I have my own little secrets that I use every day to keep myself persevering. In Stepping from the Edge, there are 10 Lessons and 10 Workbook assignments to do after each Chapter.
read Stepping from the Edge Workbook . ..
So many times, I opened my eyes to another morning, and thanked God for the day. I could not walk. I could not talk. I felt like a "blob" of human tissue, sewn together at the seams. I was standing on the edge of life, and I was imbalanced, Stepping from the Edge, so I would not fall. I was a broken doll. a broken Barbie Doll (R). But I was Determined to LIVE. I did not want to die. I had a daughter and a son to care for, and nothing in the world was more important to me. Nothing.
So I let my eyes wander as my body did not do what I wanted it to do. And I wrote this book, Stepping from the Edge, as a workbook Fill-in-the-Blanks for you, as an individual.
You know your childhood, you know your hardships, and you are still here to tell the tale. Do you look at yourself now, and do you LIKE yourself? Is your heart still soft and innocent, softened and compassionate towards others?
Do you tell yourself, "I had my own problems.
I dealt with them. "
Do you actually SAY that to people?
"How do you do it?"
I share some very personal stories, from being a runaway at 16 years old, being a battered wife, being an abandoned wife in my first month of medical school, and being a single parent with no child support or alimony through medical school, internship, residency, or fellowship.
with a "harder" hardship than yours.
Do you smile?
Are you Positive?
Listen to my story here. For starters.
Video One. #WHATISTHEPOSITIV Tom?
Dr Margaret Aranda is the Guest being Interviewed for every Positive attitude.
It's not a competition. It's SURVIVAL.
SURVIVAL with a Clean Soul.