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Amputee Life — How To's

How to Prevent a Downward Spiral

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Getting caught in a downward spiral is hard. Most of the time, you may feel like you can't do anything about it. You may wake up to discover that things are not going your way, and it's pretty easy to let these situations convince you that you're going to have another bad day.

Tips on how to prevent a downward spiral.

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Cancer Recurrence: Dealing with the Emotional Trauma 

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Disbelief, shock, anxiety, anger, and feelings of loss—these are just a few emotions that come with news of cancer recurrence. No one is ever prepared for it, even though many cancer survivors constantly live with the fear of the disease returning. The emotional trauma of going through all the surgeries and treatments again is unimaginable.

How to deal with the emotional trauma of cancer recurrence.

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Basic Driving Tips After an Amputation

Posted by Bryan Potok on

If you're a new amputee, you may be wondering if you can still drive post-amputation. The good news is: Yes, you can. People with any level of lower- or upper-limb amputation can go back to doing the things they enjoyed pre-amputation, including running and cycling, albeit modified.

Tips on getting back to basic driving after limb loss.

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How to Stay Committed to Your New Habits

Posted by Bryan Potok on

It's the same scenario every year. January starts strong with new resolutions and new habits that are meant to help you become a better version of you. Then by February, the luster of the new year fades, and with it goes the new habits you've implemented for only a couple of weeks. According to statistics, only 8% of people who set goals that require new habits at the beginning of the year accomplish them.

Tips on how to stay committed to your resolutions and achieve your goals.

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Safeguard Your Packages from “Porch Pirates” with These Tips

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

‘Tis the season of giving. And apparently, it’s also the season of package theft. Incidences of stolen packages have risen with the increase of deliveries during the holiday season, and packages left on doorsteps become easy targets for criminals.

Tips on preventing porch pirates from stealing your packages.

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