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Welcome to University of Adversity, a podcast where we explore the human experience of overcoming obstacles and achieving personal growth through real-life stories of accomplished individuals. From professional athletes to NY Times bestselling authors, celebrities, spiritual leaders, doctors, scientists, and billionaires, we bring you a diverse range of perspectives on the challenges and triumphs of adversity. Each episode is designed to provide listeners with inspiration, motivation, and practical tools to help them navigate through difficult times. We cover a wide range of topics related to mental health, personal development, self-improvement and resilience building, offering expert insights and actionable advice. Join us as we discover how to overcome adversity, cope with stress, and achieve your goals on this journey of self-discovery and personal growth, highlighting the stories of the everyday heroes among us.

University of Adversity Lance W Essihos

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    • 5.0 • 84 Ratings

Welcome to University of Adversity, a podcast where we explore the human experience of overcoming obstacles and achieving personal growth through real-life stories of accomplished individuals. From professional athletes to NY Times bestselling authors, celebrities, spiritual leaders, doctors, scientists, and billionaires, we bring you a diverse range of perspectives on the challenges and triumphs of adversity. Each episode is designed to provide listeners with inspiration, motivation, and practical tools to help them navigate through difficult times. We cover a wide range of topics related to mental health, personal development, self-improvement and resilience building, offering expert insights and actionable advice. Join us as we discover how to overcome adversity, cope with stress, and achieve your goals on this journey of self-discovery and personal growth, highlighting the stories of the everyday heroes among us.

    Stop Doing This One Thing & Watch Your Life Transform!

    Stop Doing This One Thing & Watch Your Life Transform!

    Welcome back to another insightful episode of University of Adversity with your host, Lance Essihos.
    In this solo episode, Lance delves into the profound impact of self-talk and its resonance in our daily lives. Drawing from personal experiences and candid observations, he delves into the significance of the language we use when addressing ourselves.
    Lance emphasizes the profound influence of our internal dialogue on our mindset and overall well-being. He highlights the transformation that occurs when we shift from self-limiting expressions to words of possibility and openness.
    Throughout the episode, Lance provides practical advice on how to reframe self-defeating beliefs, encouraging listeners to become their own best friend by practicing self-compassion and positive self-talk.
    Join us for this enlightening discussion on the power of language and its pivotal role in shaping our perceptions and experiences.
    Time Stamps:
    00:00 Discussing personal growth and insights from experiences.
    04:00 Reframe language, open up to possibilities, create change.
    07:18 Challenge limited thinking, speak abundance, create life.
    09:43 Believe in yourself, attract positivity, watch your language.
    14:08 Encourage and uplift others, don't bring them down.
    Connect With Lance:
    * Grab a copy Mastering Adversity Book: https://a.co/d/c8HXL6j
    * Instagram: www.instagram.com/lance.essihos/ 
    * Facebook: www.facebook.com/universityofadversity
    * Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/lance-w-essihos 
    * Email: lance@lancewessihos.com
    * Website: lanceessihos.com 

    • 16 min
    What is True Freedom? Tucker Carlson, Radical Responsibility, Discipline, and Unlocking the Secret to Entrepreneurship with Karla Treadway.

    What is True Freedom? Tucker Carlson, Radical Responsibility, Discipline, and Unlocking the Secret to Entrepreneurship with Karla Treadway.

