Art with Disability

8 Nov
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My touring has mostly wound down for the season and I’ve been awarding myself a lot more time to do one of my favorite things: writing. I’m working on Splatvocate (the next Splat book, this time for advocates), but I’m...
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What’s Your Motivation Style?

10 Oct
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My newest speaking program on disabilities covers universal design. With that existing, a trend in my bookings this fall is colleges and universities asking me to incorporate my content on universal design with my flagship awareness program, as an extended...
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8 Ideas to Amplify Healing

13 Sep
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I finally turned a corner towards improvement again, and this time without steroids. As I tapered off my course of prednisone, the pain of my herniated disc became worse every day. Things I’d started to get back were lost again,...
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Refresh Your Hardships with a “First Day of School”

30 Aug
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Remember the thrill of the first day of school? That new beginning? I won’t assume this was a positive experience for everyone, but for a lot of us, it was an exciting time. A clean slate, a fresh start. I...
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The Link Between Having a Disability and Parenting a Child with a Disability

10 Jul
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Sunday night, in a small town in Montana, I met a really incredible woman. She’s the cousin of another friend I made in this town, and when he introduced us, and she asked what I do for work, she immediately...
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Christina and Amica’s Chronic Adventure

28 May
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Amica is my best friend, a senior retriever-chowchow-shepherd-rottweiler-otherstuff mix whom I’ve been with for eleven years, and in case you missed it, we’re on an epic cross-country journey. On Instagram, I’ve been using #ChristinaandAmicasChronicAdventure to tag it, because that’s what...
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4 Ways I Reset My Optimism During a Flare

26 Apr
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I’ve finished a marathon. In the last 12 weeks, I spoke in 5 states: at 11 college campuses and 1 Native pueblo. I debuted a brand new program and customized existing programs for unique audiences, like non-native-English speakers and veterans....
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