Sep 17, 2018
In this episode, Brent
Poppen talks about finding hope in the darkest moments and how
to bring hope to others. Brent is widely know for his
motivational speaking, writings, advocating for the adaptive, his
role in the Academy Award nominated film Murderball,
and winning in the paralympics. Brent also works in a
bunch of other significant realms, including rehabilitation
counseling at a Children’s Hospital. Brent and I talk about
his Pushing Hope in 2018 movement.
Also, in this episode you will hear Brent
Poppen tell his story of surviving the Las Vegas tragedy, life
after a spinal cord injury, and a bunch of ideas on how to bring
hope to yourself and to others. Brent is really focused on
bringing hope to others, no matter how difficult the circumstances.
He discusses tools for how to handle the sadness and
darkness. Brent tells us the very FIRST thing
he does when everything falls apart and the future is uncertain and
feels bleak. We also
talk about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Brent’s
says his mission is to “Inspire and motivate students using my
life, to believe through adversity dreams are attainable."
In our previous interview
with Brent, he discussed how suffered an incomplete break in his
spinal cord rendering him quadriplegic. This occurred when he
was 16 years old during a wrestling accident. In the
interview, Brent talks about how life is pretty damn uncertain and
provides many ways to deal with uncertainty, hardship, disability,
and much more.
Pushing Hope with Brent
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Find Brent on his site and
social media accounts below.
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