Turning pain into purpose: The way you get up, when life knocks you down



I’m excited to be included in Passionately Striving in Why, an inspiring and uplifting anthology featuring the stories of women who found and now live out their purpose. 

About the Author

Rikke Kjelgaard is a licensed psychologist, author and expert in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She is an awarded fellow of the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science and chief rock’n’roller in her own business. Rikke is on a mission to help women thrive and to be brave and authentic badasses. Trained as a clinical psychologist, she has a 15 year background in the science of human behaviour and the practice of behaviour change. Rikke is a celebrated speaker at the Scandinavian as well as the international stage, and she is known to bring both passion and vulnerability to her talks. She transforms the lives of her audience by bringing evidence based strategies to her listeners and readers in ways that are edible, manageable and impactful. Rikke is known to leave her audience in tears with compelling stories from her own life and to create extraordinary interactions between people.

Additional information

Weight 18 oz
Dimensions 6 × 0.5 × 9 in


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