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Get over it! Overcoming Obstacles - She Says Brighton January 2012

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Sally Turner takes us on her personal journey overcoming adversity and how it has shaped her view of success and happiness.

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Get over it! Overcoming Obstacles - She Says Brighton January 2012

  1. 1. Get Over It! Overcoming Obstacles A presentation for SHE SAYS Brighton 12th January 2012 by Sally Turner
  2. 2. Sally TurnerWriter, Broadcaster & PR Consultant web:www.evesvolcano.com email: sally@evesvolcano.com twitter: @EvesVolcano
  3. 3. Ganesh“Remover of Obstacles” & “Lord of Beginnings”
  4. 4. What is an obstacle?• something that blocks one’s way or prevents or dictionary definition: hinders progress• socially conditioned definition: something negative, that sparks blame and frustration, which shouldn’t be happening to me• alternative definition: a challenging situation or experience that may ultimately lead to greater wisdom, creativity and success
  5. 5. “Obstacles” – My Top Three1. Health issues : Vulvodynia, CFS/M.E, Depression2. Redundancy and unemployment3. Inner critic
  6. 6. My Inner Critic
  7. 7. “Solutions” - Three Top Tips1. Well-being: meditation, exercise, perspective2. Creativity3. Flexibility
  8. 8. “Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” - Napoleon Hill

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