Ep 37: Lidia Yuknavitch on being a Misfit

Best known for her TEDtalk on the beauty of being a Misfit, Lidia Yuknavitch, writer and teacher, speaks poignantly about her abusive childhood, experience with alcohol and drug abuse, homelessness, time in a psychiatric ward, multiple failed marriages, and finally, the loss of her first child, all leading her to feel like she failed to fit in. Lidia’s storytelling of resilience is rich and inspiring, acting as a bridge to others. Her vulnerability, honesty and insight highlight how failure is actually a “portal” to reinvent oneself endlessly.

Connect w/ Lidia: https://lidiayuknavitch.net

Corporeal Writing site: http://www.corporealwriting.com

TEDtalk: https://www.ted.com/speakers/lidia_yuknavitch