About me

About me2021-06-21T17:08:16+00:00

Writer’s bio

His blogs are all based on his personal experience of healing and recovering from a variety of addictions, multiple mental health issues and diagnoses.

Johnnie, has lived through child abuse, survived addictions, been diagnosed with severe PTSD, lives with bipolar disorder, suicide attempts, has been hospitalized and he has been homeless.

He, has gotten through to the other side and found peace. He, has now devoted himself to helping others through the darkness and find their way to the other side. His foundation; “If you want to change your life you must change your mind about your life.”

A Certified Thought Coach, certification by IFTT, (Institute For Transformational Thinking). A thirty-four-year follower of the Twelve Step communities and a thirty-one-year student and facilitator of ACIM, (A Course in Miracles). Through these formats he has come to believe in the power of thought, and has seen first hand how changing your thoughts, miraculously changes your life.

Having spent the last thirty-four years seeking the spiritual tools needed to heal from the dysfunction of his upbringing. By combining the spiritual principals of both the Twelve Steps and ACIM his personal healing and recovery have been nothing short of amazing. The insights he has acquired as the result of his own desperation are heartwarming and practical. Johnnie’s simple and personal approach to healing is contagious and leaves you wanting to grow with him.

His purpose; is simple to help others find the peace he has found. By openly sharing his own pursuit of peace and his determination to heal, he brings to us all, the hope for deep inner healing.

He will help many forgive the unforgivable, find peace in the chaos of life, and find the one thing that we all search for, self-love and understanding. He shares with us through his books, podcasts, blogging, classes, coaching and his speaking. He is constantly looking for new ways the help others recover.

He is available;

To teach A Course in Miracles, (Online or locally in classes in Sarasota Fl)

To speak on the topics of; Recovering and Healing from an Addictive Disorder, Mental Health issues, (Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety and Panic Attacks and Suicidal Ideations) Speaking on how to move on and have a better life.

Thought Coaching; (Certification by IFTT Institute for Transformational Thinking. With his experience and his studies he uses practical tools to help change the way we think, which will change the way we live.

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In The Media

SARASOTA – An author chronicles his metamorphosis from addiction using, literally, the metamorphosis of a caterpillar to a butterfly. Johnnie Calloway explains how this transformation changes from a life of taking to one of giving.
“It fills my soul. It’s a big part of my recovery from my mental illnesses because it gets me connected to something real…. It’s amazing how raising these things and keeping them going keeps me connected to the planet. I use the metamorphosis of the butterfly as an analogy of what happens with a drug addict and a recovering addict because a caterpillar only eats, doesn’t care about anything but taking, and a butterfly only gives. It takes nectar from one plant to the next and becomes the giver… The lesson to be drawn is that we can all become givers no matter how much we’ve taken, we can all learn to give, and giving is what heals the soul… My mom died when I was five. I grew up thinking I killed her. It led me to my own drug addiction and alcoholism, and my deepest hope to help others who have lived through abuse and mental illness and are terrified of the stigmas… to be able to have a voice.”

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