In this episode, we talk bodies… especially when they no longer work the way we expect them to.
Our guest, Pey Carter knows well the struggle and challenges it comes to when our bodies no longer perform the way they used to. Learning to manage her physical challenges and eventually learning how to embrace and love her body regardless has helped her change other people's lives. Tune in and see if her story and her wisdom can change how you see your body.
In this episode we talk about:
- Pey's background in the military and how her body changed (1:38)
- How she felt and feels about accommodating her disabilities (7:42)
- Why this impacts everyone (12:38)
- Embracing the disabled identity (15:30)
- How to listen more closely to your body (17:25)
- Giving ourselves permission to take care of ourselves (24:27)
- Recapping the tools (35:01)
More about Pey:
Pey Carter served in the United States Army and Wisconsin National Guard. Her life has taken around the world before settling down in Madison, Wisconsin. She has a B.A. in Sociology from Winona State University and a M.Div. from Iliff School of Theology.
Pey has over a decade of experience working in the fields of mental health, Post-Traumatic Stress, invisible disabilities, and queer liberation. She is a sought-after public speaker whose message of resilience in the face of adversity has forged alliances with politicians, universities, non-profits, and congregations throughout North America.
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