Liz Porter

He told me he was cheating, but there was a twist, and then another

two white bulldogs licking each other faces
two white bulldogs licking each other faces
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The guests piled in at a mad rate as I scrambled to pull all the last-minute details together.

A wonderful aroma of garlic and fresh bread filled the room, promising a delightful meal.

The caterers were asking me a thousand questions, the DJ was running late, the cupcake tower got set up on the wrong table, and people were asking me, “where’s the man of the hour?”

I smiled, answered all of their questions and directed traffic as best I could with a cheery smile. …


If you like true stories with a twist and a life lesson takeaway, read on!

Liz Porter laying on her side in the grass in a white sleeveless dress laughing
Liz Porter laying on her side in the grass in a white sleeveless dress laughing
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Dear Reader,

Welcome to my little corner of the world!

I don’t often lay on the lawn in a white dress laughing, but this day I did because of a stiff rum and coke before the photoshoot to calm my nerves.

I’m here to inspire, empower and entertain you :)

My life has been a bumpy one, but I’m determined to use my difficult life lessons to not only become the best version of myself but to empower you as well.

I don’t want you to feel alone, as I did most of my life.

I want you to get…


It changed my day, my outlook and my heart all at once

A Brunette with big brown eyes looking straight into the camera sipping coffee from a pink mug
A Brunette with big brown eyes looking straight into the camera sipping coffee from a pink mug
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My alarm jolted me awake.

In a fog, I forced myself out of bed, swearing under my breath.

It was the third day this week I’d managed to hit the snooze button one too many times. It wasn’t like me to be late, but my new boss had me contemplating 1st-degree murder, which caused sleepless nights.

The inevitable stress at work had me dreading the day ahead as I hurried through my morning routine.

There wasn’t even enough time to start a pot of coffee. …


You may not even know you’re doing it

Close up of a young brunette with pretty green eyes peaking over the edge of a dark blue blanket
Close up of a young brunette with pretty green eyes peaking over the edge of a dark blue blanket
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My title is pretty basic, but did you feel that tug on your heart when you thought it might apply to you?

I felt it before I fully understood the question.

What exactly does that mean — shrinking into places you’ve outgrown?

When I first heard that statement, my heart skipped a beat. Something about those simple words resonated deeply and my cheeks flushed in anticipation of understanding why.

I spend a lot of time in my head, so when my body reacts physically to words, music or concepts, I snap to attention. …


Hi James - great piece.

I read it because I'm doing Tim Denning & Todd's course on Medium. He recommended we check out your writing style.

Since I'd just been criticized about my short one and two sentence paragraphs (sometime 2 word sentences) I was relieved to see you do the same and you're super successful!

So my lesson for the day - I'll just keep doing my thing and not worry about it! Yeah :)


But there’s also been a strong positive shift towards PTG

A black background with a single pink rose blooming with a photo of Liz Porter in a white blouse sitting next to it.
A black background with a single pink rose blooming with a photo of Liz Porter in a white blouse sitting next to it.
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It was a balmy Saturday evening in Tampa, Florida.

My short flowery dress and strappy sandals expressed my adventurous, fun mood. We were meeting friends at my favourite Italian restaurant to celebrate my 40th.

As we moved through the door of the restaurant, another couple came up behind us in a hurry to get past.

My hubby, who was holding the door for me, decided to hurry me along by placing his hand on my back, applying pressure to move me out of the way.

I swung around like Linda Blair in The Exorcist, “what the f*%@ are you doing?”…


Hi Amy! I didn't include it because I didn't want to promote one specific person , but here it is! I'm still doing them , they're free and they really work!

Her name is Lucy Wyndham - she's got lots on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yL_dE81O_mw

Let me know how it goes k :)

Thanks for reaching out - Liz


Thanks so much! I appreciate you taking the time to say so :)

Liz Porter

Solopreneur*Survivor*Author Empowering & Entertaining You with real-life experiences. My Book: Silent Fright amzn.to/32GoXbS ~ Website : selfempoweredblog.com

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