Managing a business when you’re a ‘spoonie’

Managing a business when you’re a ‘spoonie’

I recently decided that part of #GiveThemJamie in my business would be to share with other small business owners who also live with a chronic illness about how I manage my business, Jamie’s Notebook, as a “spoonie.” The basic tips at first glance are painfully obvious, but I hope that my specific examples for each … Read More

See the world through my eyes (TEDx talk)

See the world through my eyes (TEDx talk)

Today’s blog is a bit of a mix. It’s about disability, it’s about empathy, it’s about communication, it’s about boundaries. What I want to focus on most, however, is empathy. I recently had the honor of presenting a TEDx talk called “Do You Hear What I Hear?” where I share four common scenarios that often … Read More

Guest Post: Jayshica’s story of looking to the positives through chronic illness

Guest Post: Jayshica’s story of looking to the positives through chronic illness

Note from Jamie: My friend Jayshica wrote this blog months ago and I didn’t get it added because of my own battles with chronic illness and just, life. I believe everything happens for a reason and while I am frustrated with myself for not getting this posted sooner, I believe her story must need to … Read More