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On the subject of pity

On the subject of pity

I was listening to Dax’s podcast, Armchair Expert, a few weeks ago and there was a moment that stood out to me in the episode with Ashton Kutcher. Ashton was talking about his disabled brother, who told him something along the lines of ‘every time […]

Maintaining A Great Social Life When You Suffer From Anxiety

Maintaining A Great Social Life When You Suffer From Anxiety

Being social and maintaining relationships as an adult is hard, whether you’re disabled or anxious or just busy. The thought of certain social situations can feel wildly daunting and scary. What’s the right thing to say? What if you’re too clingy? Are you awkward? Did […]

Looking to stay healthy? Start with the simple stuff!

Looking to stay healthy? Start with the simple stuff!

Let’s face it, pretty much all of us would like to be able to just a little bit healthier than we are. We all know that it’s important, but we get busy and stick with our easy comfortable habits. Sometimes the hardest part is just starting […]

Why I don’t need the dream job

Why I don’t need the dream job

I’ve always been a little mesmerized by people who know exactly what they want to do and what steps they’re going to take to have their dream job because that’s never been me. I’ve got plenty of interests, but I never really considered making any […]

Podcasts I’m currently listening to

Podcasts I’m currently listening to

My favorite thing about my job is that I get to put in headphones during my shift because I hate working in silence. My mind wanders and I get too sleepy. Getting to listen to your favorite band is great, but I’ve discovered that I […]

Feeling stressed? Your daily habits could be to blame.

Feeling stressed? Your daily habits could be to blame.

There comes a point in our life where we might start to feel a little stressed with the way things are going. It might be because of your job or career, maybe a life changing event that is about to happen like moving somewhere new. […]

How to make your home more accessible when you can’t afford modifications

How to make your home more accessible when you can’t afford modifications

One of the most frustrating things about being a disabled human is the fact that our homes are so often inaccessible. I mean, I’ve lived in Florida since 2005 in three different homes, and not one had a bathroom that was actually accessible. Modifications are expensive and […]

We Only Have One Brain, So Let’s Fuel It Right!

We Only Have One Brain, So Let’s Fuel It Right!

Being a human is hard, and we’ve all got our stressors. Whether it’s a difficult job or living with a disability, life can leave us feeling anxious from time to time. When that happens, your brain starts to work overtime. While there isn’t some easy way […]

What I wish my teachers had told me

What I wish my teachers had told me

When I was in school, it was wildly apparent that my teachers really had no idea what to do with disabled students. There weren’t very many of us, and even fewer of us in mainstream classes. So, when I showed up they didn’t know how […]

The Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

The Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

Whether or not you already struggle with something like anxiety or depression, I’m pretty sure all of us have at least a few habits that aren’t too great for our mental health. It happens to the best of us, but just because that’s true doesn’t […]