How to Get a Job when You Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Finding a job can be difficult for anyone. This may be especially true for the blind and visually impaired however. Because a lot of work assumes people have the functioning use of their eyes, the job market can appear inaccessible to anyone who suffers from a visual impairment. However, between advances in technology and aContinue reading How to Get a Job when You Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Why Some People Have a Lack of Empathy (And How to Deal with Them)

Written by Patricia Young We all have interacted with some people that seem to have a lack of empathy, at some point of our lives. I know that those experiences can leave us feeling frustrated, unsettled, angry, disappointed, and even betrayed, mainly when we need support. It gets even harder and more painful if youContinue reading Why Some People Have a Lack of Empathy (And How to Deal with Them)

Invisible Victims: When Men Are Abused

Medically reviewed by Scientific Advisory Board — Written by Victoria Ramos on April 9, 2014   In cases of domestic abuse throughout the world, the stereotype involves a man abusing a woman. For some, however, the story goes the other way around.   In figures quoted by HelpGuide.org, approximately one in three abuse victims areContinue reading Invisible Victims: When Men Are Abused

9 Reasons Why Making Assumptions is Dangerous

Written by Sarah Blick. “When you assume, you make an ASS out of U and ME” I first heard these words of wisdom years ago when I was learning to drive. I’d made an assumption about what another driver was going to do. My driving instructor’s response told me my assumption was incorrect. He hitContinue reading 9 Reasons Why Making Assumptions is Dangerous

pumpkin Spice donuts are for white people…

“Where is the nearest Crispy Cream Donut shop?” I asked my friend, as we’re walking down the street.  “Why do you need to go there?” she asked.  “I want to try their pumpkin Spice donut,”  I answered.   What she said surprised me.  “That doesn’t even sound good, and that is such a white flavor. Continue reading pumpkin Spice donuts are for white people…

Toxic People: 12 Things They Do and How to Deal with Them

We have all had toxic people dust us with their poison. Sometimes it’s more like a drenching. Difficult people are drawn to the reasonable ones and all of us have likely had (or have) at least one person in our lives who have us bending around ourselves like barbed wire in endless attempts to pleaseContinue reading Toxic People: 12 Things They Do and How to Deal with Them