Friday, April 13, 2018

Josh Goldberg - combating anxiety and depression to live a purposeful life

Episode 57 - Live Long and Master Aging

Goldberg was enjoying a successful career as a communications executive when his world imploded. He was overwhelmed by thoughts of suicide, severe anxiety and depression.

The road to recovery took an unexpected turn when he started working with veterans.

He was helping them, but they ended up saving his life. Josh discovered a new-found appreciation of friendship and mutual support that served to rebuild his life.

The co-author of Struggle Well: Thriving in the Aftermath of Trauma, Josh is now the executive director of Boulder Crest, first privately-funded wellness center in the U.S. for veterans with mental health issues.

In this in-depth interview, he reveals how he went from utter despair to living in the present and devoting his life to the care of others.