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The Mind Under Attack: Managing Your Emotions During Times of Crisis

The Mind Under Attack: Managing Your Emotions During Times of Crisis

EVERY MORNING, RICKY BARTLETT WAKES UP AND TURNS ON THE TELEVISION BEFORE DOING ANYTHING ELSE. BUT IT’S NOT THE FLAT-SCREEN TV ON HIS LIVING ROOM WALL THAT GETS HIS ATTENTION—IT’S THE IMAGINARY ONE BROADCASTING IN HIS MIND. “What do you ...
Breaking the Boundaries of Extreme Limb Loss

Breaking the Boundaries of Extreme Limb Loss

“…95 percent of it does suck. I’m staring at the dirt. I’m not even able to go and talk to my friends and see the beautiful views unless I stop and sit down and look; but that 5 percent that ...
Got Odor?

Got Odor?

WHETHER YOU’RE A RECENT AMPUTEE or have been one all your life, the problem of liner odor, well—it stinks. After the many adjustments and recalibrations you’ve likely endured when acclimating to a prosthetic device, the pungent odor that can accumulate ...
Picked Last in Gym Class: Podcast Helps Change People’s Perspectives About Disability

Picked Last in Gym Class: Podcast Helps Change People’s Perspectives About Disability

DISABILITY RIGHTS BLOGGER, PODCASTER, whirlwind, and social media phenom Lacey Henderson seems to be everywhere these days. At 30, she’s a motivational speaker who recently moved from Austin, Texas, to Denver, has tried stand-up comedy, posts nearly daily disability updates ...

Determined To Prevail

Determined To Prevail

LOSS OF LEG DOESN’T DETER NEBRASKA MAN FROM PURSUING GOALS ...
A Support Group Changed My Life

A Support Group Changed My Life

“A good support group is a good thing, but if you can find a great support group, that is a great thing.” - BRIAN HARVEY ...
Will I Still Be Loved?

Will I Still Be Loved?

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Aristotle had something there. But if you’re missing one or more body parts, what then? Does the sum and the whole get seemingly smaller? ...
When The Jeans Don't Fit

When The Jeans Don’t Fit

A WOMAN HELPS FELLOW AMPUTEES FIND THEIR STYLE ...

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