Accessibility Aids That Can Benefit Everyone

Most products that we use everyday are made to make life easier. Accessibility aids and adaptive products are not just for disabled or people with limited mobility, they can benefit everyone! Today on the blog I am sharing a number of items that I have come across over the years that make my life easier.

Boundaries For When People Ask Questions About Your Health

It’s inevitable that when you get sick, you are going to be inundated with questions about your health. Some of these questions you won’t know how to respond to and some may make you feel uncomfortable. Here is a little pep talk and some ideas to get you started.

The Time I Lose To Managing Chronic Conditions

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.

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.

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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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.

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 Reintroduction Process

As someone who has had to take extended periods of time away from the workplace, social and community situations, it can be a mixed bag of emotions when you are returning back into those spaces and amongst a lot of people. I’m sharing my thoughts on the reintroduction process today on the blog.