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Mar 1, 2024

Welcome to another inspiring episode of Flourish-Meant! Today, our guest, Kristen Christy, shares her powerful journey of resilience in the face of unimaginable adversity. Kristen, a sought-after international speaker, author, and resilience expert, overcame a massive stroke at 15 and later experienced the loss of her husband to suicide and the disappearance of her son. Through her story, she offers valuable insights on how to navigate life's emotional battlefields with grace and strength.
In this episode, Kristen and our host, Tina Yeager, discuss practical strategies for developing resilience and supporting those in crisis. They explore the importance of empathy, the power of community, and actionable steps to move forward in the midst of overwhelming challenges. Kristen also introduces National Resilience Day and shares valuable resources for individuals who need support.
Tune in as Kristen imparts wisdom on navigating life's challenges, finding hope in the midst of despair, and the transforming power of resilience. You don't want to miss this episode packed with inspiring messages of healing and growth.

During the episode, Kristin delved into her personal experiences, including her battles with tragedy and loss. Her powerful testimony is a testament to the resilience that can be unlocked in the face of unimaginable challenges. She emphasized the importance of community, faith, and the resilience skillset that helped her overcome the overwhelming obstacles life presented.

Kristen also highlighted the significance of reaching out and showing up for those in need. She discussed the impact of the 988 suicide and crisis lifeline and offered practical tips for developing resilience and supporting those facing crisis. Her advice on how to be present and compassionate for individuals going through difficult times is not only applicable, but essential.

Her message that "Life is not better without you" is a powerful reminder of the worth and hope that every individual holds, and her suggestions for maintaining hope as a verb, not just a noun, are a call to action for us all.

To listen to this enlightening conversation and gain valuable insights into unlocking resilience, click here [Link to the podcast episode].

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Remember, each of us has the power to be an agent of compassion and resilience in the lives of others. Let's embrace our own journeys of growth and lend a helping hand to those around us.

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