Monthly Archives: June 2014

Ground Zero, Building Self Confidence

If you’re needing to build self confidence, there’s only one place to start from… Ground Zero. You can travel to far away, exotic places, looking for a good place to build… Africa, Istanbul, Monaco or Cleveland, but you won’t find it. Self confidence building lots are only found in one[…] Read More →

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Upcoming Self Improvement Course!

Throughout my journey the last nine months creating my project, “What’s Your Wheelchair?”, I’ve recognized the need society has for self improvement tools…confidence, personal development, self esteem, self empowerment… the list is long. Due to this, I decided to create my own self improvement course. It will be fun and[…] Read More →

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Why Do We Need Confidence?

Do you think James Bond lacks confidence? The cars, the money, the girls, the glamour. Correct me if I’m wrong, but James Bond doesn’t have a wallflower personality, does he? Watching other people live exciting lives while he stares in wonderment, wishing he were one of them? I know James[…] Read More →

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“Go Take A Flying Leap!”

Anyone who knows me knows I hate to fly. Correction… I don’t mind small planes, I despise big ones. Commuters, puddle jumpers, two seaters… All okay. The massive commercial jets? No thank you. At different points in my life, I’ve had to fly pretty frequently. I lived in L.A. for[…] Read More →

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SCUBA Diving With A (Disabled) Twist

About two years after I was injured, I decided to move to Los Angeles. There was some special physical therapy there I wanted to try and in addition, I needed to get away. After being discharged from the rehabilitation hospital post injury, I moved in with my dad to allow[…] Read More →

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Losing Your Disability Virginity Again…

After writing the article “Disability Does Not Discriminate,” I had multiple requests to repost the article “Losing Your Disability Virginity.”  (I’m not sure why… As if it wasn’t bad enough the first time…) In all seriousness, this thrilled me because I am taking it as a sign people are becoming[…] Read More →

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Losing Your Disability Virginity

If you are an individual living with a disability, it can be hard to meet new people and make friends. I’ve lived without a disability and I’ve lived with a disability and trust me, it’s harder to make friends living with the latter. Why is this? People meet at work,[…] Read More →

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