Dr. Michaela Haas’ new book, Bouncing Forward, talks about the new science surrounding Posttraumatic Growth. She says that not only is it a possibility, it is much more common than the alternative, PTSD. She talks about interviewing and working with Maya Angelou, Rhonda Cornum, Coco Schumann, and others.
In this edition, Jeffrey Masters interviews Dr. Michaela Haas about her new book, Bouncing Forward.
Bio: Michaela Haas, PhD, is the owner of HAAS live!, an international coaching company for media, mindfulness and communication training. She has taught at the University of California Santa Barbara, the University of the West, and other study centres in America and Europe. Since the age of sixteen, she has been working as a writer and interviewer for major European newspapers, magazines, and TV stations, including hosting many successful live talk-shows. She has been studying and practicing Buddhist meditation for almost twenty years.
Michaela is the author of Bouncing Forward, Dakini Power, co-author of Coco Schumann: der Ghetto-Swinger, translator of Light Comes Through, as well as contributor to and editor of several other books. In America, her articles have appeared in the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and numerous online media.
As a public speaker, she has an uncanny knack for making her audience laugh while also making them think. Her message of embracing mindfulness and human values has inspired audiences of every kind, from CEOs to college students, educators to engineers, nonprofits to business leaders.