According to the Homeless Hub, 30-35% experiencing homelessness have a mental illness. Among women, that figure jumps to 70%. How does society allow this to happen to some of our most vulnerable people? Housing is a basic fundamental need that all people should be able to access. Why are people with mental illness disproportionately represented … Continue reading We all deserve a roof over our heads
We've all heard that money can't buy happiness. But is there some sort of relationship between money and happiness? And if so, what does that look like? Clearly it takes money to meet our most basic needs like food and shelter. When those basic needs are on the line, it's not surprising that this could … Continue reading Can money facilitate happiness?
Part of the Blogging & Blossoming series This series will look at ways to nurture and grow your blog. This is the last post in my blogging & blossoming series over at the Best Life Collaborative. This post focuses on ways to generate some income to support you in committing more time and effort to … Continue reading Growing your blog with monetization
"So, what do you do for work?" That's a pretty standard, run of the mill question if you're meeting someone for the first time, and one of the reasons why I dislike being around people. In our society, adults are expected to work, and if you don't, that is considered unusual unless you fall into … Continue reading Managing working (or not) with disability
Chronic illness, whether it's mental or physical, can make it hard to hold down a full-time job, or even a job at all. Over the last year I haven't been able to work much, and while luckily I've still got a fairly substantial amount of savings, I've started looking at alternate ways of potentially bringing … Continue reading Options to make money with blogging