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Published on May 29th, 2012 | by Shanley Knox

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FeelGood Quickie: You’re Not Going to Die

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Ever feel like you’re not going to survive?

What if you don’t get that next job? What if you max out your credit card, your love leaves you, you overstep your bounds and make a fool of yourself?

Danielle Dowling recently reminded all of us that no matter what has happened in our lives, we have always landed on our feet.

She writes,

Examine your past.
Take the 30,000 foot view of life’s trajectory.
When have you not landed on your feet?

Has it been challenging, crushing, painfully debilitating?
Sure.

Maybe you needed support.
You called the doctor, your best friend, the headhunter.
You poured a stiff drink or packed your bags for a yoga retreat.

But you are resilient.
A survivor.
You have chutzpah running through your veins and
everything about your history proves it.

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Founder/owner of the Nakate Project, an initiative bringing third world female artisans to high fashion. I am passionate about all things that are truly sustainable, and truly making a positive difference in the world around us.



  • http://glueandglitter.com/main Becky Striepe

    I love this! This perspective helped out a lot when I quit my corporate job a few years ago to freelance. A friend talked me and my husband through the real worst case scenario, and it showed us that even if everything bad happened, we’d still have our friends, family, a place to live, etc. Hurrah for perspective!

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