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Unstoppable: How Amanda Bourbonais Has Redefined Success While Navigating Society With Chronic Lyme Disease

Health is a precious resource and is not guaranteed to anyone. If you have your health, do everything within your power to keep it and enjoy it. Many people would give their life savings or a limb for the energy and vitality you have.

  1. According to the CDC, 51% of Americans have a chronic health condition and that number is growing. And I’m pretty sure this number does not include mental illness, which is also a chronic illness, so that number is probably much higher.
  2. You never know what someone is going through until they tell you. Always lead with kindness and empathy.
  3. Health is a precious resource and is not guaranteed to anyone. If you have your health, do everything within your power to keep it and enjoy it. Many people would give their life savings or a limb for the energy and vitality you have.
  4. Chronic illness can be a superpower. I’ve learned so much about my body that I never would have without my health challenges, and I have a window into other people’s struggles that many can never hope to understand. I don’t take it for granted, and as cheesy as it sounds, I am grateful for my health journey now.

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Yitzi Weiner

A “Positive” Influencer, Founder & Editor of Authority Magazine, CEO of Thought Leader Incubator