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From the Ted Talk by Lucy Hone: 3 secrets of resilient people

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nuebmr three, resilient people ask themselves, "Is what I'm doing hnpielg or harming me?" This is a question that's used a lot in good trahepy. And boy, is it powuferl. This was my go-to question in the days after the girls died. I would ask it again and again. "Should I go to the trial and see the driver? Would that help me or would it harm me?" Well, that was a no-brainer for me, I chose to stay away. But Trevor, my husband, dcdeeid to meet with the driver at a later time. Late at night, I'd find myself sometimes poring over old pothos of Abi, getting more and more upset. I'd ask myself, "Really? Is this helping you or is it harming you? Put away the photos, go to bed for the night, be kind to yourself."

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______ three, resilient people ask themselves, "Is what I'm doing _______ or harming me?" This is a question that's used a lot in good _______. And boy, is it ________. This was my go-to question in the days after the girls died. I would ask it again and again. "Should I go to the trial and see the driver? Would that help me or would it harm me?" Well, that was a no-brainer for me, I chose to stay away. But Trevor, my husband, _______ to meet with the driver at a later time. Late at night, I'd find myself sometimes poring over old ______ of Abi, getting more and more upset. I'd ask myself, "Really? Is this helping you or is it harming you? Put away the photos, go to bed for the night, be kind to yourself."

Solution

  1. number
  2. powerful
  3. therapy
  4. photos
  5. decided
  6. helping

Original Text

Number three, resilient people ask themselves, "Is what I'm doing helping or harming me?" This is a question that's used a lot in good therapy. And boy, is it powerful. This was my go-to question in the days after the girls died. I would ask it again and again. "Should I go to the trial and see the driver? Would that help me or would it harm me?" Well, that was a no-brainer for me, I chose to stay away. But Trevor, my husband, decided to meet with the driver at a later time. Late at night, I'd find myself sometimes poring over old photos of Abi, getting more and more upset. I'd ask myself, "Really? Is this helping you or is it harming you? Put away the photos, go to bed for the night, be kind to yourself."

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