Does your company have a positive culture or a toxic culture? If it was not mindfully groomed to be positive, it is left to chance how the culture will develop. Even though the majority of organizations are neither fully positive or fully toxic, here are four indicators of health and four indicators of toxicity from which to judge and compare your company’s culture.
Gluten is a protein, which is found in grains such as wheat, barley, and rye. These grains can be found in many common foods. Why would someone want to avoid them? Because they can have celiac disease. This blog explores the top four gluten myths such as gluten can be eaten in small amounts if you have celiac disease.
Dating someone in a wheelchair is very similar to dating anyone–there is the stress and discomfort of interacting with a potential love interest. Dating someone in a wheelchair also has some differences. Find out what some of these differences are.
The definition of disability changes depending upon who you ask. The dictionary, the ADA, and Social Security all have definitions that they created. Which begs the question, who has the right to determine the definition of disability?
Anti-vaxers and pro-vaxers have been arguing over the safety of childhood vaccinations. Science has repeatedly come out and testified that vaccinations do not cause autism and other types of disabilities. Autism Speaks has recently revised its stance on childhood vaccinations saying “Scientific research has not directly connected autism to vaccines.”
Three things that do not necessarily lead to happiness at work concern the desire to receive more things from your employer. Happiness may not lie in the fulfillment of these desires, but in the fulfillment of positive interaction with our co-workers.
Angry about the movie Me Before You? If so, you are not alone. Many in the disability community certainly are. The movie portrays a quadriplegic character who falls in love with his caretaker, and she him. It isn’t the romance that people have a problem with, it is the ending, which many believe sends the wrong message about living life to the fullest, with or with out a disability.
Are you still using or anticipating using the four percent retirement rule? Maybe you ought to think twice before doing so. This rule was a great rule of thumb when it was created in the mid-90s up until about 10 years ago. Then interest rates plummeted, and with them, the efficacy of the four percent withdrawal rule.
Excuses. Excuses. Excuses. Do you use them when justifying not purchasing Disability Insurance? If so, here is a compilation of popular excuses, and why these excuses, once looked at a little closer end up to be largely unfounded.
Should I use the term “disabled person” or a “person with a disability.” Our first inclination is to use the former, which is called Person First language. However, there are many people who prefer “disabled person”; this word structure denotes Identity First language. Both sides of the debate have interesting points explained here.