Are you good at accepting compliments? Or do you try to dismiss them? Wendy Chioji has a message for you: stop. Just stop. Learn how to graciously and gratefully accept a compliment.
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For her entire career, Wendy Chioji has been defying the odds. Those lessons have never been more important than now, as she battles a rare form of cancer with few treatment options. She shares what she’s learned about the life-changing power of defying the odds and never, ever giving up.
Have you ever felt wronged, or offended? You may be holding on to that anger and resentment but Wendy Chioji has a message for you: it’s time to forgive so you can be set free and start moving forward.
Way back when, it wasn’t hard to tell the bad guys from the good — at least on TV! The bad guys wore black hats and the good wore white. Secily Wilson says there’s a lesson you can learn from that, even today.
It’s easy when it’s easy. But what about when the going gets hard? There’s a phrase that Wendy Chioji repeats over and over, and it comes from a time in her life that was fairly hard (climbing the world’s tallest free-standing mountain!).
Big or small, there is always something to look forward to: maybe it’s a trip or adventure. Maybe it’s just that Friday is around the corner! Wendy Chioji has advice for keeping excitement in your heart.
No day is 100% bad. You can always find something good in a terrible day! So Wendy Chioji says: remember to look for it.
Life can change in an instant. There’s no promise that tomorrow will come. Wendy Chioji says: don’t procrastinate. Make changes in your life right now!
Getting and staying active can be a commitment. Wendy Chioji understands but says you have to talk yourself out of staying inside and sitting on the couch. You never regret a workout!
We now have the very real opportunity to live decades of active life long after what has previously been considered retirement age. What will you do with the time?
Some people avoid expectations at all costs. But there is another way to look at them! Wendy Chioji has advice for discovering new things and having the right mindset going in.
Sometimes the hardest part of making a change is taking that first step. Don’t be overwhelmed — Wendy Chioji has tips for taking the leap, finding something fun and getting involved in life, starting right now.