Jill Damman on Moving Onward and Upward from Traumatic Injury

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Hi, everyone, the Gear Show podcast is back after a month break and I'm excited. We took some time to refuel on some great interviews and fascinating topics such as living on free breakfast burritos to finally land the dream job and dream life, how to be a dirtbag shopper, and being a sustainable adventurer. Stay tuned. Great stuff coming up.

This week's episode will hopefully change the way you look at "bad days." Jill Damman had a "bad day" that would change her life forever. But she chose how her story would unfold and she made it a happier one. 

She could let the incident define her, or she could decide how she would let it define her. Jill shares with us a very difficult time in her life and how she made it into something better than she was before.  It's another reminder to hug the ones you love and appreciate every moment because we can't get enough of those. 

We discuss:

  • Losing your face/ your identity
  • Finding purpose when things go entirely wrong.
  • Resilience and turning adversity into a net positive.


Find Jill online at her blog.

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