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Recently, in a class we went over some questions that we are to ask older adults to test their cognitive function (part of Mini Mental State Exam).  One of the test we administer are Registration. We state to the patient 3 words that have nothing to do with each other and they are immediately asked to repeat these words to the Dr.  This got my wheels turning.  I thought to myself, what if my three words were White people, Black people, Hispanic people. My mind immediately jumps to well Chris those words are related. Then I think, well are they?...

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Just my perspective!! People often approach me in regards to achieving their goals. They all say I'm a hard worker but can't seem to: Save the right amount of money Get out of debt Make the varsity team Pass all classes   Once again just my perspective. I was raised with the mentality, of "if it's to be it's up to me!"  Now keep in mind my parents never let me make excuses. Never! I remember failing a test and coming home complaining "but Mom everyone failed that test. The teacher is mean." My parents simply looked at me and replied "your...

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Quick tips on approaching life.   Lights - be thankful for the lights (your eyes). They open first thing in the morning. The two lights that open in the morning are proof that you are alive and have another opportunity at life. Be grateful of this because not everyone was able to turn on their lights today.  The camera - this is your bathroom mirror that you glare into first thing in the morning. Glare into this mirror and encourage yourself before you start the day. This is the most important  camera that exist. It is the true camera. So treat it...

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The other evening I slept in my contacts. When I woke up my eyes were extremely dry. Yes, it was against my doctor’s orders, but I was tired. I changed my contacts that morning and began to think, "is this necessary?" When you google or search “why should I take out my contact lens?”, many things are found. The common denominator that continued to pop up was that you can possibly go blind. Wow! That hit me. I immediately thought of a quote from Maya Angelou, “We are only as blind as we want to be.” What do the two...

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Burdens are blessing. (They ignite a fire within us, if we let it) We all love being blessed, correct? We often hear people say I woke up this morning, I’m blessed! My bills are paid, I’m blessed. On another note we often hear people say after a burden: I need to get back in to the gym, I’m single now. I need to get my resume together, better myself, I may get laid off. I need to manage my finances better, I may lose my house. Scenario1: Person gets cancer. They are told their time is limited by their doctor....

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