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The next time you’re faced with something that’s unexpected, unwanted and uncertain, consider that it just may be a gift.


“The Best Gift I Ever Survived.” TED2010. Feb. 2010. Conference Presentation.

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This quote, from branding consultant Stacey Kramer’s 2010 TED Talk, means that unwanted experiences and difficult challenges we are forced to endure may actually be blessings in disguise. In the case of this quote’s author, the “gift” she was given was a brain tumor.

Watch the full TED Talk here: Stacey Kramer – The Best Gift I Ever Survived

“The Best Gift I Ever Survived.” TED2010. Feb. 2010. Conference Presentation.

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