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Tips for Living a Full Life Despite the Challenges of Limited Mobility

According to data from a 2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on Disability and Functioning, over 16% of all American adults have some difficulty that limits their ability to function physically. This statistic includes over 18 million individuals who are unable to walk for even one quarter of one mile. The Impact of Limited Mobility Goes Beyond Physical Challenges Having a mobility issue impacts nearly every aspect of one’s life. In addition to losing the ability to perform routine daily tasks and self-care without assistance, limited mobility can make it difficult or impossible to participate in hobbies...

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Steps At Managing Mental Illness As A Parent

If you’re a parent experiencing some form of mental illness, daily living can pose its own set of struggles. Fortunately, there are medications and other coping techniques that can help you manage symptoms and gain more control over life. parenting and taking care of your own lifestyle doesn’t have to be a constant struggle. Here are a few ways that you can get the right type of help and manage your mental illness as you parent. Keeping Track Of Your Medication Taking specific pills at certain times is important for proper effectiveness. That’s why it’s imperative to keep good...

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Mental Illness in America

mental illness in America For many the words “mental illness” suggest someone is basically “nuts.” This is far from the truth. In fact, millions of Americans deal with one or several of the more than 200 forms of mental illness each year. The problem is that despite treatments and medications available, many still see it as a sign of weakness or are simply in denial and don’t get the treatment they need to function and lead a normal life. The truth is that your mental health matters; without it, many will never get to experience life’s simple pleasures. Common...

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Does Faith Help Coping With Mental Illness?

When it comes to tackling mental health issues, a lot of coping skills and treatments come under fire as to their effectiveness. While medications top that list, the issue of faith-based recovery programs and treatments are often the next that people want to dismiss. However, that shouldn’t be the case. Faith-based recovery programs allow individuals to work at their own pace and customize the track of recovery through their own belief system. Although many dismiss faith as an effective way to recover, we want to share with you the reality behind faith-based treatments. Problems Are Equal Opportunists Everyone has problems....

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4 Ways to Enjoy Life with a Disability

Don’t give up on the things you love First and foremost, you do not have to give up doing the things you love. It is a common misconception that if you have a disability, that you can’t enjoy doing most things. Thankfully, this is not true. However, due to your disability you may have to change the way you participate in those activities. For instance, if you once loved painting but you’re bedridden, you can find creative ways to bring the paint brush to you. Another example is if you once loved dancing, but you are now stuck in...

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