Published on:

27th May 2022

Living Life With Value And Purpose w/Rylee Knox EP 375

Rylee Knox has discovered the secret to living life to the fullest, even while going through difficult challenges. He is a multi-family real estate investor. In the early years of his marriage, Rylee’s wife battled cancer twice, each time harder than the previous.

He learned to build resilience and strength that allowed fight through and overcome adversity. Rylee shares how to do that in today’s episode. Listen to Rylee’s story to discover how to live a life of peace, and at the same time, not fear death.


  • 02:07 The biggest challenge faced during Covid- 19
  • 05:45 How to stay stable in the toughest times
  • 14:09 I started viewing life and death differently
  • 22:31 How faith helps walk through trials  
  • 26:51 The day I stopped being a victim of my circumstances 


Rylee says, “Don’t draw your happiness from the exterior resources or put your happiness in the tomorrow. Choose to be happy today and be thankful for your life today.”



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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.