054: How to Be Resilient When Facing Stress and Adversity

by Kozhi Makai

Everyone has been impacted by COVID-19, and it’s been a source of great financial, emotional and physical stress for many. My guest Dr. Kozhi Makai shares important insights on how to successfully navigate these unprecedented circumstances. We discuss ideas from his latest book, Disrupted! Resiliently Reintegrating After Stress & Adversity that are relevant to the challenges facing the world – and each of us – today. Kozhi is a performance psychologist and Founder of Kozhi Makai Worldwide. His sole mission for the past 20 years has been to use behavioral science to help people thrive.

You’ll discover:

  • How to reframe the idea of stress so you can use it to transform your life
  • The difference between distress and eustress – and why eustress is better
  • The three types of narratives that influence the way you see and interact with the world
  • The benefits of approaching circumstances from a neutral position

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