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Chronic illness and other difficult health conditions can be a real bummer--but they don't have to be the end of joy and fulfillment. It turns out we can still have epic lives, even when our bodies have plans of their own.

Join San Francisco psychotherapist and podcast host Lauren Selfridge for honest, humorous, and inspiring conversations with people who get what it's like to live with health challenges. Whether you're in the car, on a walk, in the waiting room, or lying in bed, we'll be here to keep you company along the way.


Hey there! My name is Lauren and Iā€™m a psychotherapist in California living with Multiple Sclerosis. I started this podcast to help create connection for folks who can sometimes feel like we're on this path alone. There are SO many of us--probably way more than we even realize--and we all have important wisdom to share.

I like to think that having difficult experiences with our bodies is actually an invitation into a deeper, richer, more conscious relationship with ourselves. And I am thankful everyday for the healing and relief that a good joke can bring! Having a sense of humor about the ups and downs we face can make the whole thing a lot more enjoyable. My life after diagnosis has actually been even more fulfilling and joyful than before. It hasn't been an easy path, but it's been a good one.

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