A person who has overcome any life struggle and wants to share their advice and experiences.
relate to their story.
thank them for sharing.
believe they are strong
"Success shouldn't have to depend on privilege or ability, or on anything we can't control. To me, success is to live meaningfully and to pursue joy, even in the midst of suffering."
Coping With Loss
"Sometimes, when experiencing trauma, you need to be your own best friend... by being kind to yourself, understanding of your limitations, and forgiving of your shortcomings."
"Life can only be understood by looking backwards, but only lived by looking forwards."
Being an International Student
"Be open minded and take initiative"
"Our life's experiences provide our light and no ones light is brighter than another, but just as every galaxy is unique, so is every human life."
"Progress, not perfection."
Avoiding Burn Out
"If you are not failing, you are not playing big enough."
"Love yourself, and know that you don't have to be perfect to be good."
" 'Big breaths and baby steps.' Wisdom passed on from a close friend of mine."
"Smile at the world, and the world tends to smile back at you"
"Some things happen for a reason, but most things just happen for a season. At the end of the day everything is going to be okay."
Depression & Anxiety
"2 steps forward and 1 step back is still progress - push through, everything happens for a reason."
"You have two paths, be bitter or be better"
"Happiness is around the corner, you just have to believe it's coming"
"Being bold is about being on a journey to be better - constantly pushing yourself out of your comfort zone, facing your pain points head on, and not denying yourself of every success you deserve."
I can relate.
You are strong.