RadioMD: Naturally Savvy

Find the Silver Lining in Every Situation

July 27, 20169 min
There is tremendous value in life's struggles.Courage is having fear but doing something anyway. As a 9/11 widow, single mother and breast cancer survivor, Lisa Luckett knows the value of life’s struggles and sees the gift or silver lining in every situation. Lisa lives in the moment and watches life unfold and has let go of the "attachment to the outcome." She recognizes that life’s lessons lie within the struggle.When you go through an extremely traumatic event, it's like every emotional bone in your body is broken simultaneously. If that happened to your physical being, you'd go to the doctor. When it happens emotionally/mentally, why should your response be any different?Therapy is no longer a shameful thing. The greatest thing you can study is your own life. There are physical tactics you can utilize as well. For example, knitting taps into tactile touch, which soothes your central nervous system; it calms you down. Coloring, knitting, playing guitar... these activities (and similar) all affect how your brain works and processes thoughts. They may allow you to realize each day's silver linings.Listen in as Lisa joins hosts Andrea and Lisa to share her journey through life's clouds and how she discovered her own silver linings.

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