27 Inspirational Bloggers Who Fought Back Against Adversity


How do you fight back when the odds are racked against you?

How do you keep taking the blows and yet manage to stay standing?

And if you do get knocked down, how the hell do you have the guts to get back up and keep fighting?

When experience convinces you that you can’t.

When professionals tell you there’s no chance.

When you’ve only just enough puff left to lay down and wish it wasn’t so.

Now we’re pretty all-out positive here at Positively Happy.Me – the clues in the name:) – but no matter how positive you may be, you’ve got to admit that life can have a nasty, mean streak. It can throw a challenge at you that leaves you feeling it’s beaten all the fight out of you.

Oh boy, that hurts. That hurts inside and out.

It’s raw. It’s rough. It’s relentless.

But there’s one surprising thing that challenge isn’t, no matter what that difficulty is.

It isn’t stronger than you.


Sure it feels like it is. Sure you’re right to question if you’ve enough strength to win against the odds. After all, you may not have won through…yet.

That’s why I have to share these amazing people with you. Each one is my ‘can-I-shake-your-hand’ hero for a different reason.
They’ve overcome huge adversity.

They’ve shown that there’s a way round any insurmountable obstacle.

They’ve proved that we’re all stronger than we think.

Heck, they’ve aced life’s meanest challenges.Come see how to find the fight to punch life right back in the face, no matter how tired or beaten you feel:


1. Steven Aitchison– Fighting back from oblivionSteven Aitchison

How bad do you feel about your life that you try to end it?

Really bad. Steve did. And he was till a teenager. Luckily his dad heard him fall out of bed after taking 30-40 strong sleeping tablets. Steve was rushed to hospital where he spent the next three days.

While laying in that hospital bed Steve decided to fight back against the disconnect he felt in his life. He started by leaving the town he was brought up in, dropping most of his friends and starting a new career counseling and helping others struggling in life.

Not content with just helping people in his job, Steve started a blog to spread his message of connecting spiritually and emotionally in life further afield. Today Steve is one of the most well known personal development bloggers with almost 3,000,000 facebook likes and is the creator of the empowering Guided Mind.

Steve has written a number of wonderful posts – start here: 4 Reasons it Wasn’t Your Fault – and a number of  life-changing books.

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2. Mary Jaksch Mary Jaksch– Fighting back from a shocking diagnosis

What do you do if you’re handed a knock out punch?

Mary has always been a fighter. Having lost all of her mother’s inheritance to unscrupulous people, she started life again on the other side of the world. And not lony life, but a new career with her blog, Goodlife ZEN. Despite being new to blogging, her fearless attitude soon saw her teamed up with another, more established blogger and much needed money coming in.

But amid her brave new start, she started getting severe problems with the joints in her fingers and feet. A trip to the doctor led to a shocking diagnosis:

“You’ve got Lupus.”
“Lupus? Oh – that doesn’t sound too good…”
“Well, Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect various parts of the body, especially the skin, joints, blood, and kidneys. You’ve now got it in your joints, but you have to prepare yourself for a bad prognosis. You may end up in a wheelchair, and some people finally die of organ failure…”
“What?!” I started to cry.
“Now, don’t get upset. We’ll try and maintain your status quo with medication. They have some severe side effects, but that’s just the way it is.”

But as I said, Mary is a born fighter. She quickly fought back against the diagnosis and decided to seek out other opinions on her condition. And her pluck was rewarded. Another doctor assured her that she actually had Rheumatoid Arthritis, not Lupus, an improvement but still a huge challenge.

But always one up for  a challenge, Mary researched the condition and embarked on her own program of recovery. The result? In Mary’s words: “I’m back to weekly karate training and am doing a scorching workout in the gym each week. I’m pretty well back to full strength and health. It may be that I was just lucky. But I think there are some things you can do to become lucky.”

Mary’s blog is a wonderful mixture of Zen-like calm and wisdom and irrepressible Mary-like fight and energy – she’s a 5th Dan (degree) Blackbelt in karate as well as an authorized Zen master. Start here and be inspired:  How to Make a True Friend (Worth More Than 14.6 Cents) and check out Mary’s book: Start Over: Create The Life YOU Want

Mary’s other big passion is writing and you can catch up with her at Write To Done where she teaches everything she knows on how to write effectively.

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3. S.J.Scott – Fighting back from self hate.steve-scott

What do you have to do to unlock the door to your better self?

The first half of Steve’s life was ordinary enough. He served in the military, left and then worked as marketing assistant for a while. But inside Steve wasn’t happy with the way his life was turning out. Events came to a head when his marriage ended in divorce and he was forced to leave South Carolina and go back to New Jersey and live with his parents.

Largely blaming himself for his troubles, he turned his anger around and used it to fight back against the pattern of the first half of his life. Steve started with a small Internet business and soon earned enough to move out of his parents home. For the next couple of years he tried anything that might make enough money to live on. However he had bigger ambitions than just making enough to get by and when the e-book boom arrived and self-publishing became a viable option, Steve found his vehicle.

Harnessing an amazing work ethic, Steve researched, wrote and published dozens of books, finally finding fame as ‘the habits guy’. Collaborations with well known writers followed and today Steve is one of the most respected self published authors in personal development.

Start here: What Goals  Should You Set When You Have No Idea What You Want? Steve has written 40 or so books on a range of subjects and has teamed up with some famous writers including Hal Elroyd and Barrie Davenport. Check out:  Declutter Your Mind

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 Steve can also be found over at Authority.Pub where he helps aspiring authors write, publish and market their books.


4. Steve Pavlina -Fighting back from a jail cell

steve-pavlinaWhere do you go from a juvenile life of crime?

Steve lost his way early on in life and ended up making some very wrong turns. Skipping school, drinking hard and shoplifting soon led to grand theft.  Just when he should have been facing a bright future, he was facing the prospect of years in jail.

A twist of fate saved him from a jail sentence and the grateful teenager resolved to fight back against his wayward ways. He found the strength to devote himself to a life of personal growth – an incredible u-turn on the direction he’d been following up to then.

Steve is prolific in sharing his experiences and the lessons he’s learned with more than 700 articles on his blog, which has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, and Self Magazine. Determined to help as many others as possible, Steve uncopyrighted all his work to encourage the now 2 million monthly visitors to his site to pursue their own journeys of personal growth.

