Interview with Author and TED Speaker Emily Ann Peterson About Essential Tremor, Hypothyroidism & Her Book Bare Naked Bravery
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singer-songwriter & creative consultant
bestselling author of Bare Naked Bravery
founder of The School of Bravery a learning lab for creative visionaries
Emily Ann Peterson, the founder of The School of Bravery, a learning lab for creative visionaries, talks to Monica Michelle on the chronic illness podcast Invisible Not Broken about Essential Hand Tremor , Hypothyroidism, her career as a cellist and her new life as an author of Bare Naked Bravery, podcast host, and coach.
What is your disorder? *
At what age did your disorder become a daily issue? *
Who were you before your illness became debilitating? *
What would you do if you were not dealing with your invisible illness? *
What would you like people to know about your daily life? *
What would make living and moving in the world easier for you? *
Do you have any life hacks? *
What kind of support do you get from family or friends? *
How has your invisible illness affected your relationships? *
Does the fact that your disease is invisible change how healthcare professionals treat you? *
What is your best coping mechanism? *
What are you the most concerned about and the hopeful for in the future? *
Concerned that the rest of the world doesn't know how good life can be at a slower pace. Concerned that those with invisible illnesses discount their potential to achieve the same things others without illness achieve.
What is your favorite swear word?
Is there anything you want to make sure we talk about during the interview? Like an organization you want to promote or something specific that you deal with.
I founded the School of Bravery, where I teach my clients and students how to make their bravery as friction-free as possible. It's my mission to help people know that bravery CAN be easy if we foster an environment for it!
What is the hardest and/or best lesson your condition has taught you?
What is the best purchase under $100 that helped your life