Finding Grace | Samira Rajabi
Published November 12, 2019
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    What if social media and tech could be a powerful ally in the process of recovering from trauma? That's exactly what today's guest, Samira Rajabi (@srajabi), discovered. A scholar of digital and social media, trauma and international relations, Rajabi teaches at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her work on personal and mass-scale societal trauma, and how social media and technology can actually be powerful tools for recovering, meaning-making and finding belonging and safety in the aftermath, is truly groundbreaking. Rajabi's own experience of being othered early in life left her in search of a clear sense of identity and belonging. But it was a diagnosis of a brain tumor, followed by 10 surgeries, that led her to reexamine nearly every part of her life, values, relationships, choices, how she chooses to experience each moment, and reclaim a sense of grace and acceptance with whatever her life brings. Check out our offerings & partners:  Four Sigmatic: Get 15% off your Four Sigmatic purchase by going to and using code GOODLIFE at checkout. Modsy: This month ONLY, when you go to, start a design project, and use the code GOODLIFE you will get 20% OFF. Westin: At Westin Hotels & Resorts, they have a single goal: to help you travel well. Explore more at Have you discovered your Sparketype yet? Take the Sparketype Assessment™ now. IT’S FREE and takes about 7-minutes to complete. At a minimum, it’ll open your eyes in a big way. It also just might change your life.
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