New Leaders of a young world

Oct 17, 2016
New Leaders of a young world

The path to success for young leaders is often one filled with surprises that only allow them to grow, both personally and professionally. And young leaders come from a variety of lanes, all merging onto the path to success. These achievements can be a graduate degree, starting a tech startup, or reaching personal physical and mental goals.


Restore with Water

Oct 14, 2016
Restore with Water

 

October is widely known as Breast Cancer awareness month with cities hosting several walks and races. Sadly most of us can say that we know or have known someone who has journeyed this road.  Those whom are surviving can find themselves in a de-conditioned state in the blink of an eye.  Everyone that is dealing with the recovery of cancer will echo the same thing.  I want to feel better, get stronger and increase my endurance. 


Healthy and Disability

Oct 12, 2016
Healthy and Disability

Did you know that there is a significantly higher prevalence of smoking among people with a disability? In fact according to the CDC, the smoking rate for people with a disability is up to 50% higher than the national average. One in four adults with a disability smoke.


Unexpected Lessons…The Emotional Impacts of Injury

Oct 10, 2016
Unexpected Lessons…The Emotional Impacts of Injury

 

It has been a little less than a year since I broke two bones in my ankle. I have written previously about the importance of support following an injury and about the arduous process to discover why I went from being able to walk an average of 3 miles a day to barely being able to get from one side of a room to the other. After a series of visits to various Doctors and specialists, I finally received an accurate diagnosis and found out the pain I was experiencing was from stress fractures. A stress fracture is one or more tiny cracks in a bone.  I was applying excessive force on weak parts of my ankle.


Top 3 Ways To Build Muscle & Strength

Oct 07, 2016
Top 3 Ways To Build Muscle & Strength

  

There are two reasons as to why I watch the Olympics/Paralympics, the first is the demonstration of just how strong some of us can be and the second is the way it causes all of us to realize; just how far behind we are and how much we can improve. If your motivation stems from watching the Olympics/Paralympics or you are just looking to quickly increase your athletic ability, then follow along as we reveal the 3 most effective ways to build muscle and strength.


Disability Employment Awareness and the Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Oct 05, 2016
Disability Employment Awareness and the Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Disability is a challenge many face around the world, but it doesn’t have to mean unemployment and a lack of meaningful work. This October we celebrate more than 70 years of disability inclusion with National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).


Peace

Oct 03, 2016
Peace

Do one thing every day that everyone else is scared to do.

Leymah Gbowee


World Heart Day: Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

Sep 30, 2016
World Heart Day: Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

 

Your heart is at the very core of your health, and it’s crucial to keep it strong and healthy throughout your life. Cardiovascular disease is a major problem worldwide, claiming millions of lives in every country, and negatively affecting millions of others. In the United States, the CDC reports that about 610,000 people die of heart disease each year (1 in 4 of total annual deaths). While these statistics are grim, there is some good news: many deaths from heart disease can be avoided by using preventative care. World Heart Day is September 29th this year, and its goal is to spread awareness about cardiovascular disease and maintaining heart health.


Child Proofing 101: Practical Tips To Make Your Home Safe For Your ADHD Child

Sep 29, 2016
Child Proofing 101: Practical Tips To Make Your Home Safe For Your ADHD Child

Parents know the basics when it comes to child-proofing their homes. But those who have ADHD kids must go the extra mile to keep mr./ms. energy safe at all times. Parents of hyperactive preschoolers are usually overwhelmed, especially mothers. From the noise, the persistent crying, the fact that it’s always there. They go to sleep when you do and often wakes up before you. You don’t get enough rest. When they’re home all they do is run all over the house during the day. So you end up yelling at them. And it’s normal if there are times when you feel inadequate as a parent.


Are You Addicted to Oxycodone?

Sep 28, 2016
Are You Addicted to Oxycodone?

One of the great modern medical breakthroughs in pain relief medication was the development of Oxycodone. A powerful, partly synthetic opiate painkiller, Oxycodone has been a blessing to those suffering debilitating pain from diseases like cancer, bone degeneration and other conditions that can result in intense pain of a sort that was difficult to relieve before the arrival of Oxycodone. However, Oxycodone has a dark side to it as well.