The first flight that crashed where we had more survivors than casualties, following the crash, was in Sioux City, Iowa.
I remember sitting as a 20 year-old transfixed, as the survivor count climbed higher and higher.
A year later, I read a story on the anniversary:
There was a man on the flight who had this very strange tap on his soul a few months before the flight. A normally sedentary man, he became fixated with working out and eating right. Practically obsessed out of seemingly nowhere, he answered this “calling” of sorts to be at the gym before work and after.
He just heeded the call though he didn’t know why.
Until that fateful day. When the plane crashed in front of all of us viewing from home, and turned upside down filling with smoke; this man had the strength to unlock the seatbelts of the unconscious passengers who were dangling from the above him in the overturned plane, they dropped in his arms and he ran out to bring them to safety on the airfield.
She encourages us to use every circumstance, including a diagnosis, to transform our victim mindset, rediscover our sense of humor, and learn to love ourselves again. Listen in (or read the transcript) as we discuss her journey through PCOS and Hashimoto’s, extreme weight gain and loss, healing, and finding the path to loving herself. Many of us will find commonality with her as she describes how it took her diagnosis to convince her to listen to her body, seize the opportunity, and heal from the soul out. No matter where you are in your journey, you owe it to yourself to hear her wisdom about how to heal and truly thrive."
First of all, for anyone who knows me personally or has read my book, “You’re Not Crazy and You’re Not Alone” you know this:
I am not into the whole victim mentality.
Now, that doesn’t mean I haven’t acted like a victim
Because I do.
The difference between then and now is that I notice it faster and jump out of it more quickly than I did before.
I’m not into people using their diagnosis as an excuse to be a major asshole or as a reason to make the world revolve around them.
I’m telling you that up front because what I’m about to address is super important for people who are dealing with an autoimmune condition and for people who live with or love someone with an autoimmune condition.
It’s the power of
Two coaching clients in the last two days reminded me of this.
I Believe You
One told me a story that was a risk for her to...