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Zyra Gorecki on Being an Actress With Limb Difference

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Zyra Gorecki is an up-and-coming Hollywood actress to watch out for. She is the first actress to play a primary character on a network series with a limb difference.

Zyra Gorecki talks about being an actress with a limb difference.

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Pursue These Things Instead of Happiness

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Humankind's search for meaning is a story as old as time itself. According to psychologists, the search for meaning to our existence is an essential and universal human need, a vital part of evaluating the worth of our own lives.

Avoid the pitfalls of the pursuit of happiness by searching for meaning instead.

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4 Smart Prosthetic Sockets That Are Worth the Wait

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Despite advances in prosthetic technology, one critical feature has yet to be upgraded—the prosthetic socket.

These four smart prosthetic sockets may soon change the game for lower-limb amputees.

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This Therapy Helps Stop Negative Self-Talk

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Negative self-talk may be impacting you in ways you don't even realize. Unhealthy thought patterns, such as anxious and stressful thinking, may lead to self-destructive beliefs and behaviors that have the power to change the course of your life.

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help stop negative self-talk.

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Why You Need to Pay Attention to Your Feet if You Have Diabetes

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If you have diabetes, you can minimize your risk of losing a toe, foot, or leg by paying more attention to it. You need to include a thorough foot examination in your daily routine so you can immediately address any potential concerns that may be masked by limited sensation.

Include a thorough examination of your feet in your daily routine especially if you have diabetes.

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