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OVERCOMING OBSTACLES: Disclosing Disability in the Workplace

Are you uncomfortable disclosing a disability in the workplace? Do you feel that it will affect your job?  Some people who disclose are encouraged by the support they receive, ask for reasonable adjustments to be made, and are satisfied with the results. 32 more words

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The Silent Truth

I am actually a good mother and wife, very intelligent and talented, and an overall good, loving person. Sadly, even good people suffer. Never think you are too good for pain. 1,749 more words

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Problems Give Meaning To Life

A wise philosopher once commented that an eagle’s only obstacle to overcome for flying with greater speed and ease is the air. Yet, if the air were withdrawn and the proud bird were to fly in a vacuum, it would fall instantly to the ground, unable to fly at all.

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BEINN HIANT - My Everest

Highland sheep dotted the roadside under the pre-dawn sky. The velvet canopy looked like flocks of faeries had tossed fistfuls of glitter at the new moon only to have it stashed inside the Big Dipper and then purposefully strewn across the Milky Way by their extraterrestrial counterparts so that this tiny group of earthlings might stand in awe of the universe’s expansive beauty from the gravel car park at the foot of Beinn Hiant, Scotland’s  786 more words


Making Progress

After a really bad breakup many years ago, I went into a depression phase and gained lots of weight. I was over 200 lbs. Thankfully, one day I snapped out of it. 55 more words


When you're discouraged by obstacles

For the:

  • new blogger struggling to understand all this techy stuff;
  • self-employed writer facing a blank page and finding your mind is blank, too;
  • entrepreneur wrestling with self doubt and a too-full schedule;
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OVERCOMING OBSTACLES: Depression, the Secret We Share

Globally, depression affects an estimated 350 million people. Writer Andrew Solomon shares his poignant personal story of depression and its impact on his life and relationships. 30 more words

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