Episode 30

30. Learning to Love My Neurodivergent Brain with Kelli Willard

In this episode my guest Kelli Willard authentically shares her story of being diagnosed with ADD as an adult and loving all the brains in her neurodiverse household.

Episode Highlights

  • Authenticity as alignment with who God made you to be

  • Wearing the mask of having it all together

  • Letting go of control to let go the mask

  • Viewing ADD as a superpower

  • Building a relationship with your brain

  • Encouraging people to be curious about how their brain works.


Special Guest: Kelli Willard

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Resources Shared on Show


NeuroTribes (Amazon Affilate Link)


Additude Magazine



Instagram hashtags to follow

#actuallyautistic #unmasking


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About the Podcast

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About your host

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Bianca Hughes

Bianca Kesha Hughes is setting boundaries and breaking barriers. She knows how to navigate life and discover true identity while trusting in God. Known for authenticity and heart-work services, Bianca is the ultimate trailblazer in the mental health and wellness field as a therapist, coach, speaker, and podcast host, inspiring her audience to let go of the illusion of perfectionism.

She is deeply connected to her cultural values, and Caribbean heritage, and her foundation of faith is a source of light for everyone around her. Bianca experiences her fair share of trials and pain but she heals through vulnerability and connecting to her authentic self. For this reason, she is passionate about breaking down the walls of perfectionism, encouraging her audience to connect to their authentic self while creating a safer place for them to be seen and heard.

Her podcast, "It Didn't Break Me," creates a space for honest and vulnerable conversations. Her guests share their transformational life stories around the messy stuff they didn't think they'd come back from yet they are still here. "It Didn't Break Me" podcast is a platform for people who are struggling with mindset shifts around perfectionism and being their authentic self, inspiring them to discover the beauty in the mess.