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Disable Your Disability Interview with Tony Jacobsen

In Books, Entertainment by Nathasha Alvarez1 Comment

There’s a guy named Tony Jacobsen who has my same condition, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, we met via social media because he is the guy behind Disable Your Disability.  Now many of you who know me know that cutesy names regarding people with disabilities just don’t make me go woo hoo with enthusiasm!  But I bonded with Tony. I invited him into …

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Growing Up with Death

In Columns, Just My Bellybutton, Opinion by Nathasha Alvarez1 Comment

Growing up with Death sounds so weird, right? How can I possibly grow up with Death, something that is the total opposite? But that’s how I feel. Death has been in my life since I was in kindergarten. If you’re immersed in the world of people with physical disabilities, death might have been with you throughout your entire life.  

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Quality is a Priceless Gift

In Columns, Just My Bellybutton, Opinion by Nathasha Alvarez2 Comments

Yesterday was my birthday which I consider my personal New Year’s Day.  Every year I celebrate it. This year I did something different. One week prior to my DAY, I stayed away from social media and from people other than the necessary ones like my students. By doing this, I was able to give myself an audacious gift!

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Welcoming Challenges in 2015

In Columns, Just My Bellybutton, Opinion by Nathasha Alvarez0 Comments

Happy New Year! I wish you many challenges in life. No. I haven’t been drinking. In fact, I’m writing this post one week from the day you read it. This past year has been full of challenges. It’s made me a better and wiser person. No matter how many self help books you read or conferences you attend in the …

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Jon Morrow from Boost Blog Traffic

In Audacious People, Features by Nathasha Alvarez3 Comments

Almost two years ago, I met Jon Morrow at NMX in Las Vegas. He was the only speaker at the conference with a physical disability yet, he doesn’t write or speak about living with Muscular Dystrophy. It takes a back seat in his life. Having physical disabilities shouldn’t stop us from pursuing