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How To Use Regrets To Create a Fulfilling Life

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Have you ever wondered if there’s a guide somewhere that can help us create a better life? It turns out that guide is within us—in the form of our regrets.

Here's how you can use your regrets to help you build a more fulfilling life.

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Enjoy Effortless Walking With the Taleo Side Flex 1C58

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Most unilateral lower-limb amputees have experienced the discomfort of having the body adjust to wearing a prosthetic leg, like making compensatory movements that lead to tight, aching muscles, lower back pain and expending more energy to walk. Ottobock’s Taleo Side Flex 1C58 is designed to address those concerns.

Enjoy effortless walking with the Ottobock Taleo Side Flex 1C58 prosthetic foot.

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Be Happier: Add These 7 Habits to Your Routine

Posted by Bryan Potok on

What is happiness to you? Is it being at peace with who you are? Perhaps it’s having the freedom to pursue your dreams? Whatever your definition of happiness, if you’ve been feeling a bit down lately, your daily, weekly, and monthly routines could use these minor but impactful tweaks.

Add these 7 habits to your daily, weekly, and monthly reset routines to be happier.

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Study Found Link Between Phantom Pain and Mental Wellness

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Living with pain is physically and emotionally stressful, so often, people who experience chronic pain are also more likely to develop depression. But the opposite is also possible. A study presented at the recently concluded American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons annual meeting found that amputees with psychiatric and medical conditions are more likely to experience phantom limb syndrome.

A study found a significant link between psychiatric and medical conditions and the development of phantom limb syndrome.

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5 Tips To Help You Improve Your Quality of Sleep

Posted by Bryan Potok on

What should you do if you’re exhausted but can’t sleep? Maybe you finally nod off but you’re restless and feel more tired than ever. We understand how painful it can be. Depending on the cause of your sleeplessness, the following sleep hacks might help you sleep better.

Improve the quality of your sleep with these sleep hacks.

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