Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG): Moving from Tragedy to Triumph with Kristine Carlson and Dr. Erica Miller

Original Air Date Wednesday, September 12, 2018 

The greatest challenges in our lives often build confidence, resilience, and character.

The key is embracing the challenges and using them to serve us. Host, Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks to a leader in the world of transformation, Kristine Carlson about being reborn and becoming the hero of our own epic journey and with international bestselling author, Dr. Erica Miller about her Holocaust journey and how she shifted from trauma to triumph.

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Kristine Carlson — From Heartbreak to Wholeness:
● What inspired Kristine to write From Heartbreak to Wholeness: The Hero’s Journey to Joy. [3:03]
● The Jagged Edge of Growth is at the brink of post-traumatic growth. [8:59]
● Every journey ends with a metaphoric death but there is a message in the mess. We just have to listen to it. [17:43]
● How deep joy can be found in grief and the legacy of love. [25:18]

Kristine Carlson is a New York Times bestselling author, speaker, and leader in the field of transformation. After collaborating with her late husband Dr. Richard Carlson to create a publishing industry phenomenon with the Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff series— selling more than 25 million copies worldwide — today, Kris is emerging as a profound teacher in the areas that matter most to the human heart: how to heal and how to love. In her forthcoming book, From Heartbreak to Wholeness: The Hero’s Journey to Joy, she offers a process for healing that goes beyond common prescriptions for getting through the pain of heartbreak of all kinds.

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Dr. Erica Miller — Don’t Tell Me I Can’t Do It:
  • Dr. Miller describes how living through the holocaust has shaped her into the strong, fearless female she is today. [33:35]
  • How Dr. Miller finds the courage to make it through life’s challenges. [40:01]
  • Dr. Miller’s advice for moving forward from trauma to triumph. [52:07]

Dr. Erica Miller holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and has written extensively on various topics of positive psychology. She is the author of Thanks for My Journey, a memoir chronicling, in part, her experience of living in a Nazi holding camp in the Ukraine between the ages of seven and eleven, Don’t Tell Me I Can’t Do It – Living Audaciously in the Here and Now and her newest book Chronologically Gifted: Aging with Gusto. Dr. Miller is a sought-after clinician and motivational speaker, most recently addressing such topics as overcoming life challenges, the importance of education, aging with gusto, and achieving one’s full potential.

Dr. Erica Miller Website
@EricaMillerPhD on Twitter
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