Ep. 78: Daily Habits to Help You Bounce Back

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This episode is sponsored by altMBA and SaneBox.

On this week’s episode, we learn about the power of resiliency. We hear lessons from Dr. Andrew Shatte, and we hear how Josh’s resiliency was tested recently.


  • Josh and Shelby talk about internet surfing worm holes and the invention of the slinky. Learn why resiliency seems like an easy concept that’s actually quite difficult in practice.
  • Andrew Shatte lists the seven competencies of resiliency: 
    • Emotion control
    • Behavior control
    • Impulse control
    • Problem-solving ability
    • Realistic optimism
    • Empathy
    • Competency for dealing with good times
  • Shatte developed a questionnaire based on the seven competencies to determine how well a person deals with unexpected outcomes, failures and negative times in their lives.

Favorite quote from this episode:

“Just as there’s a radar that leads to sadness, there’s one that leads to happiness. We can help people look for what’s going well in their lives so they experience that happiness, too.”

Andrew Shatte

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