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Ep 060 A Micro-Second That Changes Everything with Michelle Kuei

Apr 2, 2020

Michelle Kuei is a certified life coach who helps negative self-talkers to discover inner strength and beauty by overcoming fear for judgments. 

her story is a story of realising as she says, “Flaws are what make us human. Accepting our flaws and forgiving ourselves for our mistakes and reconciling those conflicting parts of ourselves is crucial to our health and happiness.”

she was permanently disabled as a result of a car accident when she was 11 years old. Growing up with this physical disability made her play small all her life. she didn’t like pictures being taken of her because she felt ashamed of her body. she couldn’t look into the mirror and love herself the way she thought she should.

She is the author of the new memoir, Perfectly Normal-an immigrant’s story of making it in America. Michelle was born in Taiwan and grew up in New York, but today she lives in Los Angeles with a short-haired brown tabby cat named Buster.

to learn more about her, please go to her website:

what you will hearing this podcast:

  • you will hear a story that would bring most people to their knees, but the way Michelle has lived with a crippling accident is both humbling and inspiring
  • hear about a transformational conversation that happened with me around her purpose 
  • and the challenge to be even more authentic and stepping into your true being
  • the desire to be normal and wanting to fit in
  • the spaces between the words 
  • hear the story of how she used her mom as a crutch and how her mom always put her first and was always strong in front of her
  • how anger and entitlement surfaced and how she resolved it
  • that moment when the car accident happened and who she was before it and who she became after it
  • what happened when the controlled person lost control
  • how something that happens to us changes the way we show up in the world and how we go from a regular person to being a victim?
  • what the victim asks and how they answer them for themselves to stay in the victim mindset
  • hear how she started to order people around and how she became entitled because she woke up everyday unable to move
  • how is michelle story remind you of your stories?
  • hear about how feeling bad about herself affected everything she did from job interviews to dating
  • allow it to bring up for you that thing that makes you think they won’t want me
  • hear about who it was the was really against her
  • what changed that took her from negative self talk to i can have a life i want
  • her anger at not being able to do the things her friends were doing and what that awoke within her
  • how she used her anger to push her
  • hear the story of how she challenged herself to do something she had never done before and how she threw herself into something that would allow her to be a part of the conversations her friends were having
  • hear how her anger became her friend 
  • hear what changed that took her from a mindset of i can’t to i can
  • how the desire to fit in lit a fire under her to do something no one thought she could do
  • the micro second that changed everything and the role of acceptance in her healing process
  • the story of cleaning off the diamond
  • triumph doesn’t need a big effort, it only takes o moment for everything to change
  • what scares her now?
  • fearlessness and the way of elevation
  • what did you say you couldn’t so a while ago that  you have done now and how does that translate t what you think you can’t do now?
  • the one thing people could do to lean into feeling less helpless
  • hear what she wants to say to the world that she has never been able to say before

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