February 1st shines brilliant with hopeful anticipation, not just for this year, but for this new decade! It seems impossible that less than one month ago, January 4th to be exact, my outlook for the new year appeared dismal and my spirit disconsolate.
Here’s what I learned: Sometimes when we are in a tough place, we don’t really know how tough of a place it is until after we’ve moved past it.
Unforeseen health complications, ripple effects of my brain injury, were forcing me once again to make major life-style adjustments. It was all too familiar, like history was “starting” to repeat itself.
I pouted. I cried. Then I laughed
Lois McElravy, Lessons from Lois, works with individuals and organizations who want to learn how to use the power of humor and the magic of laughter to handle the demands and pressures of work and home, adjust to constant change, deal with difficult people, cope with the unpredictable swift pace of life, product positive outcomes and have more fun.
Learning to laugh and “hangin’ on with humor” rescued Lois from the distress and despair surrounding her daily life, and initiated her recovery from a brain injury. Lois’ keynotes and trainings entertain, inspire and stimulate audiences to examine their own response to challenge and adversity. Hilarious personal stories, “Lessons from Lois” impart life-changing insights and equip participants with humor strategies and practical solutions to overcome the seriousness of their life challenges and feel happy.
Her universal message renews hope and motivates others to consistently do small things so they can achieve amazing results one day at a time.
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