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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Susan Boyle and Beating the Odds

As boomers and members of the Sandwich Generation, you've likely been in the same place as Susan Boyle. Caring for aging parents is a huge responsibility. And if something has to give it's often time for yourself.

It may not be easy with the pressure you're under, but try to be happy in your own skin. Take one day at a time and make the most of your life as it is now. If, by chance, you become a sensation, stay humble and don’t let success go to your head. Appreciate your good fortune.

Susan Boyle's circumstances are highly unusual. It's almost unheard of to go from obscurity to notoriety so quickly. Although that might not be the case for you, imagine yourself having her strengths. Think about how you are courageuos and persistent. In many ways you've probably beat the odds. Click on the title above and read one woman's story about 'moterhing' her mother.

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