Published on:

15th Mar 2021

On The Other Side Of Your Discomfort Is Growth w/Lance W. Essihos EP 301

Welcome back to The University of Adversity Podcast. In today’s solo episode, I talk about the process of growth and overcoming the current discomfort to move towards achieving greatness. I have faced so many negative thoughts as I’ve tried to grow this podcast, especially with the new book launch and summit. If you want to grow into someone that you aren’t currently, you’re going to have to commit to growth. Most people feel like an imposter along the way, but as you commit to achieving greatness, the universe will meet you there.


[00:02:09] Dealing with the imposter syndrome

[00:04:03] Finding an escape toward playing small

[00:06:29] The universe will meet you when you commit to growth

[00:07:20] Your past will try to get in the way of where you are trying to go

[00:08:22] Being uncomfortable is part of the growth journey


Lance says, “You will have to feel differently if you are trying to become someone new.”

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● 📱 Connect with Lance on Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn

● 📺 Subscribe to the University of Adversity Youtube Channel 

● 📧 Email Lance at lanceessihos@gmail.com

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 twice 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
University of Adversity is a personal growth podcast that will help you transform your biggest struggles into your greatest lessons.

By focusing on relatable inspirations, University of Adversity generates illuminating conversations around mental health, mindset, spirituality, health & wellness, and entrepreneurship.

Guests include New York Times Best Selling Authors, Billionaires, Pro Athletes, Celebrities, Scientists, Spiritual Masters, and the Common Heroes Among us.

The tools, tips, and resources from these masters of life will hack your personal journey and accelerate the process of where you are now to where you want to be.

Hosted by Lance Essihos, an ex-hockey player and bartender turned Founder, Entrepreneur, Podcaster, and Author of “Mastering Adversity”, his signature book is coming soon…

This podcast has ranked in the top 50 on Apple podcasts in all major countries around the world, and ranked in the top 1% of all podcasts worldwide.

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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.