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Finding financial control when you’re disabled

Finding financial control when you’re disabled

When you’re disabled, it can mean that you don’t have as much control over your life as you would if you were abled. Take me for an example, I have pretty little control over my body. With a disease like muscular dystrophy, your relationship with your […]

Knowing your rights when you have a disability

Knowing your rights when you have a disability

When you have a disability, you can often feel isolated from the rest of society. It becomes super easy to feel like you don’t have the freedom or rights to do what everybody else can do. This couldn’t be further from the truth. It’s just […]

Don’t mess with your inner calm

Don’t mess with your inner calm

Life is busy, hard and wonderful all at once, and we only get one shot at it. There are no rehearsals, no do-overs, and no practices. This is it. When it comes to the way that you live your life, do you want to live […]

Tips for making plans when you’re in a wheelchair

Tips for making plans when you’re in a wheelchair

My family will never be the spontaneous bunch. With two disabled adults sharing one caregiver (luv u mom), it takes a bit of time for us to be able to get around and out of the house. And that’s just to go grocery shopping or […]

Dodging the disability debt spiral

Dodging the disability debt spiral

Not so fun fact: having a disability makes debt far more likely. Why? For a lot of reasons – enough that I could have a separate blog dedicated to the issue. Having a disability can make it difficult to work in a million different ways. […]

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. […]

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 […]

How to stop saying ‘no’ to new experiences

How to stop saying ‘no’ to new experiences

It’s easy to be the person who says no. No to nights out, vacations, or even to that dress you’ve been eyeing up in the store. While being sensible is good, sometimes it can just leave you feeling like you’re missing out on life. I […]

5 Things to think about when going to a concert in a wheelchair

5 Things to think about when going to a concert in a wheelchair

Music has always been one of the most important influences in my life. I can remember getting Backstreet Boys tapes to play in my boombox, and then cds for my discman when I was just a little older. I remember when I was 10 and […]

Advice I Wish I Had Listened To

Do you ever do the thing where you ask for advice and then for whatever reason….. just don’t take it? Honestly, I wouldn’t go back and change anything (I watched the Butterfly Effect, no thanks) because every crummy thing led to who I am today. […]