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Minna – What’s the best advice you have for others in your situation?

Minna – What’s the best advice you have for others in your situation?

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One of the things that I found helpful for me, and I can only speak for myself, is that you can’t have two masters. You know, you can’t use a word “I used to be this, I used to be that, I used to be that” because what are you saying a... Show More

One of the things that I found helpful for me, and I can only speak for myself, is that you can’t have two masters. You know, you can’t use a word “I used to be this, I used to be that, I used to be that” because what are you saying about the person that you are? So, at some juncture, you have to “used to be” to fertilize the person that you are. If you don’t nurture that, it never becomes because this person can’t be realized because you’re constantly comparing yourself to the person you were. Because the person that you are is just fine. We have to nurture that, you know, and for me, I had to have like a funeral to rest the person that I was before so that I can actually cultivate the person that “I’m going to be.”

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Minna – What’s the best advice you have for others in your situation?

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Injured in 1999 at age 35, paraplegic
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One of the things that I found helpful for me, and I can only speak for myself, is that you can’t have two masters. You know, you can’t use a word “I used to be this, I used to be that, I used to be that” because what are you saying about the person that you are? So, at some juncture, you have to “used to be” to fertilize the person that you are. If you don’t nurture that, it never becomes because this person can’t be realized because you’re constantly comparing yourself to the person you were. Because the person that you are is just fine. We have to nurture that, you know, and for me, I had to have like a funeral to rest the person that I was before so that I can actually cultivate the person that “I’m going to be.”

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