Category Archives: disabilities

Honesty and Empowerment

We’ve all heard the phrase “honesty is the best policy” and, for the most part, it’s true.  Now there are certain exceptions to this rule, for example if your spouse asks you if her pants make her look fat, I … Continue reading

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Changing Your Mind Can Change Your Life

A great story with a good message: A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and elderly woman moved into a nursing home. Though legally blind, the woman is always fully dressed each morning by eight o’clock in bright-colored clothes and makes sure that … Continue reading

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Perspective from the Rearview Mirror

It’s hard to believe that it’s January.  It feels like time speeds up as each year passes.  2011 was a year filled with so many trials and tragedy that, at times, I just wanted to curl up in the fetal position … Continue reading

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Feel Good Friday! Pets as Caregivers – Watch This!

How about a feel good story – I could use one right about now, you? I love this story – it’s so great that someone has come up with this idea to help not only the disabled and veterans but … Continue reading

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