Inspirational Quotes and Affirmations
Mindful Self-compassion | Thriving While Disabled
Being mindful of both yourself and the world around you, combined with intentional self-compassion can help you tremendously in your healing, no matter what your disability is
I Need Structure In My Life, And You Do Too! | Thriving While Disabled
Structure and schedules are a vital part of managing your life. Disabilities tend to destroy most structures that we have in our lives, so one of our major steps in recovering and managing our conditions is to create life structure through planning
making peace with your new disabled identity
There comes a point when you recognize the impossibility of being the person you used to be before your condition, illness, or injury. When that happens, you can choose to try to hold onto that past, or you can choose to grieve your loss but get on with your life. I very much lean towards the second as it allows for new growth, a sense or rebirth, and hope for the future. This post digs into how and why I suggest you grieve that loss.
Medical Trauma: A Shared Experience Within The Disabled Community
Medical trauma is the mental and physical response to serious illness, medical procedures, etc., and impacts most disabled folks.
While many people aren't starting with a totally clean slate - people with disabilities are often managing a constantly changing life situation and challenges that more able-bodied people don't need to consider. By taking a closer look at our own abilities and goals and where we stand right now, we can better make realistic plans for the future! #pwd, #disabilities
Disability And Loneliness: The Power Of Maintaining Social Connections | Thriving While Disabled
Many people with disabilities are lonely or feel disconnected from society and the world around us. #disability #loneliness
Pre-planning To Get The Most Out Of Your Day! | Thriving While Disabled
blog post about preplanning when you are living with a disability #disability
Stop Mental Health Stigma! | Thriving While Disabled
What is stigma, and why do people treat mental illnesses as a taboo topic? Let's explore and dig into the underlying assumptions! #MentalHealth, #stigma
I Did It My Way! Directing Your Wellness Journey | Thriving While Disabled
Katie Clark shares her experiences with LDN to show how you as a patient find yourself directing your wellness journey after researching alternatives treatments.
Poor And Disabled: Participating In The Poor People's Campaign's Activism With A Disability
Alison shares her experiences at the Poor People's Campaign's Civil Disobedience on August 2, 2021, focusing on accessibility and ableism.