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Summary To continue Joe’s August month-long Stroke-iversary, he continues the talk about his recovery with co-host Lauren. They get real about their hang-ups and issues with admitting their disabilities and deficits from their respective brain injuries and how important it is to accept it and face these challenges head on.
Topics Discussed in this Episode
Joe and Lauren continue to talk about Joe’s recovery
They discuss vanity and not wanting to admit their disabilities
“Imposter Syndrome” - am I really injured?
Joe talks about having the mental yips - not being able to trust his own brain
It takes true strength to admit that you need help
What should The NeuroNerds tribe be called?
They discuss being ready to share your story or not. Not everyone is ready to face their trauma from a brain injury
Joe is overcoming his fear to be vulnerable because when people reach out, it makes him feel a responsibility to share, inspire and support others
Ina - there’s no disability, only ability
Links to Topics Mentioned
Luke Cage Season 2 - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3322314/episodes
The Faculty (movie) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0133751/
Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano
Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae
Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram
Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter
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