When people develop and sustain resilience in their lives, they are able to navigate adversity in a more rapid and healthy manner than those without it. Thought patterns and habits can be retrained to improve quality of life by refusing to live in fear of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress. Instead, we become more connected with ourselves and others, more inspired to take healthy action, more authentic, more confident, and see life from a positive perspective. We become the person people seek out in a crisis instead of being the person others avoid at all costs. Take this free introductory class to discover the Value of Resilience!
After attending the University of Wisconsin, Ben Biddick enlisted in the United States Army following the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. He served as a combat medic and military policeman in Iraq and performed Emergency Management Operations for the State of Wisconsin. Following military service, Biddick served as a First Responder focused on the prevention of domestic violence, the exploitation of children in the form of human trafficking, and criminal gang membership. He also served as a Crisis and Hostage Negotiator and has nearly 20 years of experience of serving others in civilian, military, and correctional healthcare environments.
He is an author, public speaker, and consultant who strives to transform the effects of poverty, trauma, and illness into power bases of positive change, recovery, and empowerment. As the owner of Ideal State Consulting and Great Waters Media, he uses his Master’s Degree in Performance Improvement and experiences to assist individuals and organizations create a more just and noble America worthy of the honorable men and women who built it and continue to build it every day.
He is the Creator and Host of the Get Up Nation® Show at www.getupnation.com. Also check out his non-profit called www.unitedpatriotmissions.org where he pairs veterans and noble civilians together to do good works in the honor and memory of fallen service members.