“Over that period of very traumatic events... I listened to a bunch of books, talked to a lot of experts, gone to conferences, joined different support groups and I realized that it's gonna be a lifelong journey”
Tegy Thomas, Salesforce Administrator at Transportation Alternatives joins us to tell us a very personal story about his battle with grief and loss. Tegy and James discuss his experiences and how they impacted his professional career. This one's gonna hit you in the feels. However, when it's all said and done, Tegy is the definition of UNCrushed. Rising by the struggle of grief to face a brighter day full of acceptance and understanding. Tegy shares his experience in our studio in New York.
00:00 - Intro to Tegy
02:13 - Creating awareness is not the same as creating self awareness
11:32- A new perspective after a near death experience
23:13 - Deciding what to share with others and finding coping resources
29:01 - Overcoming fears and an accident that changed everything
42:42 - Who do you want to be in the trenches with