My World

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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Knowledge is Power

Knowledge is Power

You’re only a victim of MS if you allow yourself to be. So don’t! Your journey starts with self-education. Because the more you know, the more choices you have. Better grab your reading glasses. Learn, learn, learn. The knowledge you gain about MS is your greatest weapon in the fight against this disease. And what use is a powerful weapon…

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Making Your Home Work For You

Making Your Home Work For You

Did someone say, “remodel?” But this time, it’s not just about paint colors and fabric swatches. Learn how to incorporate the kinds of changes to your home that will truly make a difference when it comes to safety, accessibility and comfort.

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Take Charge of Your Health in the Mobile World

“Thanks to advancements in technology, a revolution in data-driven personal health monitoring (often referred to as “self-quantification”) has become possible. This revolution is changing the face of health care as we know it,” according to Chris Wood, Editor of Extraordinary Technology with Casey Research.1 In fact, in a recent study of Multiple Sclerosis patients, 89% of the participants believe tracking…

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Cut Corners. Lots of Them

Cut Corners. Lots of Them

Forget everything you’ve learned up to this point about shortcuts, cheat sheets and head starts. From this moment on, the easy way out is the best way out. You rebel, you. It’s all about conserving your energy; so the easier you can make things for yourself, the better. Ultimately, that leaves you with more energy to do the things you…

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Taking Care of Business

Tables. Sometimes, it’s helpful to see how someone else copes in a situation similar to yours. This table shows a number of strategies developed by people with MS and how they apply these strategies. Ask yourself the tough questions. Use the checklist in the second table to evaluate everything thoroughly. If an outside opinion is needed, you’ll also find a…

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Daily Living Journal

Tired of always having a large list of things to do and never being able to accomplish everything? A daily journal is an easy and productive way to achieve your goals, make you feel better, and keep important items that need to be accomplished organized so that you can go about your week with peace. In the provided daily living…

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Great Ways to Watch a Good Movie

You don’t have to go far to find romance, action, and comedy these days. Thanks to new technology and online services, it’s now easier than ever to enjoy a wide range of movies at home. Here are a few of the most popular services: Netflix Rent unlimited DVDs and watch movies instantly on your PC or TV (but not your Mac) with…

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Have Your House Work Around You

Your home can be a sanctuary — it’s just a matter of setting it up for the way you interact with your space. Here are some helpful hints on how to fashion your home for the way you’d like to live: Save Steps in the Kitchen You shouldn’t cut corners when it comes to your nutrition. But when it comes…

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5 Tips to Get the Best from your MS Specialist

5 Tips to Get the Best from your MS Specialist

Diagnosing multiple sclerosis can take time, because other diseases have similar symptoms, and early MS symptoms come and go and are easy to miss. Put on your patience hat because you’ll likely need to see your MS specialist multiple times so he or she can confirm your diagnosis and work with you on a long-term treatment program designed just for you.…

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Your World. Your Rules

Your World. Your Rules

Make small adjustments in your day-to-day activities and you’ll reap the rewards. Take it easy. Prioritize, eliminate, consolidate, and streamline all of your activities. And most importantly, pace yourself! You can keep your energy up by breaking an activity down into a series of smaller tasks. Zzzzzzzz. Fight fatigue by resting before you ever feel physically tired. Eat healthy. Don’t skip meals. You…

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