6 Unfair 'Labels' We Give to People With Depression

UnfollowFollow Topic 225 Be first If you live with depression, you may be familiar with some of the hurtful things people believe about it. For example, some may think people with depression are “drama queens,” “Debbie downers” or are “acting selfish.” And while many people won’t come right out and say, “You’re being lazy” or…

7 Simple Exercises You Can Do in a Wheelchair or Sitting Down

UnfollowFollow Topic 1 Be first Tyrell Eddy and Lisa Rivera from The Axis Project in New York City share seven exercise you can do at home. Read the full version of Simple Exercises You Can Do in a Wheelchair or Sitting Down. Read the full transcript: Core Rotations and CrunchesDo them as small and slow as…

3-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Proves You Don't Need Two Arms to Enjoy Halloween

UnfollowFollow Topic Be first Be firstScarlette Tipton is like most 3-year-old girls: she enjoys singing and dancing, she watches “Moana” like it’s her job and she rocks a homemade costume every Halloween. Scarlette’s costumes, however, are a bit more creative than your average 3-year-old’s. When she was just a few month old, Scarlette lost her left arm…

My Journey of Self-Acceptance as an 'Aspie'

UnfollowFollow Topic 5 Be first Imagine, if you will, this scenario. It’s a Saturday night in Anytown, U.S.A, and your local multiplex is crowded for the opening weekend of that blockbuster you’ve waited all year for. Two people enter, yet their perspectives are radically at opposite ends. One person has a huge smile on his…

Drugs, Hugs and Losing My Jugs: A Breast Cancer Journal – June 15, 2015 – Day 4

UnfollowFollow Topic Be first Be firstThis is the twenty-fourth entry in a 31-day Breast Cancer Awareness Month exclusive series featuring the real journal entries of breast cancer survivor, Jessica Sliwerski. Read the previous entry here. Day 0 is the day before chemo. Day 1 is the day of chemo. Day 2 is the day after chemo. Day 3 is the…

'You Will Be Scared' and Other Truths About Chemo for Breast Cancer

UnfollowFollow Topic Be first Be first I’ve had people reach out to me over the past year asking me various questions, so here it is. Me laying it on the line. Because I have always been open and I am hoping I will help one person. Or two. You won’t say the wrong thing because saying…