If you’re looking for honest answers and unique real-world guidance Steve’s blog is the place to go. Start here: The Courage To Live Consciously


5. Ann Davis– Fighting back from poverty

ann-davisEver been so broke you’ve eaten caterpillars just to survive? Nope, me either. Yuck!

But Ann had to stomach more than just bugs when her bold move from being a Kenyan School Teacher to striking out as a solo entrepreneur in Botswana turned sour in a little over three months. In a new country, alone and with no means of earning anything, Ann could have given up. That would have been fair, right?

Instead she dug deep and found her inner resilience was stronger than her misfortune. Passing an unused club pool, she bravely negotiated a deal to provide swimming lessons for a share of her profits… and then  quietly learned to swim herself! Risky, oh boy! But successful.

If you’re looking for inspiration on how to turn a situation around, Ann will give you the motivation, encouragement and practical advice to follow your real dream at The Real Dreamer.  Her delicious sense of humor combined with her practical advice will motivate you. Best of all, as she slaps your excuses away with one hand, she will guide you to a solution with the other.

Start here: 4 Ways Introverts Can Supercharge Their Happiness


6. Chelsea Dinsmore– Fighting back from the death of her husbandChelsea Dinsmore

How do you fight back from losing the one you love?

Scott Dinsmore was a legend at 33. Founder of the aptly named Live Your Legend, he inspired others to live their life to the absolute fullest and was the epitome of all that he advocated. And then a freak accident while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro left his wife, Chelsea to deal not only with her initial shock (she had been climbing with him)  but also a long future without the man she adored.

Amid her grief, Chelsea found the courage and inner strength not only to accept her situation but to focus on the positives of the years they had shared. And then she blew us all away by taking over the running of Live Your Legend.  In Chelsea, Scott’s legacy lives on through her vibrancy and infectious passion. She truly is one of the most remarkable woman you’ll ever meet.

If you’re filled with a thirst for following your passion, making a difference and being among other awesome people visit Chelsea and her team at Live Your Legend and let them light the touch paper on your incredible future life.

Start here: In Honor of the Greatest Legend of Them All: A Tribute to Scott Luckey Dinsmore
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7. Courtney Carver– Fighting back from Multiple Sclerosiscourtney-carver

How would you react to a devastating illness?

After a worryingly long silence following a long series of medical tests, Courtney got that phone call, at work. The one to confirm that the fatigue and vertigo she was battling was the result of multiple sclerosis. Oh boy.  Facing an uncertain future, she feared her health was over and that her family would suffer every inch as much as she would.

But Courtney decided to fight back. With incredible fortitude she examined every area of her life and made changes to reach a near-symptom free life. Courtney took positive steps and by simplifying her life in all areas –  diet, lifestyle, working environment and even relationships  –  she built herself a roadmap to positive health.

Courtney started Be More With Less and has inspired hundreds of thousands to defeat exhausting overwhelm and paralyzing complexity with her honesty, humor and irrepressibly fun projects such as Project333 (a spectacular wardrobe rethink that you won’t believe!). With practical steps included in all the simplicity wisdom she shares, Courtney truly is a quiet force of nature, changing lives every day.

Start here: How to Lighten Your Heavy Heart. Courtney has written several books. Check out: Simple Ways To Be More With Less.

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8. Dani DiPirro – Fighting back from drink.

dani-dipirroWhen it feels so good, how do you defeat your own self-damaging behavior?

Dani craved the wild life, always looking for that high of a crazy night out. But she reached the point of being reliant on alcohol to relax, to have fun. And she soon became caught up in too many situations that weren’t healthy, happy or helping her in life as a result of her alcohol-fueled behavior.

With immense courage and self-awareness, Dani admitted to herself that she needed help and committed herself to move towards living alcohol-free. Therapy sessions and a dramatic positive behavior change gave her the impetus to find the crazy fun that life can offer without having a glass in your hand. By focusing on developing her fabulous blog Positively Present, Dani can proudly whoop at life, looking back over more than six years of sobriety.

Dani has helped so many others find their own answer to living life positively. She shares her first-hand experiences and her empathy for the difficulties in making a commitment to change. If you’re looking for inspiration to regain control of your life, to make a positive change or to find and focus on what really matters to you, visit Dani at Positively Present-You’ll love her genuine warmth and honesty.

Start here: What Are You Doing For Others? Dani is a prolific writer – check out some of her books here.
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9. Dragos Roua– Fighting back from Regime Change and Revolution.

Where do you find the resilience to keep going when you can’t see the finish line?

dragos-ruoaBeing brought up under an oppressive regime is a hard enough start in life for anyone. But literally having to fight for your life is more adversity than most of us will ever have to bear.

But that’s exactly the situation Dragos found himself in. Bought up in Romania under the ruthless and obsessive dictator, Ceausescu, Dragos found himself caught up in the bloody Romanian Revolution. Without sleep, under fire and never knowing if he would be alive when the sun rose, Dragos faced the biggest challenge of his life:

“And I knew that I will never be afraid again. If I was still alive after those days, I knew I will never really die.”

After the revolution, Romania remained for some time a difficult country to live in, but Dragos was determined to lead his own revolution. From radio anchor to serial entrepreneur, to selling his successful software company to losing all his money in real estate, over the next 16 years Dragos kept fighting for his dream of a better life, a better future.

He started his blog in the middle of his personal revolution and soon had one of his first posts go viral. In between teaching people how to start, run and succeed at business, Dragos somehow finds the time to teach tango, run ultra-marathons and be a proud father.

Start here:100 Ways To Live A Better Life and check out the book: 100 Ways To Live A Better Life.

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10. Farnoosh Brock– Fighting back from a disrupted childhood

farnoosh-brockHow do you thrive in a strange land?

Farnoosh called Tehran home for the first 11 years of her life before her parents took her on a two week holiday. They packed just two suitcases between them for the trip. Farnoosh expected to be back shortly, so she packed none of her favorite clothes or belongings, or said goodbye to her many friends.

Two weeks after arriving in Turkey when they were due to return, her parents announced to a shocked Farnoosh that they would never be going home.

For three months Farnoosh, her brother and her pregnant mother lived out of the two suitcases in a tiny hotel room, while their father left to try and sort his business out. Finally they moved out of the hotel room and after three long years were able to emigrate to the United States, another wrench for Farnoosh. She now found herself in schools where none of the other children even knew where her country was on the map.

