What Having Dyslexia Taught Me

In my previous post, I promised I would explain the concept of grit, a powerful trait I have developed, in part, thanks to my dyslexia. “Grit is passion and perseverance for very long-term goals. Grit is having stamina. Grit is sticking with your future, day-in, day-out. Not just for the week, not just for theContinue reading “What Having Dyslexia Taught Me”

Resources that Helped with My Dyslexia

If you’ve read my previous posts, you know that my dyslexia means it takes me longer to accomplish what many people view as simple tasks, such as reading, comprehension, and saying someone’s name. However, over the years I have also learned how to be resilient in the face of adversity and discover and use resourcesContinue reading “Resources that Helped with My Dyslexia”

7 Things I Wished You Knew About My Dyslexia

In my last post, I started to share My Journey to Becoming More Authentically Me where I let the world know I had dyslexia and that I had been putting so much energy into hiding who I cognitively am (and also who I am emotionally and physically). I am on the long and challenging journeyContinue reading “7 Things I Wished You Knew About My Dyslexia”

My Journey to Becoming More Authentically Me

Nearly a year ago, I watched a mini-documentary on Joe Biden’s stutter during the Democratic National Convention. My first thought was, “I had no idea he had a stutter!”  My next thought was how inspirational this was going to be for people all over the world who are fighting their own battles of adversity. HereContinue reading “My Journey to Becoming More Authentically Me”

The Importance of Personal Reflection

This weekend, I took some time for one of my most favorite activities, organizing! As I was going through my keepsake box, I came across an article that I had written in 2013 for the bizTiMES (a product of the Telegraph Herald, my home town paper). As I reread the article, I thought about theContinue reading “The Importance of Personal Reflection”

My Mt. St. Helens Adventure

“If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan Climbing Mt. St. HelensContinue reading “My Mt. St. Helens Adventure”