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.
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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.
Surrendering to the Fire Alarm
How my first office job interview taught me a lesson in surrender
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.
Musings & Meditations – February 2 2023
…and have found their way out of the depths.
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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Book Therapy – Grounded
In this Book Therapy post, we are exploring Ruth Allen’s book Grounded: How connection with nature can improve our mental and physical wellbeing.
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.
Take a Deep Dive To Get Started
There are two practices that have been game changers for me. But I don’t think they would have even started if I didn’t ‘deep dive’ into them.
Ending Each Day On A Good Note: My Daily Gratitude Practice
After a long day of trying to keep your head up and survive, it can be hard to remember the good little things that happened during the day. Gratitude becomes a giant exhale for the day. Get the bad stuff out of the way, and let’s focus on the good things and lighten the load.
Musings & Meditations – November 11 2021
Run towards it like someone left the gate open.
Musings & Meditations – November 4 2021
When you’re at the end of your rope…
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.
Book Therapy – Care: The Radical Art Of Taking Time
One of my all-time favorite people to recommend is Brooke McAlary and her new book, Care, helps us work out what to do when the world’s problems feel too big and we are burnt out from trying, and we need to restore ourselves so that we can continue to care for things.
When The Days All Start To Feel The Same
What do we do when the days all start to feel the same? How do we get ourselves out of a funk?
Take Control Of What You Can – Your Environment
In the second instalment of Take Control Of What You Can Series, I’m talking about regaining control of an environment to make you feel happier, healthier and safer.
Using The Ring Theory For Your Kvetching Order
Imagine this: someone close to you is going through a crisis and you don’t want to say the wrong things to them, however you have your own worries that you need to release through conversation. Who is the best person for you to talk to?