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From Suffering to Success

Summary: When faced with extreme tragedy or loss, it can feel like there's no way to bounce back.
Air Date: 8/2/14
Duration: 60
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: David B. Feldman, PhD & Lee Daniel Kravetz
David B. Feldman, PhD, is considered to be among the top experts on hope in the field of psychology. An associate professor of counseling psychology at Santa Clara University, he holds a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Kansas and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, a medical center associated with Stanford University.

Lee Daniel Kravetz has a master’s degree in counseling psychology and is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. He has written for print and television, is a resident at the San Francisco Writers Grotto, and is a co-founder of the LitCamp Writers Conference.

Both authors reside in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Book Title: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success
From Suffering to Success
When faced with extreme tragedy or loss, it can feel like there's no way to bounce back.

But people often do.

And sometimes, people even bounce forward.

If you want to learn the secret of not just surviving -- but thriving -- after trauma, Dr. Roizen as he welcomes David B. Feldman, PhD, and Lee Daniel Kravetz, co-authors of Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success.

Feldman and Kravetz discuss why certain delusions can be healthy, why reflecting on death can lead to a better life and, perhaps most surprisingly, why positive thinking may not always be the best strategy.


Bonus!
How to Fight Off a Snack Attack

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