Monthly Archives: April 2014

Life Coaching

By now, I think it’s safe to assume most of us have heard the terms “life coach” or “life coaching.”  And let’s just say it; there are those of us who think hiring a coach for their lives is ridiculous. Some of the not so positive comments I’ve heard made[…] Read More →

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Destiny and Positive Thinking

Some people believe our destiny is predetermined. Our path in life has already been paved, and there is not much we can do to change it. Other people believe our destiny door is wide open. We can create and manifest anything we wish in life, and this is largely achieved[…] Read More →

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To Be or Not To Be…That Is The Low Self-Esteem

If you’re human, you’ve experienced high self-esteem and low self-esteem. If you have high self-esteem, you are confident in your abilities and feel pride in your achievements.  People with low self-esteem put little value on themselves being worthwhile. Low self-esteem is a huge part of the equation for an unhappy life. Surprisingly,[…] Read More →

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Success Of Newest Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Is No Fluke

What I became disabled due to a spinal cord injury in 1994, spinal cord injury treatment was extremely limited.  In the acute phase of recovery, spinal cord injury surgery consisted of your spine being realigned and surgically fused. After you were medically stable, most people were transferred to a rehabilitation[…] Read More →

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What Is Self-Esteem?

I consider myself an individual possessing a pretty healthy dose of self-esteem. I am confident in my abilities. My self esteem allows me to try new experiences with little fear of failure. This doesn’t mean I am without fear by any stretch of the imagination! It just means I have enough[…] Read More →

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A Few Cracks In Home Health Care

If you are an individual with a disability, living at home, and require help with your personal care needs, ( bathing, dressing, etc. ), then you need to hire home health aides. When I was initially injured and going through my first hiring process, I was extremely naïve. I thought[…] Read More →

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“Thank You!” from What’s Your Wheelchair

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The Beloved Chaplain of the FDNY

Very recently, my brother,  FDNY Captain Mike Alexander, received a Humanitarian Award from the NYC Fire Department in the name of Father Mychal Judge. Apart from the iconic story of Father Judge’s role in 9/11, I didn’t know anything about him. My gut told me a humanitarian award in his[…] Read More →

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