Getting diagnosed with a chronic illness – a neurological degenerative one at that – is not easy. The mind can travel to all the “what-if” scenarios. (There are many and they’re quite elaborate!)
I had BIG dreams for my future. Did I now need to scale them back? I had to be realistic, right?
Then I realized I had a choice, focus on the fear or focus on the positive.
The real reality is that nobody has guaranteed health in this world. I simply needed to educate myself on the disease – as awful as it may be – but equally as important, I needed to get my mind onboard with my healing journey.
Thoughts are powerful. They can be nourishing nectar or toxic poison.
I wanted nourishing nectar!
I was not alone in developing the right mindset.
I recently featured among several other MS Thrivers in the Healthline article, “My MS Mantra: 7 Influencers Share What Keeps Them Strong.”
Hop on over to their site to read the full article here.
I hope it inspires you to create your own mantra. If you do, I’d love to hear your mantra! Comment below or drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.