
"Ashley makes the process of moving from the rocky, uncertain side of our pain over to the expansive side of flourishing not only accessible but possible. She is a trustworthy guide who lives what she preaches. Let her grab you by the hand and walk you toward wholeness."
— Jen Hatmaker, New York Times bestselling author, speaker, and podcast host
“If you are stuck and wanting to live a better life, I know from personal experience how powerful her Clarity Mapping tool is and how real her story is. I know this book will give you the jump start or the restart you need to start living intentionally!”
— Mallory Ervin, author of Living Fully, founder of the Living Fully lifestyle brand, and host of the Living Fully podcast
“Ashley‘s words resonate so deeply in my heart, as I know they will in every woman’s heart. My story is different from hers, yet so similar and with the same challenges, fears, and questions we all have about ourselves. Her honesty, encouragement, and instruction are life-changing!”
— Kimberly Schlapman, singer-songwriter of Little Big Town and author of Oh Gussie!
“A beautiful reflection on what it means to truly find yourself and a way forward in the midst of pain. Powerful.”
— Amy Purdy, athlete and New York Times Bestselling author of On My Own Two Feet
"I Am Here is a must read! Ashley has taken life's darkest moments and transformed them into an honest and wisdom-packed guide for us all to quit living in fear and start living the life we've always dreamed!"
— Desiree Hartsock Siegfried, host of the Heart of Purpose podcast
“Ashley has given us all the beautiful, raw words we need to trudge out of the mess and find beauty at the end of it. “I am here” is both the anthem and the whisper of “get back up” that everyone will find and exhale at the end of it.”
— Arielle Estoria, poet, speaker, and author
"Ashley pours herself into cracking her soul open in order to help others heal, grow, and thrive.”
— Jasmine Starr
“In this spirited guide, LeMieux provides readers with tools to help with difficult times when one feels directionless and encourag[es] readers to cultivate inner strength by working through affirmations. Readers who appreciate the work and perspective of Brené Brown will enjoy these confidence-building practices.”
— Publishers Weekly
“LeMieux discusses her own pain and recovery with the goal of helping others to move forward, create meaningful lives, and get unstuck,… combining practical self-talk and motivational principles in a mentor/mentee format.”
— Library Journal