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Mental Health

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

9 Ridiculous things that make me anxious that only disabled people will understand

9 Ridiculous things that make me anxious that only disabled people will understand

One of my biggest pet peeves in the entire world is the comments you get from people who genuinely believe you can outthink your anxiety. Come on, it’s all in your head.  Just calm down.  You know nothings happening, right? You’re fine.  Stop thinking about […]

Feel good friendly reminders

Feel good friendly reminders

Somehow 2018 is halfway over and it’s been pretty brutal. Every time you log on and scroll through a news feed it’s just one terrible headline after another. Kids are in cages, racism is still alive and well, and our president continues to embarrass (and […]

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 […]

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 […]