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Lemonade Stand: Volume II
OverviewLemonade is served… again, with Lemonade Stand: Volume II
The twenty brave storytellers in this book each share a short, true story on a major obstacle they’ve had in life and how they managed or overcame—changing the conversation around identity, equity, inclusion, faith, ability, friendship, and resilience.
Inside you’ll find a transforming look at a young woman who finds hope while a loved one struggles with addictions, a son who loses a father by suicide and raises awareness through an armwrestling competition, and the child of Vietnamese refugees who explores the idea of culture, humanity, and identity—and more!
When life gives you lemons, squeeze, add sugar and pick up a copy of The i’Mpossible Project’s Lemonade Stand: Volume II.”
More about Lemonade Stand: Volume I
Overcoming trauma or a major obstacle in life takes courage—a word that originally meant, “to speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart.”
The ability to change a negative into a positive, to turn lemons into lemonade, and to then share that recipe with the world to prevent others from suffering—it’s one of the most beautiful things a person can do.
These stories and storytellers in Lemonade Stand are full of heart and are the definition of courage. Inside you’ll find a transforming look at a young woman who was assaulted by her best friend, a father navigating raising newborn triplets, and a man who lost his eyesight in a tragic accident and proved that you don’t need eyes to truly see.
When life gives you lemons, squeeze, add sugar and pick up a copy of The i’Mpossible Project’s Lemonade Stand.
What They’re Saying
"What a fantastic, straightforward and honest book. Helpful to anyone interested in mental illness or who has one." - Victoria Marie Alonso, author My Personal Recovery from Schizophrenia
"I highly recommend this book for all to read. There is so much that needs to be done for mental health and suicide prevention. The authors are amazing." - Jenny Rietveld, author
"These beautiful people have found a life beyond their wildest dreams when acceptance of their hopelessness seemed to be the answer. They are not their diagnosis. They remind us we are not alone." - Malini Singh McDonald, founder—Theater Beyond Broadway
"This book is brimming with powerful and inspiring stories about overcoming tremendous obstacles, breaking the stigma surrounding mental illness and transforming the impossible into possible. A wonderful read—highly recommended." – Mariagrazia Buttitta; author, motivational speaker and mental health advocate—embracingyourdifferences.com
"Many people are not comfortable sharing their personal mental health struggles because of the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide. The authors in this book speak openly and honestly about their life experiences with depression, ADHD, substance abuse, etc. The i'Mpossible Project: Changing Minds, Breaking Stigma, Achieving the Impossible book is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to overcome the obstacles in their own lives so they too can achieve the impossible." - Kathleen Myre, author and activist
"The stories in this book are wonderfully honest and beautiful and real. Anyone who reads this will undoubtedly walk away with a new understanding and empathy for the experience of mental illness, but also with a renewed wisdom for handling their own life challenges, whether they are mental illness or something else. Strongly recommended to anyone with a heart." - Megan Starshak, co-founder The Great Bowel Movement (IBD & Chrons awareness), author
"The i'Mpossible Project series is an absolute must-read for anyone who has ever known, loved or been someone who has battled anxiety, depression, PTSD or any other other issue related to mental health." - Efrem Epstein, author, founder of Elijah's Journey: A Jewish Response to Suicide Prevention
"The personal stories in this book are powerful and communicate a message of hope and resilience in living life with mental illness. Each courageous author shares their unique journey in learning not only to survive with a mental illness, but to thrive and live life to the fullest!” - Jenn Burton, author, counseling center William Woods University
"So many people don't realize the ins and outs and highs and lows of mental illness and how hard it can be on not only the person experiencing mental illness but also their family members and friends. Reading the stories in this book will help anyone overcome that obstacle and succeed." - JoAnne Diaz, CamaraderieMom.com
More from the I’Mpossible book series
What a fantastic honest book for cancer crushers and caregivers: I’ll definitely be recommending it the cancer community! - Ethan Zohn, 2x Cancer Survivor, Megaphone for the Young Adult Cancer Community, Winner of SURVIVOR Africa & TV Personality
"When the skies get all dark, pick up The i’MPossible Project book and read a story or two, be inspired, and wait for the storm to pass." - Non Fiction Book Reviews (read the whole review HERE)
"Each story pulled at my heart and inspired me to live a fuller and more purpose driven life. I would recommend this book as a daily source of courage, inspiration and hope." - Carol Graham, wife of Major General Mark Graham who lost one son to the war in Iraq and the other to suicide.
“A powerhouse book” - Jenna Talackova, Canadian model and television personality
"Very nice piece. It introduces pain of loss but with the hope that lives can be saved." - Eric Hipple, former NFL Quarterback Detroit Lions
"Reading the stories in this book will help anyone overcome obstacles and succeed.” - Ian Harvie standup comedian, transman
"Very inspiring! If you know someone that is in need of hope, pick up a copy of The I'mpossible Project; it could potentially be a life saver!" - Heather, Goodreads
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