    In today's episode, we have the honor of featuring Karla Treadway, who offers profound insights on the concept of freedom as radical responsibility and the discipline required to attain it. Karla's journey, from enduring the loss of her business to redefining her approach to entrepreneurship and personal development, is a testament to the resilience and fortitude needed to navigate challenging times. Join us as we delve into her experiences, the lessons learned from adversity, and the wisdom she imparts on mindset, business strategies, and finding strength in the face of hardship. Get ready for an impactful and reflective conversation on facing adversity and cultivating personal growth.
    Ways to support the podcast: 
    📌 Grab a copy of Lance’s book, MASTERING ADVERSITY now available on Amazon. Click the link to buy the book: Mastering Adversity Amazon
    Subscribe and follow the podcast (Youtube, Apple, Spotify, Castbox) and leave a 5 star review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    📚 Timestamped overview:
    00:00 Morning routine: write, move, meditate, then work.
    10:25 Tucker Carlson's team approached me for collaboration.
    13:21 Critic speaks out on war against Christians.
    16:59 Podcast focuses on work-related topics, avoids complaints.
    23:08 Rural living, feeling stuck, focusing on mindset.
    31:51 Freedom from rigidity, flexibility in fitness mindset.
    33:28 Authenticity and connection lead to successful pivots.
    39:54 Balancing priorities and passions in life.
    46:10 Honest self-assessment is crucial for growth.
    54:06 Repurpose content, streamline workflow, boost productivity.
    57:35 Focus on adding value, not immediate monetization.
    01:00:49 Belief in yourself, course promotion, entrepreneurial resilience.
    01:09:59 Embracing adversity leads to fulfillment and achievement.
    01:13:45 Choose to believe in thriving despite darkness.
    Connect with Karla:
    Website: https://www.karlajoytreadway.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/karlajoytreadway/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/karlajoytreadwaycoaching/
    Podcast: https://thesovereignceopodcast.podbean.com/

    • 1 hr 22 min
    How to FINALLY stop procrastinating and take action! with Lance Essihos

    How to FINALLY stop procrastinating and take action! with Lance Essihos

    In this solo episode, Lance dives into the topic of procrastination and shares practical strategies to combat it. Through personal insights and experiences, he emphasizes the importance of eliminating distractions, breaking tasks into manageable steps, and rewarding oneself for completed actions.
    This episode offers valuable tools and insights to help you navigate through procrastination and take meaningful steps towards achieving your goals. Tune in and learn how to turn procrastination into action.
    Ways to support the podcast: 
    📌 Grab a copy of Lance’s book, MASTERING ADVERSITY now available on Amazon. Click the link to buy the book: Mastering Adversity Amazon
    Subscribe and follow the podcast (Youtube, Apple, Spotify, Castbox) and leave a 5 star review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    👨🏻‍🏫Connect With Lance :
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/lance.essihos/ Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/lance-w-essihos Email: lance@lancewessihos.com Website: lanceessihos.com

    • 9 min
    From Mexican Prison Hell to Spiritual Awakening and Liberation with Jeff Sorenson

    From Mexican Prison Hell to Spiritual Awakening and Liberation with Jeff Sorenson

    In this episode of the University of Adversity podcast, host Lance Essihos and Jeff Sorenson engage in a deeply personal conversation. Jeff shares a profound story of overcoming adversity, tracing his journey from a difficult childhood to grappling with mental health issues and substance abuse. Through harrowing experiences, including involvement in drug trafficking and incarceration, Jeff's unwavering commitment to personal growth and spiritual evolution shines through.
    Together, Lance and Jeff navigate through the intricacies of breath work, manifestation, and the transformative power of facing fear and adversity. This raw and unfiltered dialogue offers a compelling exploration of personal transformation and the unwavering human spirit. Join us as we bear witness to Jeff's extraordinary journey and glean invaluable insights into overcoming life's most daunting challenges.
    Ways to support the podcast: 
    📌 Grab a copy of Lance’s book, MASTERING ADVERSITY now available on Amazon. Click the link to buy the book: Mastering Adversity Amazon
    Subscribe and follow the podcast (Youtube, Apple, Spotify, Castbox) and leave a 5 star review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    👨🏻‍🏫Connect With Jeff Sorenson:
    >Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/breatharmy/
    >Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/breathARMY/
    >Website: https://breatharmy.com/

    👨🏻‍🏫Connect With Lance W Essihos:
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/lance.essihos/ Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/lance-w-essihos Email: lance@lancewessihos.com Website: lanceessihos.com

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Transforming Adversity into Purpose, Owaken Breathwork, Podcast Plans, Life Update | Solo Episode with Lance

