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092 - Why Humor is Essential with Dr. David Fajgenbaum

Two Disabled Dudes

Release Date: 11/02/2019

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Beth Kolbe was injured in a car accident and lost the use of her lower body.  Subsequently she went to Harvard, swam in the paralympics, received a law degree from Stanford, practices healthcare law in Washington DC, and gives back to the disability community through pro-bono work.  She's kind of a big deal - listen to hear her perspective.

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We encounter decisions constantly.  Some are simple with clear answers like "Should I do the dishes today?" but some are complex and consequential like "Should I cancel upcoming travel due to coronavirus?".  The Two Disabled Dudes believe that Life is about How We React.  How we think when we are faced with decisions and how we weigh out the potential consequences can have an impact on how we react.  In this episode, the dudes discuss 4 simple tips to help us think about the decisions in our lives: Remove the emotion from the equation - Many tough decisions in our lives...

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Cookies 4 Cures bakes and sells cookies to fund research for rare pediatric diseases. 

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Find out how the scarcity mindset can limit your thinking. John Maxwell on the scarcity mindset: https://www.success.com/john-c-maxwell-6-tips-to-develop-and-model-an-abundance-mindset/

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The Pharma/Patient Relationship - Opportunities to Improve - Andra Stratton show art The Pharma/Patient Relationship - Opportunities to Improve - Andra Stratton

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Andra Stratton was diagnosed with a rare disease called Lipodystrophy that makes her look very athletic and fit due to her lack of adipose tissue. Appearance is deceiving in this case because Lipodystrophy often causes organ failure and sudden death.

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We are often surprised by the twists and turns of life - especially when confronted with disability.   Lara Bloom was surprised when she was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.  She was even more surprised to meet a man who helped her find her purpose - launching The Ehlers Danlos Society. Lara is president and CEO of The Ehlers Danlos Society and she is a global leader in the rare disease community. Lara has taken life's twists and surprises and turned them into a beautiful life of service to others. Join us for laughter and a conversation about what it means to build and...

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Welcome back! This Season 3! When we get annoyed or mad at others it is important to do a little self-assessment to let the situation teach us how not to act in the future.  If someone is doing something you don't like, perhaps it is important to avoid doing that same thing to others. With a few real-life examples, Sean and Kyle explore this topic in the hopes of improving themselves an giving the listeners (you!) something to think about.

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We are closing out this season with a deep conversation about purpose and commitment and how we reconcile our efforts if we do not quite reach our our goals. We had fun with this one. Enjoy!

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Kyle and Sean invent a new game with news headlines and then catch up on their 2019 goals.  Also, the two dudes circle back on a conversation from a previous episode about "hidden cities" on flight itineraries.

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First, Sean shares the grim story about fracturing his hip. If you'd like details about the incident and the prognosis for the future, have a listen. Then Dr. Fajgenbaum shares his perspective on why humor is important while facing challenges in life. Listen up!