213: Resilience & Relationship Resilience with Christian Moore, LCSW

This episode was originally recorded for the “Healing Sols Podcast” and has been refurbished for your enjoyment.

Being Resilient as an Individual and within Relationships with Christian Moore, LCSW, founder of whytry.org and author of The Resilience Breakthrough: 27 Tools for Turning Adversity into Action. Christian travels the world presenting to all kinds of organizations, specifically those serving underpriviliged youth, about rising above very challenging situations usually affected by learning disorders. We discuss the traits and behaviors that lead towards resilience minded frameworks and how these can benefit your life, mental and relational health. How do we better understand the differences of unconditional vs. conditional love and what they both reap? What is “street resilience”? What does a role of a mentor in our development offer? Are we really just supposed to be getting “rid” of negative feelings? What role can what are typcially labeled “negative feelings” play in empowerment and self-transformation? How can we get along with people who believe fundamentally different things than we do (super important part of the podcast given we are just days away from the US election)? Christian is a brilliant thinker who has put his own life experience to the test in regards to his theoretical framing. Transformative listen that I recommend going through at least twice!

Natasha Helfer runs an online practice, Symmetry Solutions and writes at The Mormon Therapist. She also hosts the popular podcasts, Mormon Mental Health & Mormon Sex Info.

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