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Brave
brave brāv ~ adjective

• possessing or exhibiting courage or courageous endurance verb (used with object)
• to meet or face courageously: to brave misfortunes
• to defy; challenge; dare

Resilient
re·sil·ient  ri-zil-ee-uhnt ~ adjective

• springing back; rebounding
• returning to the original form or position after being bent, compressed, or stretched
• recovering readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyant

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Locking Arms Against Cancer

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A 180 on Fear

Shortly after 9-11 marred its way into our lives, I had the privilege of interviewing a number of grieving family members directly affected by the terrorist mayhem. I talked with Lisa Beamer whose … [Read More...]

Let’s Talk

Overwhelmed by Tasks? Q. How can I be less overwhelmed when there are so many difficult tasks ahead? A. Let’s Talk! Feeling overwhelmed is super common in our rapid-fire culture, and that … [Read More...]

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#$@&%*! Pessimist?

I know a number of people who just get into a tizzy about our political leaders and the state of our union and world. I mean a real riled up mess about those making decisions about our society, our … [Read More...]

Quotables

Don’t be afraid if things seem difficult in the beginning. That’s only the initial impression. The important thing is not to retreat; you have to master yourself. — Olga Korbut