Published on:

8th Nov 2021

Winning The War Within w/Anjali Bhimani EP 339

Anjali Bhimani is an award-winning actor whose career spans across stage and screen from Broadway to feature films, television, video games, animation, and original online content. She is the creator of I Am Fun Size, a YouTube series in which she shares her experiences and interviews other well-known performers to help people find their fullest lives through life’s challenges. She is currently running a Kickstarter campaign for her new book I Am Fun Size, And So Are YOU!: Thoughts From a Tiny Human On Living a Giant Life, to be released soon. Other notable credits include television roles as Bina on Netflix’s Special, Nina Patel on Modern Family and Joya in Alex, Inc., as well as roles in S.W.A.T., Crazy-Ex Girlfriend, Silicon Valley, NCIS, The Sopranos, Criminal Minds, Grace and Frankie, and more.


  • 09:24 The power of perspective
  • 23:10 Learning how to bounce back from challenges
  • 34:14 Keep the promises you make with yourself
  • 41:34 The most inspiring people in the media and entertainment world
  • 58:03 I am a fun size, and so are you


Anjali says, “Allow yourself the freedom to not know. As you embrace the element of not knowing, you can learn from it.”

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About the Podcast

University of Adversity
Welcome to University of Adversity, a podcast where we explore the human experience of overcoming obstacles and achieving personal growth through real-life stories of accomplished individuals. From professional athletes to NY Times bestselling authors, celebrities, spiritual leaders, doctors, scientists, and billionaires, we bring you a diverse range of perspectives on the challenges and triumphs of adversity. Each episode is designed to provide listeners with inspiration, motivation, and practical tools to help them navigate through difficult times. We cover a wide range of topics related to mental health, personal development, self-improvement and resilience building, offering expert insights and actionable advice. Join us as we discover how to overcome adversity, cope with stress, and achieve your goals on this journey of self-discovery and personal growth, highlighting the stories of the everyday heroes among us.

About your host

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Lance 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.