The first of 52 books in the Chasing 2020 saga has been sitting on my bookshelf for about three years now. I’ve finally found the time to open it up and be deeply inspired by a man that persevered despite the odds. Homelessness, substance abuse and numerous health issues didn’t stop him from doing incredible things in life! What’s our excuse? This motivational self help book was a nice reminder of what there is to be grateful for while being a bit lost in this world. As you can tell from the title, there are seven ways to turn adversity into an asset. Simply starting with letting go of your fears and worries to taking each step towards growth and independence is an emotional journey that had my eyes watering at one point or another. One story about Johnny is especially touching as it shows how even when there is…

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