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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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.
Love this podcast!
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!!