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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!

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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Learning to let go

Learning to let go

The summer of 2019, I felt lost. I kept on spinning in a spiral of same people, same places and same things that I did not know how to break. I needed something new to engage my mind and body! I chose yoga in an effort to calibrate the flood[...]
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The hero that made me believe in myself

Believing in myself helped me to overcome Perthes

When I was 4 years old, my parents started noticing I had a slight limp. It never went away, and some months later, I was diagnosed with perthes. Do you know what that is? Do you remember Forrest Gump running like crazy with his leg braces? I had the same[...]
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Struggling to conceive despite PCOS

TK and I were trying to conceive for 2 years. I never thought of having kids until I met him. I remember our first conversation about this topic; we were at a club and he asked me to move in with him. I jokingly said, “and have 3 kids?” He[...]
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