Zachary reviews A Walk for Sunshine by Jeff Alt

Book Review: A Walk for Sunshine by Jeff Alt

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A perk to running your own blog entails receiving the occasional complimentary item to review. Recently I received such an item from Beaufort Books. In exchange for an honest review the company sent me a 20th anniversary edition of A Walk for Sunshine: A 2,160 Mile Expedition for Charity on the Appalachian Trail by Jeff…

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This advice from Chris Hendricks will help you handle negative feedback.

Negative Feedback: Understanding the Real Message

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Living with a disability like cerebral palsy you will probably endure some gloomy comments hurled your way. This negative feedback can vary in nature. Innocent remarks such as receiving an “I’m sorry” once a stranger learns about your CP. Although seemingly kind, the apology represents pity. An inference a disabled life remains a pitiful one.…

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In this post Zachary discusses finding hope during dire times.

Finding Hope in the Worst Situation

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Doom. Frustration. Depression. All sentiments you might experience when you encounter horrible events, perhaps the worst situation. I am talking moments where finding hope appears a worthless endeavor. An impossible feat! Relax. Inhale and exhale. Know your negative emotions prove natural. After all, these stand dire times. Possibly, your child just received the cerebral palsy…

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The CP Vigilante Zachary Fenell names the injustices cerebral palsy misconceptions cause.

Injustices Caused By Cerebral Palsy Misconceptions

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Fighting injustices sounds admirable. Just view injustice’s definition, “the condition or practice of being unjust or unfair.” Or, at least that remains the meaning Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition gives. Other dictionaries utilize alternative wordings to define the term. Avoid losing yourself to such specifics though! Instead highlight the commonality among…

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Selecting Road Racing Events: A Beginner’s Guide

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Ignore your inner critic. Get active. You belong! Do those sentiments sound familiar? Basically they summarize my encouraging words to you the past few years while I praised road racing. To clarify road racing meaning distance events like 5ks and such. I want to evade any confusion with racing motorized vehicles. Although I am pretty…

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GDPR Compliant- What You Need to Know!

GDPR Compliant- Vigilante Justice From Within the System

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Thanks to new European law entering effect today, Friday, May 25th, 2018, privacy policy stands a spotlighted topic. You probably noticed the seemingly endless “Privacy Policy Updates” emails overtaking your inbox. All this stems from efforts to remain GDPR compliant. GDPR abbreviates General Data Protection Regulation. With that explained, various potential thoughts could occupy your…

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Reflection Time! Self-Reflecting Questions to Ask On Your Birthday

Reflection Time! Self-Reflecting Questions to Ask On Your Birthday

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Birthdays offer opportunities to gather alongside loved ones and celebrate. Yet that merely represents the beginning. You can make your birthday more significant. Adopting the correct mindset your birthdate will come to mean reflection time. Reflection time! You know, an occasion to reflect back on recent successes and failures. Gather lessons learned from said experiences…

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Understanding Disability: Taking an Unlikely Approach

Understanding Disability: Taking an Unlikely Approach

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Living with cerebral palsy you inevitably grow frustrated on occasion. Frustration unnecessarily related directly to the condition’s impairments. Rather people’s actions trigger your aggravation. Too many individuals not understanding disability! Whether involving a family member, friend, teacher, co-worker, even stranger surely you can recall a moment where the subsequent words crossed your mind. “But you…

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Offering a Helping Hand: What You Should Know

Offering a Helping Hand: What You Should Know

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A strong correlation seemingly exists between living with a disability and receiving offers for a helping hand. Although too frequently said “offer” comes across more forced than optional aid. Occurrences today’s post seeks to eliminate. To those extending the aforementioned helping hand, please do not take the above comments offensively. My remarks intend to educate.…

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Daily Habits to Empower Your Battle Against Cerebral Palsy

Daily Habits to Empower Your Battle Against Cerebral Palsy

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Living with cerebral palsy proves an ongoing battle. You face multiple challenges, “attacks” to maintain the metaphor. Many assaults which your own body launches. What a traitorous jerk! Empower yourself to fight back through equipping the heavy weaponry, daily habits. CP stands a formidable adversary due to the condition’s persistency. Symptoms never let up! For…

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