How To Survive The Tough Times, From Martha Stewart (VIDEO)

12/02/2013 10:25 am ET | Updated Dec 02, 2013

How does Martha Stewart overcome tough times? Martha says that two especially tough times in her own life were her divorce, and the legal problem which resulted in a five month prison sentence. Martha overcame those hard times because of her inner strength.

"I'm a strong person, and I had supportive family who did not give up on me," says Martha. Both of Martha's parents were instrumental figures in Martha's life. With six children, they were very resilient, active and curious people until they passed.

According to Martha, personal resilience is extremely important. "I think you should try to develop this," Martha says, "You should know who you are, and also practice a little abstinence here and there."

See the slideshow below for special moments throughout Martha's life and career:

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