17 episodes

Girlfriends, Lainie Ishbia from Trend-Able.com, & Estela Lugo from the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation, are real, raw & perfectly imperfect in their informal discussions about the trials & tribulations of living with disabilities. Both women wear leg braces due to chronic neuromuscular conditions and are passionate about helping others feel confident in their own skin.

EmBRACE IT With Lainie & Estela - Look Good + Feel Good = Living Your Best Life With Disabilities Lainie & Estela from The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation & Trend-ABLE Blog For People With Disabilities.

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 25 Ratings

Girlfriends, Lainie Ishbia from Trend-Able.com, & Estela Lugo from the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation, are real, raw & perfectly imperfect in their informal discussions about the trials & tribulations of living with disabilities. Both women wear leg braces due to chronic neuromuscular conditions and are passionate about helping others feel confident in their own skin.

    Embrace It: Episode 17 - How to Stop "Shoulding" Yourself & 9 Other Harmful Thinking Traps

    Embrace It: Episode 17 - How to Stop "Shoulding" Yourself & 9 Other Harmful Thinking Traps

    Thought distortions (also called cognitive distortions) are negative thoughts that are exaggerated, irrational, skewed, and/or distorted. All of us have them at times and they manifest from our unconscious perceptions & deep seated beliefs.But our...

    • 33 min
    Embrace It: Episode 16 - Maura Horton, MagnaReady® Inventor & Caregiving Coach

    Embrace It: Episode 16 - Maura Horton, MagnaReady® Inventor & Caregiving Coach

    Maura's inspiration for MagnaReady® came one day when she closed her magnetic iPad case, and heard the metal magnet click. If a shirt could open and close the same way, then maybe people living with disabilities, like her husband, could dress themselves...

    • 33 min
    Embrace It: Episode 15 - Marcela Marañon, The Journey of a Brave Woman

    Embrace It: Episode 15 - Marcela Marañon, The Journey of a Brave Woman

    At 20 years-old, Peruvian born Marcela Marañon survived a fatal car accident that killed her boyfriend and left her with a lower leg amputated.  Now she travels the world alone bringing awareness to accessibility, cutting-edge mobility devices and...

    • 38 min
    Embrace It: Episode 14 - Marisa Hamamoto, So You Think You Can't Dance

    Embrace It: Episode 14 - Marisa Hamamoto, So You Think You Can't Dance

    Marisa Hamamoto is a stroke survivor, inclusion keynote speaker & performer, and Founder of Infinite Flow, a nonprofit and professional dance company composed of dancers with and without disabilities using dance to inspire inclusion and...

    • 33 min
    Embrace It: Episode 13 - Ben Duffy, Take A Look At This Heart

    Embrace It: Episode 13 - Ben Duffy, Take A Look At This Heart

    We’re diving in deep with Ben Duffy, producer and director of Take a Look at This Heart… a powerful film about love, sexuality, and the human bond within the disabled community. It’s a heartfelt journey into the lives of 17 very unique people; some with...

    • 41 min
    Embrace It: Episode 12 - Shari Short, Look for the Funny

    Embrace It: Episode 12 - Shari Short, Look for the Funny

    They say disability is nothing to laugh at, but for comedian, Shari Short, nothing could be farther from the truth! Long before she was diagnosed with MS, Shari was on a mission to "look for the funny" in everyday life. Now, as a mom living with a...

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

ShariShort ,

Such an empowering resource!

It's not that often I find a podcast that I feel was developed to make me feel better, inspire me to do more and learn a lot in the process. I am thrilled I found it and even more thrilled it exists.

LizzaIsh ,

Podcast

Love this podcast!

kt645907 ,

Confident booster

Your first podcast really hit home with me. I didn’t always have a disability, but in 2014 I suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm resulting in in an AFO on my left leg. I was only 25 when this happened and I’m still trying to get my confidence up! Keep doing what you’re doing PLEASE!!

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