The Chick on the Couch: Maija Solderholm’s Amazing Adventures Pt. 2
March 9, 2023

“Being underestimated is a superpower. Let them underestimate you because then they will not be on their guard.”

Maija Solderholm is a martial arts expert with decades of experience training with the likes of Sonny Umpad. Sonny taught her an invaluable lesson: To use being underestimated as a superpower. He would often set up tests, like making her spar with other men. She soon learned that it was a great way to understand people, as they revealed their true character when they had to confront the reality of being beaten by a woman. Through this, Maija learned to be comfortable in uncertainty and to navigate the ultimate conflict of two human beings.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

  1. How does one handle themselves in the ultimate conflict?
  2. Is being underestimated a superpower?
  3. What does it mean when someone reacts to being mildly humiliated?

Thanks again and welcome to Good Life Stories.

About Maija Solderholm

I paint things and I play with swords.

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