Farnoosh worked hard at school and beyond to a successful career, but in her words:”I do not live a single day where I forget to indulge in my beloved freedom. A freedom rooted in utter gratitude to my parents for the sacrifices they made.”

But Farnoosh was determined to thrive in this strange land. And freedom from corporate shackles was her dream. So she fought for her dream and went from an electrical engineer and corporate career to ‘a multi-passionate entrepreneur who not only quit a cushy job but got her husband to do the same thing 18 months later’.

If you want to know what it takes to unleash your own personal and professional power and go for that dream, start here:5 Seemingly “Good” Things to Stop Expecting of Yourself

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11. Jacob Wachob– Fighting back from excruciating pain

jacob-wachobWhat do you do when all your options seem gone?

Jacob was quite literally a high flyer, covering over 150,000 miles by air every year. Unfortunately, his lower back was seriously unimpressed by his frequent flyer status and gave him the excruciatingly painful ultimatum of two extruded discs constantly pressing on his sciatic nerve. If you haven’t experienced that, it’s murderous pain that doesn’t let up and drastic surgery seemed the only answer left.

Jacob however decided to take charge of his health’s destiny and made conscious and dramatic lifestyle changes. He embraced yoga,  changed his nutrition, ate organic and focused on foods that fueled health and reduced, rather than stoked inflammation. Slowly, painstakingly he fought back against the pain and rebuilt his health.

That experience didn’t just set in motion a personal transformation, it ignited a calling to build a global community around wellness with a focus on mindset (Mind), movement (Body) and nutrition (Green). From that seed of an idea, Mind Body Green was born. It’s now grown into one of the internet’s top resources for wellness, with millions of people visiting every month.

Start here: 39 Life Lessons I’ve Learned In 39 years and checkout Jacob’s book: Wellth.

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12. Jennifer Gresham– Fighting back from the wrong success

jennifer-greshamHow do you fight back from success?

Since when does being a success become an adversity?  The answer is when it doesn’t make you happy. Being the youngest person to serve as the Assistant Chief Scientist of the Human Performance Wing of the Air Force Research Laboratory with  $100 million in funding and a raft of top flight U.S. Generals believing in her was an amazing achievement for Jen.

Walking away from it all  was also the greatest test of self-belief she’d ever come up against. To seemingly throw away what so much of the world is striving for and go after your own dream, well, that takes courage and purpose.

Jen chose life, her life. The one she dreamed of. Reinventing herself with her trade mark passion, she now lives a life of incredible purpose, writing and coaching others to transform their own lives. She’s happy, she’s healthy and she was right all along. This is her calling. Start here: 7 Unexpected reasons You’re Not Living Up To Your potential

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13. Cait Flanders – Fighting back from crushing debtcait-flanders

How do you find remission from a life sentence of debt?

Cait certainly felt she needed one.  In June 2011 she took stock of her financial situation and reeled at the $30,000 she owed. Outstanding college tuition fees, hundreds of must-have purchases and a ton of interest on the credit she’d racked up were the culprits.

Cait recognized that she needed to fight back. Smarter still, she realized that she needed to be accountable to help her stick to her pledge to be debt-free. And so Blond On A Budget was born. Through challenging herself on every cent she spent and recording her debt-repayment journey, Cait turned her financial situation around with astounding quick success. In a little over two years, she had paid off the full  $30,000 –  WOW!

If you’re drowning in debt or feel you’re innately fiscally challenged, Cait’s blog is a lifesaver. She delivers step by step advice with delightful humor, honesty and humility. Swap your money anxieties for positive, do-able strategies to transform your financial situation.

Start here: You Weren’t Born to Pay Off Debt and Die and check out Cait’s Financial Planner: Mindful Budgeting Planner

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14. Alex Blackwell – Fighting back from the brink of divorceinspirational-bloggers-alex-blackwell

What do you do when the love of your life walks out the door?

In 2003 the love of Alex’s life, wife Mary Beth was on the verge of quitting her marriage with Alex –  for good. The reality of impending divorce hit Alex hard enough to make an incredible transformation, from near-divorcee to a leading authority on how to build and maintain a successful marriage.

Alex now inspires hundreds of thousands of couples the world over. Looking back over his own wonderful 29 year marriage, he admits he turned his relationship around when he embraced his own positive change from selfish to family-orientated.

If you’ve ever felt hapless in love, desperately confused or anxious in your relationship, Alex will guide you through the complexities of building a loving life together from his own experience and all that he’s learned through mentoring countless others.The BridgeMaker is the perfect mix of inspiration and actionable steps, infused with Alex’s irresistible honesty and practical approach to making life a joyous experience.

Start here: 10 Steps for Transforming Negative Thoughts into Positive Beliefs and check out Alex’s Book: Saying Yes to Change: 10 Timeless Life Lessons for Creating Positive Change

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 15. Amit Amin– Fighting back from childhood illness

Amit AminBeing successful with relentless fatigue and unremitting headaches seems impossible, right?

Well, Amit has proved us wrong twice over. Diagnosed with the chronic pain disease fibromyalgia at 13, he persevered so hard he achieved the accolade of being a Wall Street Consultant at only 21 years old.

At 22, successful but unfulfilled, Amit worked on managing his medical condition and started to study positive psychology and soon decided that without happiness life was pointless. Thank goodness. Because now he runs the inspirational site Happier Human – a wonderful vehicle for his incredible positivity and insatiable curiosity for hard evidence into what makes humans happy.

Fear not, his quirky approach to making scientific research easy to understand means you don’t need to be a nerd to embrace happiness. Bring your reading glasses though, as he will lure you into longer than normal posts which are so engaging and inspiring you won’t notice until you look up… smiling.

Start here: The Power and Vestigiality of Positive Emotion – What’s Your Happiness Ratio?

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16. Annie Jean Brewer– Fighting back from the wrong side of the tracks

annie-jean-brewerHow do you walk away from everything you’ve ever known with no support and no idea how else to live?

We’re all a product  of our upbringing and for the first part of her life Annie excelled at being the girl from the wrong side of the tracks. But by 22, far from planning her future, Annie wanted to lie down and not wake up. Already having lost both her parents, a single mother with two children, the only life skills she knew were breaking the law, cussing, shooting and card playing.

Turning life around is always an incredible achievement but reprogramming your life is phenomenal. Annie recognized that to change the life she hated, she needed to challenge the very roots she’d come from. Without passing judgment on her parents, she found the strength to forge herself a new mold and Annie now lives her dream life of raising her beautiful kids and being an incredible role model for them.

