You Can Suffer Without Becoming a Sufferer

Does suffering define you? Does it control your life and forever shape your future? If you’ve suffered in the past, you may feel that you can never escape feeling like a victim. But, according to best-selling author and counselor-to-thousands Rabbi Simon Jacobson, your past traumas or negative experiences do not define you or your future — unless you let them. Suffering is a verb — not a noun. Suffering happens to you; it does not define you. Even if you have suffered, you are not a sufferer. It takes work, but you can go through difficult experiences without them controlling your life. Join us for this short insight into how you can empower yourself to overcome — and grow from — your past, rather than become its victim.

This is an excerpt from: Avoiding Passing Our Own Trauma to Our Children

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