Injecting Diversity into the Workplace!

As a full-time occupational therapist, when I survived a stroke at 24 years of age, I naively assumed that my degree, motivation and newfound insight as both a patient and therapist would be a synch. But I never imagined the barriers that I would encounter in this...

What do you do with SPACE?

What do you do with SPACE? When you have a free spot in your day or a sudden appointment cancellation, do you keep it free? If you see an empty space in your suitcase, you seem to fill it up. Right? (or am I alone here?) We live in a society that rewards this...

Shiners & your mindset!

I woke this morning with a “shiner” – my right eye quite bruised. After multiple facial injections midweek to improve the symmetry and function in my face, a purple ugly bruise emerged – visual proof that the facial pain and discomfort I’d been experiencing this...

Frogs legs & hot air balloon rides

When your friend orders frogs legs how do you react? It’s a new experience for you, totally out of your comfort zone, right? For many (me included) the thought of munching on a reptile’s limb makes one feel a bit squeamish. I automatically conjure up negative feelings...

Do Rails Equal Accessibility?

I ring a hotel to book accessible accommodation for an upcoming event. I explain my needs and confirm with the frontline customer service staff member that they have accessible rooms available. Continuing with this booking, 15 minutes later I was transferred to the...