You Are Not Your Body

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November 28, 2012

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You Are Not Your Body

We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.

– Henry David Thoreau –

You Are Not Your Body

We often define ourselves by things that are “outside” us: relationships, work, family – even our own bodies. But what would it mean to have your life dramatically altered and your body irrevocably damaged? Who would you be then? In this TEDx talk, walking paraplegic Janine Shepherd, explores the impact of loss on the human psyche and the universal quest to find meaning and fulfillment. It is only through the process of losing everything we thought we needed that we find who we truly are. { read more }

Be The Change

Learn more about Janine Shepherd and her incredible recovery from a life-threatening accident. { more }

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