Shaun O'Gorman: Resilience comes from helping other people

Episode Summary

Shaun O'Gorman is an author, motivational speaker, father, and a former police officer in Queensland, Australia Growing up in a police family, Shaun knew from a very young age what he aspired to be when he got older. But he wasn't aware of how much this profession would change him. Witnessing horrific events and drama of day to day life, he struggled for a long time with PTSD, attempted suicide and eventually left the police force. It took a lot of personal development to get to his best self. Leaving aggression and alcoholism in the past. Now Shaun found a purpose in speaking to audiences, police academies, military, first responders, athletes and schools about his struggles and his goal is to help people to cope with life’s hardships and build resilience.

Episode Notes

RESILIENT PEOPLE is hosted by Janet Fanaki and features conversations with EXTRAordinary people from around the world who are admired for their resilience. They have overcome a major life challenge, created a purpose from it and now help others to be resilient too. 

The  aim is to show that your negative experience does not define your future. It can also be a platform to help you find new meaning, to build a positive and resilient mindset.

In this episode, Janet speaks with motivational speaker and former police officer Shaun O'Gorman from Queensland, Australia.

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To learn more about Shaun O'Gorman, visit The Strong Life Project

To learn more about the resilience of regular people from around the world, visit RESILIENT PEOPLE.

RESILIENT PEOPLE is created and hosted by Janet Fanaki. 

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