Find the Silver Lining in Every Situation

From the Show: Naturally Savvy
Summary: There is tremendous value in life's struggles.
Air Date: 7/27/16
Duration: 10
Host: Andrea Donsky, RHN and Lisa Davis, MPH
Guest Bio: Lisa Luckett, Author
Lisa-LuckettLisa Luckett is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, sales executive, teacher and mother of three young adults. As a 9/11 widow, single mother and breast cancer survivor, Lisa knows the value of life’s struggles and sees the gift or silver lining in every situation. She lives her authentic truth every day without being attached to outcomes recognizing that life’s lessons and grace lie within the struggle. She is a social visionary, an activist for kindness and an advocate of gaining wisdom by experiencing life head-on. Her mantra “Choose Courage” is the foundation of her social vision reminding us that we have a choice in how we live our lives.

Lisa is the also the Founder of Cozmeena Enlightened Living. A lifestyle brand and social movement based on the foundational elements of warmth, comfort, care, consideration, grace and decency, Cozmeena inspires, motivates, helps and heals both caregivers and those in need, utilizing knitting as a mediation, care-giving resources, kindness and love.

Cozmeena Enlightened Living offers tactical ways to help people live calmer, more peaceful, and satisfying lives. Whether its knitting a Cozmeena Shawl, utilizing the vetted list of internet resources when dealing with a cancer diagnosis, reading the stories of life-experience and inspiration that became the foundation of the Cozmeena philosophy, receiving or giving a Pocket Heart for luck and love or making recipes for yummy, healthy comfort food that will warm and sooth you from the inside out, Cozmeena is a light-hearted, pragmatic port in the storm.

Lisa is writing her first book, , which is will be published in 2017.
  • Book Title: 9/11 Healed Me: Finding the Silver Linings from Traumatic Events
  • Guest Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/Cozmeena/
  • Guest Twitter Account: @Cozmeena
Find the Silver Lining in Every Situation
Courage is having fear but doing something anyway. 

As a 9/11 widow, single mother and breast cancer survivor, Lisa Luckett knows the value of life’s struggles and sees the gift or silver lining in every situation.

Lisa lives in the moment and watches life unfold and has let go of the "attachment to the outcome." She recognizes that life’s lessons lie within the struggle.

When you go through an extremely traumatic event, it's like every emotional bone in your body is broken simultaneously. If that happened to your physical being, you'd go to the doctor. When it happens emotionally/mentally, why should your response be any different?

Therapy is no longer a shameful thing. The greatest thing you can study is your own life. 

There are physical tactics you can utilize as well. For example, knitting taps into tactile touch, which soothes your central nervous system; it calms you down. 

Coloring, knitting, playing guitar... these activities (and similar) all affect how your brain works and processes thoughts. They may allow you to realize each day's silver linings.

Listen in as Lisa joins hosts Andrea and Lisa to share her journey through life's clouds and how she discovered her own silver linings.