Balancing Compassion – Anna writes about balancing your flow of compassion, so you don’t burnout
Compassion is rehabilitating a chicken in your bathroom. Our new blogger Jana explains why…
I suppose you could say I’ve had a bit of a rough start to the year. Some stomach issues which started just before Christmas 2017 cumulated in finding out I had acute cholecystitis – a condition where gallstones had blocked my bile duct, causing inflammation and a host of other more serious health risks. I had to have a cholecystectomy (surgery to have my gallbladder removed) urgently, exactly one week before going on a three week holiday in Vietnam!
It’s attitude month on DPSN, and we chatted to Georgia from ITANZ and Intersex Youth Aotearoa, about changing attitudes towards intersex people
This month it’s all about attitude, Philip Patston shares a 2009 interview about his thoughts on the representation of people with disabilities in the media, how they shape our attitude…
The Only Disability Is A Bad Attitude – Nikki Frittmann discusses this familiar phrase and questions the truth in it.
Early last year I talked about my newly developed anxiety around flying. In an effort to help me manage the problem better, later in the year I attended a “Flying without fear” course held out at Auckland Airport. Today I thought I’d share a few of the things that I learned in the hopes that it might help other people with a fear of flying.
The course contained a lot of information – some of it I already knew, some I knew about but had forgotten, and some was entirely new (and very helpful).