Chronic conditions are a full time unwanted job. There are hours each day that are dedicated to keeping me functioning – and I’m not alone in this unseen part of daily life. Today I’m shining a light on what you don’t see.
I Was Once Petrified of Hugs
It’s a strange thing when an action that is meant to be comforting becomes scary and unsettling. It was something I never expected to occur.
Musings & Meditations – January 28 2023
We change in directions by degrees…
The Lightkeeper’s List – Volume 7
Welcome to the next instalment of the Lightkeeper’s List!
Your Medical Experiences Give You Skills Too
Why should we hire people with disabilities? What skills are they learning when they aren’t able to work? Answer: Great skills that EVERY organisation needs.
From Depressed To Blogger To Business Owner
A lot can change in a short amount of time when you choose what feels right and true to you.
Why We Should All Be Fighting For Disability Equality and Justice
‘If it was adjusted just slightly, it would be so much more inclusive’.
Book Therapy – The Girl Who Fell From The Sky
Occasionally you will meet someone who will make you wonder what makes them glow so brightly that you can’t look away. Emma Carey is one of those people, and her new book, The Girl Who Fell From The Sky, shows us what makes her shine bright.
Book Therapy – Between Two Kingdoms
This book did a good job of breaking my heart, and piecing it back together with gold glue.
Musings & Meditations – May 15 2022
A real friend…
When I Am Lost, Remind Me Of What I Am Good At
Sometimes, we need someone to point us towards our north star – of what we are good at and enjoy – when we can’t see it through our own darkness. Today on the blog I’m talking about a different kind of support that got me through some hard days when I couldn’t do what I loved.
‘Recovery’ is Different For Everyone
Recovery is quite a process regardless of what you are going through, and it is something that we have to be careful to not assume what the end goal may be for the person experiencing it.
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The People Who Connect With Your Story Will Surprise You
It may be the most unlikely of people or in completely different circumstances, and that’s why it’s important to share – so someone else feels connected and seen and feels safe to say ‘me too’.
Musings & Meditations – March 6 2022
Know who those people are.
And love them the way they deserve.
The Lightkeeper’s List – Volume 5
Welcome to Volume 5 of the Lightkeeper’s List!
Permission To Rest
It’s time to give ourselves permission to rest – it is a vital part of our health and wellbeing.
The Opposite of Stress is Trust
This short sentence has stayed with me for years, it is stuck to my fridge as a reminder, and has become a guiding light in my stress management and decision making processes.
Book Therapy – Calm
Calm book is the perfect companion and inspiration for mindful activities and is written by the co-founder of the super popular and my personal favourite meditation app, Calm.
Musings & Meditations – December 2 2021
It’s International Day of Persons with Disability tomorrow, Friday 3rd December! Today I am sharing one of the moving quotes by Robin M. Eames from the anthology Growing Up Disabled in Australia.
The Lightkeeper’s List – Volume 3
Welcome back to Volume Three of the Lightkeeper’s List! This is a list of all the people and things that are my Lightkeeper’s – shining out there, keeping the light on for me.