Eyes Wide Open: Overcoming Obstacles and Recognizing by Isaac Lidsky

By Isaac Lidsky

In this New York occasions bestseller, Isaac Lidsky attracts on his adventure of accomplishing massive good fortune, pleasure, and achievement whereas wasting his sight to a dazzling disorder to teach us that it isn’t exterior conditions, yet how we understand and reply to them, that governs our reality.

Fear tends to offer us tunnel vision—we fill the unknown with our worst imaginings and adhere to what’s general. but if faced with new demanding situations, we have to imagine extra commonly and adapt. whilst Isaac Lidsky discovered that he was once commencing to pass blind at age 13, finally wasting his sight completely by the point he used to be twenty-five, he at the beginning proposal that blindness might suggest an finish to his early good fortune and his hopes for the long run. sarcastically, wasting his sight gave him the imaginative and prescient to take accountability for his truth and thrive. Lidsky graduated from Harvard university at age nineteen, served as a splendid courtroom legislation clerk, fathered 4 young children, and became a failing building subcontractor right into a hugely ecocnomic business.
      no matter if we’re blind or no longer, our imaginative and prescient is restricted by means of our prior reports, biases, and feelings. Lidsky exhibits us how we will be able to conquer paralyzing fears, steer clear of falling prey to our personal assumptions and defective leaps of good judgment, silence our internal critic, harness our energy, and stay with open hearts and minds. In sharing his hard-won insights, Lidsky exhibits us how we can also confront life's trials with initiative, humor, and grace.

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