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5 things I’ve learned one year into my first job

5 things I’ve learned one year into my first job

Somehow I’ve been working for over a year now. I have no idea how that happened. Actually, I hit my ‘anniversary’ last month but I just haven’t had a chance to let that sink in. I worked so hard to get where I am and […]

3 Steps to living a happier life with your disability

3 Steps to living a happier life with your disability

Having a disability can and will complicate your life in a myriad of ways. From the diagnosis itself to just the logistics of navigating life with that diagnosis, you’ve got a lot to think about. But when in doubt, I’ll always be here reminding you […]

5 things your social life might need right now

5 things your social life might need right now

No one ever tells you how to make new friends or how to maintain a decent social life when you’re an adult. And there definitely aren’t any explanations for how to do it when you’re disabled, which can make it even harder. But it’s way […]

To do list for helping your mental health

To do list for helping your mental health

Mental health can be a hard thing to manage, especially when you have anything stressful going on in your life. You can’t always eliminate stress, at least not entirely, so you just have to find ways to deal with it. As appealing as a despair […]

Little ways to make asking for help just a little easier

Little ways to make asking for help just a little easier

Every day, all day, I ask for help. So you’d think I’d be totally comfortable with it by now. Nope! Not even close. Asking for help always puts you in a vulnerable position and even if everything goes perfectly, it can still feel a little […]

Hiding behind distractions

Hiding behind distractions

Speaking from experience, you can totally be all for self love, body positivity, and embracing who you are and your passions but struggle to do that yourself. So many of us find it incredibly difficult to be completely comfortable in their own skin. Especially if […]

Friendly reminders for the perfectionist in you

Friendly reminders for the perfectionist in you

I’ve always been a bit of a perfectionist, and by a bit, I mean completely. To the point where it stops me cold from finishing things I’m so excited to work on. I’ve gone from posting 2 to 3 times a week to about once […]

Things my mom has taught me

Things my mom has taught me

This week was super important for two reasons. First, the election – which I hope you all voted in! And secondly – it’s my momma’s birthday week! Her birthday was yesterday and we spent the day rewatching Stranger Things and eating takeout food because if […]

Four massive expenses that disabled people are stuck with

Four massive expenses that disabled people are stuck with

When you grow up one of the first things you learn is how hard it is to keep your costs of living at a manageable level. When you have a disability it can be even harder because there are so many extra costs that come along […]

4 Things disabled people want you to know

4 Things disabled people want you to know

Conversations between abled and disabled people don’t need to be awkward or anything out of the norm, but a lot of times they end up being strained. The other day when I was at Target a girl was staring at me and when I locked […]