April 18



Michelle Nagel is renowned as America’s #1 Resilience Expert and has a career spanning over 30 years helping people step out of their darkness and into the light. After a marital betrayal only a year and a half ago, Michelle has experienced the darkness of betrayal first hand and is more passionate than ever to help others find their happiness again.

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Today we dive into everything from the physical manifestations of betrayal to building resilience and finding ways to be grateful and optimistic even in your darkest times. Michelle is sharing how HeartMath helped her on her healing journey, the importance of holding yourself responsible for how you respond to a betrayal situation, and ways to redesign your focus and intention to move forward and heal.

If you feel as though you wear a shield of protective armor that is hiding a fraud, it is time to take off your battle uniform and live a life full of authenticity and happiness. Michelle is sharing an important message of hope and healing for times when you may not be feeling your best, and advocates for forgiveness and empowering yourself in order to use your resourcefulness to get what you want out of life.

Are you ready to give yourself what you deserve and start on the path to healing? Share where you are on your journey in the comments below.

In This Episode

  • How to become a resilient person coming from a scenario of betrayal
  • Reliving the joy Michelle experienced when delivering her daughters baby
  • Ways HeartMath can help you breathe in gratitude and begin to feel again
  • Taking responsibility for the way you respond to your betrayer’s actions
  • The importance of taking time to discover who you are and how to be happy with yourself


“I didn’t want to interact with my heart because my heart hurt. And yet I had to go through the emotions because really the only way out of the pain is to go through the pain.” (7:30)

“I can look at this horrific experience that I have had as an opportunity for me to grow and expand and have more compassion for people and learn to trust myself, my higher power, and the people that I know that I can trust.” (17:49)

“Everything that you need is already here on the planet somewhere, you just have to be able to shift your focus.” (21:21)

“The betrayal that they have experienced from whoever their significant other was doesn’t define them, they are beautiful and precious just because of who they are.” (29:00)


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Suffering is Optional by Michelle Nagel

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About the author 

Dr. Debi

A Trusted Resource in an Untrusting Niche

Dr. Debi Silber, founder of The PBT (Post Betrayal Transformation) Institute https://thepbtinstitute.com is an award-winning speaker, bestselling author, holistic psychologist, a health, mindset and personal development expert who’s created a proven multi-pronged approach to help people heal (physically, mentally and emotionally) from the trauma of betrayal.

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  • I have had the same betrayal experience after 44 years of marriage.
    15 minutes notice was all I had. You describe exactly what I have experience over the past 11 months. He is a total stranger.

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