Living Beyond the Boundaries of Your Body with Amy Purdy
Amy is a motivational speaker, New York Times bestselling author, Paralympic champion (one of the top ranked snowboarders in the world) and has been on The Amazing Race and participated in the ESPN X Games. Did we mention she’s an amputee? One of the most inspiring people we’ve had the pleasure of chatting with, Amy tells us all about her incredible journey from being mysteriously hospitalized to getting both her legs amputated and the tools she’s acquired to help accomplish all her wildest dreams. Tune in to go behind the highlight reel of Amy’s life and get raw on chronic pain, injury and the power of daydreaming.
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RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Follow Amy on Instagram – @amypurdygurl
Listen to Amy’s podcast – Bouncing Forward
Tune in to Amy’s Ted Talk – Living Beyond Limits
Sign up here – Raw Beauty Reset
SHORT ON TIME? Here are some key topics we covered…
2:30 – Amy shares her incredible story
7:00 – The 3 goals Amy gave herself before her double amputation
14:30 – Focus on what is in your control right now: the possibilities are endless
18:08 – The power of daydreaming and visualization
23:00 – Finding creativity and inspiration through your challenges
26:45 – Amy gets real about her most recent injury – and not walking for the past 2 years
32:40 – Reframing chronic pain and taking her power back
34:25 – The 3 tools Amy would bring to a desert island to get through her challenges
45:00 – If your life were a book and you were the author, where would you like your life to go?
45:15 – Amy’s message for the women of the world
47:20 – Exciting news – Amy has a new podcast!
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