    Transforming Adversity into Purpose, Owaken Breathwork, Podcast Plans, Life Update | Solo Episode with Lance

    Welcome to the University of Adversity, where we explore the power of facing life's challenges and transforming them into opportunities for growth. In this episode, host Lance Essihos provides a brief update and shares exciting news about his recent completion of a nine-month trauma-informed breath work facilitator training with Owaken Breathwork.
    He discusses his plans to integrate this new skill into his work, including providing one-on-one sessions, speaking at events, and potentially developing an app and membership to make transformational work more accessible to everyone.
    Lance also teases an upcoming episode featuring a powerful story of overcoming adversity. Join us as we navigate the ever-changing entrepreneurial journey and embrace the power of resilience.
    *Grab a copy of Lance' Book Mastering Adversity : https://a.co/d/c8HXL6j *
    Time Stamps:
    00:00 Sharing updates on personal growth and mentorship.
    03:38 Jake Paul's positive changes with Lucas.
    09:18 Creating transformative work for everyone, with love.
    Connect With Lance:
    * Instagram: www.instagram.com/lance.essihos/ 
    * Facebook: www.facebook.com/universityofadversity
    * Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/lance-w-essihos 
    * Email: lance@lancewessihos.com
    * Website: lanceessihos.com 
    * Grab a copy Mastering Adversity Book: https://a.co/d/c8HXL6j

    • 10 min
    From Hot Mess to Success: Chelsea Husum's Unconventional Path to Entrepreneurial Mastery

    From Hot Mess to Success: Chelsea Husum's Unconventional Path to Entrepreneurial Mastery

    Today we are joined by the incredible Chelsea Husum, who shares her inspiring journey of overcoming adversity and finding empowerment. From navigating personal trauma to venturing into entrepreneurship, Chelsea's story is a testament to resilience and transformation.
    Chelsea Husum is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, and speaker known for her resilience and determination. After facing personal hardships, including betrayal in a previous relationship, Chelsea embarked on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Today, she shares her experiences and insights to inspire others to overcome their own challenges and pursue their dreams.
    Turning Point: Discovering her ex-boyfriend cheating was a pivotal moment for Chelsea, marking the end of a relationship built on lies and betrayal. This experience propelled her towards self-discovery and empowerment.
    Teaching Experience: Chelsea reflects on her time as a teacher, sharing heartwarming memories and the challenges she faced with grief and loss, especially after the tragic death of a student.
    Transition to Entrepreneurship: Chelsea discusses her journey into entrepreneurship, navigating the male-dominated construction industry and embracing challenges and personal growth along the way.
    Personal Trauma and Recovery: Chelsea opens up about her traumatic experiences and the emotional struggles she faced, as well as her journey towards healing and finding joy after tragedy.
    Overcoming Challenges: Chelsea shares valuable advice for overcoming challenges, including the importance of seeking support, mentorship, and maintaining resilience in the face of adversity.
    Writing and Personal Growth: Chelsea discusses her book, "Real Vibes Only: Confessions of a Hot Mess Mompreneur," and how writing has been a transformative outlet for her personal growth and empowerment.
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    Website: https://chelseahusum.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chelseahusum/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chelshusum/
    LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/chelsea-husum

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

AlexisNicole1982 ,

Lance is changing the world

Lance’s commitment to give solutions to common pain points, and his own commitment to self improvement make this one of my favourite podcasts. It’s rare to find a host who shows up with as much honestly, humility and vulnerability. Lance really does care about his audience and it comes through. He listens to his viewers and this is evidenced by the evolution through his episodes. This podcast will quickly become one of your faves.

AndyBaily ,

The best!

So real. So down to earth. I connect with so much of what Lance speaks.
Love this podcast!

Joey19861802 ,

A Source of Inspiration In Hard Times

Lance does an amazing job at sharing stories that inspire and turn any situation into an opportunity to learn, evolve and adapt. There needs to be more podcasts at this level with this much heart. Great job UOA team! Looking forward to continuing listening and recommending to friends.

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