Jens Bansi - MS Conference 2018

Exercise and Vitamin D are Essential – MS Conference

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 the different topics there was a consistent thread. As someone …

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 some iron or punching the Hell out of a bag, …

Business Startup

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

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, and as a freelancer it will be hard to compete …

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 to feel imprisoned within their bodies the way you do. …

Spoon Theory - Energy Measurement

Energy: Ways To Preserve Energy When You Have A Chronic Illness

Preserving energy when you have a chronic illness For those of us with a chronic illness, even the most basic of tasks such as showering, cooking, and cleaning is exhausting and overwhelming at times, depleting our energy. In fact, they can take up so much energy that it almost seems impossible to complete them and any other activities as well. …

Electric Cars The future for disabled drivers

Electric Cars – The future for disabled drivers?

Electric Cars – The future for disabled drivers? Mobility for people with disabilities is a problem. Public transit still has problems with accessibility. It has improved over the years, but the ability to get in and out of the taxi’s, buses or trains is difficult, and once inside a seat is not always available. Wheelchair users have even more difficulty, …