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I Persisted to Survive but Surrendered to Thrive

We can’t truly appreciate all we have unless we’ve experienced some degree of suffering, loss, or unease.

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The reason I SURVIVED a debilitating chronic illness? PERSISTENCE. Giving up during the battle was never an option.




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Lizzie Finn

Lizzie Finn

I write, create, instruct. My curiosity is expansive — health, happiness, relationships, spirituality, TV/film, psychedelics, feminism, neuroscience, life.

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