Regina Brett: “Every Day I Pinch Myself.” The Story Of A Woman Who Beat Cancer

January 29, 2018

We are constantly told it’s necessary to be strong. Weakness is no longer accepted in our society. We are constantly told positive thinking is a key to everything. But there are so few people who can actually prove this by sharing their own experience with us. Luckily, Regina Brett is one of those who is open about her success and is ready to share her story with the whole world.

Career of a self-made woman

This woman can inspire others by writing. It’s her profession and the sense of her life. Whenever she experiences something, it becomes words in her numerous books or articles. However, Regina Brett is not only a columnist, but she is also a great speaker.

Lots of us know one of her most famous books “God Never Blinks: 50 Lessons for Life's Little Detours." It’s the first one of her far three books. The second one is called "Be the Miracle: 50 Lessons for Making the Impossible Possible," and the third one "God is Always Hiring: 50 Life Lessons for Finding Fulfilling Work."

The talent of Regina Brett made her a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her commentary in 2008-2009. This woman writes numerous columns for various newspapers and even was a host of a radio show.

Life isn't fair, but it's still good

Her life seemed to be perfect at first, but in 1998, the woman was diagnosed with breast cancer. And then, her battle began. She made herself live through the tough period and win the battle. And one of her inspirational stories is a vivid illustration.

She tells people about a worn-out cap she once saw on a passer-by. There was a “Life is good” phrase written on it. Eventually, his cap helped her survive the hardest moments of her battle with the illness and the rounds of chemotherapy.

After that, the cap was passed from a person to person and all of those who wore the cap recovered from their illness.

Never ever back down!

The story of this woman teaches us that giving up is the biggest mistake people can make. Life is good, and Regina Brett doesn’t get tired of repeating the mantra. She knows that by her own experience and wants to share the knowledge with people who need it.

So, remember, you are not alone. There are always people out there who are ready to give you a helping hand.

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