Podcast: 5 Keys to Resilience

Episode #141

Brian interviews Joel Cocklin on the topic of Resilience.

Five elements of Resilience:

  1. Positivity
  2. Resourcefulness
  3. strong sense of self (confidence)
  4. Self-discipline
  5. Flexibility – Resilient people are not rigid people

Podcast #074 on Positive Psychology

Some facts about Joel:

  • Pastored for 10 years in PA
  • Entered Army chaplaincy in 1982 for 27 years plus
  • Specialized in family/marriage therapy – 3 year program completed in 14 months – MS in human development and family studies – clinical setting seeing couples and families with myriad of problems at Fort Riley
  • Command chaplain with US Southern Command – a great privilege to be the chaplain and work with a 4 star general and then a 4 star Navy Admiral, working with religious leaders in those countries
  • Senior chaplain at Fort Bragg
  • Retired as a full-bird colonel
  • 9 years as Director of Leadership Development and then as Academic Dean of Winebrenner Theological Seminary
  • Now retired

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