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How to prepare for a hurricane when you’re disabled

How to prepare for a hurricane when you’re disabled

It’s hurricane season here in the sunshine state, which means it’s time for storm prepping! A lot of people wait until they know a storm is actually coming, my family included. After the wreck that was Irma, I’ve learned it’s best not to put it […]

Feeling anxious starting in the workplace

Feeling anxious starting in the workplace

Everybody gets a little bit nervous when starting a new job. It’s totally natural to think you’re going to struggle to fit in or that you’re going to completely fumble your first talk with your boss. Sometimes it’s a bit more than that, though. Like, I’m talking about […]

Dear disabled girls

Dear disabled girls

Dear disabled girls, Hey, you. I think there are a few things you need to know. I’m not here to preach or be a know-it-all, just to share a few things I definitely needed to hear when I was younger but never did. First of […]

5 Assistive technologies to help disabled and chronically ill people in the workplace

5 Assistive technologies to help disabled and chronically ill people in the workplace

There’s a common belief that disabled and chronically ill people can’t work. That, or they need extreme accommodations to be able to work. While that might be true for some (and that’s totally okay!), many people just need something as easy as an affordable piece […]

Ways to cheer up when you’re feeling low

Ways to cheer up when you’re feeling low

You know those days where you wake up feeling bummed out? It happens to everyone at some point. It might be a feeling you have for a few hours, or even a day or two. It’s the worst when it seems to come out of […]

Being productive on bad mental health days

Being productive on bad mental health days

Responsibilities and adulthood become 50x harder when you’re feeling depressed or anxious. You can’t exactly call your boss and say ‘sorry, too sad to work today’ – though, man, I wish I could. Wouldn’t it be amazing if mental health days were a thing? At […]

How disability friendly is your workplace?

How disability friendly is your workplace?

You may not have even thought about how well the business you run or the place where you work caters for those with disabilities or those with particular needs. Unless you have a disability yourself or work with someone who does, there’s a good chance […]

One last day at the Flower and Garden festival

One last day at the Flower and Garden festival

Every spring, I look forward to Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival. If you’ve never been, the entire park gets an incredible makeover and filled with thousands and thousands of flowers. There are character topiaries, special food booths in each country, and exclusive events during the […]

Knowing your rights when you have a disability

Knowing your rights when you have a disability

When you have a disability, you can often feel isolated from the rest of society. It becomes super easy to feel like you don’t have the freedom or rights to do what everybody else can do. This couldn’t be further from the truth. It’s just […]

Should we ban plastic straws?

Should we ban plastic straws?

There’s been a lot of talk about whether restaurants, cafes, bars, and other public spaces should stop providing plastic straws, and whether they should be banned altogether. Public outcry over seemingly unnecessary plastic goods is no new thing, and the ‘convenience’ items under fire almost […]