Beyond Adversity

Enjoying Life After Adversity

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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.

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There’s An Elephant in the Room: Humor Heals

Excerpt of Article written by Joan Didion | Huffington Post This story was written and performed by Jennifer Griffin for the live, personal storytelling series “Oral Fixation (An Obsession With True Life Tales)” on March 17, 2014, at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas, Texas. One day, as Jennifer Griffin was getting ready for work, she started feeling ill. Two days later, she …Continue reading →

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We Meet Again

Introduction I think it is fairly safe to suggest everyone has at least one issue. Some people, myself included, have many issues. It is probably also safe to say many people are doing their best to overcome or compensate for the things they don’t do well or would like to do better. For example, many people (with or without brain injury) …Continue reading →

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People Who Are Having A Worse Day Than You

Disclaimer The information that appears under the heading “Article” is an excerpt of an article titled “19 People Who Are Having A Way Worse Day Than You” which was written by Dave Stopera for BuzzFeed. Do not attempt any of these stunts. Do not encourage anyone else to attempt these stunts. Introduction The purpose of this post is to help you recognize that …Continue reading →

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Share Your Story

Slightly more than a decade ago, during a break between projects, I spent some time visiting family and friends. On my 2,000 mile drive home, somewhere in the snow-covered Rockies, my life changed dramatically. You can read about the start of my journey in the post titled “In the Beginning Part I.” This post is not about my journey; it is …Continue reading →

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**** 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.