InvisiYouth Chat Sessions: A Video Podcast Series

InvisiYouth Chat Sessions: A Video Podcast Series

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Check in for a dose of stigma-break, humor-filling, empowerment building life hacks and motivation for all the “medically-adult-ish” young people.


Episode 28—InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with Award-Winning Chronic Illness and Lifestyle blogger, founder of Spoonie Survival Kits, author and freelance writer Pippa Stacey
Mar 12 • 70 min
Sometimes you make fast friends with people. That’s exactly what happened when founder Dominique was first introduced (via Twitter, obviously) to our very special guest on this episode, British chronic illness and lifestyle blogger, founder of Spoonie…
Episode 27: InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with Disability Travel Blogger and Marketing Manager the UK’s Leading Online Accessibility Guide, AccessAble, Carrie-Ann Lightley
Jan 31 • 63 min
Nothing feels better during the start of the January winter than daydreaming about those ideal vacation getaways we want to plan. All those warm, tropical destinations we’d love to escape to during these winter months. But let’s be real…planning a…
Episode 26: InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with CEO and founder of Award-Winning Social Enterprise Diversability, and Miss California Amazing Queen, Tiffany Yu
Nov 26, 2019 • 89 min
Challenge the exclusion so many with chronic illness/disability face and reshape everyone’s perception (including your own person mindset). That’s what has driven the ultimate female founder warrior, Tiffany Yu. After a car accident as a child resulted in…
Episode 25: InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with Philanthropist, Children’s Book Author, Executive Producer and Cystic Fibrosis Activist, Travis Flores
Nov 6, 2019 • 63 min
Reunited and it is truly video podcast ear candy! We are bringing back one of our favorite guests from Season One, and a dear friend of Dominique’s to the Chat Sessions and they have upped their game to make this a highlight episode yet again! We are…
Episode 24: InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with Couple Goals Duo, People Hope Org Founder/Executive Director Anna Kowlessar and her husband, Hello Randy owner and small business advocate, Randy Kowlessar
Oct 23, 2019 • 78 min
#RelationshipGoals! We see that hashtag on social media and we get to see those love-fest posts about all that bonds two people together. But as someone in the chronic illness/disability community, these happy posts can bring about a lot of different…
Episode 23: InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with Type 1 Diabetes Activist, Outreach and Volunteer Manager for JDRF, and new mom, Rachel Mayo
Sep 30, 2019 • 62 min
Long-term goals can become one of the most stressful parts of young adult life. People want to know about your plans for university or work, if you want to get married, whether you want to travel or settle down, and if a family and kids are in the cards.…
Episode 22: InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with Aerie Model, Wheelchair Racer, and Chronic illness/Disability Advocate, Abby Sams
Aug 29, 2019 • 73 min
When loungewear clothing brand Aerie dropped their #AerieReal campaign, the world got a severe case of inclusive diversity. There were models with insulin pumps, canes and ostomy bags but one model in particular got top news coverage: 21-year-old Georgia…
Episode 21: InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with Tourette Syndrome Activist, Disability and Anti-Bullying Advocate, Publicist and Social Media Influencer, Hayley Gripp
Jul 26, 2019 • 69 min
To be an influencer, or not to be an influencer? That is the question! In today’s world, the idea of making a career with your social media savvy and your Instagram account is super appealing. Add in the fact that it is a predominately virtual-led career…
Episode 20: InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with Creator of the Mental Health and Wellness Blog, Adventures and Anxiety, Lisa Gallo
Jun 20, 2019 • 76 min
Mental Health Awareness Month may have ended, but we’re keeping this conversation going since mental health is an all-year thing! There are still so many misconceptions, stigmas and social norms that make the “mental health chatter” seem challenging. To…
Episode 19: InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with filmmaker and disability activist, Ashley Eakin
May 16, 2019 • 84 min
When we see ourselves in films, in the characters on the silver screen, you not only feel represented, but you can widen our dreamscape. And it’s no wonder that when we talk self-confidence, when we talk dating, when we talk relationships, we never so…
Episode 18: InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Activists and Powerhouse Mother-Daughter Duo, Madi and Beth Vanstone
Apr 26, 2019 • 69 min
One of the biggest questions we get in “how do I handle my relationships while living with a chronic illness or disability?” And there are all types of relationships—romantic, familial, parents, siblings, caregivers, friends, doctors—that we experience…
Episode 17: InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with Chef and YouTube Creator of Stump Kitchen, Alexis Hillyard
Apr 4, 2019 • 71 min
We’ve all seen these Instagram-worthy photos of mouthwatering meals, and oftentimes wonder if we could ever cook something that looks that delicious. And when you have a chronic illness or disability, entering the kitchen can feel more like a survivor…
Episode 16: InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with Paralympic medalist swimmer, ESPN Correspondent, author and motivational speaker, Victoria Arlen
Mar 4, 2019 • 63 min
Not every day you get to start off a video podcast asking your guest where they keep their four Paralympic medals, and how they named their memoir! But that got to be some of the many topics we chatted about with our special guest on this episode! Even…
