Sam Berns passed away on January 10th 2014.  Sam had a rare disease called progeria which speeds up the ageing system.  Less than 350 people across the globe have this disease.  Sam shared his three secrets to happiness about three months ago at TEDxMidAtlantic 2013.

Sam Bern Inspiration

Three secrets to happiness

Sam didn’t let his disease get in the way of him living the life he wanted to live and gives a fantastic talk on how he did.  He was a remarkable young man and a real inspiration!  During his TEDx talk, Sam shares his three secrets to happiness.

Be OK with what you ultimately can’t do, because there is so much more that you CAN do

Surround yourself with people you want to be around

Keep moving forward

Sam actually shared a fourth secret but you will need to watch the video to hear it.