Day 61: Before I day… A social experiment by Candy Chanf

Today's post continues on with my 365 Day of Ted theme week Challenge Your Thinking. Although keeping on theme, I am taking a different approach. So far I have published posts about reframing our perspective and approaching situations from different angles  but ultimately still ending up at the same in point.  Today's post is about looking inside of us to remind us of what is actually important and meaningful in life. For Ted speaker Candy Chang, this wake up call of remembering what's important in life and not getting caught up in the day today trivial moments that seem to make up the bulk of our lives, happened after a tragic event. Candy lost someone close to her, a mother figure. It was unexpected and three years later (at the time of the Ted talk) the emotion was still evidently raw for Candy. This unexpected and tragic event was followed by a long period of grief and depression, but also a sense of clarity about death. This … [Read more...]