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104 Sheri Prentiss: How to Find Purpose After Devastating Change

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104 Sheri Prentiss: How to Find Purpose After Devastating Change

Rob Oliver talks with Sheri Prentiss in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Dr. Sheri shares insight into how to find purpose after devastating change. A well respected and successful medical doctor, Sheri’s whole life changed when she developed lymphedema as the result of her treatments for cancer. Her story is powerful and her positivity is infectious.

During this discussion between Rob Oliver and Sheri Prentiss you will hear:

  • Sheri’s reason for becoming a physician
  • Lymphedema – the condition that changed her ability to do her job
  • Why you can’t just move on all the time
  • What happens when other people devalue you
  • Dealing with “dream snatchers” – when someone or something steals your dream
  • Sheri’s determination to LIVE
  • Her new understanding of the four elements of LIVE
  • Understanding your strengths and using them to make a difference
  • The impact of sharing your of yourself
  • Creating a new vision of yourself after adversity
  • The difference between what you do and who you are
  • The amazing value of just being yourself
  • Why Sheri wrote a book
  • The lessons from adversity are universal
  • How Sheri earned the title of Queen (and what is her kingdom…)
  • The importance of focusing on what you have, not what you have lost
  • Starting a nonprofit to address an issue you are passionate about

You can find out more about Dr. Sheri Prentiss on her website and through her social media. The link to her nonprofit is also included below:


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