November 13, 2018

Hi, persisters! Look no further for some serious inspiration to get you through this day. Christalle is the founder of Life Elektrik, a community of support, education and advocacy for adults living with epilepsy. She's a beautiful human inside and out with a powerful...

It can be really challenging to know how to explain (or ask) about recovery. Whatever someone might be recovering from, they will live with their "like it or not" event in some form for years after (if not the duration of their life.)

This has certainly been the case f...

August 20, 2018

Hi, persisters! Whether or not you're a coffee drinker we're confident you'll be impressed with this incredible partnership pairing artisan coffee with employment for adults with developmental disabilities– what's not to love about that?!

At LION we do enjoy a good cup...

June 21, 2018

As you probably know, we are sisters and co-founders of this little corner of the internet.

Emily lives in Michigan. Bethany lives in D.C. Not exactly convenient for running a business, especially when communication can be a struggle for Emily due to her aphasia.

BUT we...

June 11, 2018

Make sure you visit our Instagram to enter our giveaway with SmartyPits!

Then enjoy this guest post by SmartyPits owner, Stacia Guzzo.

It’s amazing how a few words can change the course of a life.

That’s how it was when my mom and dad sat me down one summer afternoon to...

April 26, 2018

If you aren't familiar with the work of Jessica and Lianna of The Disabled Life, you're in for a treat. Their work of these delightful Canadian sisters illustrates everyday life from the perspective of a person with a disability. Relatable for others in similar circums...

April 12, 2018

What unites us as LIONS fundamentally comes down to this: awful things happen in life. When you survive it, you keep going.

March 9, 2018

Yesterday I read about half of Everything Happens for a Reason And Other Lies I've Loved by Kate Bowler. The book was added to my queue after hearing Bowler’s interview on NPR a few weeks back. At age 35, the professor at Duke Divinity School and happily married mother...

February 9, 2018

FIRST: Valentine's Day is just days away. Have you seen our FREE downloadable Valentine cards? Save your money for chocolate of February 15th and print these out for everyone you care about!

If you’ve made it here without reading “Part One” of this series, you may want...

January 23, 2018

Grief and/or recovery are common and often misunderstood. There can be similarities between one story and another, whether in situation or actions that encourage the affected individuals. But every experience is different.

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