Instead of allowing fear to take over during difficult times, replace one 'f' word with another and have some fortitude. Every obstacle/challenge is an opportunity to grow if we allow ourselves to. So whether the goal is to lose 10 pounds, go back to school, learn another language, o
r change careers:
GO FOR IT. YOU ARE CAPABLE.
Being declared cancer-free is something to celebrate. But for many patients, that milestone comes with a mix of emotions – joy, anger, relief, sadness, confusion, and even guilt. Transitioning from patient to survivor is not a destination. Rather, it is the beginning of a new normal. By Guillermo Lazo, MD
“Aphasia can have a life-long impact on an individual,” he says. “So it’s important to have ongoing support that allows a person with aphasia to continue practicing communication strategies, explore resources, gain encouragement, and learn how to best navigate life with this disorder.”
Contrary to common belief, these root vegetables are quite versatile and can be prepared in a variety of ways. So even if boiled beets aren’t your favorite, you can still incorporate this healthy food in your weekly menu by roasting or juicing them.
Recognizing any signs of verbal abuse in a relationship requires a person to be completely honest with oneself to reclaim personal power, stop the abuse and heal the emotional trauma. If you have been denying or hiding the abuse, this may be a difficult step to take. But the stakes are high! Illness, emotional trauma, depression or anxiety can result from failing to face these issues. There are many paths to healing, but one is to seek professional counseling—a key step to understand your pain and fears, and rebuild self-esteem, so you can have an emotionally healthy life.
Authentic change in looks, lifestyle and personality takes place over time. If there is an outcome you’d like, the surest way to achieve it is not to waste your money on dangerous pills or to squander it on lottery tickets. Set a worthy goal, identify the incremental steps necessary to get there and begin your journey. Know in advance that the wisdom, discipline and understanding that come from the journey are equally as valuable as anything at its end.