depression, hearing loss, stress

Not using my hearing aids to focus when stressed actually is amping up my stress levels

We've all been stressed out. We've all had personal or professional responsibilities that tax our energy and push our stress meter to HIGH. But for those of us with hearing loss, stress can come faster, or at least it does for me. I've learned that when I get stressed out, when I have a lot… Continue reading Not using my hearing aids to focus when stressed actually is amping up my stress levels

deafness, disability, health, hearables, hearing aids, hearing loss

Tips for #Hearing Loss Professionals

I know only a few professionals with hearing loss (outside my company at least), but each of them is remarkable and hold high-ranking positions that require constant energy, attention, listening and understanding. I'm in the same position. My job requires daily meetings, national and international phone calls, live conversations with customers and patients, ongoing focus… Continue reading Tips for #Hearing Loss Professionals

beauty, health, self image, Uncategorized, women

Controlling Beautiful

A recent run this morning reminded me of the importance of self awareness and body image. As a woman, I am constantly faced with the pressures of what is considered "beautiful" by men, the media and well just about everyone with a social media account. After two months off running, my incredibly slow run that… Continue reading Controlling Beautiful