The Head Start: Embracing the Journey

The Head Start: Embracing the Journey

We’ve all had a moment where we arrived at the grocery store and can’t remember passing any of the stoplights along the way. We’re halfway down an aisle and scrambling to remember what we even needed. Our mind is in overdrive trying to sort through our ever-growing to-do list. We’ve been there when just making it through the next task is hard. But the normal stresses of life aren’t the only thing YOU have to deal with. Nora McInerny hosts The Head Start: Embracing the Journey, a new podcast from iHeartRadio and AbbVie, a space to share open and honest conversations acknowledging the struggles we all face, while leaning into the hope and optimism we all share. We’ll hear from doctors, experts, and everyday people who will be sharing their experiences, migraine coping strategies, and major wins, all while building a community of support around an invisible disease that makes every day uncertain: Chronic Migraine. Click here for Product Information, including Boxed Warning and Medication Guide, or visit https://bit.ly/3BlbaHG

Episodes

October 16, 2023 29 mins

In this episode of The Head Start: Embracing the Journey, Nora explores the impact and importance of storytelling and advocacy in people's lives and how it can help people feel seen and heard. She speaks with Paula Dumas about how her advocacy work in the migraine community is about more than just changing perception and policy. It's about connecting people living with migraine worldwide through their shared experiences. Being the ...

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In this episode of The Head Start: Embracing the Journey, Nora explores what a support network can look like and how to shape one that feels right to you. She has been connecting with people for years by sharing her personal journey to find support. Nora takes a look at the different types of support - interpersonal, creative, and even the more traditional medical support - and what that looks like for someone living with Chronic M...

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In this episode of The Head Start: Embracing the Journey, Nora dives into the ever-blurring lines between work and life. Nora has made a career of sharing moments from her life to connect with others. That makes it nearly impossible to have any sort of separation between her work and life. She speaks with guest Winnielyn Bautista about how she tries to find and set boundaries between her career and personal goals amid the constant ...

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In this episode of The Head Start: Embracing the Journey, Nora explores how modern-day parenting is made even more difficult for those living with Chronic Migraine, including guest Marina Medved-Lentini. Marina is the founder of the online community Parenting With Migraine, which creates content trying to educate, support and help parents who are already overloaded with information and pressures on how best to parent their kids. No...

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In this episode of The Head Start: Embracing the Journey, Nora tackles the idea of having a creative outlet to express your struggles which, as her experience shows, may not be as straightforward as expected. Nora is joined by artist Priya Rama who uses her art as a way to show what she is feeling during her migraine attacks. This has not only become an outlet for Priya to communicate her experience but also a way for other people ...

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In this episode of The Head Start: Embracing the Journey, Nora chats with Alicia Wolf, aka The Dizzy Cook, on how she has been able to use food as a way to help manage her migraine triggers. Some people have foods that can be triggers for headaches or even migraine attacks. Alicia Wolf is a cook, recipe developer, and cookbook author who has pushed through her own condition to find that healthier eating has helped. Rethinking the f...

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On this episode of The Head Start: Embracing the Journey, Nora speaks with Qasim Amin Nathari about the stigma around men seeking help for physical andmental health issues, in particular men of color. Qasim is an author, scholar with Chronic Migraine and advocate for Black male representation within the migraine community. He openly shares his struggle balancing migraine attack triggers as he maintains a busy life, often flying to ...

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In the first episode of The Head Start: Embracing the Journey, Nora McInerny gets to talk to living legend Kristin Chenoweth about the pressure and power of living in the public eye. There is a push and pull between the nerves or fear of being judged and the addicting adrenaline rush of performing in front of a community of people that seems to understand you. Kristin and Nora share their stories of struggling with the pressure to ...

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Nora McInerny hosts The Head Start: Embracing the Journey, a new podcast from iHeartRadio and AbbVie, a space to share open and honest conversations acknowledging the struggles we all face, while leaning into the hope and optimism we all share. We’ll hear from doctors, experts, and everyday people who will be sharing their experiences, migraine coping strategies, and major wins, all while building a community of support around an i...

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