Staying Strong When Your Health Gets You Down

Staying Strong When Your Health Gets You Down

Being told you have a health problem is a huge blow. However, most people wrap their head around it and find ways to cope. Still, it doesn’t mean the journey is over. Like all trips, there are ups and downs and fluctuations which test your resolve. One minute everything is Continue Reading

Minimising a Disability’s Impact On Your General Life

Minimising a Disability’s Impact On Your General Life

A disability will inevitably have some sort of effect on your life in general. It will make completing certain day to day tasks difficult, and you may suffer from negative symptoms pertaining to the condition. But there are steps that you can take to minimise the impact that a disability Continue Reading

My Life with MS – Week 1

On my way home from work - Killary Harbour

Week ending 30 September 2018 In this blog I have been sharing parts of my life, and how I am living with multiple sclerosis and chronic pain. Concentrating on a specific event that has happened in my week has been the fuel for my writing. For the next few weeks Continue Reading

Exercise and Vitamin D are Essential – MS Conference

Jens Bansi - MS Conference 2018 - Talking about exercise

On the 22nd of September 2018 I visited the Irish MS Conference in Athlone, Ireland. This is the first MS Conference I attended. Over the day I met other people with MS and to hear talks discussing exercise, mental health and an overview of MS and quality of life. Despite Continue Reading

The Surprising Benefits Of Cycling For People With Disabilities

The Surprising Benefits Of Cycling For People With Disabilities

Living with a disability is often a frustrating experience, especially if your disability makes your lifestyle far more sedentary than you’d ideally like it to be. While your able bodied counterparts may have opportunities to vent the quotidian frustrations and annoyances of the day by going for a run, pumping Continue Reading

5 Ways In Which You Can Helped A Loved One In Later Life

5 Ways In Which You Can Helped A Loved One In Later Life

Your parents and other elderly relatives spent years providing for you. So, it’s only right that you wish to return the favour as they get a little older. Not only do they face the bodily changes of ageing, but they also live at a time where the world is changing Continue Reading

Reach Out, But In The Right Ways: Helping Someone Who Doesn’t Want Our Help

Reach Out, But In The Right Ways: Helping Someone Who Doesn’t Want Our Help

It can feel like banging your head against a brick wall, whether you are helping a family member, or you are trying to get through to a friend, if you are doing your best to help someone, but they don’t want our help, the stresses and anxieties of the situation Continue Reading

Don’t Let Your Disability Hold You Back from Starting a Business

Business Startup

People living with disabilities often feel inferior and are not treated fairly in the workplace. If you have decided that you would go out on your own instead, however, there will be some difficulties you’d better be prepared to overcome, too. You might not be able to do physical jobs, Continue Reading

Staying Positive When Your Disability Gets Down

Staying Positive When Your Disability Gets You Down

They say that adversity is good for us, and that it brings out the best in us. It helps us push beyond our limits, shakes us out of apathy and despondency and encourages us to be the very best that we can be. While it’s certainly true that many people Continue Reading

The Particular Problems Of Freelancers With Disabilities

The particular problems of freelancers with disabilities

Living with a disability, any disability can be an extremely lonely and isolating experience. Everyone around you desperately wants to understand. Everyone around you wants you to know that they’re there for you. But nobody truly knows what it’s like. How could they? They don’t know what it feels like Continue Reading