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Taking a Break While the Seasons Go Round and Round in the Circle Game

Taking a Break While the Seasons Go Round and Round in the Circle Game

The air is turning crisp while leaves dangle from their branches. Acorns lie carelessly on the ground waiting for hungry squirrels to gather them in anticipation of winter. Life goes on, as it always does. And the seasons, they go…

Why A New Website For MS Patients And Their Families Is Amazing

Why A New Website For MS Patients And Their Families Is Amazing

I’m pleased to announce a new website that was created for the multiple sclerosis community. Its name is LiveWiseMS and it’s become a popular and trusted resource for patients and care partners searching for credible information from MS experts. Partnering with…

How You Can Help Me Make A Difference

How You Can Help Me Make A Difference

When I wrote my first blog post back in 2012 I knew I wanted to make a difference by providing support and encouragement to people in the Multiple Sclerosis and disability community. I remembered the isolation and frustration I felt…

How To Be Like George Bailey To Create A Better World

How To Be Like George Bailey To Create A Better World

“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” ~It’s a Wonderful Life The magic of the holidays brings hope and warmth to the world. People are…

How To Nurture Your Friendships And Find The Right Tribe

How To Nurture Your Friendships And Find The Right Tribe

Who hasn’t, at one time or another, been shunned, disappointed or hurt by someone we thought was our friend? Whether it happened when we’re young or in adulthood we’ve all had friends we valued and trusted, convinced that our lives…

How A Professor Is Using Social Media To Make Healthcare More Accessible

How A Professor Is Using Social Media To Make Healthcare More Accessible

When I was young I remember our family doctor coming to our home whenever I was ill. He’d examine me as I lay in bed and inevitably grab something out of his black medical bag that resembled Mary Poppins’ with…