11 Oct No matter what…you can still choose happiness!
We all face adversity in life; for some it's more significant than for others but we'll all have to overcome challenges and problems and difficulties.
How we choose to do this effectively determines the quality of our lives.
And now matter what happens you can choose more helpful and constructive options that will maximise your chances of enjoying happiness and success.
Check out this inspirational story of happiness and resilience…
On the morning of May 18, 2010, Enzo Piscopo’s alarm clock went off, signaling the start of another work day. Moments later, excruciating pain shot through his back.
“I screamed so loud that I probably woke up the whole neighborhood,” he recalls.
That scream marked the end of one chapter in Enzo’s life and the beginning of another. A herniated disc had ruptured and become encrusted in his spinal cord, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down. Doctors said he’d likely never walk again.
The last three years have been a challenging, but equally rewarding, journey for Enzo, a Coca-Cola employee since 1996.
He has gone through intense physical therapy and rehabilitation, relearning everyday tasks he previously took for granted and acclimating to life in a wheelchair.
That scream, Enzo adds, also marked the beginning of a life full of intensities. Intense pain. Intense emotion. Intense love and friendship. Intense gratitude. Intense strength and inspiration.
And, above all, intense learning about what it means to be happy.
“These lessons have opened my heart in a way that have made me the happiest I’ve ever been,” the 46-year-old says. “I’ve learned that happiness is not a standard feeling. It has many colors and many shapes. You can’t force happiness… you have to mold it yourself.”
Nearly every day, someone asks Enzo how he can be so optimistic, so cheerful, after such a life-altering injury. It’s a question, he admits, he’s asked himself more than a few times…
…keep reading the full & original story HERE and learn how Enzo (1) chooses happiness, (2) practises patience, (3) is empathic, (4) brave and (5) generous!