|(especially for my son Tim)|
Yes, she was American but not a motivational speaker, as far as I know.
She doesn't exactly LOOK like one, at any rate, but, in a different age, she could have been. She says things that motivational speakers say. In a sullen sort of way.
Anyway, here's how I dwell in possibility even when I start off the day thinking I'm not. I create a possibility for someone else. It's a win-win situation. Fail-safe.
And it hardly ever makes me feel nauseous.