The Treasure in the Trials [Podcast S05E11]

A Simple Question That Will Change Your Life

Welcome to Season 5, Episode 11 of the This Is Your Life podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how to discover the treasures in the trials we all experience.

No one gets through life without setbacks, and most of us face some kind of trial on a regular basis. Here’s one question you can ask that can turn the experience from a negative to a positive.

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In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How one major trial not only hit me at the worst possible time—but how it also helped pave the way for this blog and current business.

  • Three questions you shouldn’t ask yourself when you face trials. These are toxic.

  • Four gifts hiding in the challenges we face.

  • One fundamental life skill that we usually only learn in the midst of adversity.

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You can download a complete, word-for-word transcript of this episode here, courtesy of Ginger Schell, a professional transcriptionist, who does all my transcriptions.

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My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, I ask one question. This week, it is this:

Question: Think of the last major trial you faced. Have you tried to identify anything positive from it? You can leave a comment by clicking here.

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