My Mind

It’s your move, make the most of it! Here you’ll find practical advice and tools to help keep your mind sharp and focused…

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Clear the Mental Fog

Clear the Mental Fog

If you’re like many people with MS who sometimes struggle with cognitive dysfunction symptoms – some prefer to call it “mental fog” – then you’re probably wondering how others deal with this fog that creeps over you and leaves you standing in the middle of the room wondering what your plan was and why you’re holding your car keys in…

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Money and Health Go Hand in Hand

Money and Health Go Hand in Hand

Managing MS may include navigating a unique set of personal finance challenges—from healthcare costs and co-pays, to long-term investments. It may seem like a lot to keep track of, but just know that you’re not alone. Be sure to reach out to whatever resources you have available, whether that’s family, friends or the human resources department at work. Here are…

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Don't Stress Over Stress

Don’t Stress Over Stress

With your MS diagnosis comes the side effect known as stress. It’s completely natural, yet unfortunately, it’s unavoidable. No worries. It’s not going to get you down. You can easily learn how to manage and deal with stress in healthy, positive ways.

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Tips for Good Stress Management Assistance

Tips for Good Stress Management Assistance

No matter what the self-help gurus say, nobody ever completely eliminates stress from their lives. It’s just a part of our daily path, as we make decisions that can be difficult and deal with challenging situations. But how we handle the stress we encounter makes a world of difference in our overall health and wellbeing. Sometimes, no matter how hard…

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Refocus Your Life With a Life Coach

Refocus Your Life With a Life Coach

In our complex world, it’s easy to lose sight of the most important person you really need to care for – you! Sometimes we need help to take a fresh look at our lives so we can move beyond the “same old, same old” to create the life we want. That’s where working with a life coach can help. Life…

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Laugh Your Way to a Happier Life

Laugh Your Way to a Happier Life

You’ve heard it before: Laughter is the best medicine. Don’t laugh, because studies show that laughter does have tangible health benefits. It’s something children know; healthy kids laugh as much as 400 times per day, while adults laugh on average only 15 times during the day. So why is laughter good for you? Here are a few benefits that researchers…

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Acceptance Means Moving Forward

Acceptance Means Moving Forward

Scream, cry, kick, yell—do whatever you need to do. Then, take a deep breath and work towards accepting your diagnosis. It’s the only way you can begin the healing process, in more ways than one.  As the saying goes, “Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt.” The longer you spend fighting your diagnosis, the more energy you’ve wasted. That’s energy…

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Three Levels of Healing

Three Levels of Healing

Healing doesn’t just begin in a doctor’s office. Take a more holistic approach to healing by addressing the emotional, spiritual and physical issues­—and your entire body will reap the benefits. Healing happens on three levels—the emotional, spiritual and physical. If one aspect of the healing process is lacking, your journey will be that much more difficult. In this video from…

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MS is not ME

What is my life going to be like? How will my friends and family react? Who am I with MS? The process of acceptance can be a difficult journey, but read on to discover key strategies that can help you cope.  Things are going to change, but one thing that MS can never alter is your resolve to tackle anything…

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