If you’ve ever wanted to give up on your situation, go visit Annie at Annienygma for inspiration, motivation and real life solutions. I challenge you not to fall in love with the plucky girl who transformed her life for the love of her kids.

Start here: 8 Reasons Why poverty Is A Blessing. Annie’s written books on everything from how to be happy to how to redesign your life. Check out: How To Be Happy Now.

Update: Recently Annie  suffered a traumatic head injury which means she has been unable to work and unable to write (which is how she earns a living). Annie is not one to ask for help – she prefers to tough it out, and do things herself. She would rather give to others than accept help for herself. But if you would like to help Annie while she gets back on her feet click here.


17. Arianna Merritt– Fighting back from bullying

arianna-merrittHow do you stop being the victim and start being the victor?

They say bullies are cowards underneath, but standing up to bullies who constantly prey on you takes way more than courage. It requires you to believe in yourself enough not to become convinced you deserve to be a victim – and that becomes harder the longer the situation continues. That’s exactly what Arianna found, and it’s precisely why she kept quiet about being bullied throughout her middle school years.

However, Arianna found the perfect way to fight back later in life. By studying a Master of Education program in Psychology, she turned her negative experiences around and her profound empathy for other victims of bullying led her to an even bolder aim: to change the world.

Arianna is now an inspirational leader in the fight to end bullying worldwide. Her rallying cry has been eagerly heard by hundreds of thousands. And her passion for providing a safe place for all, led to the creation of her all-inclusive virtual beach retreat. A paradise, free from unkindness,  built on hope and support.

If your life will be better for having practical strategies for accepting yourself and understanding others, supported by the kind and caring community Arianna has brought together, grab your beach towel and flip flops and visit The Self Discovery Retreat for the warmest of welcomes.

Start here: Stop Hiding And Be You  or Blonde Ambition.

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18. Ashley Trexler– Fighting back from depression

ashley-trexlerWhat do you do if you’re diagnosed as clinically depressed and then find you’re pregnant?

Ashley was diagnosed with severe depression and borderline personality disorder at a young age. Getting out of bed was almost more than she could manage most mornings – until she became pregnant.

At that very moment Ashley made a conscious decision to fight back against her depression. She decided to become an optimist for herself and her future family. By deliberately rejecting anything that supported a negative state of mind and embracing only a positive environment, she no longer recognizes her former life.

Ashley is the first to say the medical profession are to be totally upheld, but exploring your own beliefs for additional solutions can literally turn your life around.

She now offers an incredible resource of positive solutions for parents at her blog. If you’re looking for honest, real-world answers on to how to raise happy, independent kids and live your own life too, Ashley is living proof that’s it’s not only possible but enjoyable.

Warning! Be aware that Ashley sometimes wraps her passion for offering parenting in strong language, strong opinions and irrepressibly infectious humor.

Start here: How To Stay Positive (Even When You’re Struggling With Depression) 

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19. Betsy Henry– Fighting back from the pressures of parenting

betsy-henry2At what point have you stressed across the finish line and become the perfect parent?

Betsy felt she hadn’t even left the starting blocks on that as she stressed and struggled with all the challenges raising three teenage boys hurls into your life. Forever nagging, she felt she was failing at nurturing. Ever agonizing over the right level of pressures on them, she pressurized herself even more to be the ultimate mom.

The realization that she wasn’t helping her boys or herself led Betsy to search hard for another approach. She noted that in her day job as a preschool teacher she was far more zen in dealing with other people’s kids and pledged to stop stressing and start letting things go. She now shares her experience and wisdom on how to be the ultimate imperfect parent to raise a generation of happy families world-wide.

If you’re struggling with being a harassed, confused or guilt-ridden mom or dad, visit Betsy at Zen Mama and find out exactly how to enjoy all your precious years helping your kids develop into their best selves. Truth is, you’ll feel part of Betsy’s family from the outset.

Start here: Want To Be Happy? Try Gratitude – 7 Ways To Practice Gratitude And Be Happier
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20. Brendon Burchard – Fighting back from a near death experiencebrendon-burchard

What does it take to come back from  the bruises of being hit by not one curveball in life but two?

Brendon certainly needed that answer. At 19, the loss of his first love hit him harder than he ever imagined, leaving him severely depressed. So much so, that he wished it was all over and contemplated making that his next reality. But almost as if to trump his emotional difficulties, he was then caught in a potentially fatal car accident that led him to ask three questions of himself.

If I had died that day “Did I live fully? Did I love openly? Did I make a difference?”

Brendon dug in and found the inner strength to find the answers to these important questions through studying self-development. Good job too! At 27 Brendon, swapped his corporate job for his dream of being a writer and 5 years later made that dream a reality by becoming a #1 bestselling author. To truly triumph over his initial adversities, he didn’t stop there and went on to be an early pioneer in the online education space, a multimillionaire and widely followed video blogger.

Brendon has followed his purpose in helping others ’live, love and matter’ by delivering his powerful message at conferences, in coaching and in his books. Whether you’re reeling from life’s events or wondering how to create  the life you want, be inspired, motivated and empowered by Brendon. Here’s to your great life!

Start here: Listen to Brendon: itunes,watch his youtube channel and check out Brendon’s bestselling book: The Charge – Activating The 10 human Drives That Make You Feel Alive

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 21. Chris Kresserchris-kresser – Fighting back from the unknown.

What would you do if doctors simply gave up on you in your 20’s?

Despite all their best efforts and the latest technology, no less than 20 doctors failed to solve Chris’s chronic, complex illness which began while traveling in Southeast Asia.

Chris decided to fight back against this insidious illness and took his health into his own hands. Choosing to do his own research and study, he became his own human guinea pig as he sought for an answer to his complex condition. Chris’ dedication allowed him not only to recover from his own chronic condition, but also to share what he learned with others through his blog,  podcast and private practice.

In Chris’s words he ‘teaches and practices functional medicine, a personalized approach to health care that recognizes the biological uniqueness of each patient. In contrast to conventional care, which is almost entirely focused on suppressing symptoms, functional medicine eliminates symptoms by addressing the underlying cause of a problem. It is an evidence-based field of health care that views the body as an interconnected whole, and recognizes the importance of these connections in health and disease.’

