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Ready to be uplifted by Hero stories? Read about how others have tapped into their inner heroes and activate your own drive to find a positive way forward!

burnout

Recovering from burnout

I didn’t recognise the signs that I was heading towards burnout until I found myself suffering from that first panic attack. Pre-panic attack I projected an image of confidence and strength to colleagues, senior management, my staff and clients; however, I was like a duck – smooth and calm on[...]
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drug addiction

Getting out of the dark hole of drug addiction

After a period of domestic violence and cocaine abuse, I overdosed after 10 years of psychological famine. Suffering was my normal state, and fear was the norm! Being at home was terribly lonely. Once through the door, it was better to put on the anti-word vest, as  it only retained[...]
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migraines

My migraines, depression, and anxiety are a warning

It's Tuesday night and I just saw a lovely conversation between a hero from this community and the founder, Jessica, on Instagram. Carmen, the hero, encouraged all of us to experience the disruptions that happened to us from the point of view of the hero and not from that of[...]
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depression

I conquered depression and so can you

I was a broken, depressed kid. My mother died from a plane crash, and I spent a month in a coma. My once normal, happy life transformed into a walking nightmare in the blink of an eye. I felt inadequate, unloved, and useless.  My mother’s death brought albatross-like obstacles before[...]
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my spiritual awakening journey to self love

My spiritual awakening journey to self love

Yesterday, Jan 6 2021 I stepped into the life I have been waiting to receive.. for many life times. I shed generations of pain, suffering and sadness. That had been carried within me and weighing heavily on my heart.Impacting every molecule of my life.I surrendered.
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vivir sin miedo

Living without fear

It might sound counterintuitive, but to act as someone’s hero may not involve rescuing or saving them. Instead, by letting them fall, you’re allowing them the chance to be the hero of their own story. While letting someone hit rock bottom may risk perpetuating their feelings of not being good[...]
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I no longer feel exhausted and anxious

5 steps to build resilience and boost energy

I always felt like I had to please everyone, and this led to lower energy and higher anxiety and stress levels for me over the years.  At different roles in my previous jobs, I was able to connect and network with a lot of people, hundreds of them, in many[...]
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Never Lose Hope

Getting out of a toxic relationship

A rebellious marriage is how it started, as running away is what I knew best. Little did I know that the grass is greener scenario would be a huge nightmare. I was in my early twenties when it started, and it continued through the decade. There was physical abuse, dominance,[...]
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YOU are the hero

YOU Are the Hero

Deciding to share my story more widely with you all has been one of the most revolutionary steps I have taken, and one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life. It does take courage to be vulnerable, but it has brought me so much joy to be contacted[...]
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Born with a Lucky Star

Yoga and meditation helped me find my way in Qatar

This is a quote my mum used to tell me every time I was getting something good in my life. However, looking at how my life is shaping up and the experiences I have had, I challenge my mum! I wouldn't say that I was born with a lucky star,[...]
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Your health is Yours. Own it.

Your health is Yours. Own it.

I lost the use of my left arm progressively between 1989 and 2001. At the beginning there were tremors and loss of strength in certain positions. Then I started losing muscle in my back, having dreadful migraines. I had to stop working, stop participating in fun activities people my age[...]
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Gracias a las migrañas llevo una vida más saludable

How my migraines led me to a more healthy lifestyle

It was January 1995, I was preparing for a 72 hour case study exam at university when I suddenly started getting a strong headache and my eyes hurt - I was convinced that I had the flu. I managed to get through the exam on painkillers. During my 20s the[...]
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