Adversity is NOT an excuse...





Mindy Henderson is a motivational speaker and writer in Austin, TX. Living life from a wheelchair, the challenges she has overcome have pushed her to achieve great success and now make her uniquely qualified to motivate others.

Her mission is to move and inspire people to realize when they take responsibility and OWN their adversity, they become better, stronger people and their potential is revealed. Mindy helps people see how to live more productively and positively, to roll with the punches and to stop making excuses.


I am one of the (extra) medically vulnerable who, if I contracted this virus, would never recover from it.  As a person who has lived ...

My REAL Shoe Size

I bought this great pair of boots yesterday.  Super-cute.  I needed something I could wear with short dresses in Fall or Winter, and these are ...

An Ode to Mascara

We finally met when I was 15, and you made me feel pretty.  I had watched you from afar for so long, but it was ...

I Want Your Body

It’s the age-old complaint. As a woman, it’s hard enough to live in a society full of standards no real woman can live up to…the ...


I believe in the wisdom in the words of others.  There are thousands (ok, who am I kidding – millions) of people, past and present, ...

Confessions of a Muscle Affected by a Neuromuscular Disease:

I will give you strong days and I will give you days full of fatigue when you will feel like I’ve strapped a 50 lb. ...

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