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Caroline Mohr on How to Navigate Uncertainty

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For most people, dealing with uncertainty in a situation that they cannot control is challenging. Moreover, trying to cling onto some semblance of stability and certainty, especially where plans are concerned, can be detrimental to our mental health. So, what is the best way to deal with uncertainty?

Caroline Mohr on how to navigate uncertainty.

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Living A Life of Purpose

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Too often, we can be so focused on finding our purpose in life that we miss the opportunity to live a life of purpose. The former is discovered as you live your life; the latter can be lived by figuring out what you want your life to look like.

Tips on how to live a life of purpose.

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Computer-Controlled Prosthetic Legs — An Intro

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Microprocessor technology has been used in prosthetics since the late 1990s with the introduction of microprocessor (MCP) knees or more commonly known as computer-controlled knees. Since then, prosthetic manufacturers, such as Ottobock, Össur, and Endolite, have made continued improvements and added features to make walking more efficient. Today, this cutting-edge technology has expanded to include microprocessor feet.

An introduction to computer-controlled prosthetic leg systems.

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Feeling Overwhelmed? Talk About Your Problems

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These days, so many people struggle with overwhelming emotions of fear, stress, and worry. While some people know how to cope with these emotions, others clam up and keep it to themselves. However, the latter will not do you any good. The good thing is that when you’re feeling overwhelmed, talking about your feelings is a simple yet effective tool. So why do most of us avoid it?

If you feel overwhelmed, talking about it helps.

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Medical Marijuana: A Viable Alternative for Relieving Phantom Pain

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Chronic phantom limb pain can be a debilitating condition. For those who suffer from PLP, it affects every area of life, causing even the simplest of tasks to be a struggle. Although some people report that their phantom pain gets resolved without treatment, others can find themselves depressed because of the continuous battle with phantom pain.

Medical marijuana as a viable alternative treatment for phantom limb pain.

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