Ep 97: Through Adversity & Active Acceptance

When met with adversity, how do you move from survival mode to a mindset of growth?

In this episode, Meg Durham speaks with Rebecca Christianson, founder and director of Thriving People Consulting. An executive coach, Rebecca works with leadership teams to shift mindsets and implement organisational change.

In this conversation, you’ll hear about Rebecca’s devastating breast cancer diagnosis at only 38 years old, which helped transform Rebecca’s mindset and focus on what truly matters.

You’ll walk away from this episode with better insight into how to move through adversity, how to focus on what you can control, and how to shift your mindset even in the toughest times.

In this conversation we discuss

▫️ The impact of being diagnosed with breast cancer at 38.

▫️ How we can move through adversity 

▫️ Why focusing on what you can control matters.

▫️ And so much more…

You can quote us on that…

“Our mindset is critical in our ability to be able to thrive.”

Rebecca Christianson

“Our mindset is critical in our ability to be able to thrive.”

Rebecca Christianson

“Adversity can be a big opportunity for us because it shakes our life up..”

Rebecca Christianson


Rebecca Christianson – Linkedin | Website | Instagram

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Hi, I'm Meg!

B.Phys Ed, M. Ed (Student Wellbeing), CIPP

I’m a teacher with experience working in primary and secondary schools across Australia, and a specialist in the field of wellbeing education and coaching. I founded Open Mind Education in 2013 with a vision of sharing practical, enriching wellbeing education with staff, parents, and broader school communities.

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