Inspiration to have and to hold : 3

Inspiration to have and to hold: 3

We can get attached to who we think we are. We can be downright stubborn about it. Our identity tends to seamlessly and completely intertwine with what we do. What we do becomes who we are.

But what if what we do is taken away from us in the blink of an eye? Who are we then? In the words of Chinese Philosopher Lao Tzu:

“When you let go of what you are, you become what you might be.”

The third installment of Inspiration to have and to hold is the story of athlete Janine Shepherd, a world class skier training for the Olympics who was forced to reimagine her life when an accident took it all away in the blink of an eye. Here’s her TedTalk:

 And here are quick links to Inspiration to have and to hold : 1 and Inspiration to have and to hold : 2 in case you never got the chance to watch them. Which you should, you know. Self-investing is healthy for you. Take the time to do something good for yourself. You are worth 20 minutes of inspiration!

I hope you find Janine’s story as powerful as I did. Happy weekend, dear friend!

 

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