You can win even when you’re losing. I once entered an investment project where I bought a house with my husband to renovate and sell. Unfortunately, the financial institution, the appraiser, and the contractor didn’t live up to their end of the partnership after we committed a significant amount of our savings. Even though a judge ruled in our favor, we were never able to recover our losses. I worked incredibly hard to pay off that debt. It was an excruciating but rewarding lesson. In every collaboration since then, I still enter partnerships with trust but take important measures to protect myself and know now that I have the ability to overcome even the most trying circumstances. It’s made me stronger and more successful in the long run.
As part of my series about “authors who are making an important social impact”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Cindy M Howard.
From a modern dancer to a title-winning powerlifter, Dr. Cindy M. Howard’s life has been an exciting journey, filled with endless adventures and a vibrant spirit. As a board-certified chiropractic internist, nutritionist, and national speaker, she dedicates herself to empowering others to live their best lives, both emotionally and physically.
Cindy was fortunate to win the parent lottery, blessed with loving and supportive parents who were always there for her during school projects, Halloween costume creations, and even those infamous bad boyfriends. Their optimistic outlook on life nourished Cindy’s sharp sense of humor, contributing to her overall zest for life. In her youth, she found herself at two opposing ends of the athletic spectrum, immersing herself in the world of professional dancing (thanks to countless hours spent watching Solid Gold) while…