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Sept. 23, 2020

EP 21: How an unshakeable, calm resilience and a groundbreaking therapy practice was born through childhood adversity with Dr Amy Novotny

EP 21: How an unshakeable, calm resilience and a groundbreaking therapy practice was born through childhood adversity with Dr Amy Novotny

This is the story of how my guest Dr Amy Novotny came through a strict and often repressive upbringing by a controlling single mother later diagnosed with Bipolar to become an innovative, groundbreaking and renowned physical therapist.
How, despite havin...


This is the story of how my guest Dr Amy Novotny came through a strict and often repressive upbringing by a controlling single mother later diagnosed with Bipolar to become an innovative, groundbreaking and renowned physical therapist.

How, despite having to tutor her own mother for up to 6 hours a day, Amy still managed to attain a high level of academic achievement which paved the way for a career helping people to overcome chronic pain where traditional medical treatments failed.

And how through all this Amy has built an extraordinary level of physical and emotional resilience

If you struggle with stress or anxiety, if you have any chronic pain or if you want to find a route to a calmer life, you will want to listen to Amy's honest and candid story.

  • We talk about her early struggles to win the love and affection of her mother and how this ultimately built a robust and resilient mindset.

 

  • How she found freedom running and competing in 100-mile ultra marathons, ironman triathlons and the Boston Marathon

 

  • How Amy developed a revolutionary approach the 'PABR method' to physical therapy and breathing techniques, which was transforming peoples lives and their performance capabilities and ended up treating the Pulitzer prize-winning business author Guy Kawasaki.

 

And be sure to listen to till the end when Amy reveals how she built the remarkable resilience and mental strength to deal with the adversity in her life.

You can contact Amy find out more about her therapy practice and the PABR method at her website for the PABR Institute.

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Episode Credit

Editor and sound engineer: Tim White email: showupnow@gmail.com

Host: Simon Ratcliffe

Music:

Broken Elegance -Unconditionally

River Meditation - Audioautix

Scott Buckley -Monomyth

Aerohead - Fragments