Episode 100

Published on:

29th Jun 2020

Ep. 53: Surviving Suicide, Living with Faith, and Knowing it Will All Be Ok with Rob Decker

Welcome back to the 53rd episode of the Hard Thing Podcast.

Before we get to the show:

 Let me announce the winners of the 100th episode raffle! 

We had only two entrants into the contest so I will be giving each contestant a $25 gift card as well as a t-shirt in appreciation for their support! Thanks so much guys!

Now to the show.

Today, I share my conversation with personal fitness coach Rob Decker of robdeckerspeaks.com and you can reach him at decker_rob on Instagram.

Today’s an interesting one guys. 

We start off talking about how Rob committed suicide… well, he attempted suicide.

That’s right, Rob jumped head first out of a 3 story building with the intent to kill himself.

As he lay in the hospital, having broken his back and his arms, the police came in to inform him he’d been accused of rape.

We move to talk about how he was able to learn how to walk again, and to get the charges dropped.

We also talk about how Rob’s faith helped him along the way. He attributes the charges being dropped to God. 

I enjoyed today’s conversation so much, for one because you can really feel Rob’s faith. It is an inspiring challenge to each of us to live a little bit better.

I also appreciated Rob’s attitude and his belief that things would get better. Hope is so important and Rob showed how to keep hope alive!

Rob also left some action items:

  1. Pursue your heart’s desires
  2. Believe you are loved and worthy of love 
  3. Pay attention to the consequences of your choices

If you go out and do these things, your life will improve. If you need help doing these things at all, let me know. I’d be happy to help.



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About the Podcast

The Hard Thing Podcast
The Hard Thing podcast is focused on helping people improve their lives by learning how to do hard things.

Listen as I interview guests who have overcome average by doing hard things. Each of us has to go up against difficult challenges, but it's not the challenge that defines you. It's your overcoming of the challenge. I'll try and extract the methods used to do hard things so that average people like you and me can replicate their success.

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