Don’t ever ring the bell…..

Below is a link to a video of Admiral William McRaven’s May 2014 Commencement speech at the University of Texas at Austin. It is the most inspirational and motivational speech I think I have ever seen – most definitely worth the 15 minutes.

My two favorites, (#1 – “Make your bed every day” and #10 – “Don’t ever ring the bell”), pretty much summarize my approach to overcoming PTSD: small accomplishments can mean a lot and don’t give up.  Of course, “get over being a sugar cookie” and “don’t be afraid of the circus” are really good too…..

http://m.cnsnews.com/video/cnsnews/admirals-commencement-speech-10-life-lessons-seal-training#.U30nEG_mMfY.facebook

 

Which ones are your favorites?

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