Jun 5, 2017
EP03 Bouncing Forward: The Power of Resilience in Life, Parenting and Serving Others
In today's episode, I talk to Brian King, coach and mentor for parents and educators on strategies to motivate and communicate better with members of the Asperger's and ADHD communities.
Brian has quite a back story, starting from his own childhood struggles with health and disability, to now, as a parent of 3 boys with ADHD and Asperger's. Brian's demonstrates tremendous resilience despite his ongoing struggles. I wanted to find out more about what makes Brian see the positive in all of his experiences and how it helps him support families who are walking a similar journey.
In this episode you will find out about:
3:55 Why Brian has had to learn to be resourceful in life
10:55 Life challenges and how and why he encourages people to talk about them
13:03 His truth about vulnerability
14:42 "Life does happen in the moment" - How Brian supports his clients with that philosophy
15:52 Brian talks about his boys and their individuality
17:00 Learning to be resourceful is key
17:28 "It's our strengths we ultimately leverage in society."
19:17 Brian talks about his health and why he's committed to a resilient mindset.
20:30 Brian tells us about his challenging childhood.
23:07 Brain talks about his books.
30:06 How to work with Brian.
Connect with Brian brianraymondking.com/
Connect with Tracy www.palsnetwork.ca
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