Want to learn more about Chris’s approach to health care? Start here: How Distraction Is Rewiring Our brains And How Mindfulness Can Help  or check out his book: Your Personal Paleo Code: The 3-Step Plan to Lose Weight, Reverse Disease, and Stay Fit and Healthy for Life

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22. Cylon George– Fighting back from social stigma.

cylon-georgeIf you constantly suffer teasing from childhood onwards, how do you find your confidence?

Right from his most self-conscious childhood years, Cylon lived with the self-confidence assassin of a severe stutter. Never knowing which word might next trigger his speech to falter or totally freeze, he feared speaking out at all. Cylon’s anxiety drove him to seek perfection, to depend on certainty and safety in every situation.

And then Cylon met someone who inspired him to embrace what he saw as his worst imperfection – a fellow stutterer who had decided nothing would hold him back. Cylon resolved to fight back and accept his ‘imperfection’, even to embrace it. He faced his fear of not being in control of his words and started speaking up. He began to brave social situations he’d always avoided.

Cylon turned his life around by learning to accept himself just as he was and found that his new-found approach significantly reduced his stutter. If you’re struggling with trying to juggle too much in life or beating yourself up for not doing or being enough, head on over to Cylon’s wonderful blog.

23. Ryan Nicodemus– Fighting back from redundancyJoshua & Ryan

What would you expect as a thank you for remembering your boss’s birthday?

Probably not being laid off with no notice. For seven years Ryan worked his ass off for the same company, climbing the executive ladder. And in a instant, it was over.

But Ryan fought back against all the worry, fear and uncertainty such a devastating event out of the blue whips up. Instead in his own words: “I just sat there and thought, “This is the best thing that could have happened to me.”

Just short of 30 years old and despite knowing nothing but corporate culture, Ryan teamed up with his best friend Joshua and together they set out to follow their dream of starting a heart-centered business showing people how to live a meaningful life. And despite the constant worries of “What if we fail? What if people don’t respect us as much? What if, what if, what if?” they stuck at it and turned what on the surface seemed a huge negative into a stunning positive.

Joshua and Ryan’s blog now attracts  4 million readers and has been  featured on CBS, TIME, Forbes, USA Today, and a host of others. Start here: 30 Life Lessons From 30 Years, check out his books or watch the film.
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24. Leo Babauta– Fighting back from failureleo-babuata

What do you do when your life is going nowhere?

Leo knows that feeling. And knows how to fight back. Overweight, deep in debt, stressed out and in a job he hated, Leo desperately needed to turn his life around. And not just for him, but for his wife and children because to Leo, family was, and is, paramount.

So he started a blog as if his life depended on it, which in many ways it did. Leo became legendary for his amazing output despite still having a full time job and 6 children. Soon everyone was talking about Leo’s blog.  Finally all that hard work started to pay off and in 2009, Time Magazine named Zen Habits one of the Top 25 Blogs of the year. The following year Leo topped the list.

But Leo didn’t just turn his career around from negative to positive. He also lost 80 pounds, quit smoking and became a dedicated runner and vegetarian. Zen Habits now has over 1 million readers and Leo and his family have been able to move from Guam to San Fransisco where he continues to inspire people on how to live a simpler, more connected life.

Start here: To Those Who Are Struggling. Leo has written several books, check out his latest: Essential Zen Habits.

25. Quinn Eurich  – Fighting back from severe childhood anxiety


How do you thrive if your childhood is an emotional rollercoaster?

Growing up in a family that could be loving and supportive one minute and then angry and cold the next is just too much confusion. Quinn soon learned walking on eggshells and hiding her true feelings was the only way to get by. However the stress of never knowing how her parents would react to any situation led her to fall prey to anxiety and panic attacks.

As soon as she was free from this negative environment, Quinn started fighting back against her anxiety and panic. She read every book she could get her hands on but became dissatisfied with the information and help available. This led her to start her own blog, Outsmarting Panic and Anxiety and now she helps hundreds of others fight back.

And her own anxiety and panic? From being practically immobilized, Quinn is now able to run a successful writing services business and her blog. I’ll leave the last word on how she managed this to her: “Trial, error, effort and determination not to let my life be ruled by these two power grabbing tyrants! If I can do it, so can you!”

Visit Quinn’s blog or start here to find out how you can loosen anxiety’s grip.

26. Kelly Exeter -Fighting back from a breakdownKelly Exeter

If you’re a serial overachiever, how do you stop burning out?

The body has ways of screaming ‘Stop  working me so hard’ but if you’re an overachiever you can keep ignoring these for a long while. Kelly admits she needed to have listened to her body earlier. In trying to build her business as the ultimate graphic and web designer alongside motherhood she reached the point of total mental and physical burnout.

Her strategy of taking on more and more in the hope she’d find what she loved backfired badly. From being the busy, ever capable, go-to woman, she stayed home for 3 months, with stress, depression and anxiety as her constant companions.

Then she miscarried. The fourth in less than eighteen months. I know, there are no words for that. And to compensate Kelly fell straight back into her old pattern

of behavior as a coping mechanism: work + work + work = stress = serious burnout = breakdown. And that’s when she finally listened. To her body. To her husband. To her doctor.

Today Kelly spends her days writing, designing and most importantly spending quality with her family. She also helps thousands of others to avoid overwhelm and burnout. Kelly shares her wisdom on how to live a less frantic life at her blog. If you need inspiration start here: How To ‘Stress Less’ and check out her book: Practical Perfection – Smart Strategies For An Excellent Life

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27. Jon Morrow– Fighting back from everything life could throw at him

jon-morrowWhy would you think yourself lucky if you got hit by a car?

Perhaps the question should be: would you think yourself lucky if you got hit by a car? Nope? Me neither! But Jon doesn’t look at life the way most of us do.

Born with a degenerative disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy, he slowly lost the ability to move anything but his face. So what on earth can you achieve from a wheelchair with just your voice? Try:

  • Graduating from high school at 16
  • Starting three businesses by 18.
  • Graduating college magna cum laude with a 3.9 GPA by 21
  • Running a real estate business, selling millions of dollars worth of property by 22.

And then he got hit by a car and was pulled on fire from the wreckage. And he called it ‘lucky’.


You see, despite having achieved more than most able-bodied people twice his age, amazingly he still felt he hadn’t turned his life fully around from negative to positive. And his accident came as a wake up call. So once out of hospital, he quit his job and started doing what he was put on this planet to do – inspire people through his writing and teaching to have the courage to earn their living by using their god-given creative talents.

