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So often, we’re defined by the negativity in our lives and/or the trauma we’re exposed to. Even more commonly, those experiences and emotions are dealt with strictly in terms of stress disorders and difficulty functioning within a stable and happy life. There is, however, a growing sentiment toward the study of Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG), which essentially posits that after confronting tragedy, one can transform their struggles into positive individual progress. In other words, trauma can be absorbed, worked through, and then potentially used as a catalyst for healing.
It can’t be easy entering the financial sector in 2012. Recent Lander College for Men/Lander College for Arts & Sciences alum Josh Mandelbaum graduated with a class who’d been hitting the books throughout our country’s longest economic recession in decades. Madoff, Lehman Brothers, Occupy Wall Street, the duration of President Obama’s first term—it happened while Mandelbaum plugged away at earning his Finance degree, all the while hoping his path on the other side would be clear.