I talk about how I used loss and severe change to create the life I love at Girl Talk HQ Magazine.
“Australian former film journalist and now personal development leader Monique Hohnberg is no stranger to going through life with high levels of uncertainty. In her early 20s, like many young people, she was living every day to the fullest, including hitchhiking through Europe and England. But unlike many young people, Monique also had to deal with a life-threatening diagnosis.
At the age of 22 one of her eyes had suddenly become half blind. She was told she’d be in a wheelchair within 2 years. While Monique was living her life to the fullest, her symptoms were getting worse. It took almost 6 months to get a correct diagnosis – a cyst on her pituitary was pressing on the back of the eye and crushing the nerves. After another check-up, she was scheduled for emergency brain surgery which came with a long list of disclaimers: the chance of sight loss, brain damage, fertility issues and shortened life-span. The cyst was sitting 1 millimeter away from a blood vessel and if it grew and pressed on the blood vessel Monique would not survive.
The surgery went well, however, there were 3 weeks of life-threatening complications afterwards. Being faced with the ultimate uncertainty left its mark on Monique. …” Read the rest of here ~~> girltalkhq.com/since-her-near-death-health-battles-inspirational-speaker-monique-hohnberg-now-empowers-others-to-rise-regardless/
I was interviewed by the lovely Natasha Zolotareva on Girl Talk HQ Magazine.