Celebrating my 27th birthday at Disney World

Celebrating my 27th birthday at Disney World

Today is my birthday! Somehow, and I try not to think about this too much for fear of a mental crisis, I’m 27 years old. To celebrate, I requested off work today and last Friday so I could have a four day weekend. Which honestly 

What does good mental health even mean?

What does good mental health even mean?

I talk about mental health so often because I’ve seen first hand just how important it can be to prioritize it. It’s really tempting to just want to shove negative thoughts and feelings into a dark room and shut the door, but mental health is 

2018 vs 2019 goals for the year

2018 vs 2019 goals for the year

One of the hardest things about 2018 was that I didn’t accomplish any of my goals. I usually try to choose things that are attainable, and I didn’t feel like any of them were particularly huge or difficult. But the year was just not what 

18 Things I learned in 2018

18 Things I learned in 2018

Happy new year, everyone! It blows my mind that it’s already 2019 and I’ll be turning 27 this month, but honestly, what I feel more than anything is just relief that 2018 is over. There were good days and small chunks of time where I 

Dear 2018

Dear 2018

Dear 2018, You’ve been, well, not great. It’s felt like it’s been about 2 months and 84 years all at the same time and I’m not all that sad to say goodbye. This year, I turned 26. My birthday was kind of a bummer for 

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