So what’s Jon’s secret to fighting back against adversity? I’ll let him reply: “Simple: courage. The more I write, the more I realize building a career as a writer isn’t about smarts or talent or even discipline. It’s about guts.” And guts is what it takes to fight back every day from that kind of adversity.

Want Jon to inspire you like he has thousands of others? Then start here:  How to Be Unforgettable

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Fight Back With The Example Of These Inspirational Bloggers

Tired of being beaten by life?

Exhausted from believing you have no power?

Angry you’ve been told you can’t, it’s over,  that you’ve already lost?

Because it isn’t and you haven’t.

Each one of these inspirational bloggers have shown that no matter how hard life kicks you in the teeth, you can kick it back – harder.

Take their inspirational story and re-write your own version to become the hero of your story.

Because you’re going to go out and re-write that sh*tty script life threw you.

Because you’re a fighter.

And fighters fight.

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Laura Tong

Laura is on a mission to help you reduce stress and grow your happiness by simplifying your life. Download her free cheat sheet: 5 Guilt Free Ways To Say No Without Offending Anyone (Even If You Hate Conflict)

Laura also hosts the Re-write The Rules In Your Life interview series where she shares awesome happiness and positivity tips from experts around the world. Click here to listen free to the latest episodes.

Laura 's writing regularly features on such top blogs as Huffington Post, Tiny Buddha and Goodlife ZEN. Her articles have been read and shared by thousands (and even translated into Serbian and Burmese).

She’s a published author (traditional and indie) and has written books as diverse as luxury travel, surreal fiction, autobiographical and personal development. You can get her latest book here:The Life-Changing Power of NO!

Laura is also Editor of Write To Done & Assistant Editor at GoodlifeZEN and hundreds of students have taken her course on building confidence.

Laura’s other passions include painting, renovating her house in France and building everything from Ozark float boats to hovercraft. She also loves travelling, adventuring and discovering just how awesome people are the world over. Follow Laura on twitter

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Mary Jaksch - October 21, 2016 Reply

Congratulations on a great post, Laura and Mark. These are inspiring story. It really shows that we all have the strength to overcome adversity. Thanks for including my story. Every time I train in karate or go for a trail run, I’m grateful that I’ve been able to fight my way back to health. The key is to believe in yourself and to explore ways of healing… and to push yourself beyond what you think you can do. _

    Laura - October 21, 2016 Reply

    Thank you so much Mary. It’s exactly that positive and proactive approach you apply to so many areas of your life, including your health that inspires so many of us. Rather than being defined or restricted by your situation, you’ve taken charge and are determined to remain the master of your health. I honestly think of you each time I feel run down or have a bug and say to myself ‘Come on, let’s fight this thing!’.

    Shana Aihara - October 24, 2016 Reply

    Cheers for this article, this was able to save me from a nightmare and troublesome day. Much Appreciated.

    Eulalia Ashurst - October 31, 2016 Reply

    You really make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be actually something which I think I would never understand. It seems too complex and extremely broad for me. I’m looking forward for your next post, I’ll try to get the hang of it!

Cephas - October 21, 2016 Reply

Great post Laura and Mark,

I’ve now learn that we can find a true success and happiness in life if we refuse to quit and keep fighting toward our dream and goal.

This post is filled with inspiration and great lessons, Thank you so much and happy launching.

    Laura - October 21, 2016 Reply

    Hi Cephas, welcome to PositivelyHappy.me – it’s great to see you here. Thank you for your wonderful happy launch wishes. You’ve absolutely nailed it, it’s that mentality of refusing to quit but…. and it’s a big but, never underestimate that it’s a challenge to keep on keeping on whenever life runs off the rails you planned or expected. I admire each of these people so much for their incredible determination. I truly believe we can develop strong determination if we’re inspired enough.

Rosemary - October 21, 2016 Reply

Inspiring read! Makes me realise how lucky I am. Thanks

    Laura - October 21, 2016 Reply

    Hi Rosemary – welcome, it’s wonderful to meet you here. And oh boy! I totally agree, these stories not only inspire but give us such a hand in putting our own difficulties or troubles into perspective. That said, just because someone else’s situation seems worse than one’s own, I believe it’s really important to be honest about how you feel – down, sad, confused, worried … trying to dumb down feelings doesn’t help. Instead acknowledge them and then look to move forward to get back to being positively happy as soon as you can. Would you agree with that?

CHINEDU OZULUMBA - October 21, 2016 Reply

Great compilation of inspiring bloggers… never knew they all had to contend with life threatening issues. I used to think writers had perfect lives and had nothing really bugging them.

Nice one Laura.

    Laura - October 21, 2016 Reply

    Hi Chinedu, thanks so much for taking time to share your positive thoughts and welcome to PositivelyHappy.Me It’s funny isn’t it, how we create a whole picture of someone from the information that we know about them in one area, as you say with writers. I think it’s something many people do.

    You’ve made such a good point though, that is what makes each of these people so incredibly inspiring – you would never know that they have or have had to deal with such extreme situations – amazing!

Sue Dunlevie - October 21, 2016 Reply

Hi Laura,

I learned so much about adversity and fighting it through this incredible post. I identified with so many of my fellow bloggers here who have/had sickness in their life. I fight every day against my fibromyalgia.

An inspiring, helpful post! Thanks so much for it.

    Laura - October 21, 2016 Reply

    Hi Sue, what a treat to see you here on our first post at PositivelyHappy.Me

    And my word, I should absolutely have included you in the post because despite all our conversations and emails, I had no idea you had any health issues. What an amazing inspiration you are, so determined, so dynamic, so wonderfully positive always.

    Please can I add you as my ‘can-I-shake-your-hand’ hero?

    Have a great writing week Sue.

Russell - October 21, 2016 Reply

This is a very inspirational post, Laura and Mark. It goes to show that anyone can overcome adversity if you understand you are stronger than anything destructive that shows up in your life.

    Laural - October 21, 2016 Reply

    Welcome Russell, what a wonderfully positive start to us being able to chat. Thank you for making the great point that it is often a lack of understanding that we can be stronger than we think, and stronger than an extremely difficult situation. That’s why these people have inspired me so much because they’ve proven to me that if they can, I can too. If they kept going, I can. If they turned a situation around, I can too. And on top of it all, they’re all wonderfully human, not superhuman. Just think, human heroes – all so enthusiastic about helping others find a way through, just like they did. Now that’s inspiring.

