Posts by Sahil Dhingra

Sahil is passionate about fostering a collaborative community of connected and fulfilled people, sharing and learning from one another’s vulnerable stories, and bringing back the “humanness” to our lives.  Connect with him at @sahiltdhingra, or check out his blog and online interview show entitled “Reconnectfully Yours”:  http://sahildhingra.wordpress.com/.

Share Your Vulnerable Story: Find Strength by Letting Others In

“Pain is not a sign of weakness, but bearing it alone is a choice to grow weak.” ~Lori Deschene

In February of 2011, I went to see my doctor because I was suffering from severe headaches that I figured were associated with using computers all day at my law job. After having a few tests, the doctor said that I wasn’t doing well and he suggested that I take a leave from work to focus on my health.

The next few months, I found myself in and out of doctors’ offices, medical labs, and hospitals on a weekly basis. With …