Be All You Can When A Wheelchair Is Your Mobility
[ February 10th 2017 7:39 am ]
I've made this video to motivate those people who rely on a wheelchair for their mobility to be all they can be in this life.
Before You Buy A Scooter
[ August 13th 2016 7:40 pm ]
I saw an elderly man who had just purchased a scooter. It was apparent the sales person didn't help him think through how he would use it for things like grocery shopping. I've made this video to remind those who will be buying a scooter to talk about how they will use the scooter so they buy the right model to fit their needs and lifestyle.
Being An Advocate For Health Related Ailments Which Affect You
[ March 29th 2016 12:43 am ]
While I was out grocery shopping this evening another customer (spoke to me. Often children speak up. This time it was an adult. She spoke to me about how well I drove my power wheelchair, hip replacement surgery and some of the issues happening in our health care that affect me. I've made this video to encourage those who are affected by health ailments to be an advocate and give a human face to what it is your facing. I realize not everyone is going to be comfortable doing this. Being a face will help raise awareness and support as cutbacks occur to health care and social assistance. I think of this like a grass roots cause: That people understand the effects of decisions that are being made and may join us in the fight for treatment options and resources needed to improve our quality of life.
Being A Person Who Is Approachable
[ March 3rd 2018 4:47 pm ]
In this video I talk about being approachable in the context of building relationships. Some of this video is about moving beyond a lonely existence due to underlying health issues. This video will also benefit people thinking about their life and needing to develop a skill set to interact with others.
Being A Role Model To Children And Youth
[ July 30th 2017 12:41 am ]
Today was a very special day. i had 3 incredibly special moments which would not have happened if I hadn't lost my mobility and depended on a wheelchair. The lesson in this looking for the 'silver lining' in your circumstances, building on the positives in your life and finding solutions to the challenges or emotional stress you are facing.
Being A Support To Someone With A Long Term Illness Or Disability
[ November 9th 2016 11:50 pm ]
I share an inspiring moment that happened while I was using a pool for physiotherapy. Then I speak on the topic of supporting someone who experiencing a long term illness or disability.
Being Aware Of The Four Corners Of Your Electric Wheelchair
[ January 20th 2016 11:45 am ]
I want to remind everyone to know where the four corners of their electric wheelchair are during indoor use.
Being Intentional About Your Diet
[ February 1st 2018 10:05 pm ]
This video is a teaching / instructional video of the thought process I use when planning my diet each month. I've put this online to be a starting point for those who are just starting to plan their meals and to provide a different perspective for those who are competent in their diet and meal planning. I hope the use of this video will lead to a better long term quality of life for you.
Being Really Good At Who You Are
[ September 29th 2018 9:44 pm ]
This video is a gentle reminder and a challenge to be confident in being your own person. It is hope for those who need it right now. It will be reassurance for some individuals in the midst of facing their struggles. Overall it is courage for those needing it.
Being Strong When Feeling Weak
[ January 29th 2017 8:52 pm ]
I've made this video to share how I cope and in very practical ways deal with being strong when my body feels weak. My perspective of this is the effects chronic pain has on me. This would help others who are grieving and working through emotional stress. I sincerely want the best for you in your life.