Secrets of Success

Gratitude

0SHARES

85

MEMBERS SPARKED

Remembering to be grateful for what I do have and focusing on that. When I had my double mastectomy this year I was grateful for a loving and supportive family, a good job, health benefits and a skilled and caring plastic surgeon. I was grateful that I didn't need chemo. I don't play "Pollyanna" and yet the truth is that there is always something good that comes from even the most challenging situation - even if it is the realization that you had the strength to get through it.

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

Member Comments

  • I too believe, things happen for a reason. My family and I are probably healthier than ever since my Breast Cancer in 2005. We us totally organic personal items and eat the best we can. I think it makes you a stronger person as well - being able to endure, seem to give you intestinal fortitude! - by DEBORAHBROWN1
  • How right you are. - by ALLGRACEY
  • You are so right, I needed that! - by FLIGGACHICA
  • CHARLOTTEPI
    I believe that everything happens for a reason. The hard times that we endure help us to become stronger. It is also true for our loved ones when they see us going through a hard time. They learn how to deal with things. Best wishes to you and keep up the great attitude. - by CHARLOTTEPI
  • This is fantastic. God is surely with you. - by DIDMIS
  • Someday what seems 'Terrible' right now may turn into the Best thing that ever happened to us. - by LJCANNON

Leave a Comment

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.
Diet Resources: pes anserine bursitis | bursitis therapy | pre patellar bursitis