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10 Seconds That Changed My Life – Iain M. MacLeod

“Thursday, June 15, 2017, will be embedded in my memory forever,” says author Iain MacLeod. “I greeted the summer day eager to face the world with my usual free-spirited independence, and ended the day lying in the Intensive Care unit of a hospital in Aberdeen, Scotland, with a ventilating tube down my throat. Billions of […]

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Married With Cancer – Eileen and Jimmy Newell

Eileen and Jimmy Newell had been married 24 years when Jimmy was diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Cancer (CLL) during a routine physical exam. From the moment he called Eileen to deliver the news, she went from wife to wife/caregiver, a challenging role even with her training as a nurse. After several rounds of chemo over […]

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The Seven Things You Should Know About Being a Leader – Wes Husted

The Seven Things You Should Know About Being a Leader by Wes Husted, an experienced C-suite CFO, offers an effective, innovative approach to successful leadership that inspires, motivates, and works. It will energize your motivation to lead, hone your skill as a leader, and challenge you to look at leadership from a fresh perspective. Written in an easy-to-read style […]

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The Eating Enigma – Simon B. Frost

There is so much conflicting information about what to eat and not eat, what’s healthy and what isn’t. You stare into your fridge and think of the massive overhaul it would take to restock it with the “right” foods every time you read an article promoting a new type of diet. You dread the slog […]

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Understanding Autism in Adults and Aging Adults – Theresa Regan

Autism is a childhood condition … right? Not right. Children with autism grow into adults with autism. The great strides we have made in understanding childhood autistic behaviors and interventions have lagged dramatically behind the needs of aging autistics. What of the young adult trying to build relationships? What of the middle aged autistic adult […]

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Understanding Autistic Behaviors: Improving Health, Independence, and Well-Being – Theresa Regan

Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder usually receive a diagnosis when certain behaviors negatively impact their health, independence, and quality of life. These behaviors are evident across the lifespan: a two-year-old melts down if his red cars are mixed in with his orange cars; a middle-aged woman exhibits staring spells when faced with relationship conflict; an […]

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Joy Bliss This: A Teacher’s Journey – William Quigley

In his book Joy Bliss This, William Quigley tells the story of becoming a teacher, a journey he never planned to take, and one that was filled with repeated failure from the start. At his lowest point, when he had fallen the farthest and needed the most help, his students were the ones who saved […]

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