Christopher Reeve who we know as Superman had a life threatening accident in 1995 that left him a quadriplegic. He contemplated suicide after the accident but once he came to terms with his condition he become inspired to make a contribution to the world. He states we can conquer outer space and we should be able to conquer inner space. True self-mastery!
He talks about taking time to acknowledge his pain, loss and grief and then to move forward. He doesn’t deny his feelings, he allows them to be. He exerts himself and builds in time for recovery. He and his wife found blessings and gratitude in this life altering experience, optimism and positivity that gave hope and meaning to a very difficult situation.