Silver Linings

Stroke recovery is loaded with dark clouds. Every day stroke survivors are faced with circumstances beyond their control. Finding the silver linings helps you stay focused on the positives. It also prevents the dark clouds from encompassing your life and consuming your thoughts.

It’s not always easy to discover the silver linings. Hopefully these stories from other survivors will guide you to finding yours.

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This post is dedicated to all of you that kept tabs on me during my social media/blog hiatus (THANK YOU!) and those who just wonder why I disappeared for so long. In January, I never thought I’d be writing this in July. I really didn’t mean to blow you all off, it was nothing personal. […]

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Life is full of the unexpected, finding silver linings make it easier to cope. Bump after bump, Paul always manages to find a solution to save the day and a Silver Lining to save his attitude.

Bumps in the Road

Paul is back to share a couple more silver-lining stories. Finding the good in the bad can be a lifesaver or in Paul’s case, a trip saver! You can follow Paul’s Tiny Trailer Trip Adventures on Facebook (Tiny-Trailer-Trip-2015). I recently took a huge meandering trip around the US & Eastern Canada…solo. Sleeping in a tiny […]

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Choosing happiness is much easier when you can find the silver linings in the dark clouds. Need some help finding yours?

The Silver Linings Approach to True Happiness

I’d like to introduce you to Paul, a virtual friend who I had the pleasure of meeting in the flesh this summer even though we live 3,000 miles apart. When I joined Paul’s Facebook Stroke Support Group, Stroke Recovery Trials & Tribulations (what a great group name!), I quickly realized he lives the way I have […]

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