Episode 15: InvisiYouth Chat Sessions with British YouTuber, National Champion Trampoliner and Quadruple Amputee, Isabelle Weall
Feb 10, 2019 • 73 min
What better way to start off Season Two of InvisiYouth Chat Sessions: A Video Podcast series than getting to chat away with a stellar and successful YouTuber who’s made a name for herself before she even turned 16! With new segments, a new visual set, and…
14: Legacy Tribute of the Wondrous Claire Wineland, with special guest, Claire’s mom and Executive Director of Claire’s Place Foundation, Melissa Yeager
Dec 21, 2018 • 80 min
“One September 2nd 2018, the world experienced the great loss of one of its most brilliant, generous and loving voices, Cystic Fibrosis activist, YouTuber, motivational speaker and founder of Claire’s Place Foundation, Claire Wineland. Over the years I…
13: So We’re Gonna Get Talking About Taboo Topics: with Body Positivity Activist, Burn Survivor and Motivational Speaker, Catrin Pugh
Dec 12, 2018 • 75 min
All over the media, we see actors and musicians talking about body confidence and clothing campaigns pushing body positivity…but what does that really mean if you don’t know how to become more body confident? Add onto that all the complications of being a…
12: So We’re Gonna Get Talking About Taboo Topics: with Guest, Multi-Award winner blogger, Cerebral Palsy activist, and Assistant Coordinator for CP Teens UK, Chloe Tear
Dec 5, 2018 • 65 min
Let’s face it, people tend to get into those awkward moments the second they notice you have a chronic illness or disability. Truly, it’s the metaphorical elephant in the room, and it feels taboo for most people without connections to illness/disability…
11: So You Got the Diagnosis…Now What: with Guest, Aspiring Accessories Designer and Disability Fashion Guru, Molly Kestenbaum
Nov 1, 2018 • 79 min
The truth of the matter is that finding a job when you have a chronic illness or disability can feel like it’s going to be a bit more challenging than for others. And let’s face it, we all have to pay the bills, so getting a job with a steady paycheck is…
10: So You Got the Diagnosis…Now What: with Guest, British Lifestyle, Fitness and Beauty Blogger, Ali Hemsley
Oct 19, 2018 • 67 min
When our nonprofit gets asked about what kinds of career paths they’d like to take, a major goal we hear is about turning those Instagram accounts and blogs into a financial income. Yes, we’re talking about professional Instgramers, YouTubers and…
9: So You Got the Diagnosis…Now What: with Guest, British Actress and Disability Activist, Melissa Johns
Oct 5, 2018 • 63 min
After a bit of a hiatus while the InvisiYouth team wraps up building another NEW VIRTUAL PROGRAM, we got Dominique back in the studio for another episode in our career-finding guidebook theme. We know the drama arts is an interest for the…
8: So You Got the Diagnosis…Now What: with Guest, CEO and Co-Founder of Mighty Well, Emily Levy
Aug 31, 2018 • 44 min
With our second episode in the career-finding guidebook of this themed-group, the focus goes right to entrepreneurship, and all of you young adults that want to build your own businesses. Because really…who could make a better understanding supervisor…
7: So You Got the Diagnosis…Now What: with Guest, Actor, Author, and Philanthropist, Travis Flores (air date: Friday, August 10th)
Aug 13, 2018 • 70 min
We get asked all the time what are the best careers, the how to’s on choosing a university, picking a major, or choosing a job, because living with an illness/disability makes that selection unique to others. This second themed-group of episodes is called…
6: So What, You Can’t See Invisible Illness and Mental Health: with UK’s young adult advocacy organization The Mix and their Director of Brand and Innovation, Zoë Bailie and Communication and Events Officer Françoise Facella
Jul 31, 2018 • 78 min
We close out our invisible illness and mental health-themed shows with a real showstopper, and that takes us back to our friends across the pond in the United Kingdom with The Mix, a leading nonprofit that provides support to young adults with all the…
5: So What, You Can’t See Invisible Illness and Mental Health: with Healthcare Activist and Sick Chicks Founder, Shira Strongin
Jul 17, 2018 • 70 min
Five episodes into our six-episode arc of invisible illness and mental health-themed shows, and we’re putting the focus on levels of activism and advocacy in daily life with invisible illnesses. And the guest expert had to be rare disease healthcare…
4: So What, You Can’t See Invisible Illness and Mental Health: with Guest, British Blogger and Creator of Blogging in Bed, Amy Saunders
Jun 26, 2018 • 61 min
We continue our invisible illness and mental health-themed shows with a central focus on invisible illness for young adult daily life, and no one is better to have on the show than British blogger and creator of Blogging in Bed, Amy Saunders (who is also…
3: So What, You Can’t See Invisible Illness and Mental Health: with Canada’s mental health organization Jack.Org and their Jack Talks Coordinator, Jessie Brar
Jun 19, 2018 • 65 min
We continue our invisible illness and mental health-themed shows with the third installment, and shift our focus onto young adult mental health with the incredible Canadian mental health charity, Jack.Org as our special guest expert. Their Jack Talks…
2: So What, You Can’t See Invisible Illness and Mental Health: with Guest, Social Media Influencer and The Breasties Co-Founder, Paige Previvor
Jun 8, 2018 • 63 min
We continue our invisible illness and mental health-themed shows with the second installment, and founder, Dominique, brought in special guest, social media influencer and co-founder of The Breasties, Paige More, better known as Paige Previvor. A breast…
1: So What, You Can’t See Invisible Illness and Mental Health: with Guest, Rebel Activist Ashley Murphy
May 23, 2018 • 73 min
One of the largest groups of chronic illness and disability is a community you would never notice. That’s right, invisible illnesses. All over the media this past year, it seems invisible illnesses, both for physical health and mental health, are finally…