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Bring your world closer to you, to a size that’s just right. Here you’ll find some great tips to better navigate your world, optimize your living space and interact with others.

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It Takes Two to Improve Your Relationship

It Takes Two to Improve Your Relationship

For any one-on-one relationship to succeed, it takes dedication, commitment, and understanding. Add the challenges of MS to the mix and these qualities become that much more important. Roles and responsibilities keep shifting. Chores have to be negotiated and re-negotiated. Hard work? Sure. Worth it? Definitely. Here are some tips to help your relationship thrive: Go team, go. Couples do best…

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Heading Out? Map it Out

Heading Out? Map it Out

Sometimes just heading out of the house can seem like a project in and of itself. But it doesn’t have to be that way, as long as you have your “system” together. Try these helpful tips for taking your show on the road: Map Out Your Day Make a list of each place you want to hit, and what you…

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Making Strides: How to Find the Right Walking Shoes

Making Strides: How to Find the Right Walking Shoes

Walking is an easy, effective way to stay fit. Unfortunately, foot pain is one of the most common health concerns. So whether you’re going for a walk in the park or participating in a Walk MS event, it’s important that your walking shoes are really made for walking. Here are some tips to help you find shoes that can go…

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De-Clutter and Put Everything in Its Place

De-Clutter and Put Everything in Its Place

Things accumulate. One day the closet is in good shape, the next it looks like a stockroom after the Christmas rush. But staying organized doesn’t have to be an ongoing challenge. It’s just about giving each thing its place—and knowing which things have no place in your life at all. Peter Walsh, author of Does This Clutter Make My Butt Look…

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Multiple Sclerosis Relationship Tips

Multiple Sclerosis Relationship Tips

Let’s be honest; good relationships are hard work, even when both partners are completely healthy. Introduce a chronic illness like multiple sclerosis and oftentimes, relationship challenges can develop. This doesn’t mean, of course, that people with MS should avoid romance or expect their marriage to fail. Just keep in mind that as you and your partner embark on this MS…

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Get A New Leash on Life

We’ve known for a long time that a dog is man’s best friend. We just didn’t know how good a friend. Owning a dog can: Ward off depression Make you less stressed Promote exercise One study in China even found that dog owners took fewer sick days off from work and had to go to the doctor less often. How does owning…

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Globetrottin’ Tips

Dust off that suitcase. It’s time for a VACATION! But before you start sightseeing, set your sights on these travel tips that’ll help make your trip hassle-free. Here are five simple tips to make your vacation smooth sailing. Or flying. Or driving. Well, you get the idea. Download the PDF below that includes helpful tools for planning your trip, packing and travel…

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Launch your Game Plan

Launch your Game Plan

Change is a-comin’. Instead of turning away, run towards it, arms open and ready for whatever comes your way. Because even though you don’t have control over your diagnosis, you do have control over how you react to it. And there’s no better reaction than the loud rallying cry of “Bring it on!” There are lots of ways to make…

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Dress for Success

Dress for Success

A nice wardrobe can work wonders for your self-esteem. But new clothes mean a trip to the mall and that can be exhausting (unless you are a teenage girl). Learn some easy-to-implement tips to make your next shopping spree a success.

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A Closer Look at Intimacy and MS

A Closer Look at Intimacy and MS

It’s time for Intimacy 101. Learn how to not only maintain the physical and emotional connection with your loved one, but also how to make it grow. Couples must work diligently to maintain intimacy within their relationship. And when you throw a life-changing diagnosis in the mix, it can feel even more difficult. In this video from the Multiple Sclerosis…

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