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How to Survive Being an Alzheimer's Caregiver

Marie Marley | Posted 02.12.2016 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I was an Alzheimer's caregiver for seven years. I was not prepared for the mental and physical demands of caring for someone with dementia. As time pa...

When Many Losses Come At Once

Randy Austin-Cardona | Posted 08.17.2015 | Fifty
Randy Austin-Cardona

Within three years of turning 50 I lost both of my parents, I was diagnosed and treated for prostate cancer, the kids moved away, I had to have surger...

Surviving Mars and Surviving Loss Are Not So Different

Tracey Cleantis | Posted 04.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Tracey Cleantis

Let me just start off by saying that I am decidedly NOT a science-fiction fan. Klingons and Trekkies and books and films involving planets, wormholes ...

10 Tips From a 26-Year Breast Cancer Survivor

Lisa Marie Wilson | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Marie Wilson

Her cancer was infiltrating duct cell carcinoma, and she had a radical breast resection including lymph nodes, chemotherapy and radiation. She did everything she could to beat cancer and now, at 80 years old, is sharing her tips.

Thriving, Not Surviving

Heather Martin | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Heather Martin

I'm not quite sure how I will get from surviving to thriving. Life didn't exactly provide a road map. But I assure you, I am still breathing, and therefore will continue to try.

Feel the Fear and Make It Work for You

Clint Salter | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Clint Salter

So can we make fear work for us? Can we embrace fear and use it as a driver to power through and achieve? The answer is yes!

Tackling Shame: 'Shame's Primary Power Is to Make Us Afraid of Being Vulnerable.' Part I

George Molho | Posted 06.24.2012 | Healthy Living
George Molho

The beauty of vulnerability is in its expression. Its power resides in embracing it. By being unafraid to be vulnerable you will shrink shame, make a feast of fear and starve insecurities.

How Madonna Helped Me Accept My Cancer

Salon | Posted 04.05.2012 | Women

When I was 13, my parents drove us 45 minutes from our home on a rural wooded peninsula to a suburban-mall movie theater to see "Desperately Seeking S...