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Mobility Aids and the Stigma Around Them

Mobility Aids and the Stigma Around Them

When I’m out and about using my mobility aids (like my wheelchair, crutches, or cane) I get comments and questions like these a lot: ‘You are too young to use a wheelchair!’‘What happened to you?!’‘You are just using those to get attention!’‘Can you work, can you do...

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THE BATTLE AGAINST BITTERNESS

THE BATTLE AGAINST BITTERNESS

It’s hard not to be bitter.  In the macro sense, it’s hard for me because, well, my life hasn’t turned out the way I imagined it would. I’m 32 and haven’t walked in more than five years, I’ve been through intense physical and emotional trauma, and because of my...

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Making Good Habits Last

Making Good Habits Last

Making good habits last, especially when you lack the motivation to, so how do you do it? In my experience, it’s tough to swim with a greased watermelon. There’s no real need to explain this one. It’s heavy, nearly impossible to get a grip on, and even tougher to kick...

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How Having Bad Habits is Like “Groundhog Day”

How Having Bad Habits is Like “Groundhog Day”

The terrible cycle of bad habits, and a good resource for breaking them. Next Tuesday is Groundhog Day, and it's got me thinking about my bad habits. Like many other people, the holiday reminds me of that old movie with Bill Murray. You know the one. The movie where...

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Finding Noah

Finding Noah

Using Art to Discover My Purpose I, Noah, am 19 years old, a budding artist, and live in the city of Zurich. I have always been interested in art somehow. Whenever I saw a painting as a child it was like a friend, a creation from a completely different...

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Not Setting New Year Resolutions for My Mental Health

Not Setting New Year Resolutions for My Mental Health

FINALLY! 2020 is almost over! We can finally breathe a sigh of relief as we begin to put the past year behind us. But is anyone else feeling somewhat anxious about what 2021 might bring? Me too. I am having a hard time with feeling absolutely jaded about everything...

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Across the Canyons of Uncertainty

Across the Canyons of Uncertainty

Where do you begin when you discover that everything you thought was going to happen will not be happening after all? Plans are so last year and most of us are paralyzed by uncertainty. This year has served up changes daily and sometimes hourly. If it feels like you...

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