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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 […]

6 Things disabled people don’t find helpful

In my experience, people tend to overcomplicate interacting with disabled people. Talking to me shouldn’t be any different than it is talking to anyone else. I’m still just a person! Even with the best of intentions, it’s possible to get things incredibly wrong when it […]

Why it sucks that Bryan Cranston is playing a disabled character

Why it sucks that Bryan Cranston is playing a disabled character

A few days ago as I was scrolling through my timeline, I saw a tweet advertising Bryan Cranston’s new movie ‘The Upside’. Until then, I hadn’t heard anything about it but I’m a big fan of his, so I was excited to see his name […]

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 […]