It is only in crises that we can know the real self of our best friend or associate. But we actually come to know this self not so much by what the person achieves outwardly as by the way he approaches an emergency, by the quality of his response to lack and defeat.
Elizabeth appears to be a naturally positive person. However, she’ll be the first to admit that getting to this place took real work. A cancer diagnosis over twenty years ago led her to reevaluate her life and shift her perspective to one of gratitude.