Sean Stephenson is someone who fills up a room with his spirit and heart. Today, he shares his personal experiences as a man who is three feet tall and in a wheelchair as a result of a disease he was born with. He explains how he turned his life around simply by shifting his perceptions of himself and the environment around him. Sean shares his tools and resources so that you can shift your world, too.
When Sean was born, doctors predicted he would not survive past birth because of a rare bone disorder that stunted his growth and caused his bones to be extremely fragile. Despite these challenges, he's taken a stand for a quality of life that has reached millions of people around the world, including Sir Richard Branson, President Clinton, and his Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Sean has appeared on everything from The Oprah Show to Youtube videos with millions of views. The Biography Channel did an hour feature on his life called, “Three Foot Giant.” His message has been heard at live events in over 15 countries and 47 states over the past 16 years. Sean's book, “Get Off Your But” has swept the US and been released in over a half dozen languages around the world. As a board certified therapist, Sean uses humor and compassion to develop a fun environment where individuals open their hearts and minds for lasting empowerment to occur. Enjoy this podcast and Sean’s incredible insights, as you learn how to transform hardships into opportunities!
[1:04] Sean Stephenson´s career and personal life.
[3:10] Being three foot tall in a wheelchair.
[3:24] Childhood experiences
[4:51] Is this condition is going to be a gift or a burden in your life?
[5:18] How to love your life.
[5:35] Life is about healing, not about avoiding the fractures.
[5:56] An opportunity to inspire people.
[6:12] Why were you born?
[7:07] The people around us see us the way we see ourselves.
[9:30] You can create your reality.
[9:50] Courageous, not fearless
[10:05] Finding love was the most courageous thing I did.
[12:04] I deserve love.
[12:19] We all get rejected and need to keep pushing through.
[12:58] You get what you expect, and perception becomes reality.
[13:52] What do you do when you are having a bad day?
[14:19] “When life works list” of things to do, and turn around every bad day.
[15:31] What is the one thing you do every day that makes the biggest difference in your life?
[16:11] Journaling is the cheapest and most effective therapy on the planet.
[16:38] A journal enables you to travel through time.
[18:47] Lose fat fast and keep it off.
[19:21] How do you stay strong when everything seems to be falling apart?
[20:30] Manage your environment
As always, remember:
You are worthy. Dare to live a life that matters.