Though Suleika Jaouad is grateful she survived cancer, she doesn’t live in a state of perpetual gratitude. Nor does she feel like a hero, though she braved four years of hellish treatments. For Jaouad, life after cancer – recovering from the trauma of treatment and loss – was a bigger challenge. In this sincere talk, Jaouad opens up the conversation about illness, inspiring listeners to stop postponing happiness until they’re perfectly healthy and instead to live life in the messy middle between sickness and health.
About the Speaker
Suleika Jaouad is an Emmy-winning journalist, author, teacher and activist.