When You Stand in a Storm, You Learn Who You Are

Adversity shows us that our strengths may be our weaknesses

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I know the exact moment: 8:35am, November 23, 2010. That’s when my husband was struck on his Vespa by a white pickup truck, and our world went into a tailspin.

It’s the moment my Type-A, I-never-cry personae crumbled and exposed my until-then-unknown fragility. It’s a moment, in hindsight, that I…



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Mia Hayes

Mia Hayes


40-something who 💯 doesn’t have it all figured out, but long story short, I survived. Love big. Love hard. Love you. www.miahayesauthor.com