Cylon George - October 21, 2016 Reply

Laura and Mark,

A true treat to read these inspirational stories. Honored to be included in this list as well. Congratulations on the launch of your blog. I know you have inspired, and will continue to inspire many.

    Laura - October 21, 2016 Reply

    Hi Cylon, welcome, welcome. What a treat to be able to include you among these amazingly inspirational people – you’ve totally blown us away with the way you’ve accepted, as you put it, your ‘imperfection’ and thank goodness you did because you’ve gone on to inspire so many others as a result. In finding our confidence to write not just posts but your fabulous book too. I know that in ‘Self-Love: How to Love Yourself Unconditionally’ you motivate readers to master those elements that you have by determination and acceptance. True inspiration Cylon, thank you.

Quinn Eurich - October 21, 2016 Reply

Awesome collection of inspiration Laura and Mark!

Not only am I honored to be included with these wonderful people, but I am also gratefully looking to them for my inspiration as well.


    Laura - October 21, 2016 Reply

    Hi Quinn, a huge welcome. What a treat it was for us to include you in this post. I’m always so moved and motivated by your honesty whenever you’ve written about life while growing up. You really inspire me with the way you’ve put that chapter into its own little box and gone on to create such a positive and happy life of your own making. You prove that our past doesn’t need to make our present or our future. Thank you.

Ann Davis - October 21, 2016 Reply

Thanks Mark & Laura for the inclusion!

It’s inspiring to read others stories. Congratulations on your launch and look forward to reading more.

Ann 🙂

    Laura - October 22, 2016 Reply

    Hi Ann, welcome and thank you for all the inspiration you’ve given us in the last few years. Your determination always amazes us and your sense of humor never, ever fails whatever the situation – now that’s inspiration right there.

Anthony Metivier - October 21, 2016 Reply

Having suffered manic depression for decades and more recently arthritis, it’s great to see all these stories of triumph.

I’ve known of many of these bloggers for a long time but had no idea about these stories in some of these cases, so thanks for pointing them out and writing them up so well! 🙂

    Laura - October 22, 2016 Reply

    Hey Anthony, so great to see you here, welcome. And now, you’ve double amazed us! We’ve so admired the way you inspired others with your incredible magnetic memory method and also how you’ve mentored so many with your comprehensive courses. But we would have asked if we could have included you in this post for achieving so much and helping so many whilst overcoming your own personal battles. Hat off, that’s true, true inspiration. Thank you for sharing your story.

Stella ~ Shiny Yoga - October 22, 2016 Reply

I’ve just spent over an hour already pouring through these sites and this post – and haven’t even scratched the surface. Thankyou. This is just what I needed to restore my faith in people. x

    Laura - October 22, 2016 Reply

    Hi Stella, thank you for taking time to add your wonderfully positive thoughts – welcome, it’s a treat to meet you here.

    I know just what you mean, these amazing people have overcome such adversity that it takes time to process it all, to wonder how we’d feel in their situation, to imagine digging in and pulling out true determination like they did, and of course, to visualize turning life around just like they have. Such generosity too to share their stories. Enjoy the inspiration.

Ellen Bard - October 22, 2016 Reply

What an inspiring set of people – really showing the kind of things you can do to turn adversity into something so much more. It’s fascinating to see the stories behind many of the people out there in the blogging world who do such great work.

So excited to see the site up and running – I’ve loved your writing on other sites guys, so looking forward to seeing more of what you do here.

    Laura - October 22, 2016 Reply

    Hey Ellen, welcome and thank you for celebrating the launch of PositivelyHappy.Me with us – we’re delighted and so excited.
    There’s a real feeling here in the comments that so many of us had no idea that the bloggers we follow, know and work with have dealt with such adversity – that’s what makes them all the more inspirational, wouldn’t you say? Keeping on keeping on, helping so many thousands of others because of their experience or even while they’re right in the middle of it – oh boy, that’s inspirational.

Maria Stenvinkel - October 22, 2016 Reply

Love love LOVE this post. So many inspiring stories. It really put things into perspective. We are capable of so much as humans and these people really prove that – not just by words, but by action.

This really got to me:

“But there’s one surprising thing that challenge isn’t, no matter what that difficulty is.

It isn’t stronger than you.”

BOOM. Bravo Mark and Laura!

    Laura - October 22, 2016 Reply

    Hey Maria, thank you for stopping by and for adding your wonderfully positive and enthusiastic thoughts. What a double win:win from the adversity these amazing people have overcome – not only have they realized just how much determination, strength and resilience they have; they’ve shared with us such powerful stories that we can learn the most incredible lesson: we are stronger than difficulties that come our way.

Janice | MostlyBlogging - October 22, 2016 Reply

Hi Mark,
I had no idea Mary had lupus. I consider her a friend and mentor, yet I did not know this about her. Thanks for letting us know more information about these famous bloggers and that it is possible to overcome adversity. Stumbled!

    Laura - October 22, 2016 Reply

    Hi Janice, welcome, welcome – how lovely to meet you here. Thank you for sharing your amazement, the same ‘gosh’ that we felt when we heard of Mary’s health background. She totally blows us away with the amount of work she gets through – with our time differences we’re 11 hours adrift and yet when she has technically been asleep while we’ve been awake, she calls us having completed more than both of us out together! Like the other bloggers in this post, she has such a drive to help people, to really inspire and motivate us all – it’s a gift we’re very fortunate to be given.

Rachel Haverkos - October 22, 2016 Reply

Hey Mark Tong and Laura, what a great article! I already knew about Chelsea Dinsmore’s triumphant spirit following her tragic loss, and about Leo Baubata’s struggles. But I didn’t know about how Mary Jaksch and Jacob Wachob each overcame adversity to start their blogs. And I didn’t know the story behind other bloggers like Ann Davis, Ashley Trexler, Cylon George, & Quinn Eurich. I’m so happy I’m continuing on my own adversity-fighting journey, as well. Thank you all for the inspiration!”

    Laura - October 22, 2016 Reply

    Hi Rachel, thanks so much for joining this great discussion – welcome, it’s wonderful to meet you here.

