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The Art of Living Well Podcast®

May 3, 2023

We are excited to share today's guest, Chris Ruden, who is a Type 1 diabetic, amputee, and keynote speaker.  Chris is an online fitness and nutrition consultant for type 1 and type 2 diabetics, and coaches his clients on how to work past the limitations of the disease and conquer their goals.  

Chris serves as an international keynote speaker on overcoming adversity, change management, and disability inclusion. He helps organizations like Nike, Facebook, and Tommy Hilfiger to create a world without limits and helps global audiences to overcome adversity, improve their physical and mental well-being, and quality of life. Chris is also the author of the book “The Upper Hand” and is a world-record-holding amputee powerlifter.  Chris has been featured in Men’s Health, Washington Post, Netflix, and more. 

In today’s episode you will learn:

  • How to embrace change in order to grow without sacrificing your quality of life.

  • Why we have to be selfish in order to be selfless.
  • Why getting started is the most important step to removing old programs and changing behaviors and habits.

  • Why doing something is always better than doing nothing. 

  • Strategies from Chris' book “The Upper Hand” and how to focus on what you can control and your ability to respond.


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