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A lifetime of challenges: Maddie’s story

A challenging life: Maddie's story

Maddie Trueman has braved adversity her whole life because doctors don’t know how long she would live due to her cerebral palsy. But this year she survived an operation, not to mention the pandemic, and celebrated a milestone birthday with her loved ones My name is Madelaine or ‘Maddie’. I grew up on a small…

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The challenges for Autistic people at Work, by Jane McNeice

The Challenges for Autistic People at Work, by Jane McNeice

Most adults will consider themselves very lucky if they successfully master their professional life without ever going through a time when they feel unsupported, under too many demands or other challenges. Anyone facing these issues often feels stressed out, and some develop related health conditions – mentally, physically, or both. Autistic adults are even more…

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How Mental Health Challenges Can Lead to Success – My Brain’s Not Broken

How Mental Health Challenges Can Lead to Success – My Brain's Not Broken

You know, it’s been less than two months since I wrote about how great Naomi Osaka is for taking care of her mental health, and here we are again. Our hero this time? Simone Biles, the most decorated American gymnast of all time. Aside from the fact that Biles owes us nothing (and has already…

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NIMH » One Year of Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics, and Anticipating New Challenges

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Written in collaboration with senior executives across the NIH, this piece represents a unified effort to address the test-related challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with excellence and innovation. Our team of NIH executives used this blog over the past year to report on an initiative called Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx)SM short. The RADx initiative…

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Three Post-Launch Challenges For Your Business That You Can’t Afford To Ignore.

Three Post-Launch Challenges For Your Business That You Can’t Afford To Ignore.

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash When you’re getting ready to launch your business, you don’t exactly have a lot of spare room on your plate. There are a thousand different factors to consider no matter what size your business will be or what sector you’re launching into, and the pandemic hasn’t exactly made things…

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Meet the female entrepreneurs tackling societal challenges amid the pandemic

Meet the female entrepreneurs tackling societal challenges amid the pandemic

40 women entrepreneurs were announced as winners of the Women in Innovation Awards 2020/21 Women entrepreneurs who pioneered corporate social change have been recognized across the UK for their innovation work to challenge the status quo, advocate for gender diversity and make the new world of 2021 better for us all . The 40 women…

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How ‘Life Hacks’ Simplify My Mental Health Challenges – My Brain’s Not Broken

How ‘Life Hacks’ Simplify My Mental Health Challenges – My Brain's Not Broken

For me, research is an important part of living with depression and anxiety. When I first found out about my mental health issues, Google was my best friend and I looked up everything from symptoms to the best way to overcome depression. I found a lot of helpful information that taught me a lot about…

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The Challenges of Living With an Invisible Illness – My Brain’s Not Broken

The Challenges of Living With an Invisible Illness – My Brain's Not Broken

Last week, I attended an Out of the Darkness event with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (you can read more about that in my post on Tuesday). As every year, this event brings out a mixture of feelings that range from invigorated to depressed. It is a very difficult tightrope walk, and since I…

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Is Your Business Prepared For These Future Challenges? – Like Minds

Is Your Business Prepared For These Future Challenges? – Like Minds

Wondering what could be the biggest problems for your company? Here are some of the problems you should be aware of. Photo of Анна Рыжкова from Pexels Economic crisis First of all, you have to think about a possible economic downturn. The impact can affect your business. Unfortunately, a business recession is inevitable. You can…

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