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Texting while Driving

The original article was written by Tim Nudd | The billboard, which appears next to the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto, is provocative and blatantly urges drivers to text and drive as a way of drumming up business for the advertiser, Wathan Funeral Home. Although the Wathan Funeral Home isn’t real, it has a website, where angry motorists who’ve Googled the site are …Continue reading →

The Power of One

The following video was shared by Wendy. When adversity strikes, we sometimes feel powerless to make a difference. Even though adversity may have taken some of our abilities, we can still make a difference. The little marble in the following video did not have the ability to reach the end on its own, but it did what it could and the …Continue reading →

Curing Depression with Exercise

Excerpt of an article By Amanda Loundin | Washington Post At the age of 16, Heather Troupe received a diagnosis of chronic severe depression and a prescription for an antidepressant. Eight years and 20 pounds later, she was sleeping poorly, felt a lot of anxiety and had lost her therapist because of insurance complications. Looking to “fix herself,” as Troupe, …Continue reading →

Talk About It

While browsing the internet, I happened upon a website that provides several short videos that might interest survivors, caregivers, and anybody who welcomes knowledge. The website,, was created by actor Greg Grunberg in collaboration with the Epilepsy Foundation. On the site, celebrities of television, film, and music come together with top epilepsy and seizure experts to help end misperceptions and misunderstandings about epilepsy. Credits Click …Continue reading →

Regenerating Damage from TBI

Caution: The following information appears to have been written by the Neuro Laser Foundation and there is a possibility the following information represents a possible improvement rather than an actual and repeatable improvement. A revolutionary non-invasive brain treatment invokes a powerful restorative impact on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), the latest science published this month demonstrates. This new science harnesses the power …Continue reading →

Workplace Discrimination in Ireland

By Áilín Quinlan | Irish Examiner WHEN controversial TV personality and newspaper columnist Katie Hopkins declared she wouldn’t hire someone with epilepsy — and had kept her own condition secret for years for the sake of her career — it sent shockwaves across the nation. Her radio interview with broadcaster Ryan Tubridy lifted the lid on a key issue for the …Continue reading →

Fighting Depression with Ketamine

Excerpt of an article By Heidi Ledford | Nature magazine The popular club drug ketamine—or ‘Special K’—is also a fast-acting antidepressant, but how it works has eluded scientists. Now a team reports in Nature that the mood-lifting effect may not be caused by the drug itself, but by one of the products formed when the body breaks the drug down into …Continue reading →

**** About The Author ****

During the past 11 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! Let me show you how to overcome your challenges.

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