Mastering Modern Midlife

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Amberly Lago - “You Have a 99% Chance of Losing Your Leg.” She Replies, ” I’ll Take the 1%” MMM#18 S03E04

March 25, 2021

Amberly Lago is a survivor. She is a motivational speaker and bestselling author of “True Grit and Grace -  Turning Tragedy into Triumph.” Amberly shares her inspiring story of True Grit and Grace where her life was forever altered, but not without rich rewards. Amberly weaves the tale of her life alongside the grueling process of healing from her motorcycle accident. Through gratitude and self-care, she found the ability to walk again while  living with the chronic pain of CRPS.


Amberly’s life story of astounding resilience has inspired a revolutionary lesson she offers to the world. She brings unique strategies developed to teach others how to tap into their superpower of resilience and persevere through any challenge. She is a powerhouse of energy on stage with a story that will engage and captivate any audience. Her keynote speeches, best-selling book, workshops, and podcasts offer hope and solutions for living life at its fullest to those in chronic pain (like her) and those who find themselves struggling against any obstacle.


On today’s show, you will learn:


  • How a tragic motorcycle accident almost ended her life.
  • How shame weighs us down and letting go sets us free.
  • Why running from our feelings doesn’t work.
  • The resilience isn’t about bouncing back.
  • How feeling our feelings leads to healing.
  • How to reframe negative experiences or memories into positive ones.
  • Why we must teach others how to treat ourselves.
  • Why it’s so important to share our stories from a scar not an open wound.
  • Why we must practice gratitude.
  • How numbing cuts off your connection to your light.
  • Why choice is our superpower.
  • How comparison leads to despair.
  • How she has learned to live with the “suicide disease” and chronic pain.
  • 3 Powerful Action Steps that will change your life!


Here are links to Amberly’s book True Grit and Grace and  her website. Do. Not. Miss.