Beyond Adversity

Enjoying Life After Adversity

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Post Adversity Hobbies

After adversity, you may or may not be able to continue doing the hobbies you enjoyed prior to adversity. If you can, continue the hobbies you enjoyed. If you cannot, choose a new hobby. Prior to adversity, I used to enjoy bike riding, spelunking, rappelling, camping, chess, and scuba diving. Most of the hobbies I used to do are difficult, …Continue reading →

Planning for the Future

Planning is not the beginning of the journey, but it is difficult to achieve goals without it. Sometimes, achieving goals requires a series of fairly obvious steps, but sometimes life throws a few obstacles at you, and the next steps are not so obvious. If what you see is a complex path or no path to success, find a mentor, coach, …Continue reading →

Enjoying Life

Adversity could strike at any moment no matter where you live, no matter what you believe, and no matter what you do. Have fun and enjoy the good things in life, no matter what else you choose to do.

Changing Careers

“I hate my job,” she said, “I really hate my job. I am ready to quit today.” Today was not the first time I heard those words, but this time there was a noticeable change in her voice and body language. Rather than offering unsolicited advice, I asked my friend if she wanted to hear my comments. She was open …Continue reading →

The Perfect Solution

Survivors often face many challenges. The solution is to find affordable and existing products to compensate for as many challenges as possible. The linked video shows many products you might consider. I have no connection to the company that produces the products. I do not own stock in the company. And, I am not compensated in any way for sharing …Continue reading →

Seven is Her Goal

The article referred to in this post was written by Zaina Adamu, CNN. I chose to share the article for two reasons: Charles Apple, whose opinion I value, sent the article to me. The article is about a overcoming adversity, a theme relevant to the readers of this blog. In the article, we learn brain cancer survivor, Beth Ann Telford is …Continue reading →

Searching for Direction

You searched for meaning and purpose after adversity. You found what you wanted to find. Your purpose is clear, at least for the moment, but before you set a goal to achieve your purpose, you must determine the direction most likely to help your focus on your purpose. For example, after considerable thought, you determined “helping others” is your purpose. …Continue reading →

**** About The Author ****

During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.