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The Politics of Everything

Dec 12, 2017

This amazing woman could be forgiven for rejecting the very notion of optimism. At 12 years old, Stacey Copas had a devastating swimming pool accident that left her a quadriplegic, forever dependent on a wheelchair. Though this unquestionably has changed the course of her life, Stacey has used her life experience and personal philosophies to become one of Australia’s leading keynote speaker and facilitator on resilience and turning adversity into an asset. Her first book “How to Be Resilient”  was published in 2015 and has been featured by numerous media outlets.

Stacey is an Ambassador for the Layne Beachley Foundation Aim for the Stars and donates a percentage of her speaker fees and from the sale of each book to support the foundation. She shares her story and simple, tangible lessons on The Politics of Optimism.

 In this podcast you will learn about:

  1. How do you define true optimism?
  2. How she coped with her teenage years in a wheelchair mentally and physically?
  3. How the Stacey Copas Academy of Resilience was born and what ideas and daily processes she teaches anyone wanting to embrace more optimism.
  4. What is your top tip for anyone keen to master The Politics of Optimism?


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