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Monthly Archives

July 2022

4 Surprising Ways Heroes Make Us Better

By Crucibles, Leadership, Life of Significance, Purpose

We are in the middle of a special summer podcast series at BEYOND THE CRUCIBLE we’re calling Lights, Cameras, Crucibles: What Our Favorite Movie Heroes Can Teach Us About Overcoming Setbacks and Failure. But as an article a few years ago in Psychology Today pointed out, there are surprising ways fictional heroes improve our lives. And in addition to unpacking the lessons these characters can teach us about moving beyond setbacks and failures, we also wanted to offer the truths discussed in that article.

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LIGHTS, CAMERA, CRUCIBLES 3: The Natural #124

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In this rousing story of the redemption of the otherworldly talented baseball player Roy Hobbs, he learns that talent alone is insufficient to live a life on purpose dedicated to serving others. He, and we, need to sharpen our character as well as our skills and surround ourselves with those who believe in us, and challenge us — no matter how long the journey might take.

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LIGHTS, CAMERA, CRUCIBLES 2: Batman #123

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We say often on the show that crucibles don’t happen to us, they happen for us. And in this second episode of our special summer series, LIGHTS, CAMERA, CRUCIBLES: What Our Favorite Movie Heroes Can Teach Us About Overcoming Setbacks and Failure, we examine that truth as played out in the story of Batman.

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Your Worst Moment Does Not Have To Define You

By Crucibles, Life of Significance, Purpose

As the Founder and Author behind Awakened-Woman, a digital platform designed to inspire and invigorate females, author Yvette Bodden writes with endless empathy. In just two years, AW has amassed tens of thousands of followers, thanks to a combined 500+ articles centered around celebrity profiles, relationships, love, abuse, motherhood, and Latino culture, infused with a signature blend of her pragmatism and compassion. In 2021, she was named one of the “Bella Bosses We Admire” by Bella Magazine. You can learn more at www.awakened-woman.com

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