Life is full of struggles and challenges, and this is something that everybody experiences at one time or another. During these moments, it can be easy to feel defeated and allow negativity to take over your thoughts.

For that reason, we could all use a reminder of how important it is to keep pushing through when things get hard – and who better to give us advice on staying positive than Sam Berns.

In a lot of ways, Sam was a ‘normal’ teenager. He had hobbies, interests, friends, and went to his local high school. However, Sam suffered from a disease called progeria which causes premature aging.

Although many people would let something like this get them down, Sam used it as a chance to spread positivity and spread awareness about progeria.

In a Ted Talk, Sam shared his “philosophy for a happy life,” and he dropped some serious wisdom.

Continue to page 2 for Sam’s inspirational Ted Talk on living a happy life…