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Reminding Myself to Focus on the Positive – Friedreich's Ataxia News

Saturday, 26 March, 2022

Reminding Myself to Focus on the Positive – Friedreich's Ataxia News

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Focusing on the negative aspects of life always seems to come more naturally than focusing on the positive ones. Whether we like it or not, bad things have a way of taking center stage and eclipsing the good, especially when it’s something significant like becoming progressively disabled.
At 34, I’ve been using a walker for over three years due to degenerating disabilities caused by Friedreich’s ataxia (FA). If I am not intentional about my attitude, FA will eclipse all of the good in my life and begin to define me.
Every day when I wake up, I try my hardest to stay positive and continue living the life I want despite FA. I try to focus on the good instead of the bad.
Read more at: https://friedreichsataxianews.com/columns/2022/03/24/reminding-myself-focus-positive/

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