Episode 190

Published on:

20th Apr 2020

#190 Tait Fletcher - Fighting Your Way Through Adversity

Having worked with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson from Jumanji and Denzel Washington from Equalizer, our guest today has also been featured on Breaking Bad, John Wick, and The Mandalorian. Joining us, we have fellow podcast host, professional stuntman, actor, and former MMA fighter, Tait Fletcher. Charging in, Tait shares his thoughts on COVID-19, the battle with alcoholism, Hollywood, nutrition and fitness.  Lance and Tait throw their tinfoil hats on as they discuss their conspiracy theories with politics, COVID, and more. Tune in until the end to hear Tait’s thoughts on how we might be living in a simulation.


Tait answers with, “Adversity is not the enemy. it's your weight set, it's what gets you prepared for the world.”

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About University of Adversity Podcast

Learn how to shift your perspective on adversity by understanding that although adversity may feel like your worst enemy, it is actually your greatest ally. My mission is to connect with unique and inspiring individuals and showcase their journey and what they have gone through in order to become successful in their lives. Tune in three times a week with Lance Essihos for your gold-filled lesson of inspiration, resilience, and bravery. Don’t forget to subscribe!

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About the Podcast

University of Adversity
How to go from living in the backseat of your life as a victim, into the driver seat of empowerment.

The goal of the show is to ignite personal growth and transformation by sharing stories of overcoming adversity and highlighting different areas/topics in our Iives where adversity shows up. We will provide you with educational tools, tips, resources and hacks to help you get through whatever you are struggling with right now-And most importantly help you speed up the process.

From New York Times Best Selling Authors, Pro Athletes, Celebrities, Scientists, Spiritual Masters, to The Common Hero’s Among Us.

About your host

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Lance W Essihos

As an experienced veteran with adversity, Lance has faced some of life's most difficult challenges. Grinding his way through the hockey ranks to traveling the world as a bartender. Through his personal battle with drugs and alcohol for well over a decade, the tragic loss of his brother to suicide followed by the great loss of his father to cancer only a year later, Lance realized he had hit rock bottom. In the darkest of days, he made a promise to himself that he would create a new life, one that would make an impact and inspire the masses, leaving the world in a better place than he found it. Lance has made it his mission to facilitate the message of positive change through adversity and encourage people to see the light through the darkness of life's worst moments.