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Suffering A Stroke, Then Finding Opportunities

I had a stroke in June 2011 and went through a complete transformation of self, learning so much from facing such a life-altering experience that almost killed me. The biggest questions in my mind bec…

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Why Should You Care About Banned Books? (Video)

This week (Sept. 30 to Oct. 6) is the 30th annual Banned Books Week. But why should we care about banned books? In this video essay, journalist and commentator Bill Moyers gets to the heart of …

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You Can’t Read These: Top 10 Banned Books

This week (September 30 to October 6, 2012) is the 30th annual Banned Books Week, an event that celebrates the freedom to read, as well as aiming to raise awareness of how many books are challenged or…

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10 Ways To Begin To Find Yourself Again (Codependency)

"I've been reading your articles about codependency. You're right, I don't know myself anymore. I eat what my husband wants to eat. I go where my kids want or need to go. I even do a job I don't love …

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Teens Go Greener With 30 Day Eco-Challenge

Every day it's a struggle to live in an environmentally-conscious manner. Limited time, money and energy make it hard for most of us to find the greenest option in every facet of our lives. But a n…

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When Life Hurts: Good or Bad Stretch?

A Crossroads Not long ago, I was at a crossroads in my life, and as often happens at crossroads, I felt a bit of pain. Down one of four potential roads lay strange but exciting newness. Down an…

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