    For all of us, these stories have really made a lasting impression, a hallmark of inspiration that we can call on when life takes an unexpected or unwanted U-turn. I’m so grateful to all these bloggers, really I feel prepared for whatever curveball crashes my party – I’ve got inspiration for every situation. Wishing you every success on overcoming your adversity Rachel. Be inspired.

Kim Orr - October 22, 2016 Reply

Congratulations Mark and Laura on this inspiring and uplifting post! What a wonderful new beginning for your blog. I look forward to many more insightful posts in the months and years to come

    Laura - October 23, 2016 Reply

    Thank you so much Kim, and welcome. We’re delighted to see you here. It’s so true that inspiring stories like these are incredibly uplifting – they really boost our belief that we too can overcome the odds.

Betsy Henry - October 23, 2016 Reply

Mark and Laura,
Thank you so much for including the The Zen Mama’s blog among such inspiring people. I didn’t know about the adversity of some of the authors of the blogs I read! Wow! And I look forward to reading through the blogs I haven’t yet discovered. It’s a reminder you don’t always understand why you’re going through something difficult but the answer usually reveals itself sometime in future. And it’s wonderful the way all these blogs can inspire readers going through the same thing!

PS I love the new name and look of the blog!

    Laura - October 23, 2016 Reply

    Hi Betsy, so delighted to see you here – welcome. Thank you for your wonderfully positive thoughts on our newly launched blog.

    And isn’t that the true mark of inspiration that you’ve set so many people on their own path to success in creating zen in their life and you still find inspiration in the stories of these amazing bloggers. Between you, you’ve surely got every adversity covered. Thank you for sharing your story.

Elle - October 23, 2016 Reply

I’m thrilled to bits to see your website up and running…and it’s awesome.

What a great start Laura and Mark.

It’s so inspiring and encouraging to see adversity not simply overcome, but totally overtaken, by guts, discipline, desire and a lot of stick-ability.

Thanks for sharing such wonderful stories. 🙂

    Laura - October 27, 2016 Reply

    Hi Elle, thank you so much for bringing your wonderful, ever-present positive thoughts to this discussion – welcome. I love your phrase ‘stick-ability’. All the bloggers in this post have inspired us hugely to get on with the job in hand on so many occasions – I always think ‘let’s get this done like they would: no whingeing, no thinking ‘I can’t, let’s do this!’.

Patti Burris - October 24, 2016 Reply

Hi Mark and Laura!
I have read many of Annie Brewers books and she has inspired me! I am looking forward to reading about the other inspiring heroes on your list. I have gained inspiration from people like this throughout my life. I am 46 years young and a single mom of 5 AWESOME kids. I have lived through foster care, an anxiety disorder, a divorce, and now I have diabetes, am homeschooling my teen sons, am an Air Force mom and still live paycheck to paycheck in poverty. Life is never perfect. Each season comes with obstacles. I have found that if you can’t be content with whatever life throws at you, than you will never be content. For me, life is about finding the joy in whatever circumstance I find myself in. My joy comes from God. Happiness is fleeting, but true joy can last forever when we abide in the joy-giver. I have lived 46 years of struggle, but life is good and God is ALIVE! Thank you for giving us a glimpse of happiness in the chaos. I write at http://www.pattiburris.com

    Laura - October 27, 2016 Reply

    Hi Patti, welcome – it’s a real delight to chat with you here. Thank you for sharing your own story, what a tremendously positive outlook you have developed, that’s great and hugely commendable in such a testing set of situations. I’m so pleased too that you find inspiration in other people’s stories and in Annie’s writing – she’s such a resilient and positive force, just like you.

Sonia Voldseth - October 24, 2016 Reply

What a wonderful, inspirational post. Thank you both for taking the time to compile it. Life certainly gives us the opportunity to dig deep sometimes – and what great examples of people that did and came out stronger. Pleased I found you. Keep up the great work. 🙂

    Laura - October 27, 2016 Reply

    Thank you so much Sonia, we’re delighted you found us too – welcome. It’s a treat to have you join this great discussion on so many people who have wowed us, both the bloggers in the post and the wonderful people who’ve stopped by and shared their own story in the comments. And what a fabulous description you’ve included ‘Life certainly gives us the opportunity to dig deep sometimes’ – I love your positive outlook. It’s amazing that none of us really know what we’re capable of until we dig deep.

Saheed Oladele - October 24, 2016 Reply

These stories are quite inspiring to a newbie blogger like me. Thank you for making me believe more in what I do. Cheers!

    Laura - October 27, 2016 Reply

    Hi Saheed, welcome, it’s great to see you here. I’m super pleased that you found inspiration in these amazing people. Good luck with your blog. Enjoy being in this wonderfully positive blogging community of writers who are passionate about helping others.

Charlene - October 25, 2016 Reply

Hi Laura,
What a wonderful compilation of inspiration. I have devoured inspirational stories as long as I can remember , sometimes it was the only thing that kept me going to reach my goals or know that my life could change for the better too! Thank You for all of your hard work at positivelyhappy.me.

    Laura - October 27, 2016 Reply

    Hi Charlene, thank you for sharing your wonderfully positive thoughts here with us all. Welcome, we’re delighted you’re here. I love the way you’ve described your passion for inspirational stories as having ‘devoured’ them – fabulous. The power of someone else’s story I find is almost a phenomenon; it totally takes me out of my restricted thinking and lets me stand in their shoes which so often then propel me forward to a solution or reaching in and finding the gumption and grit to get on with whatever has bumped into my life. Thank you so much for your kind words.

Arianna Merritt - October 27, 2016 Reply

Thanks so much for including me as part of this list! Truly honoured. Thank you for introducing me to other fellow bloggers. I love meeting new people.

Congrats on the launch and what a wonderful positive community you have created! So awesome 🙂

    Laura - October 29, 2016 Reply

    Hi Arianna, thank you for making time to stop by, welcome. It was such a pleasure to include you in this post as you’ve inspired us hugely with the way you turned your mindset and therefore your life around – such a positive outcome and so inspirational to thousands of others.

Alex Blackwell - October 28, 2016 Reply


Thanks so much for adding me to this inspirational list of bloggers – it’s sincerely appreciated. Best of luck with your blog. If I can help, please let me know.


    Laura - October 29, 2016 Reply

    Hi Alex, such a pleasure to see you here, welcome. Thank you for all the inspiration you’ve given us and the PositivelyHappy.Me community. Your story of having recognized your part in your situation and then finding the courage to change is truly inspirational. Thank you for sharing with us all.

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