overcoming adversity

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Francesco Clark and Mark Reay understand adversity in a way that others may not. In this premier episode of the new HooplaHa
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Adversity will happen It's guaranteed. The more important and interesting question is how will you choose to engage with it. What will you do to turn adversity into a learning opportunity?
8) Kiss People Off and Make New Friends Sometimes one of the hardest things about self-reinvention is the need to cut loose
This April, I was inside a high security prison. The plan was to talk to the men there about the work cdv.org does and to educate them on the connection between childhood adversities and the potential impact. While I believe I educated them, they also educated me. Here is what I learned.
And the silver lining? The person who got all that hate was strong enough to overcome that situation. Of course it wasn't
The second thing I tell them is something I wish someone shared with me when I was in their shoes. I was ashamed of who I
Repeatedly in her early career, Jahren's grant proposals were denied or didn't produce the funding she needed. She was not accepted at conferences by her peers in ways she would have preferred. Her life did not go as she had hoped or planned.
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I clearly remember the morning I woke up in the hospital and realized nine of my fingertips were going to be amputated. It was a few days after I'd been told my leg would be amputated and I was still emotionally raw from that news.
While my heart remains broken, I want to share what I've learned from the front lines of the greatest battle of my life. These lessons haven't healed me completely, but they have helped. And I hope they help other people who, God forbid, have to fight through tragic loss.
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And if you have a body, which I'm fairly certain most of you do, love it and appreciate it as well. Not because it's perfect or centerfold-worthy, but because it's all yours.
Time heals all wounds as the saying goes. But try telling that to someone going thru a life altering experience and they will tell you that you wouldn't understand because you have not lived thru their traumas.
Of course, this year the race has taken on a new dimension. Kaia says, "It feels like more of a big deal. By knowing that I'm going to race, it seems like my recovery happened a lot more quickly. I don't care where I come in. I just want to do it."
Once I hit college, I began dating a little more, but I was terrified. I wasn't just terrified of guys; I was terrified of
Zyola Mix has overcome many difficulties in her personal life, as well as cultural obstacles, to pursue her dream of working in the space industry. Her road to becoming a Mechanical Designer at SEAKR Engineering began during her childhood in Hawaii.
A sense of greater purpose in life, empathy and the opportunity to help others -- granted they're not the latest iPhone but the novelty soon wears off with one of them and anyway, you'd only need to change it every couple of years to make sure you've got the latest model. My gifts -- and these are just a few of them -- can last a lifetime. How's that for value?
The moment I saw this video, my heart dropped, and I felt absolutely horrible. Embarrassment, shame, and utter sadness swept through me. I just couldn't understand why someone would take the time to make me feel bad about a machine that I need to help me get around.