Today is MOTH Monday on Good News Network: In partnership with The Moth, a nonprofit dedicated to the art of storytelling, we bring you the most uplifting speakers from live stages across the world.

It had been six months since Caroline Abilat Lozirah had been at work following the birth of her son.

Her maternity leave had proved to be very relaxing and therapeutic – but then on the morning when she was finally supposed to return to work, she was horrified to look in the mirror and see a woman who she did not recognize.

Lozirah had always prided herself on being a strong and beautiful leader in her workplace – so when she found that childbirth had turned her into a “fat and ugly woman” without a sense of confidence, she couldn’t bear the thought of going back to work.

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She called her boss and said that she was too sick to go to work before curling up in her bed and crying over her lost sense of self.

But then, she rolled over and saw her sleeping son dozing peacefully, and she was overcome with a revelation of compassion.

Listen to her story below…

The Moth gives people an opportunity to tell a true story in front of a live audience, and sometimes their stories are chosen to air on the radio show, now celebrating its tenth year, and broadcasting on 485+ public radio stations—and on The Moth podcast, which is downloaded over 52 million times a year.

The Moth’s third book, Occasional Magic: True Stories About Defying the Impossible will be published in March 2019 and is available for pre-order from your favorite bookseller now.

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