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Mental Health

Podcast 172: Resilience Expert Dr. Mollie Marti on Learning to Thrive

May 10, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness month, and we’re continuing our podcast series on mental health and wellbeing.

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For this week’s episode, WHOOP VP of Performance Kristen Holmes is back for an in-depth discussion with resilience expert Dr. Mollie Marti. This podcast focuses on practical ways that you can go about building your mental resilience and improving your emotional wellbeing.

Dr. Marti has spent much of her career helping people and communities affected by trauma and loss, and has dedicated a significant portion of her efforts to helping young people prepare for life’s challenges. Before transitioning to that important work, Dr. Marti was a performance psychologist working with Olympians and other high-level athletes. She is the founder of Worldmaker International and is also a researcher, lawyer, and humanitarian.


Dr. Mollie Marti Podcast Episode Chapters:

6:32 – Defining resilience.

8:38 – THRIVE model for resilience.

9:10 – Importance of relationships.

11:32 – Our core needs.

15:22 – Realistic optimism.

20:52 – Awareness.

21:44 – Accepting what you can’t control.

24:21 – Negative thoughts and using sensory resets.

29:42 – Physiological health and mental health.

39:03 – Resetting your body.

41:21 – Stress, rest, and recovery.


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