Jul 3 2023
Overcoming Adversity: Ingrid Palmer's Story of Resilience and Adaptability
“The intersection of racism and ableism is a high collision zone”- Ingrid PalmerIngrid Palmer is an award-winning speaker, a diversity and inclusion consultant, and the founder and CEO of Focus On Ability - a campaign designed to encourage individuals to triumph over adversity, combat discrimination, and promote universal belonging. From a young age, Ingrid had to navigate a world that never seemed to understand her. Despite experiencing racism, ableism, and sexual abuse, Ingrid remained resilient and resourceful. Ingrid lives with a rare visual condition, retinitis pigmentosa, and polycystic ovary syndrome. Ingrid is sharing her powerful stories of hope and resilience. This is a don’t-miss episode!In this episode we discuss:The importance of inclusion for people with disabilities.Resilience and adaptation as vital skills to effectively manage hardships and adapt to unexpected changes.The complex relationship between ableism and racism to confront deep-rooted biases and promote inclusivity.The roll of self-love and self-acceptance for maintaining a positive outlook in life.Connect with Ingrid and listen to her award winning speech: https://www.focusonability.life/For more on today's guest and transcripts of this episode, visit: Live Your Life, Not Your Diagnosis PodcastConnect with Andrea:Join the waitlist for the 8 Week Mindset Challenge: https://andreahansoncoaching.com/coursesGrab the FREE Resource from Andrea: "The No BS Guide to a Positive Mindset" https://andreahansoncoaching.com/nobsguide/Do you have questions or topics you would like covered in the podcast? Reach out to https://andreahansoncoaching.com/contactLike the podcast? Get the books! Andrea's books, Live Your Life, Not Your Diagnosis and Stop Carrying the Weight of Your MS are here: https://andreahansoncoaching.com/getthebookConnect with Andrea on Instagram: @AndreaWHansonConnect with Andrea on LinkedIn: @AndreaWHanson✳️ Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast. Please note this podcast does not promote any specific therapy. Consult your doctor before making any changes to your medications, therapies, and treatments. The ideas and stories discussed in this podcast are the host and guest's personal opinions and experiences only and is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness. Listener discretion is advised.