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To Choose Love Over Bitterness

To Choose Love Over Bitterness

My name is Lacey, and I am the Community Manager for Shadow’s Edge. I have frequently written for the Shadow’s Edge blog, oftentimes about subjects relating to my life experiences and tips I want to share based on them. With April being Autism Acceptance Month, I...

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Am I Adulting Right? – Part 1

Am I Adulting Right? – Part 1

The Oxford Dictionary describes it as “the practice of behaving in a way characteristic of a responsible adult, especially the accomplishment of mundane but necessary tasks.” In other words: “doing crap adults should do, even when it sucks and they hate it. ”You may not use the exact same word, but all of us do at some point (and in our own way of phrasing it) ask ourselves “am I adulting right?”

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10 Things Dogs Teach Us About What Matters Most

10 Things Dogs Teach Us About What Matters Most

All of us on the Shadow's Edge team love animals - and a few of us have dogs of our own! They are great companions, but they also have a few wisdoms to share with us on how to live the happiest life. This week's guest blogger, Debbie Gisonni, shares her...

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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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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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Experiencing Christmas Joy for the First Time

Experiencing Christmas Joy for the First Time

I am not a big Christmas person. Honestly, I feel like I am the Scrooge out of everyone I know. Growing up as a child of broken — then blended — families, this time of year has always been a big source of stress and anxiety for me. I know I must have felt the...

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