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112 Sandra Younger: How to Turn Adversity into Opportunity

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112 Sandra Younger: How to Turn Adversity into Opportunity

Today’s guest on the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver is Sandra Younger. She talks about how to turn adversity into opportunity. Her back story is fascinating, she escaped one of the largest wildfires in California history. Drawing from experience, she has learned all about resilience and posttraumatic growth.

Here are a few of the things Sandra Younger and Rob Oliver talk about during this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast:

· Sandra’s story of the Fire Outside My Window
· The Bobcat miracle
· Looking for the steps to come back from adversity
· Learning from Viktor Frankl (and I was wrong, Jonathan Livingston Seagull was by Richard Bach)
· We have control over our attitude even when we can’t control our circumstances
· 5 principles of posttraumatic growth
· Victims versus survivors
· Looking for the fire followers (resilience is in our DNA)
· The science of gratitude
· The importance of being patient
· The power of belief
· MJ Callaway episode:
· Survivors to thrivers to givers to changers
· Accepting help and ask for help when you need it
· You can’t give help if you can’t accept help
· Creating communities and connections
· Choose your story
· The need to keep moving forward

You can connect with Sandra Younger through her website and social media. Be sure to download the guidebook that she mentioned. Check out her book on Amazon as well.

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