10. How Can I Accept My Body and My Fears? With BJ Miller
30 years ago Dr. BJ Miller had an accident that changed his life forever. He was out late one night, messing around with his college buddies, and he jumped up on a train car and was electrocuted with 11000 volts of electricity. BJ went on to lose both legs and most of one arm. He spent a year in physical recovery and longer in emotional and psychological recovery. But all of these experiences led him to where he is today: interviewed by Oprah; profiled by “The New York Times Magazine”; and a leading figure in the death and dying realm. This week’s practice is all about accepting our bodies--and our fears. As BJ Miller says, “The goal isn’t to become fearless. The goal is to learn how to live with fear.” Want to connect? Join the New Day Facebook Group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/newdaypod Learn more about today's guest: Read BJ’s memoir, "A Beginner's Guide to the End: Practical Advice for Living Life and Facing Death". Check out Mettle Health, which BJ Miller co-founded, and offers online palliative and holistic care to anyone in the United States. Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows go to lemonadamedia.com/sponsors. Did you try one of these weekly practices? We want to hear about it! Call 833-4-LEMONADA (833-453-6662) or email us email@example.com To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to xxx shortly after the air date. Follow Claire on IG and FB @clairebidwellsmith or Twitter @clairebidwell Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia. Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.