When Depression Returns Like a Wave: Recognizing the Signs and Making a Plan
My experience with my returning depression, what depression is like for many people, and what I do to work my way out of my depression. Plus a FREE downloadable checklist that could help you fight your own depression!
Was University Worth It? Thoughts from a Non-Traditional Graduate
With the struggles this generation has had with finding work that matches their degree, many of us are asking ourselves if that university education was worth all the time, effort, and mountains of debt. Well, I’ll break down my own experience and the things I got out of my own undergraduate and graduate university experience and hope that you can take something for yourselves.
Do Blind People Have Heightened Senses?
Here I answer a question I've seen asked numerous times. Do blind people have heightened senses? What happens when one sense is lost or weak? Read on to find out my thoughts.
Why Can’t Glasses Fix My Vision? The Albinism Perspective
Here, I break down the vision of people with albinism and describe the underlying issues as well as nystagmus, strabismus, and photophobia.
Struggling After Graduation: Imposter Syndrome and Blindness
My thoughts on imposter syndrome, graduation, and blindness with some tips on how to manage feelings of being overwhelmed.
Being a Songwriter: On Empathy and the Search for Meaning
Despite some poorly written over-angsty lyrics and poems here and there, writing songs has helped me learn to genuinely express myself.
The Age-Old Question: What do You See?
This question seems like such a common occurrence. It most always follows the realization that we have a visual impairment. Honestly, it IS a fair question. I want to know the same thing when I meet someone with a visual impairment. I find it fascinating to understand how someone sees or hears or thinks. I view this question positively. If someone is curious and genuinely wants to understand, why not take the opportunity to teach? So guys, please, take pride in explaining this one, and don’t be offended or upset. How Do Eyes Work? I believe we need a quick (and short) lesson on the eye and how it works…
Blind or Not-Quite-So-Blind
My basic definition of blindness and being legally blind in the US.