The Beauty of Resilience and Perspective

Ten Thousand Days

01011801The simple definition of resilience is “the capacity to recover from difficulties”.  I have constantly heard how “resilient” I am throughout the differing degrees of adversity that I have been forced to endure.  When I look back at how I reacted and carried on through these situations I am stricken by the fact that I could not have moved forward on my own.

Twenty-seven years ago at 23 years old my life was thrown upside down.  Up until that point I had lived a life that I would say was charmed.  Then tragedy struck when the love of my life, and the center of my amazing life, was suddenly killed.  I look back now and reflect on how was I able to get through each of those early dark days.  Most people in my life at that time did not handle the situation very well.  They said the wrong things…

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