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It’s Time To Thank Cezanne, Plato, Mr. Sherburne and YOU

It’s Time To Thank Cezanne, Plato, Mr. Sherburne and YOU

During my senior year of high school I had an extraordinary AP English teacher who not only ignited a deeper love of reading but also engaged my class in lengthy discussions about authors, painters and philosophers. What I learned in…

Becoming Enough: What Do You Do For A Living?

Becoming Enough: What Do You Do For A Living?

So what exactly do you do for a living again? I’m a writer and a health advocate. Oh. What do you write about? Ability despite disability, but also about midlife, social good, animal rights, b… (Interrupting)That’s nice. But seriously, what…

Four Ways To Mentally Prepare To Make Your Dreams Come True

Four Ways To Mentally Prepare To Make Your Dreams Come True

  My husband and I grew up in suburban New Jersey.  We left for a few years to attend school, then came back, met, married and built our home. We raised our son in New Jersey and continue to live…

I Need Your Votes To Help Me Continue My Mission Of Ability Despite Disability

I Need Your Votes To Help Me Continue My Mission Of Ability Despite Disability

I’ve been overwhelmed by the tremendous support I’ve received since announcing AN EMPOWERED SPIRIT‘s nomination for BEST HEALTH BLOG by Healthline. I’ve heard from so many caring people who truly believe in my mission. Thank you!   But I need…