My Dark Secret When It Comes to Putting Myself Out There

  Want to know a secret? I find blog posts very hard to write. I never quite know what to say, or how to say it, or if anyone’s going to read it, or if someone does, if they’re going to care. I know this is fear talking and I also know that this is...

Planting This Seed Changed My Life

      Dyslexia was never suggested as a positive when I was growing up. It was seen as a problem which basically meant you had a defective brain. No one ever told me there were positives to it so it never occurred to me there could be. So when a friend...

Let’s Ditch the Cookie-Cutter Approach

  I sometimes wonder if labeling people with dyslexia and putting them in that box is, in fact, a negative. I’m not against the diagnosis, but far too often everyone with dyslexia is treated the same way. Everyone’s brain processes and responds...

When Working Too Hard Turns Into Struggling

    Last week I posted a Facebook live video about how working harder because you have dyslexia isn’t a bad thing. I talked about how having to overcome multiple setbacks including failing two classes made graduating especially monumental for me. A...