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How to Turn Grief into a Strength

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How to Survive and Thrive in a Stressful Toxic Work Environment The first step to success is learning how to embrace a positive self-image. Image credit: CSA Images | Getty Images

My first job out of college was as a financial advisor at a large international brokerage. On my first day, my new boss walked up to me with his hand outstretched, and I reached mine out to meet it. But his hand continued past mine and reached for my tie. He flipped it over, inspected the brand and looked me in the eye…

 

How to Turn Grief into a Strength

We often deal with tough turns one of two ways: Pollyanic optimism or stark pessimism. Optimism can make us sad when things don’t progress as we expected. Pessimism can make us ungrateful for even the smallest progress. Both won’t give us the peace we need to thrive.

Mark Pollock became a high-octane athlete after he turned blind in his 20s, but then a strange accident turned him paraplegic years later. His wife, human rights activist and lawyer Simone George, met him as a blind man, and was there when his life changed for the second time.

They are now making technological breakthroughs with scientists to help paraplegics walk again. But first, they had to grieve the loss of the lives they had before the accident…

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