Catherine Zeta-Jones is my new hero. And not for any movie role she’s played. Certainly not for looking glamorous on the red carpet, though she does.
Catherine Zeta-Jones is my new hero for putting a face on bipolar disorder. And for being brave enough to admit that though she lives in Hollywood, her life isn’t perfect.
A new friend recently shared some news about a struggle her family is going through. I really admire her refusal to be held hostage by the situation. Instead, she took control, in effect saying “Yes, this is happening. And no, it doesn’t define us.”
René Magritte, La Condition Humaine, 1933
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Wouldn’t it make it easier for all of us to cope with our own problems if we didn’t try to keep our difficulties private, but acknowledge that these challenges are part of the human condition?