I address this question in my inspirational memoir, When All Balls Drop, as well as at many of my book signings and events. Recently, I wrote a quick post on Medium explaining my answer to the question.
How can there be an upside of losing everything?
To explain, let me share with you a little story.
Press rewind to 2009…
I seemingly had it all. I was a successful travel industry executive in Berlin one week, Mexico City the next, attending parties at the Playboy Mansion in L.A., and speaking at tourism shows across the country. I was married to a Brazilian chef. We owned a home in South Florida. I lived an active and healthy lifestyle.
Then, on one of my travels to New York’s Hudson River Valley, my life as I knew it stopped.
Read the full story here.
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