Monthly Archives: May 2014

Disability Does Not Discriminate

One of the greatest mistakes a person can make in life is the belief or perception they are invincible. The “it can’t happen to me” syndrome we can be guilty of.  It potentially leads to reckless behavior and can align circumstances in such a way that attracts catastrophe. I read[…] Read More →

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Personal Development

I’m a big fan of self improvement and self help. You could probably say I’m a fan of help in general. Get it where you need it, get healthy and happy and enjoy life. Reading being my favorite hobby, I’ve spent quite a bit of time with Louise Hay, (my[…] Read More →

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Sex, Spinal Cord Injury and Self Image

Every advertisement I see, from magazines to billboards, promoting anything from clothing to bottled water, the models selling the products are effortlessly thin where they need to be, thick where they should be and perfectly groomed. It’s no wonder when we look in the mirror, we are so critical about[…] Read More →

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“Can I Have That With A Side Of Self-Esteem, Please?”‘

Sometimes I just need a boost.  I’m frustrated, I’m stressed, zero self-esteem and my inner-critic is being particular harsh.  When I’m feeling like this, it’s tempting to stay in this frame of mind. I say tempting because it feels as if it will take an impossible amount of effort to[…] Read More →

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If You’re Self-Worth Is Low, Don’t Go…Stay In the Show

As babies, we are born knowing our self-worth.  Self-worth enables us to believe we are capable of making the most of our talents and deserve to lead a full filling life.  As time moves on, however, the comments, expectations, and attitudes of other people and ourselves can wear down our[…] Read More →

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That’s the Way Grandpa MacGyver Would’ve Done It

I’m dating myself by this next comment, but I’m hoping many of you are familiar with the phrase, “That’s the way MacGyver would’ve done it,” or something to that effect.  In case you have no idea what I’m talking about, MacGyver was a television show in the 1980’s and early[…] Read More →

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