Why I Am Grateful For My Hearing Loss

Why I Am Grateful For My Hearing Loss

I recently read that practicing gratitude leads to better health, more happiness, and stronger relationships. In thinking about what I’m grateful for this Thanksgiving holiday, I found that “hearing loss” rises somewhere near the top of my list. Thankful for my...
The Thoughtful Flight Attendant

The Thoughtful Flight Attendant

Compassion and kindness are at the heart of accessibility. Building a kinder culture is why embracing accessibility for all is so important. A recent story from WJLA in Washington DC illustrates the point. Accessibility as an act of kindness Ashley Ober, a deaf teen...
5 Ways to Live Better With Hearing Loss

5 Ways to Live Better With Hearing Loss

The hearing loss challenge A recent survey indicates 45% of adults have difficulty hearing. If true, it is likely you or someone in your circle has hearing loss — even if you don’t know it. Ask 10 of your friends and neighbors, and you’ll probably find 4 that...
Conquer Life™

Conquer Life™

Our trademarked tagline at Akoio is: Conquer Life. And, for me, it is much more than a clever turn of phrase. It represents an approach to living well and enjoying life to its fullest extent by not letting fears, setbacks, or labeling get in your way. As a person with...