The danger of not saying no

In life we are constantly presented with opportunities to either further our careers or to help others. For those of us, who want to either be on the fast track for our careers or want to help everyone and their brother, it is often hard to say no to any request – but there are times we should

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My Goals for 2019

As a new year approaches, and many people are writing resolutions that they want to attack on 1 January, I am sharing my list of what I hope to accomplish in 2019

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Fatigue (A stroke side effect)

One of the worst side effects I live with from my stroke is the side effect of disorientations and confusion. At first, after my ischemic stroke to my spinal cord, disorientation and confusion occurred frequently. Over the years I have learned life hacks to prevent both the disorientation and confusion. For the most part, these life hacks work – last weekend at a Toastmasters speech competition they failed.

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Building my self-confidence through Toastmasters

Throughout my life I have always felt inadequate, not as good as others, and there have been times in my life that I felt just plain not worthless. But those feelings of inadequacy, inferior to others and worthlessness have faded away during my first 9 months as a member of Toastmasters.

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