Episode 30 : "Moira"
"Moira" was a stay at home mom of 3 boys, who bought into the hype of MLM in 2016. While chasing the dream of being at the top of the pyramid, "Moira" found herself involved with 3 different MLMs, including an elusive invitation to a "Ground Floor Opportunity". From her vantage point, she got a deep look into the toxic positivity of MLM, and experienced more psychological manipulation than she bargained for.
Millennial Women Made LuLaRoe Billions. Then They Paid The Price. - https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/stephaniemcneal/lularoe-millennial-women-entrepreneurship-lawsuits
Is Color Street A Scam? 5 Reasons Why You Should Avoid This MLM! - https://youraffiliatesalary.com/is-color-street-a-scam
The Dream Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-dream/id1435743296
You know those bags with the clear pockets to display your MLM haul? - https://www.reddit.com/r/antiMLM/comments/al43ta/you_know_those_bags_with_the_clear_pockets_to/
What is Toxic Positivity? - https://www.verywellmind.com/what-is-toxic-positivity-5093958#:~:text=Toxic%20positivity%20is%20the%20belief,vibes%20only%22%20approach%20to%20life.
What is Gaslighting? - https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/gaslighting#:~:text=Gaslighting%20is%20a%20form%20of,and%20unable%20to%20trust%20themselves.
Manipulative people hook their victims with a tactic called 'love bombing' — here are the signs you've been a target - https://www.businessinsider.com/what-is-love-bombing-2017-7
How to Leave an MLM - https://www.finder.com/how-to-leave-an-mlm
Brene Brown - https://brenebrown.com/
I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't): Making the Journey from "What Will People Think?" to "I Am Enough" - https://amzn.to/2SKHRv4
Simon Sinek - "Leaders Eat Last" - https://amzn.to/3wfduvv
Simon Sinek - "Start With Why" - https://amzn.to/2SVPHSP
Monica Hayworth's Anti MLM Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/478231729691989
Ponzinomics by Robert L. FitzPatrick - https://amzn.to/3tWutRS
How can you help?
Report false income and health claims here: https://reportfraud.ftc.gov/
Or go to: https://www.truthinadvertising.org
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Not in the U.S.? Go here: https://www.ftc.gov/policy/international/competition-consumer-protection-authorities-worldwide
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