Dealing with Trauma – Emily Harman, Retired Navy Officer Now a Coach

“(G)ratitude raises our level of energy and there are things to be grateful for even when everything’s falling apart around us…(and) when you focus on helping others too, it kind of gets your mind off of yourself…and better ideas come to you.” Emily Harman on Electric Ladies Podcast

With the war raging in Ukraine, many of us are very stressed, maybe feeling helpless to stop the suffering, angry, and sad. How can we cope when things feel overwhelming?

Listen to Emily Harman, a retired Navy Officer now a coach, who has seen her share of trauma and now coaches people to get through it and hosts a podcast on doing so.

Originally recorded to help people coping with great loss in a natural disaster, as those become more common, insights in Emily’s conversation with Electric Ladies podcast host Joan Michelson are timely to help us cope with watching the war in Ukraine.

You’ll hear:

“As you’re trying to get ahead, know what ‘get ahead’ means for you and why you want to get ahead. And two…know who you’re being while you’re doing that. ‘Cause…hyper achievers can tend to, um, make it tough on relationships.” Emily Harman on Electric Ladies Podcast

Read Joan’s Forbes article here.

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