Episode 25 – New Year, New Mindset

We are excited to start a new year talking about new mindsets, especially when it comes to adversity. On our first episode of 2023, Mindy talks mindset with Jose Flores, who lives with spinal muscular atrophy, in front of a live audience. Jose is a professional speaker, “mindset disruptor,” and #1 best-selling author of “Don’t Let Your Struggle Become Your Standard.” Jose speaks all over the world, sharing his experience of growing up with a physical “disability” and how you can use the power of your mind to overcome anything that life throws your way.

Your Guests

Jose Flores

Jose Flores is a corporate speaker, Global Motivator, Mindset Disruptor, and #1 best-selling author. Jose speaks all over the world using his unique story of growing up with a physical “disability” and how you can use the power of your mind to overcome anything life throws your way. His main message is to never allow your struggle to become your standard and how to dominate your life and business.

Jose lives with spinal muscular atrophy. 

Find Jose’s book Don’t Let Your Struggle Become Your Standard on Amazon

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Mindy Henderson

Mindy is the Director of Quest Media, Editor-in-Chief of MDA’s Quest magazine and the host of this podcast.  She was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, type 2 when she was 15 months old and has been a life-long partner to MDA.  Mindy is also a motivational speaker and a writer, and just published her first book, The Truth About Things That Suck.

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