On Aging

There are a lot of things people don’t warn you about or that you can never really be prepared for when it comes to getting older. Yes you get to know yourself better. Yes it’s nice to be in control of your life and make your own decisions. But you also have to watch more … More On Aging

On Anxiety

I’ve always considered myself to be a worrier. I’ve even been teased by my friends about it before. I thought it was just something I inherited from my family, some of whom are also worriers. I thought maybe it was just a side effect of my disability…that I got worried or nervous about certain situations … More On Anxiety

On Growing Up

Growing up and getting older is hard. It’s something that you’ll never be able to be taught in school. It comes with a lot of rewards, but it also creates an entirely new set of challenges. Everyone else around you gets older too. You start losing loved ones or you lose them at a more … More On Growing Up

On Self-Belief

The saying goes…you have to believe in yourself, even when no one else does. I totally get that and I totally agree with that. But for me, for most of my life, the saying has been much more like trying to believe in myself even when everyone else does. I’ve been lucky enough to have … More On Self-Belief

On Asking for Help

This weekend I did something I didn’t think I would ever be able to do: I opened a bottle of Prosecco (Italian sparkling wine) on my own. To most people, this doesn’t sound like an achievement probably. It’s likely something many people can do without even thinking about it. But for me, it was huge. … More On Asking for Help