When things get tough, sometimes I have a hard time not complaining. I think downward thoughts, I feel badly, and it’s hard to always stay cheerful.
Alice Herz-Sommer, pianist and oldest living survivor of the Holocaust, recently passed away at 110. In an interview with Tony Robbins, this woman – this remarkable woman – shares the wisdom she’s learned and how she was able to survive the holocaust while still staying sunny-side-up. A fabulous, uplifting spirit that reminds me to look up, not down.
“What did I learn in my long life?
…to learn …to be thankful…to be thankful for everything Everything is a present.
This I learned; to be thankful for everything.”
A film about her life is nominated for an Oscar this year.