I have come to learn the power of belief in self. I didn’t realize the significance or the true power of this until I was forced to face extreme stress stemming from my husband’s chronic illness. The message that I have only recently really heard is “belief becomes reality.” It is absolutely true that your belief in something will come to be, if you have a definite, genuine conviction of it and the dedication to work toward it. Wishing something to occur is very different from an inner core knowledge that something will absolutely happen, acting as if it is… Read more.
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Dr. Erica Kosal
Dr. Erica Kosal is an author, blogger, widow, mother and biology professor.
She is the blogger of Traveling Troubled Times, where she writes about her experiences with raising two small children and living life alone without her recently-deceased husband. Her recent book When Miracles Aren't Enough: The Lessons Tragedy Taught Me is being well-received. The book was illustrated by Erica's 7-year old daughter and contains contributions from her 9-year old son. Together these three paint a beautiful picture of how good can come from tragedy. Erica's first book Miracles for Daddy: A Family’s Inspirational Fight against A Modern Medical Goliath uses her husband Jim's illness as the backdrop for how to handle adversity by calling on the power of the human spirit. Erica’s website, Bounce to Resilience, is designed to help people experiencing extreme stress and adversity.
In addition to speaking to audiences, she advocates for Lyme disease through interviews on radio shows and national television. Erica has been on Fox and Friends, ABC news, and Emotional MoJo speaking about her experiences. She also writes regularly for various national venues.
For more information, please visit bouncetoresilience.com.
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