Daisy magazine September/October 2016 - Page 30

Spirit & Self Lawrence & Maria Helen Troncoso How to reinvent yourself after a setback. “You are never too old to set another goal, or dream another dream.” - C.S. Lewis Most of us have had a setback in life, and I’ve had more than I’d like to admit to sometimes. It might have involved a job that I didn’t get, a relationship that ended just as quickly as it had started, or a disagreement with a family member that left me convinced that there’s no way we could ever be related. While most setbacks might have left me dazed and confused but still standing, there were some that shook me to my core, wondering how could I ever bounce back from this? When life throws you a curveball, you can either have a pity party, or you can reinvent yourself. Here are three keys to help you breakthrough and move forward after a setback. 30