Trauma-Informed Lens Podcast

Episode 92: Big Idea Series: “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”

Posted on July 30, 2019

Episode 92: Big Idea Series: “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”

Podcaster: Matt Bennett & Dr. Jerry Yager

In this episode, we continue our exploration the intersection of some of the biggest and most powerful ideas in history and modern science using Johnathan Haidt’s The Happiness Hypothesis as our guide. This week we put the trauma-informed lens on the positive and negative effects of adversity. We spend so much time talking about the negative effects of trauma, what about Haidt’s argument that it could serve as a positive in our life story?

Discussion Questions:

  1. What do you think about the famous quote, “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”?
  2. Could you integrate any of the strategies we discuss into your programming?
  3. When you look at adversity in your own life, what role does it play?

Listen now: Episode 92: Big Idea Series: “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”

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