With fierce drive and determination Silken Laumann, world champion in single sculls rowing, pushed herself to recover from a devastating accident, overcoming pain and adversity to go on to win an Olympic bronze medal and inspire the world with her remarkable story. In Part 1 of this episode, Silken shares her personal mental health struggle, emphasizing the importance of speaking up and asking for help in order to address her painful past; it was only by having the courage to tell her story that Silken was able to begin overcoming her personal challenges. In Part 2, mental health expert Michael Ungar and host Leysa Cerswell Kielburger explore resilience and how we foster resilience in our own lives.

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