How to Thrive Under Stress

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Sue Bethanis hosts Elizabeth A. Stanley, Ph.D., an award-winning author, veteran, and pathfinder. She is an associate professor of security studies at Georgetown University, jointly appointed in the School of Foreign Service and Government Department. She speaks, teaches, and publishes widely about resilience, decision-making under stress, civil-military relations, military effectiveness and innovation, and international security. Liz served as a U.S. Army intelligence officer in Asia, Europe, and on Balkans deployments, leaving service as a captain and created Mindfulness-based Mind Fitness Training (MMFT)®, which she’s taught to thousands in high-stress environments. Her book about the neurobiology of resilience, Widen the Window: Training Your Brain and Body to Thrive during Stress and Recover from Trauma, is based on her teaching in these high-stress environments. MMFT research has been featured on 60 Minutes, ABC Evening News, NPR, Time Magazine, The Washington Post, and many other media outlets. She has given several MMFT-related plenary keynotes at major conferences, including the Departments of Defense/Veterans’ Affairs National Suicide Prevention Conference and the International Trauma Conference. She has also presented MMFT research during Congressional testimony and at the White House. Liz and Sue discuss: - How to find resilience and well-being in times of coronavirus - The relationship between stress and trauma - How to train survival brain agency

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