Reading Jim Rendon's excellent book, Upside: The New Science of Post-Traumatic Growth
and then interviewing people myself to write my article in SUCCESS magazine, "3 Inspirational Stories of Post-Traumatic Growth
" was both inspiring and sobering. Sobering to understand, in a deep way, that we are none of us immune to unimaginable tragedy and hardship, and inspiring to realize that you can experience horrific things and still come out the other side not only whole, but better than before. We are, all of us, stronger than we think. I think.