This week marks ONE year of The Diabetes Psychologist Podcast.
And what a year it’s been!
When I launched the podcast on October 15, 2020, I had no idea what to expect. I knew this podcast was something the T1D community needed, but I had no idea how big of an impact it would have.
I have been reflecting on my biggest take-aways from putting out a new episode every week for the past year. My biggest surprise is how much I’ve learned about myself, diabetes, and about the diabetes community. I have loved every minute of it!
In this episode of The Diabetes Psychologist, I talk about the lessons I learned.
Lesson #1: Do things that scare you. T1D can make you feel anxious, but this anxiety does not have to dictate what you can and cannot do most of the time.
Lesson #2: Progress, not perfection. Life (with or without T1D) will never be perfect. Letting go of perfection takes a load off.
Lesson #3: Small things make a big difference. If you are struggling, try something new.
Lesson #4: We are stronger together. People with T1D need other people with T1D. Period.
Lesson #5: We need to redefine what we mean by mental health support. For people with T1D, mental health support goes beyond therapy. Way beyond therapy.
Lesson #6: Showing up is 80% of the game. When you show up and manage T1D, things get a lot easier.
Lesson #7: Life with T1D is full of endless possibilities. Embrace them!
Reimagine T1D is a FREE interactive virtual workshop that will help you REIMAGINE what is possible in your life with T1D.
You’ll walk away with actionable tools to help you navigate the stress of T1D and get the support you need, so you can live the life you want without letting T1D hold you back. It will take place on Thursday, October 21, 2021, from 7-9p Eastern.