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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 […]

Adventures in a loaner chair

Adventures in a loaner chair

Currently I’m typing this post from the comfort (lol not so much) of a loaner chair. It’s a bright red Jazzy, perfect for any grandma. Or apparently me, who can no longer rely on their own chair to get them to and from work. I’ve […]

I am more than my productivity

I am more than my productivity

I am more than my productivity. My worth as a human being is not determined by how much money I earn or how much work I complete. Whether or not this sounds silly to you, this is something that I have to remind myself on […]