Friday, February 3, 2017

Soul Sustenance: Courage + Resilience = Triumph

People often ask Anne Grady how she keeps going in spite of hardship. Anne has gone through intense trials as the mother of a child with mental illness—the inspiration for her forthcoming book, "Strong Enough." Plus, she recently had a facial tumor with partial paralysis and then broke her foot at the same time!
How does she do it? Anne has a simple formula that she shares with everyone:
To start 2017 off strong, Anne recommends:
1.    Find ways to turn your expectations around. Discomfort is a catalyst for growth, so when you have an event that you're not crazy about, try to figure out how you can use it.
2.    Let go of expectations of yourself and others. Usually when we're frustrated, it's because our expectations and reality are out of alignment.
3.    Find things to be grateful for. The simple act of looking for things to be grateful for releases dopamine and serotonin—the "feel good" chemicals—in your brain.
To learn more, visit Anne's public websites and or check out her online press kit:
About Anne:Anne Grady is an internationally recognized speaker and author who shares humor, humility, refreshing honesty and practical strategies that can be applied personally and professionally. In her soon-to-be-released book, "Strong Enough: Choosing Courage, Resilience, and Triumph," Anne draws from her life experiences to touch the hearts and minds of readers and show that we are all "strong enough" to overcome adversity and master change.
Anne's expertise is growing talent, offering timely solutions and building subtle, yet sustainable change in teams and organizations. She takes her audiences out of their comfort zones and lifts the bar on personal and professional learning and development. Her work has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Entrepreneur and Inc. magazines, CNN, and Fox Business.
Anne faces adversity head on and shares her personal toolkit for building courage and resilience, keeping audiences laughing while they are learning. With a master's degree in organizational communication and more than 20 years of experience working side by side with industry gurus, political and educational leaders and CEOs, Anne addresses audiences worldwide on topics including leadership, communication and emotional intelligence. She works with a diverse array of companies, non-profits, schools, governmental agencies and individuals.
Anne's previous book is "52 Strategies for Life, Love & Work." She and her husband Jay Grady live in Round Rock, Texas, just outside Austin with their children, Evan and Rylee. Learn more at

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