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Amputee Life — Inspirational

How to Turn Problems Into Opportunities

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Thanks to our ingrained negativity bias, we tend to feel the impact of negative events more than positive ones. However, when you talk to any adaptive athlete or successful entrepreneur, you’ll notice that they view challenges differently. They see problems as opportunities to learn and improve.

Tips on how to turn problems into opportunities.

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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

Posted by Bryan Potok on

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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America’s Most Decorated Female Spy Was Also an Amputee

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America's most decorated female civilian spy during World War II was not only a woman but also a below-the-knee amputee. The French and British both recognized her valuable contributions in private, and President Harry Truman wanted to honor her at a public White House ceremony, but she chose to remain undercover. Now, Virginia Hall is having a moment—70 years after her wartime feats and 40 years after her death. Three books have already been released, and two movies are currently in the works.

Virginia Hall, a below-the-knee amputee, was the most decorated female spy during World War II.

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This Quadruple Amputee Influencer Credits Her Confidence to a Loving, Happy Home

Posted by Bryan Potok on

In a time when what happens online can easily influence the offline world, social influencer Hannah Olateju from London takes a refreshing approach. She gracefully handles cruel comments, trolling, and even stalking. Olateju credits this to her experience of growing up in a loving home.

Hannah Olateju credits her confidence to growing up in a loving, happy home.

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